B&G STEP SIS­TER PRI­VATE BUILD

Guitarist - - Review -

PRICE: £3,995 (inc case) ORI­GIN: Is­rael TYPE: Sin­gle-cut­away solid­body elec­tric BODY: One-piece African ma­hogany with thin maple top NECK: One-piece Hon­duran ma­hogany, soft V pro­file, glued-in SCALE LENGTH: 629mm (24.75”) NUT/WIDTH: Graph Tech Tusq/43.54mm FIN­GER­BOARD: Pau ferro, pearloid dot in­lays, 305mm (12”) ra­dius FRETS: 20, small/tall HARD­WARE: B&G brass ABR-style tune-o-matic bridge, brass tail­piece Waverly open-back tuners – all nickel-plated STRING SPACING, BRIDGE: 52mm ELECTRICS: 2 x B&G cov­ered Kik­buck­ers (hum-can­celling sin­gle coils), 3-way tog­gle pickup se­lec­tor switch, mas­ter vol­ume and tone WEIGHT (kg/lb): 3.30/7.26 OP­TIONS: Top choice (fig­ured maple or ma­hogany), cham­bered body, slot­ted head­stock, nut width, cus­tom neck shape, zira­cote fin­ger­board, hum­buck­ers or P-90s, open-pore nitro fin­ish RANGE OP­TIONS: See Lit­tle Sis­ter LEFT-HAN­DERS: Yes FIN­ISHES: Honey burst (as re­viewed) from a choice of 14 colours – gloss ni­tro­cel­lu­lose Pros: Beau­ti­ful old-school build and un­der­stated de­sign, unique hard­ware and a mu­si­cal voice Cons: A slightly big­ger fretwire would ap­peal. Al­though we ad­mire it, it’s still an ex­pen­sive punt

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