Passion III Guitar No. 345

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cgordonfreeman
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Mon Jun 29, 2020 5:45 pm

Hi all,

Up for sale is my extremely rare late 80's Vigier Passion III guitar with a carbon neck, and 18V active electronics.

Serial No. 345


• NECK
Neck-through woven carbon fibre.

FINGERBOARD Phenowood

RADIUS OF THE FINGERBOARD
11.81 in / 300 mm

SCALE LENGTH 25.59 in / 650 mm

FRETS 24 + a zero fret

ACTION AS SUPPLIED AT
12th fret treble .0047 in / 1.2 mm
12th fret bass .0059 in / 1.5 mm

WIDTH OF NECK AT
nut 1.653 in / 42 mm
12th fret 2.00 in / 51 mm

DEPTH OF NECK AT
first fret .767 in / 19.5 mm
12th fret .900 in / 23.0 mm

STRING SPACING AT
nut 1.38 in / 35 mm
bridge 1.97 in / 50 mm

• MACHINE HEADS by Schaller

• BRIDGE Vigier Tune Lock tremolo

• STRINGS Vigier, Stainless Steel, 9-46 Custom-Light

• BODY Naturally dried and aged flamed maple (1.57 in / 40 mm thick)

FINISH Over 10 coats of varnish 2 months drying time.

WEIGHT Approx. 6.39 lbs./2.9Kg

ELECTRONIC CAVITY Sprayed with a shielder.

• ACTIVE ELECTRONIC CONTROLS
Push/Pull master volume
Pickup selector
6 position rotary switch

• PICKUPS
1 Benedetti humbucker and 2 single-coils

The guitar has some really interesting features, like the 18V active preamp, carbon fibre neck, and a floating trem with flush fine tuners.

The body feels really small, and the guitar is super lightweight.

The 6 position rotary selector gives some lovely sounds, and the guitar has an amazing clean tone, thanks to the carbon neck.

There is some damage to the side of the guitar, and the trem cover needs new screws. Also, the trem arm is broken. It works, but ideally needs a new one. It could also do with a good fret dress, as the first few frets have wear on them, and cause some buzz.

Any questions about this unique guitar, just ask!

http://www.vigierguitars.net/gcatalog/gvp6.htm
I'm in Ireland, but am willing to ship, at the expense of the buyer. Asffor a price, I am open to offers.
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