Oktober Guitars Releases New XP Model

The Elkridge, Maryland-based Oktober Guitars has introduced its new Oktober XP guitar, which they consider a new take on -- and improvement of -- a classic design.

The Oktober XP is available now worldwide and can be ordered directly from the Oktober Guitars website, which can be found below.

The guitar features a 24¾-scale length and 12-inch radius fretboard with real access to the 22nd fret. The XP’s mahogany neck and body are matched with Oktober Blockhead pickups.

Standard options Include:

  • Bound mahogany neck and body
  • Set neck construction
  • Premium bound ebony fretboard with mother of pearl diamond inlays
  • 22 fret neck
  • 24 ¾-inch scale
  • Floyd Rose Special tremolo (non-recessed)
  • Oktober Blockhead pickups BH1 (bridge) and BH2 (neck)
  • Form-fitting Oktober hard shell case
  • TobaccoBurst Quilt Top or Jet Black finish

List price: $1,250 USD
Factory Direct: $624.99 USD

For more about Oktober Guitars, 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.