Gene Baker B-1, Lipe Virtuoso.

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I’m in the process of helping a buddy sell off a large collection of killer guitars. I can’t entertain any trade offers.


2001 Gene Baker B-1. Genuine pre-Ed Roman Model.


Excellent+ condition. Super clean. Minimal playtime.


All original.


Top notch guitar all around.


Weighs 8.9 lbs.


Original hardcase, COA and case candy included.


$2000 plus shipping/fees. Not interested in trades.

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Next up:

Lipe Virtuoso.

Excellent++/Near Mint condition.

Weighs: 7.3 lbs.

Another crazy nice guitar. Plays and sounds outstanding.

Original hardcase and COA included

Specs:

Woods:
Quartersawn Maple Neck (Tap Tone Tested with Body)
Brazilian Rosewood Fingerboard
Flame Maple Bent Top
Lightweight Spalted Alder Body

Neck:
Depth at first fret = .83 inches
Depth at 12th fret = .95 inches
Compound Radius from 9.5 inches to 12 inches
Nut Width 1.64 inches
Bone Nut, Custom Cut Slots
String Spacing - Center of Low E to High E Approx 1.42 inches
Rounded Fingerboard Edge
Abalone Dots
.110x.055” fret size (dunlop 6100 or equivalent)

Electronics:
Black and White Amalfitano Bridge Pickup (Alnico V) - 13-14k
Amalfitano 62 neck
Strat Type 5-way Switch
Volume - Tone w/ Chrome Knobs

Hardware:
Six Screw, Wide Spaced Hipshot Vintage Tremolo
Hipshot Locking Tuners
No Screws Drilled for Tremolo Spring Cover on the Back, Include Screws and Cover in Case
G&G Case - Black with Black Caps and White Piping - Black Interior

Set Up:
Trem Set Flush to Body and Set for Down Bending Only
Strings 10's

$2200 plus shipping/fees. No trades.

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Mike Lipe (RIP Dec 2018) built some killer instruments. I have Virtuoso #004 and #181, the latter completed for me maybe a month before he passed. Godspeed, Mike.

I believe the last ones he built for NAMM 21019 (no he didn't make it) are for sale on Reverb now.

Serious Instruments, folks.
 




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