Oakland Axe Factory Falcon Headless Guitar

Oakland Axe Factory unveils the Falcon, a customizable headless electric guitar available in 6/7/8 string configurations.

Oakland Axe Factory Falcon Headless Guitars

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Like their previous offerings, the Falcon is available in open selection where you can put together your preferred pickups and hardware to build your own personalized electric guitar.

With it's headless design, this electric guitar is as efficient and practical as it gets without sacrificing playability and tone. Compared to regular electric guitars, the Falcon will look stripped down, but this is only true of the wood mass, weight and size because the company aims to provide the same functionality, playability and tone.

According to the company, "The goal behind the Falcon was to make a guitar that pushes the boundaries, yet feels familiar and comfortable..."

To achieve this, Oakland Axe Factory decided to use a sleek shallow C-profile neck, and paired with a deep contoured body. To ensure comfort, the top of the body is carved while the back has rounded edges. The body shape is designed to avoid any hard edges, especially in places where the guitar comes into contact with your forearm or your body. Even the belly cut is designed to hug your chest, along with aesthetic considerations. The result is a body shape that's as comfortable and convenient as possible.

The neck's shallow C-profile and 20" fretboard radius is meant to provide familiar and comfortable playability. The scale length varies depending on the configuration, 6-string is 25", 7-string is 26.5" and 8-string is 28".

Oakland Axe Factory designed the falcon to have a comfortable body, easy upper fret access and weight balance, while having a compact size. This is to make them easy to carry around and store, ideal for active musicians that are always on the move.

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Other Features:

  • Dual action truss rod.
  • Pick your body, neck, and fretboard tonewood from a variety of options.
  • Choose between flamed or quilted maple radiused tops.
  • Pickup choices include DiMarzio, Bare Knuckle Pickups, Fishman Fluence series, Instrumental Pickups, and Elysian-tuned Aperture pickups.
  • Simple and clean choice of electronics with optional kill-switch.
  • Optional Carbon Fibre reinforcement rods in the neck.
  • Misc. Options like hardware and pickup colours, gig bag, straplocks, and more.

To get the ball rolling, Oakland Axe Factory is now offering a limited discounted run of 21 Falcon guitars, starting off with the 7-string model. The discounted base price is $1,799. For more information and other details, head over to Oakland Axe Factory. This type of custom shop style guitar is ideal for experienced guitarists who knows what he or she wants, first guitar buyers should look for expert advice.

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I'm guessing it won't be

I'm guessing it won't be called the Falcon for very long: that's the model name of Gretsch guitars.

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