The Classic Class Shirley

All handmade and entirely in house!  Characterized by a full thickness solid alder body, a bolt-on quartersawn maple neck with heel contour and katalox fretboard, simple volume configuration with a stacked, passive, treble and bass tone circuit.  



6 in-line Hipshot Tuners, Steel Half-Cut Bridge w/Intonatable Brass Saddles, Nickle Finished Hardware.


Porter brand Greerwind Humbuckers in Brushed Nickle, 500K Emerson Pro CTS or Bournes potentiometers, Switchcraft Jack and Switch, Mallory Caps.


Vintage Soft Gloss True Nitrocellulose in Sunburst, Cardinal Red, Surfside Blue, or Blonde.


Name Value
Scale Length 25.5"
Radius 12"
Num of Frets 22
Fret Size Medium Jumbo
Nut Material Bone
Nut Width 1.713" (43.5mm)
Inlay Mother of Pearl Dot


$1649 USD

Casey Hancock

Bear Squared, PO Box 2901, Hartsville, SC, 29550, USA

Nerd by birth; chemist by training. Self-employed IT Consultant by trade. So, yeah, nerd.

Other interests include food, wine, technology, animals, design, and wine. I grew up in Hartsville, SC, and went to Clemson University for college. Eventually, I returned to Hartsville to work and live.