An LSL T-Bone bears a striking resemblance to a sweet old Tele that's been aging gracefully for about 50 years, waiting for you to rescue it. "Lorel" (LSL gives their guitars names along with serial numbers) brings all the looks, playability and stunning appearance of a Fullerton original.
Lorel has a thin, butterscotch blonde nitrocellulose finish on a lightweight pine body. The finish is "extreme heavy aged" giving the guitar additional resonance and all of the looks and feel of '50s classic. The maple neck is a beautiful, aged vintage tint with a medium "C" profile. A pair of custom-wound LSL vintage-voiced single-coil pickups give the guitar a bright, traditional T- style tone, while aged dome knobs and hardware, and a single-ply black pickguard, give it the beautiful patina of a classic.
Like every LSL, Lorel was all made by hand — just the way you'd make it, if you could. As a matter of fact, company owner Lance Lerman says, "We build them all for ourselves but then we have to sell them." You can tell.
- Body: Pine
- Body Aging: Extreme
- Finish: Butterscotch Blonde Nitrocellulose
- Neck: Maple, Gloss Vintage Tint, Medium "C" Shape
- Neck Aging: Heavy
- Fingerboard: Rosewood
- Radius: 9.5"
- Frets: 21, #6105
- Bridge: Vintage-Style with Brass Saddles
- Tuners: Vintage-Style
- Hardware: Aged Chrome
- Pickups: 2x Handwound LSL Vintage-Voiced Single-Coils
- Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone, 3-Way Switch
- Case: Hardshell Included
Why We Like LSL Guitars
Imagine you unearthed a stash of electric guitars made in California in the 50s: lightweight bodies; thin, nitrocellulose finishes; hand-wound pickups; hand-cut bodies and hand-shaped necks—pretty much hand everything. You'd be as excited about them as we are.
LSL is a small company. They work on each guitar until it's finished. They don't just use serial numbers — they give each guitar a name. And not surprisingly, they sound great and feel like that old guitar your uncle has owned since high school. For everything you get, they're reasonably priced. Maybe that's why they never stay in the store for long.