Saturn Deluxe


The Saturn Deluxe is the original Briggs Guitar first prototyped in 1998. A veritable “Swiss army knife” of a guitar, with its many pickup configurations and 5-way selector switch, the tonal palette of this instrument can cover many musical bases in one chassis. Its 3/4″ figured Bigleaf maple top on a chambered South American mahogany body total 2″ thick at the bridge, with deeply carved upper bouts and smooth, comfortably radiused lower bouts.

 

Specifications:

Neck: 1-pc. South American mahogany
Fretboard: African ebony
Scale: 25″
Frets: 22 Jescar 47104S medium jumbo stainless steel
Inlays: paua abalone “Pyramids”
Headplate: matching maple
Headstock Angle: 15 degrees
Nut: unbleached bone
Trussrod: 1-pc. vintage-style compression
Body: 1-pc. South American mahogany – chambered
Top: highly figured Bigleaf maple
Bridge: Pigtail wraparound with steel studs
Pickups: 2 or 3 pickups (single coils, P90 soapbars, minibuckers, humbuckers or combination)
Controls: volume/tone/5-way pickup selector switch
Finish: nitrocellulose lacquer, hand-rubbed
Case: form-fitted hardshell
Warranty: limited lifetime to original owner