Travis Bean TB1000A Natural 1970s

6-String Solid Body Electric Guitar with Ebony Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Travis Bean TB1000A Natural 1970s

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Description & Specs

The following specs were carefully collected and recorded by a skilled technician. For a more detailed description and questions regarding sound, feel, or cosmetic condition, please visit our Lincoln Avenue showroom or call to speak to one of our Used and Vintage experts.
Finish Details: Original
Body Material: Koa
Body Details: Solid koa body
Neck Material: Aluminum
Fingerboard Material: Ebony
Neck Profile: "C" profile
Neck Thickness (IN): .78" (1st fret), .89" (12th fret)
Fingerboard Radius: 20.00"
Nut Width: 1-1/2"
Scale Length: 24 1/2"
Neck Details: Solid aluminum neck-through body design, with ebony fretboard, block inlays, and brass nut. The fretboard appears to have come loose and been reglued at one point. The fretboard and first fret inlay have some superficial cracks as well.
Electronics: Original Travis Bean pickups and electronics, with 3-way toggle selector switch and volume/tone controls for each pickup
Pickup Measurements: 12.0k (neck), 12.2k (bridge)
Hardware: Original
Weight: 10lbs 10oz
Modifications/Repairs: The fretboard has been reglued.
Case Details: Original Hardshell Case
Cosmetic Condition: This vintage Travis Bean shows nice cosmetic wear from regular use over the decades. The glossy finish has many small dents, scratches, and chips, scattered evenly throughout the front, back, and sides. The solid aluminum core has various light scratches, and there are "X" scratches on the back of the headstock between the tuners.
Serial Number: 158
Tech Notes: The guitar plays well with medium-low action and light neck relief, and sets up well with 10 gauge strings or lighter. The frets are medium height with minor play wear. The guitar has a low serial number, which dates it to between 1974 and 1976, likely 1975.
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