AXL USA Introduces Bulldog Guitar with Lindy Fralin Dog-Ear P90

The Hayward, California-based AXL USA has introduced the Bulldog, a single-cutaway slab-body electric guitar guitar with a Lindy Fralin P-90 pickup. Its street price is $549.99.


"The AXL USA Bulldog packs a lot of punch into an unbelievably affordable high-end package. We've started with a solid mahogany slab body and one piece set neck, then outfitted it with top-shelf components like a Lindy Fralin dog-ear P90, TonePros Featherweight wraparound bridge, CTS pots, Orange Drop Capacitor and TonePros Kluson vintage-style tuners.

"At our workshop, each Bulldog is assembled with care and attention. Premium fret wire is pressed in, leveled and dressed for a buzz free and smooth playing experience in any register. Cloth covered wire connects all the electronic components, including high quality CTS pots, Orange Drop capacitor and a Switchcraft jack."

The guitar also features the "Bite Switch," a push-pull pot that bypasses the tone potentiometer to give a biting mainline sound, increasing the treble response for shimmer and snarl.

For more about AXL USA, visit their official website.

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Damian Fanelli
Editor-in-Chief, Guitar World

Damian is Editor-in-Chief of Guitar World magazine. In past lives, he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor. He's written liner notes for major-label releases, including Stevie Ray Vaughan's 'The Complete Epic Recordings Collection' (Sony Legacy) and has interviewed everyone from Yngwie Malmsteen to Kevin Bacon (with a few memorable Eric Clapton chats thrown into the mix). Damian, a former member of Brooklyn's The Gas House Gorillas, was the sole guitarist in Mister Neutron, a trio that toured the U.S. and released three albums. He now plays in two NYC-area bands.