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Rick Turner Model 1 Studio Special Electric Guitar (SN:5200)


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You are looking at a Rick Turner Model 1 Studio Special Electric Guitar, serial number 5200. This is the actual guitar you will receive should you decide to purchase. (7 lbs, 11.0 oz.)

Found in the hands of renowned players such as Lindsay Buckingham and John Mayer, the Rick Turner Model 1 has a distinctive look, sound, and feel that make it a truly special instrument. Model 1 Studio Special here pairs that signature Model 1 vibe in a more subtle package with its stripped-down appointments while the single "Hot Humbucker" and D-TAR Eclipse preamp provide unparalleled versatility. Top-quality components and materials make the Model 1 Studio Special an outstanding, high-performance instrument that's a pleasure to play, hold, and listen to. If you're a professional guitarist that craves versatility in a premium, straightforward instrument, the Rick Turner Model 1 Studio Special is definitely a great fit.

Simplistic Elegance
There's something so elegant about a guitar that doesn't go overboard with appointments, so if you're looking for a no-nonsense version of Rick Turner's famed Model 1, the Model 1 Studio Special is right up your alley. It wears a satin nitro lacquer finish over polyester that enhances the gorgeous grains of mahogany, and features no body or neck bindings. Abalone dot inlays grace the fingerboard, providing the perfect mixture of class and simplicity.

Powerful Preamp and Scorching Pickup
Equipped with Rick Turner's in-house "Hot Humbucker" and a high-headroom, ultra-powerful 18-volt D-TAR Eclipse preamp, the Model 1 Studio Special has the sonic flexibility to cover pretty much any genre you throw at it.

Components and Materials of Exceptional Quality
For warm, balanced tones, the body of this fine Model 1 Studio Special is made from genuine mahogany while the neck is carved from select solid mahogany and capped with a ipe fretboard. For superior performance, it comes complete with a set of premium Planet Waves Auto Trim tuning machines along with a Schaller roller tunamatic bridge and a Turner-made tailpiece.


  • Unbound Mahogany Body and Neck
  • Ipe Fingerboard with Dot Inlays
  • "Hot Humbucker" with High-Headroom 18V D-TAR Eclipse Preamp
  • Planet Waves Auto Trim Tuners
  • Schaller Roller Tunamatic Bridge with Turner-Made Tailpiece
  • Includes Hardshell Case

Get your Rick Turner Model 1 Studio Special Electric Guitar from Sam Ash Direct today. With over nine decades of experience in the music retail business, Sam Ash is dedicated to helping every player and collector find the distinctive instrument that they've been longing for. And remember, your purchase is protected by the security of our 45/60 day return/price protection policy.

Things You Will Get:

  • Electric Guitar
  • Hardshell Case


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Warranty Info:

The Rick Turner Guitar Company warrants all new instruments they build. This warranty is a guarantee of full consumer protection against all defects in workmanship, materials, and design to the original owner. The duration of this warranty, as stated above, is for two years from date of purchase.

From that date forward, Rick Turner Company extends this warranty for the body and neck for a period of five additional years. Electronics, wiring, and internal components are not included in this extended warranty. Finish checking, being a climate influenced condition not controllable by Renaissance Guitars, is also not covered by this warranty.

Full warranty and repair service is offered at their shop, and they will work on all problems and issues on Rick Turner Guitar Company instruments for the life of the instrument. Repair rates, in their shop, are below industry standards as a service to their instrument owners.

Normal wear and tear, exposure to extremes of humidity or temperature, accidental damage or abuse is not covered by this warranty and is evaluated by Renaissance Guitars. Unauthorized repair work also voids this warranty. Rick Turner Company will not assume consequential damages or subsequent financial loss. Shipping and transportation to and from Santa Cruz is the responsibility of the instrument owner.

This warranty supercedes all previous guarantees expressed or implied.