Campbell American Announces the Space Biscuit

Published 11 years ago on August 24, 2012

By Guitar Interactive Magazine

Campbell American Guitars today announced the release of itslatest model, the Space Biscuit. Drawing inspiration for the bodyshape from the guitars that guitarists of a certain age grew upplaying as their "first guitar" the Space Biscuit would be right athome in George Jetson's man-cave. Dean Campbell and his crew havevastly improved upon these early inspirational designs to create avery unique guitar that plays and feels like the custom designsmany have come to expect from the Campbell American shop.

Living up to their "truly custom" approach to guitar buildingthe Space Biscuit has the option of an Alder, Linden or Mahoganybody. The guitar is outfitted with Campbell American Standardpickups built especially for the builder. The guitar also featuresa Hipshot bridge, Rosewood or maple fretboard with12.5 inch radius,25-½ inch scale, Gotoh tuners and a Tusc nut. The electronicsfeatures CTS pots with two volume and tone controls and a three-wayswitch. As with all Campbell American guitars many standard colorsare offered and custom colors are also available and all arefinished with Nitrocellulose lacquer.

Each Space Biscuit is handmade by a small group of dedicatedbuilders in the Campbell American shop in the Blackstone Valley inNew England. "We waned to develop a guitar shape that felt familiarin a way but didn't remind the players of any one particularguitar. We also wanted the shape and styling to be a little funky,"says Dean Campbell, President of Campbell American Guitars. "Aunique feature of the The Space Biscuit is the harp shaped bridgethat gives it a very unique style line". The Space Biscuit isavailable to order now at all Campbell American dealers in theUnited States and internationally.

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