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Scarab 3D printed Guitar

The Scarab 3D printed guitar was designed specifically for laser sintering, one of the common 3D printing technologies that allows for the manufacture of full strength, extremely complex parts. The entire body,including all the little insects inside the body, was printed as a single component, which could not be manufactured any other way.

The Scarab can be fitted with your choice of neck and hardware. One of the beauties of 3D printing is that it allows us to relatively easily customise the guitar to suit your needs. In the case of the Scarab, we can add anything you want onto the space on the back of the guitar, or modify almost anything else you want. And, of course, it's just as easy to make the guitar left-handed as right-handed.

If you are interested in your own, customized, Scarab guitar, please contact us with your requirements...

The typical price for a Scarab guitar (including hard-case, excluding freight) is US$3000 with hardware as per the specs below. Please contact us with whatever hardware preferences you have and we will get back to you with an exact price for your guitar. If you want your name, or the name, or logo, of your band embedded onto the back of the guitar, we do that at no extra cost.

Neck

Warmoth Pro Angled maple neck with rosewood fret board, 22 frets, 25 1/2" scale, 42.86mm (1 11/16") width Corian nut, 6150 sized jumbo frets, 10-16" compound radius fret board, mother of pearl inlay dots

Body

3D printed Nylon outer body, with mahogany inner core, Your choice of colour and sprayed with clear satin polyurethane

Bridge

Schaller 475, 6 String Flat Mount Bridge

Pickups

Seymour Duncan 59 Model Pickups

Tuning heads

Schaller Mini Locking Tuners

Controls

Pickup select switch, Concentric Volume and Tone knob

Weight

2.2Kg (though we usually increase this to around 3Kg, with lead weigths, to improve the balance of the guitar)

Pictured below are some of the Scarab guitars we have produced:

And, here it is in shocking pink:

         

And a more subtle Ivory coloured one:

 

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