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Michael Kelly Enlightened 55 Electric Guitar (Open Box)

The Michael Kelly Enlightened 55 electric guitar is craftsmanship done right at an extremely affordable price.


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The Michael Kelly Enlightened 55 is a phenomenal piece of equipment to have in your arsenal whether this be your first guitar, or one of many. The Great 8 modification is essential to the versatility of this guitar, as well as its excellent craftsmanship which is a lighter version of the original 55 model by Michael Kelly. The electronic work is perfect in every way because its all specially voiced for this model. For anyone who is looking for a versatile guitar with a vintage touch, the Michael Kelly Enlightened 55 is perfect for you.

Great 8 Modification
The Great 8 mod on the Enlightened 55 is essential to this versatile package. This mod enables you to truly control the power of your pickups, whether you're splitting them for single-coil or doubling their power for humbuckers. The tonal options would be limitless when you utilize these features.

Excellent Craftsmanship
The Michael Kelly Enlightened 55 is everything you enjoyed from the initial 55 model with slight modifications, one of them being the fact that it is a lighter version of it. The wood on the body is red cedar with a quilt maple top, with a gorgeous genuine flame maple binding surrounding it. The neck is made of maple topped with a rosewood fretboard, utilizing the modern "C" style neck profile for comfort and playability.

Electronic Work
As previously mentioned before, the Great 8 mod has a huge impact on the Michael Kelly Enlightened 55, but the bread and butter of this guitar is the specially voiced pickups for this model by Rockfield. The Rockfield mini humbucker and the SWC humbucker were made specifically for this model to truly grasp the vintage tone we are looking for. Thanks to the power of Rockfield and the Great 8 mod, you have a wide variety of tones to dial-in.


  • Enlightened Weight Relieved Red Cedar Body w/Quilt Maple Top & Genuine Flame Maple Binding
  • 25.5"-Scale Modern "C" Maple Neck w/Rosewood Fretboard
  • Great 8 Mod
  • Rockfield Mini Humbucker-L & Rockfield SWC Humbucker-L (Specially voiced for Enlightened model)
  • No Case Included

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Things You Will Get:

  • Electric Guitar


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Number Of Frets 22
Scale Length 25.5"
Nut Width 43mm
Neck Shape Modern "C"
Fingerboard Radius 10.5" - 16" Compound
Neck Type Bolt On
Neck Wood Maple
Fingerboard Rosewood
Body Wood Red Cedar
Top Quilt Maple
Bridge Pickup Rockfield® SWC Humbucker-L
Neck Pickup Rockfield® Mini Humbucker-L
Tuning Machines MK Die Cast
Orientation Right-Handed
Other Features Great 8 Mod - Master Volume (push/pull coil tap) - Master tone (push/pull coil tap) - 3 way blade switch
Case/Bag Included No
Series 1950s Series
Model Enlightened 55
Warranty Info:

All Michael Kelly Guitar instruments are backed by a warranty. Instruments purchased in the United States of America after May 1, 2015 are covered by a Limited Lifetime Warranty.

Michael Kelly warrants solely to the original purchaser of a Michael Kelly instrument if purchased from Michael Kelly directly or from one of the small number of U.S. retailers defined on MichaelKellyGuitars.com as authorized dealers.
Michael Kelly warrants that the instrument purchased shall be free from defects in materials and workmanship under normal use for as long as the instrument is owned by the original purchaser, and until the ownership of the instrument is transferred to another, subject to the limitations described below in this agreement. This warranty is not transferable under any circumstances, and applies to the original owner only, provided the product is purchased as NEW from an authorized Michael Kelly dealer.

That stated warranty is only valid in the country from which your NEW Michael Kelly branded instrument was purchased. This warranty is specifically limited to products purchased in the United States of America and only purchased after May 1, 2015 from a designated dealer authorized by Guruz Media Inc./Michael Kelly Guitars.
In order to validate your warranty, you must register your instrument using the online warranty registration within thirty (30) days at www.MichaelKellyguitars.com/register. You also must retain your original sales receipt as proof of purchase. In the unlikely event of a warranty claim you will be required to provide a copy of this.

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