James Tyler USA Studio Elite Burning Water 2K HSS Quartersawn Maple Thin Neck with Rosewood Fingerboard 7.40 LBS

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James Tyler USA Studio Elite Burning Water 2K HSS Quartersawn Maple Thin Neck with Rosewood Fingerboard 7.40 LBS


The Studio Elite models of James Tyler Guitars are the pinnacle of form, function, and sound. Years of feedback from revered studio and gigging guitarists culminated into the ultimate in electric guitars.


Introduced in the year 2000, the Studio Elite Burning Water 2K features a mid-boost preamp and a variation of the burning water finish.

Super - Bridge Humbucker

High Output Humbucker

Modern straight-up rock pickup. Strong low end, less mid-range push than the Shark or the California Special, but more top end with a nice presence. Great for high gain. Cleans up nicely.

Alnico 5 magnets, counter clockwise winding direction, screw coil south and slug coil north polarity, 53mm wide f spacing, 50mm narrow g spacing. straight humbuckers have a standard coil layout and slanted humbuckers have a traditional Tyler coil layout with pickup at angle and offset coils. dc specs 17.60 +/-

JTS 5500 - Neck/Middle Singlecoil

Alnico 5 Single Coil

Neck: Characterized by the familiar sound of the Alnico 5 magnets with more attack, more chime and more power. Full, balanced and responsive with good low end and upper mid sparkle. Wound for SSH application using a 500k volume pot. Nice vibrant 3D qualities.

Middle: Has the same characteristics of the neck but is reverse wound and has reverse polarity for hum cancelling in switch positions 2 and 4. Nice vibrant 3D qualities.

Neck: alnico 5 magnets, counter clockwise winding direction on neck and bridge pickups, clockwise winding direction on middle pickups, north pole top on middle pickups, south pole top on neck and bridge. dc specs 6.90 +/-

ModelJames Tyler Studio Elite Burning Water 2K
BuilderJames Tyler Guitars
Body TypeSolid Body
Body WoodAlder
Finish TypeSemi-Gloss Finish
Finish ColorBurning Water 2K
Neck WoodQuartersawn Maple
FingerboardIndian Rosewood
Neck CarveThin `59
Scale Length25.5"
Neck Dimensions.825'' 1st - .950'' 12th
Neck RadiusCompound 10"-12"
Frets22 .110' x .055'
Nut Width1 5/8" / 41.3mm
Nut MaterialTusq
Neck FinishSatin
HeadstockNatural with Black Logo
Neck PickupJTS5500
Middle PickupJTS5500
Bridge PickupSuper Humbucker
TunersHipshot Locking
ControlsVolume, Tone, 5-way Switch, Midboost Preamp with Bypass Button, Extra Button for Humbucker Series/Parallel
ExtrasExtra Button for Humbucker Series/Parallel
Case James Tyler G&G Deluxe Grey Tolex Hardshell Case
Weight7.40 Pounds (7 lbs 7 oz)