Lucem Guitars introduce the Paradox Nick McCabe signature model. Originally conceived and designed in collaboration with ex-Verve guitarist, Nick McCabe as a limited-run model called “Old Nick” and based on the body shape of offset bass guitars similar to a Rickenbacker…

The Lucem Paradox Nick McCabe (The Verve and Black Submarine) “Old Nick” signature guitar is a strictly limited first run built to the exact specifications as per Nick’s original custom order (using the same jigs and tooling) and will come with a build certificate hand numbered and signed by the man himself. Lucem Guitars are hand-built by expert Luthier and Engineer, Graham Skimming in Cumbria.

The Lucem Paradox Nick McCabe features a one-piece Sapele through-neck construction with Tulipwood body wings, 25.5″ scale length, Rosewood fingerboard, mother of pearl block inlays and side dots, jumbo frets, Bigsby B5 trem with roller saddle, Schaller DaVinci tuners, controls configuration (Les Paul 1 vol, 1 tone for each pickup) plus additional master volume, coil splittable PAF type pickups, high gloss black with brown imitation tortoiseshell scratchplate.

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  • Body Material: American Poplar
  • Body Finish: Gloss Urethane
  • Body Type: offset solid body
  • Body Shape: Paradox
  • Neck Material: 1-piece Quarter Sawn Sapele
  • Neck construction: neck-through design
  • Neck Shape: ‘C’ compound radius
  • Scale Length: 25.5″ / 648mm
  • Fingerboard Material: Indian Rosewood
  • Fingerboard Inlays: Mother of Pearl blocks
  • Frets: 24 Medium Jumbo
  • Nut: Bone
  • Nut width: 42.15mm / 1.65″
  • Number of Pickups: 2
  • Bass Pickup: The Creamery ‘Dirty Shirt’ humbucker or Lucem ‘Stormrider’
  • Treble Pickup: The Creamery ‘Dirty Shirt’ humbucker or Lucem ‘Stormrider’
  • Coil-splitting: pull-push switches on the volume control knobs
  • Tuners: Schaller Da Vinci
  • Controls: 2 x Volume, 2 x Tone, Master Volume, 3 Way Toggle
  • Bridge Hardware: Bigsby B5 with Schaller CTS Roller Saddle Bridge
  • Pickguard: Tortoiseshell
  • Colors: Gloss Black, Sea Foam Green, Olympic White, Sonic Blue
  • Country manufactured: England, UK
  • Weight: 7 lbs 8 ozs

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