Step Sister Honey Burst Cutaway
Cutaway - Humbuckers
The Step Sister is our second model of electric guitars. Though it shares the same DNA as our Little Sister, meaning it was built using the traditional techniques of the Golden Era of electrics, but it articulates a different vibe altogether. Originally crafted only as a Private Build custom-made instrument, now available for the first time as a Crossroads version.
The Crossroads series needed to be built from quality solid tone-woods: African mahogany body and neck, katalox fingerboard, and solid maple top. Factory-made brass hardware made it possible to maintain the familiar look and similar tonal qualities to our original Private Build equivalent.
On the Step Sister, the body shape is shortened, joined with the neck at the 16th fret, and the fingerboard extends to 22 frets. The neck heel has been reshaped, for the easiest access up to the last fret. A nimble, agile, sleek machine developed for ease of playability.
Because of the extended length of the fingerboard, the neck pickup is placed slightly closer to the bridge than on a Little Sister. Therefore it delivers a brighter and more defined tone by itself, and a beautiful ‘hollow' quality when paired with the bridge pickup.
The Step Sister Crossroads Humbuckers Honey Burst comes packed with a pair of B&G’s Crossroads humbucking pickups and is fully compatible with our Private Build hand-wound pickups and solid brass bridge, for those who wish to upgrade further down the road.
The Step Sister Crossroads turned out to be everything we expected, and more - a gorgeous, enchanting instrument that will inspire you to play all day long.Read Less
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One Piece Neck
For the best resonance and sustain the neck is made from a solid single piece of genuine Mahogany tonewood.
B&G Signature f Holes
The B&G signature reversed f holes contribute to its classic looks and pure tonal qualities.
Nickel Plated Brass Hardware
The B&G hardware is constructed from a custom made brass alloy made according to B&G specs.
Solid Woods Only
Hard maple for the top and genuine mahogany for the neck and body.
Our commitment to a great playing experience covers every detail of a guitar.
Back wood Mahogany
Body length 17.2" / 43.7cm
Body thickness Cutaway 1.75" / 4.45cm
Body width 13" / 33cm
Top wood Solid Figured Maple
Bridge ABR - Nickel Plated
Pickup covers Nickel Plated Brass
Strings D'Addario 0.10-0.46
Tailpiece Nickel Plated Brass
Tuning machines Grover Open Gear Tuners
Fingerboard Mexican Royal Ebony ( Katalox )
Fingerboard radius 12"
Fret 1 thickness 0.89"/22.6mm
FRET 12 THICKNESS 0.98" / 24.9mm
Fretwire Nickel-Silver, Width 0.080", Crown 0.050"
Neck joint Fret 16
Neck shape Soft V
Neck wood One-Piece Mahogany
Nut width 1.68" / 42.8mm standard
Scale length 24 3/4"
Truss rod Two way spoke wheel nut
Pickups B&G Designed Humbuckers
Potentiometers Linear 500k
Toggle switch 3-way
Weight 6.4 - 7.5 lbs / 2900-3400 gr
Total 39" / 990mm
Type UV-Cured Poly