Solar Guitars Announces Two New Seven-String Models

Solar E1.7FBB

Solar E1.7FBB

Solar Guitars has announced two new seven-string models, the E1.7FBB and V1.7FBB.

Both models boast mahogany bodies, three-piece maple necks with Luminlay side dots, ebony fingerboards and a 25.5-inch scale. 

Hardware includes Duncan Solar pickups, stainless steel frets, locking tuners, an EverTune bridge, a three-way toggle switch and volume and tone controls with push-pull for coil cut.

Both guitars feature a Flame Black Burst Matte finish and are offered for $1,299.

The E1.7FBB and V1.7FBB begin shipping at the end of March and are available for pre-order now at

Solar V1.7FBB

Solar V1.7FBB

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.