b3 Guitars claims its new SL59 double-cut is “the definition of a ‘Burst killer’”

b3 Guitars SL59
(Image credit: b3 Guitars)

Following the arrival of its double-cut SL-K and headless UltraModern electric guitars in late 2020, b3 Guitars has unveiled its latest model, the SL59 – which it touts as “the definition of a ‘Burst killer’”.

Designed by Masterbuilder Gene Baker, the new model is available in either Faded Cherry or Dirty Lemon, and features a mahogany body with an Eastern maple top, Brazilian rosewood fingerboard and a Holly headstock Veneer.

The Sl59's electronics include a pair of b3-designed PAF humbucker pickups and Bumble Bee capacitors, controlled via two volume and two tone knobs.

Other features include a deep-set neck tenon, a 17-degree headstock angle, a TonePros AVR-II bridge with an aluminum tailpiece, Les Paul-style inlays and tortoise side dots.

The SL59 has several customization options, and starts at $6,400. For more information, head over to b3 Guitars.

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Sam Roche

Sam was Staff Writer at GuitarWorld.com from 2019 to 2023, and also created content for Total Guitar, Guitarist and Guitar Player. He has well over 15 years of guitar playing under his belt, as well as a degree in Music Technology (Mixing and Mastering). He's a metalhead through and through, but has a thorough appreciation for all genres of music. In his spare time, Sam creates point-of-view guitar lesson videos on YouTube under the name Sightline Guitar.