Original double-cut solid body featuring Okoume, a central African tonewood chosen specifically for its warmth, depth and high-end clarity.
Original Saffire Hi Lo design smooth action vibrato system, with chrome finish.
Pickups: 3 Alan Entwistle Custom Wound low-noise Astrosonic single coil pickups , featuring alnico 5, 7mm rod magnets, delivering exceptional tonal response, balance output and clarity.
Two Volume Controls with Global Tone control featuring Entwistle SmoothTrak tone circuit producing a gradual response when the tone control is wound back.
5-way pickup selector switch.
5-position ATN 5 rotary switch, offers advanced sonic versatility within pickup frequency parameters.
6 in line: Wilkinson E-Z-Lok machineheads provide simple, effective action for maximum tuning stability.
4 bolt hard rock Canadian maple with soft ‘C’ profile for instant comfort, speed, accuracy and great feel. Fully adjustable trussrod.
12in radius, bound rosewood fingerboard, fitted with 22 medium jumbo frets (including zero fret), block inlay position markers.
24.74″ / 628 mm.
22- including zero fret. Medium profile for added comfort, accuracy and an overall positive feel.
Precision cut, friction-free 43mm GraphTech Nubone nut
Classic 3-aside design with Rapier logo and inlaid crown.
The Rapier™ Saffire is a collaboration between Alan Entwhistle and JHS.