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Michael Kelly 1965 Electric Guitar

Michael Kelly 1965 Electric Guitar, Swamp Ash Body w/ Quilt Maple Top, 25.5" Scale Maple Neck, Rockfield HSS Pickups, MK Twin-Edge Tremolo


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MSRP: Old Price $939.99 Discounted Price $649.99 Save : $290.00 (31%)
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MSRP: Old Price $939.99 Discounted Price $649.99 Save : $290.00 (31%)
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The perfect boutique double-cut for today's player. The body is swamp ash with a highly figured quilt maple top, Michael Kelly then perfected the body with the addition of real flame maple binding. The maple neck has a rosewood fingerboard with a compound radius, this is made for today's more complex playing requirements.

The 1965 is upgraded with Michael Kelly's Epic Eleven electronics mod. With this hot rodded approach you can access 11 unique sounds. The '65 comes with Rockfield pickups voiced specifically for this guitar.

Michael Kelly finish this off by adding a smooth two point tremolo and locking Grover tuners. Get your hands on a 1965 for yourself to enjoy this perfect combination.

Highly Figured Quilt Maple Top
Along with the incredibly resonant swamp ash body, you have a quilt maple top with flame maple binding for a striking combo. Arm and belly cuts on the body provide a more comfortable playing experience. A roasted maple neck and fingerboard make for a comfortable and reliable neck setup.

Epic Eleven Electronics Mod
The Epic Eleven electronics hot-rod mod delivers maximum sonic versatility. With Epic Eleven you get to break away from the typical 5 tones limitation of a traditional 5-way switch wiring. The secret sauce is the added mini-toggle, which allows you to add in the neck pickup into configurations where it would not normally be available. The second way that the Epic Eleven Mod adds sonic options is with a push-pull on the Master Volume which allows you to coil tap the bridge humbucker, switching from hum to a vintage single coil tone.

Two Point Tremolo
Michael Kelly's own Twin-Edge, 2-Point Floating Tremolo functions smoothly and provides a comfortable experience.


  • Swamp Ash Body w/ Quilt Maple Top, Exotic Flame Maple Binding & Amber Color
  • 25.5" Scale Maple Neck w/ Pau Ferro Fingerboard
  • Modern C Neck Profile & 10.5" to 16" Compound Radius Fingerboard
  • Rockfield SWC Humbucker, SSC Single-Coil & Fat Stacked Single-Coil HSS Pickups
  • Epic Eleven Electronics Mod
  • MK Twin-Edge, 2 Point Floating Tremolo Bridge & Grover Locking Tuners
  • Case Not Included

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Am scratching my head as to why you would want to spend thousands when you can have a quality instrument like this 1965. Would buy again, no regrets. This is my 3rd MK after my Patriot Instinct and CC60. Next, that beautiful MK Patriot 20th Anniversary! This is a stunning guitar and with that 11 MOD, there is no sound you can't pull out of this Guitar, the fit and finish was perfect. I was a little disappointed in the Swamp Ash, I was hoping for a lighter back instead of gloss black. But, am sure the Ash is somewhere??!

P-40 Warhawk

Lake Forest, CA


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Love the guitar, but had some issues with the first one. Store ordered me a new one and set it up. Great guys to work with



1965 Electric Guitar

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Category Solid Body Electric Guitar
Number of Strings 6
Body Style 1960's
Scale Length 25.5"
Number of Frets 22
Top Wood Quilt Maple
Body Wood Swamp Ash
Neck Wood Maple
Fingerboard Wood Pau Ferro
Pickup Configuration H-S-S
Color Yellow
Orientation Right-Handed
Case/Bag Included No
Series 1960s
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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