Dean Guitars honors Leslie West with Tattered N Torn Thoroughbred TBZ signature model

Dean USA Leslie West Tattered N Torn TBZ
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Dean Guitars has announced the Leslie West Tattered N Torn Thoroughbred TBZ, a limited-edition signature guitar honoring the late Mountain frontman.

Limited to only 50 units, the new electric guitar features a two-piece mahogany body and flame maple arched top with a Trans Brazilia nitrocellulose lacquer finish, C-shaped, three-piece mahogany neck with a 22-fret ebony fingerboard and a classic black headstock. Both the body and neck feature a single-ply cream binding.

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Sam Roche

Sam was Staff Writer at 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.