Italia Maranello Speedster Blue 2015
Italia Maranello Speedster, competition blue, made in Korea 2015 approx. Italia guitars offer a beautiful lineup that pays tribute to the stylish guitars made in Italy in the 1960s by makers like Wandre, Eko and Goya. This model is a banger: LP-ish, but with a heap of quirks to make it awesome. First, you get a korina body, which is light and resonant and adds a heap of kick to the high mids and treble. The double cut body and easy-access neck joint make moving around super easy, plus the neck is a comfy round number that's easy to enjoy. The build quality of of Korea is superb these days, so this is bang-on under the fingers. The compensated bridge is a win and the pickups are nice and clear with a nice open, singing midrange. The comp stripes make the lake placid-ish blue really pop; it really has a cool vintage coupé kinda aesthetic. Basically, plug it in, put your sunglasses on and play some riffs, okay?
Model: Italia Maranello Speedster II
Made: Korea, 2015 approx (serial 013600)
Finish: metallic blue w. racing stripe
Neck: 1-piece rock maple, 12" radius, 25" scale
Pickup: Wilkinson WVC humbucker x2
Cosmetic condition notes: minor finish wear. Headstock and neck are pretty clean, no major marks. The back and sides are very clean save for a couple of dimples near the jack. The front is also super clean, just some light play wear around the strings on both horns. Overall: excellent condition (9/10)
Playing condition notes: Action is low, neck is straight, intonation is good, truss rod works. All electrics tested and working properly. Frets look basically brand new, 10/10 for fret life left. Wearing fresh 10/52 Moonshiners strings.