|This one is called The Worm|
No doubt about it,
He uses handmade pickups from Lindy Fralin,
Kelly offers four neck sizes, from fat to V shaped, with three different radius’, 7.5”, 9.5” and 10”. He also offers medium to jumbo frets. Headstocks range from modified Tele and Strat to
Leo’s Tele prototype snakehead style, and a slotted snakehead style. Kelly builds his own bridges.
Kelly guitars have a nitro finish applied by . Mr. Kelly
Aged air-dried wood not only is free of moisture, but the sap and pitch in the wood has crystallized over the years, opening up the woods pores, which causes the wood to vibrate more freely.
|Bill Kirchen with Rick Kelly baritone Tele|
Due to the fact the moisture dissipated years ago, old wood is less prone to warping or cracking, plus its weight is lighter which is a plus for vibration.
|A Kelly Tele and Kelly Strat|
There is a one year wait.
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