Laminated: Honduran Mahogany / Flame Hard Maple / Ebony.   25.5" scale length.  1 3/4" nut width.  "C" cross section.  Set-neck with acoustic style heel.


Radically Chambered Honduran Mahogany (two piece) with a center beam just past the string through ferrules.  Top cap of Book Matched 5/16" Lutz Spruce (a natural hybrid of Sitka and White Spruce).  Acoustic style arm-rest.  Accoustic style top Ebony Binding with alternating Ebony / Maple / Mahogany diamond purfling (including random shell diamonds).  Half inch radiused edges on bottom.  Convex top and bottom surfaces like Flat top Acoustic guitars.  Plus a Strat style belly cutout.

Fret Board

22 frets and a 23d half fret.  Ebony binding with a Maple pin line.

Postion Marks Top: 1/8" abalone dots.
Side: 1/16" abalone dots.
Inlay "Dickert" logo in Abalone on Head Cap
Large Honey Bee of various shell types, centered on the 12th fret
Gold MOP "James Anthony"  signature at 19th fret.
Gold MOP Honey Drip at the heel cap flowing into the back of the body.

Pickup and Electronics

Neck:  Gretsch Filtertron Pickup with independent volume, and a custom made Ebony pickup ring.
Bridge: Shadow SH 099 piezo pickup under the bone saddle with independent volume.
Ghost Acousti-Phonic pre-amp circuit board to a stereo jack driving two separate amps.
Three way toggle mini-switch (magnetic / both / piezo)
Gold Tele style metal knobs


Gold GOTOH open gear (SEP770) for slotted headstocks.  1:15 gear ratio


Ebony bridge in the style of a floating Gypsy Jazz guitars plus two triangle ebony location markers.

Nut and Saddle


Truss rod

Dual Rod two way adjustable at the head.


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