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Ben Harper: Asher Series II Limited Edition Guitar

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« Bill Asher and Bern Harper have teamed up once again to create an amazing modern-day lap steel drawing on inspiration from the classic ’59 Gibson Les Paul. The Harper Series II Limited Edition will feature a flame maple top with cherry sunburst finish in nitro cellulose lacquer, a pair of Seymour Duncan Custom Shop ’59-Style Humbuckers, T.O.M. bridge and tail-piece by Tone Pros.
Production will be limited to only 100 instruments, each bearing signature logos of both Ben Harper and Bill Asher. The model will also come with a special signed limited edition certificate of authenticity. »


* style: lap steel
* scale length: 25 inches
* neck & body: neck through solid Honduras mahogany with cylindrical tone chambers
* top: flamed maple
* pickups: 2 Seymour Duncan Custom Shop ’59-Style Humbuckers
* pickup switching: three-way toggle
* controls: master volume and master tone for each pickup
* knobs: gold top hat
* fret board: koa
* bridge: T.O.M. by Tone Pros
* tailpiece: Featherweight by Tone Pro
* machine heads: Kluson Deluxe with keystone buttons
* nut: bone
* string spacing: nut: 1 3/4 inches, bridge: 2 1/8 inches
* color: cherry burst
* finish: nitro-cellulose lacquer
* number of frets: 22
* strings: Asher Electro Hawaiian Lap Steel strings
* case: custom hard shell case by Cedar Creek
* price: $2800 US dollars (plus shipping); deposit required: $1400 US Dollars