James Tyler USA Studio Elite HD HSS Birdseye Maple Neck Rear Rout Burning Water

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James Tyler USA Studio Elite HD HSS Birdseye Maple Neck Rear Rout Burning Water


James Tyler started out doing custom electric guitar work and repairs in the early 1970’s. His reputation grew by word of mouth up through the later 1980’s and early 1990’s when a lot of top session players and artists in the Los Angeles studio scene trusted him to give them exactly what they needed. He listened to his customers and pushed the limits by constantly seeking what could be improved. This kind of hands-on experience with thousands of guitars and an exclusive clientele has given James keen insight into how things work, and what players want.


This guitar is all about getting back to basics, which has made it one of our most popular models. A mid-boost preamp plus good selection of hardware, pickup and finish options allow customized simplicity that still has plenty of “kick”.

ModelJames Tyler Studio Elite HD
BuilderJames Tyler Guitars
Body TypeSolid Body
Body WoodAlder
Finish TypeSemi-Satin Finish
Finish ColorBurning Water
Neck WoodBirdseye Maple
FingerboardIndian Rosewood
Neck CarveStandard `59
Scale Length25.5"
Neck Dimensions.845'' 1st - .975'' 12th
Neck RadiusCompound 10"-12"
Frets22 .110' x .055'
Nut Width1 5/8" / 41.3mm
Nut MaterialTusq
Neck FinishSatin
Neck PickupJTS5500
Middle PickupJTS5500
Bridge PickupSuper Humbucker
TunersHipshot Locking
ControlsVolume, Tone, 5-way Switch, Midboost Preamp with Bypass Button
Case James Tyler G&G Deluxe Grey Tolex Hardshell Case
Weight7.40 Pounds (7 lbs 7 oz)