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Supro Hampton Electric Guitar Jet Black

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The Hampton is a 21st-century update of the Supro electric solid-body guitar. The elegant comfort of the 1960’s-era beveled-edge Ozark body shape and the mighty sound of the original field-coil pickup... Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
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Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
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Overview

The Hampton is a 21st-century update of the Supro electric solid-body guitar. The elegant comfort of the 1960’s-era beveled-edge Ozark body shape and the mighty sound of the original field-coil pickups have been enhanced with an ultra-fast satin neck, Tune-o-matic bridge and updated wave tailpiece. The result is a modern player’s instrument with old-school style and authentic Supro tone. 

The unique Gold Foil pickups found in the Supro Hampton are faithful reproductions of the original magnetics developed for Valco by Ralph Keller in the early 1950s. These pickups, which gave voice to the vintage Chicago-made Supro guitars, have a massive, broadband sound with remarkably low noise for a single-coil design. The mini-humbucker-sized version of the Supro Gold Foil pickup found in this guitar have the same internal construction as the humbucker-sized versions found in the other Island Series models. The Hampton’s bridge pickup is wound slightly hotter than the others, while the middle pickup is RWRP, providing fully hum-cancelling sound in the “2 and 4” positions of the 5-way blade switch. 

The time-tested tone wood recipe of an alder body paired with a 25.5 in.-scale maple neck and rosewood fretboard combine with the Hampton’s vintage-correct pickups to produce an exceptionally dynamic playing experience. Blending vintage American tone with refined set-neck design, the Supro Hampton is intended for the professional musician who needs an ergonomic and versatile guitar capable of handling most genres of music with authority. The three pickups cover a huge range of tones, from fat single-coil jazz tones in the neck position to spanky funk tones and sparkling twang in the middle, and pure rock power when the bridge pickup is selected.  

The Hampton guitar and its relatives in the Island Series represent the rebirth of the Supro brand as a stringed instrument manufacturer. The Supro Island series of guitars was designed by David Koltai and Glenn Sweetwood, with technical assistance from master designer Trevor Wilkinson and vintage pickup expert Ken Calvet. Case sold separately.

Features

  • Vintage Supro Ozark body design
  • Antique White
  • Set neck with black satin finish
  • 3x Mini Gold Foil pickups 
  • 50’s-wiring volume and tone controls
  • 5-position pickup switch
  • Wave tailpiece  
  • Alder body
  • Maple neck
  • 25.5 in. scale 
  • Block inlays
  • 6100 frets 
  • 12 in. radius fretboard
  • Corian nut
  • Case sold separately
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SuproHampton Electric Guitar
 
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5.0

I'm loving this guitar

By Sonny

from Ga

About Me Professional Musician

Pros

  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Good Pick Up
  • Good Tone
  • Solid Electronics

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing
    • Recording

    Comments about Supro Hampton Electric Guitar:

    I own too many instruments so the last thing I needed was another guitar. But, this is the best along with my Gibson Les Paul.It pretty much made 3 guitars obsolete. These were guitars i really like,but the Supro is like a Tele and a Strat on steroids. The build is much better than anything I've bought from fender and slightly better than the Gibson Tribute. I'm lovin this guitar

     
    4.0

    I like the guitar - It is what I expected.

    By None

    from Stratham, New Hampshire

    About Me Professional Musician

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Great neck and sound, and a great look.

    Cons

    • The company uses sub standard strings

    Best Uses

      Comments about Supro Hampton Electric Guitar:

      It'll be good for both live performance and recording.

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