Oktober Guitars and NWOBHM's Raven Unveil New MGT Guitar

Published 11 years ago on July 18, 2012

By Guitar Interactive Magazine

Oktober Guitars and NWOBHM's Raven Unveil New MGT Guitar -

Oktober Guitars has announced the release of the Mark GallagherSignature Tele guitar. The MGT is modelled after the legendaryRaven guitarist's old warhorse guitar. The Oktober MGT is availableworldwide and can be ordered directly from the Oktober Guitarswebsite. 

The MGT takes a traditional look and style and reinvents it withmodern day amenities.  Gone is the old school hard tail bridgeand it is replaced with a recessed Floyd Rose tremolo system. An Oktober Suckerpunch humbucking pickup is used in the bridgeposition to give the guitar more attitude and is balanced by a moretraditional Memphis single coil pickup in the neck position. The body, neck and headstock are highlighted with red body bindingand the infamous red Raven Flash streak across the body and inlaidthroughout the fretboard.

Standard Options Include:

. Hard rock maple neck
. Mahogany body
. Bolt-on neck construction
. Bound rosewood fretboard with red Raven "Flash" inlays~
. 22 fret neck
. 25 1/2" scale
. Floyd Rose Special tremolo (recessed)
. Oktober Suckerpunch humbucker (bridge)
. Memphis single coil (neck)
. Form-fitting Oktober hard shell case
. Jet Black finish with red Raven Flash

Formed in 1974 by brothers Mark and John Gallagher, Raven wenton to play a major role in the New Wave of British Heavy Metalalongside Iron Maiden, Motorhead, Diamond Head and JudasPriest.  With the guitar styling of Mark at the forefront ofthe Raven sound, the band continues to tour around the worldlighting the way for all those inspired by the NWOBHM.

List price: $1699 USD

Factory Direct: $579.99 USD

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About Oktober Guitars

For over 23 years, Oktober Guitars has been building quality,custom hand crafted instruments. A company started for musicians bymusicians, Oktober Guitars is on the cutting edge of today'smarket. Starting as a custom builder, founder and head luthier TonyLeicht wanted to also offer Oktober's customers an affordableoption to a custom instrument, without sacrificing quality orcraftsmanship.  The result is a reasonably priced import linecrafted to the same specifications as Oktober's custom madeinstruments.



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