1303 BK/SVB/CM

Description

Timeless Twang

NEW - Copper Metallic Model - Available Soon!

Silvertone introduced one of the earliest solid body guitars in the fall of 1954. That early model evolved into the 1303 in 1958. The Reissue 1303/U2 has all the vibe and twang of the original with some significant upgrades. The thru-body bridge provides great attack and hefty tone while giving you all the modern adjustment options you want. We also paid special attention to the neck profile, improving it with a modern C-shape, as well as coupling it to the body with a newly engineered neck joint system for longer sustaining notes.

Specs

1303/U2 Electric Solid Body
  • Construction - Solid
  • Material - Mahogany
  • Finishes - Black, Silverburst, Copper Metallic
Hardware
  • Tuners - Sealed
  • Finish - Chrome
  • Bridge - Thru-body adjustable
  • Overall Length - 949mm (37-3/8")
  • Scale Length - 635mm (25")
  • Nut Width - 43mm (1-11/16")
  • 12th Fret Width - 48mm (1-7/8")
  • Fb Radius - 305mm (12")
Neck
  • Material - Mahogany
  • Shape - C
  • Inlays - Pearl Dot
  • Attachment - Bolt-On
  • Truss Rod - Dual Action
  • Binding - White
  • Frets - Nickle Silver
  • Fingerboard - Rosewood
  • Nut Material - PPS
Pickups and Controls
  • Pickups - Lipstick Single Coil
  • Controls - Stacked Volume (2) and Tone (2)
  • Switch - 3-Way Toggle
  • Output Jack - 1/4" Mono
  • Pickguard - Single-layer clear

Features

Lipstick Single Coil Pickups

Lipstick single coil pickups
The single-coil pickups of the 1303/U2 are wound to replicate the exact specifications as the originals. The “lipstick” case provides unmatched shielding for low noise and high signal.

Upgraded Hardware

Upgrade Hardware
The original 1303/U2 had less-that-modern bridge, tailpiece and tuners. The Reissue has a fully adjustable bridge for accurate intonation and smooth individual tuners.

Improved Playability

Improved Playability
Neck shapes and fret jobs were inconsistent on the original 1303. The Reissue features a comfortable (and consistent) C-shaped neck with a precise and well-finished fret job. The neck also features a two-way truss rod for accurate and dependable adjustment.