BSR ‘PE’ (Pro Elite) & CR ‘VE’ (Vintage Pro Elite)
Featuring Premium Exotic Tone Woods
2018 Models (Prices as of April, 2018)
Available in either the BSR or BT Vintage Styles
|BSR 'PE' & CR 'VE' (Pro Elite) (5pc/Grap, 18V w/DIP Switch)||Street Price|
|BSR4PE or CR4VE (*oil/varnish finish)||$5600 w/case|
|BSR5PE or CR5VE (*oil/varnish finish)||$5700 w/case|
|BSR6PE or CR6VE (*oil/varnish finish) ||$5900 w/case|
Street price is actual price, NOT list price.
|Body Wings||(5 Piece Laminated w/contrasting Laminates)
Bookmatched Top & Back Choices: **Macassar Ebony, Cocobolo (open pore finish), African Rosewood (Bubinga), African Walnut (Shedua) *Highly Figured Maples, *Figured Walnut, Brazilian Walnut (Imbuia), Zebrawood (open pore finish), or Morado/Pau Ferro (if available).
**Macassar Ebony Top is now a premium option.
* for more available options see our current Price & Options List
|Neck||5-Piece Laminated Aged Hardrock Maple & Morado/Pau Ferro with Graphite Inlaid Bars and Matching Wood Headstock. Precision handcarved and fit to exacting specifications.|
|Fingerboard||Ebony (Quartersawn Macassar) with Mother of Pearl Top & Side Dots.
Fretless Ebony Fingerboard w/Side Dots; Blank $100, Lined $300.
|Finish||Classic Hand Rubbed Dutch Varnish over Stradivari Gold Oil
(“Ken’s Secret Sauce”)
(*optional: Hand Rubbed High Gloss Catalyzed Lacquer, +$1000, open pore finish)
|Hardware||Gold Smith Hardware & Dunlop “Dual Design” Straploks
(Black or Chrome is Optional)
|Electronics||Series/Parallel Switches with the Smith B.M.T. 3-Band 18-Volt EQ Circuit with adjustable DIP Frequency Switches for Bass, Mid. & Treble with Pickup Blend and Master Volume Control (Made in U.S.A.) & Smith Custom Bass Humbucking Pickups|