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Rapier  |  SKU: SAP6GB

Rapier Saffire Electric Guitar Greenburst

£349.00
Tax included

Delivery and Shipping

At Reidy's Home Of Music, we understand how important it is for you to receive your order in a timely and efficient manner. That's why we have put together this delivery information to provide you with all the details you need to know about our shipping process.

Shipping Options:

We offer a variety of shipping options to cater to your specific needs. Whether you need your guitar delivered quickly or prefer a more cost-effective option, we have you covered. Our shipping options include:

  • Our Standard Shipping: This is our most affordable shipping option, with delivery by express courier taking 1-3 business days , normally via DPD or DHL parcel. Currently FREE on orders of £399 or over and £6.95 for orders under £399
  • Next working day Shipping: If you need your guitar in a hurry, our express shipping option means next working day delivery if you order before 2pm. Currently £12.99
  • Shipping to Northern Ireland - can take 48 hours to arrive , and please note we can't send very heavy items such as pianos to Northern Ireland due to courier restrictions. £19.99

Shipping Costs:

Shipping costs will vary depending on the shipping option you choose and your location. During the checkout process, you will be able to see the shipping costs associated with your order before making a payment.

Tracking Your Order:

Once your order has been shipped, we will provide you with a tracking number. This allows you to easily track the progress of your delivery and know exactly when to expect your new guitar.

Delivery Timeframes:

The standard delivery timeframes mentioned above are estimates and may vary depending on factors such as your location and any unforeseen circumstances. However, we strive to ensure that your order is delivered to you as quickly as possible.

Customer Support:

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the delivery of your order, our friendly customer support team is here to assist you. You can reach out to us via phone or email, and we will be more than happy to provide you with any assistance you need.

Thank you for choosing Reidy's Home Of Music. We look forward to delivering your new guitar to you soon!

Description

Body:
Original double-cut solid body featuring Okoume, a central African tonewood chosen specifically for its warmth, depth and high-end clarity.

Vibrato:
Original Saffire Hi Lo design smooth action vibrato system, with chrome finish.

Pickups:
3 Alan Entwistle Custom Wound low-noise Astrosonic single coil pickups , featuring alnico 5, 7mm rod magnets, delivering exceptional tonal response, balance output and clarity.

Controls:
Volume Control and Global Tone control featuring Entwistle SmoothTrak tone circuit producing a gradual response when the tone control is wound back.
5-way pickup selector switch.
5-position ATN V 5-way 'Vatiator' rotary switch, offers advanced sonic versatility within pickup frequency parameters.

Machine heads:
6 in line: Wilkinson machineheads provide simple, effective action for maximum tuning stability.

Neck:
4 bolt hard rock Canadian maple with soft ‘C’ profile for instant comfort, speed, accuracy and great feel. Fully adjustable trussrod.

Fingerboard:
12in radius, bound rosewood fingerboard, block inlay position markers.

Scale Length:
24.74" / 628 mm.

Frets:
22- including zero fret. Medium profile for added comfort, accuracy and an overall positive feel.

Nut:
Precision cut, friction-free 43mm GraphTech Nubone nut

Headstock:
Classic 3-aside design with Rapier logo and inlaid crown.

The stunning new generation Rapier Saffire solid bodied 6 string electric guitar is a product design from Alan Entwistle, the UK genius guitar designer responsible for a host of successful guitar lines and accessories.

The Rapier Saffire Series is based on iconic models that played a major role in the industry of British guitars, serving countless up and coming 60’s British Beat groups and helped launch the careers of many guitarists in the 60's and 70's and, whilst Entwistle has successfully retained all the glorious charms and characteristics of the original Sapphire 6, significant and meticulous attention has been made within hardware upgrades, construction and playability.

Now offered in a beautiful 3-Tone Sunburst, Greenburst and Vintage White offset with chrome hardware and 3-ply split scratchplates and black gloss headstock with redesigned Rapier decals, the new generation Saffire looks stunning.

Selected specifically for its natural sonic characteristics, Okoume, from Central Africa, is the chosen tonewood for the body, whilst for speed, comfort and accuracy, the 4-bolt, soft ‘C’ profiled neck with fully adjustable truss rod, is now crafted from hard rock Canadian maple, with a 12in radius, bound rosewood fingerboard with block inlays and 22 medium jumbo frets (including zero fret).

For accurate intonation, tuning stability and perfect return to pitch from the original vibrato design, the new generation Rapier Saffire 6 string guitar now features a smooth, friction-free, precision cut 43mm GraphTech Nubone nut, Wilkinson E-Z-Lok machine heads and high spec’d roller bridge.

