La Grange has updated its Wheel guitar, which the company touts as “the result of founder Benjamin Wasservogel’s long journey in quest of a new ‘classic’ instrument for the blues and rock guitar player.” The new model now boasts Sheptone Heartbreaker humbuckers at the neck and bridge.
Otherwise, the Wheel features a korina body in a dog-hair finish, a C-shape maple neck with a purple-heart stripe, a 22-fret ebony fretboard and a headstock with a faux shell inlay logo on a dark ebony veneer.
Other features include an ABR-1 Tune-o-matic nickel bridge, a vintage-style lightweight aluminum tailpiece, Gotoh tuners and CTS 250K volume and tone pots. There’s also an option to add a Bigsby B5 Vibrato tailpiece.
The Sheptone Heartbreaker humbuckers, inspired by Jimmy Page’s tone, are built with Alnico 5 magnets and 42 plain enamel wire to deliver "Patent Applied For"-type range.
The Wheel is available to order at a base price of $3,480, which includes a hard-shell black case.
For more information or to purchase, head to La Grange Guitars.