Hardware upgrades also include a trio of Entwistle’s custom wound, Astrosonic single coil pickups, constructed with 7mm alnico 5, rod magnets mounted on a steel base plate, delivering a full rich dynamic response throughout all frequencies via a 5 way selector switch and single volume and tone pot. The latter, is wired with Entwistle’s own Smooth Track Tone Control circuitry, ensuring a gradual response and clarity throughout the full sweep of the tone control.

It’s quite apparent that Entwistle himself is a creative genius, as witnessed within the Saffire's wiring, which includes the Entwistle ATN5, a 5-way rotary switch housed on the top horn offering a wide range of additional tonal extremities, from acoustic-like qualities, mid-range boost and high-end chime and clarity for extreme tonal versatility.

Specifically designed as a ‘player’s guitar’, the Rapier Saffire 6 string electric guitar, not only rekindles nostalgic memories for old-school players and collectors, it’s the professional choice for Britain’s new young talent, effortlessly lending itself to all styles, from country, jazz, pop, to blues and rock, whilst offering exceptional playability and performance.

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Rapier

Rapier Saffire Electric Guitar Greenburst

£349.00

Body:
Original double-cut solid body featuring Okoume, a central African tonewood chosen specifically for its warmth, depth and high-end clarity.

Vibrato:
Original Saffire Hi Lo design smooth action vibrato system, with chrome finish.

Pickups:
3 Alan Entwistle Custom Wound low-noise Astrosonic single coil pickups , featuring alnico 5, 7mm rod magnets, delivering exceptional tonal response, balance output and clarity.

Controls:
Volume Control and Global Tone control featuring Entwistle SmoothTrak tone circuit producing a gradual response when the tone control is wound back.
5-way pickup selector switch.
5-position ATN V 5-way 'Vatiator' rotary switch, offers advanced sonic versatility within pickup frequency parameters.

Machine heads:
6 in line: Wilkinson machineheads provide simple, effective action for maximum tuning stability.

Neck:
4 bolt hard rock Canadian maple with soft ‘C’ profile for instant comfort, speed, accuracy and great feel. Fully adjustable trussrod.

Fingerboard:
12in radius, bound rosewood fingerboard, block inlay position markers.

Scale Length:
24.74" / 628 mm.

Frets:
22- including zero fret. Medium profile for added comfort, accuracy and an overall positive feel.

Nut:
Precision cut, friction-free 43mm GraphTech Nubone nut

Headstock:
Classic 3-aside design with Rapier logo and inlaid crown.

The stunning new generation Rapier Saffire solid bodied 6 string electric guitar is a product design from Alan Entwistle, the UK genius guitar designer responsible for a host of successful guitar lines and accessories.

The Rapier Saffire Series is based on iconic models that played a major role in the industry of British guitars, serving countless up and coming 60’s British Beat groups and helped launch the careers of many guitarists in the 60's and 70's and, whilst Entwistle has successfully retained all the glorious charms and characteristics of the original Sapphire 6, significant and meticulous attention has been made within hardware upgrades, construction and playability.

Now offered in a beautiful 3-Tone Sunburst, Greenburst and Vintage White offset with chrome hardware and 3-ply split scratchplates and black gloss headstock with redesigned Rapier decals, the new generation Saffire looks stunning.

Selected specifically for its natural sonic characteristics, Okoume, from Central Africa, is the chosen tonewood for the body, whilst for speed, comfort and accuracy, the 4-bolt, soft ‘C’ profiled neck with fully adjustable truss rod, is now crafted from hard rock Canadian maple, with a 12in radius, bound rosewood fingerboard with block inlays and 22 medium jumbo frets (including zero fret).

For accurate intonation, tuning stability and perfect return to pitch from the original vibrato design, the new generation Rapier Saffire 6 string guitar now features a smooth, friction-free, precision cut 43mm GraphTech Nubone nut, Wilkinson E-Z-Lok machine heads and high spec’d roller bridge.

Hardware upgrades also include a trio of Entwistle’s custom wound, Astrosonic single coil pickups, constructed with 7mm alnico 5, rod magnets mounted on a steel base plate, delivering a full rich dynamic response throughout all frequencies via a 5 way selector switch and single volume and tone pot. The latter, is wired with Entwistle’s own Smooth Track Tone Control circuitry, ensuring a gradual response and clarity throughout the full sweep of the tone control.

It’s quite apparent that Entwistle himself is a creative genius, as witnessed within the Saffire's wiring, which includes the Entwistle ATN5, a 5-way rotary switch housed on the top horn offering a wide range of additional tonal extremities, from acoustic-like qualities, mid-range boost and high-end chime and clarity for extreme tonal versatility.

Specifically designed as a ‘player’s guitar’, the Rapier Saffire 6 string electric guitar, not only rekindles nostalgic memories for old-school players and collectors, it’s the professional choice for Britain’s new young talent, effortlessly lending itself to all styles, from country, jazz, pop, to blues and rock, whilst offering exceptional playability and performance.

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