Gilmore Guitars unveils the Bobby G, an electric guitar constructed from monkeypod wood

Gilmore Guitars has introduced the monkeypod-constructed Bobby G
(Image credit: Gilmore Guitars)

Gilmore Guitars has introduced the Bobby G, a new lightweight, hollow electric guitar model boasting a body and neck constructed of monkeypod wood.

Other features include a medium C-shape neck, Kent Armstrong MFBV-2N Firebird mini humbuckers, a camel bone nut and celluloid cream binding.

(Image credit: Gilmore Guitars)

Options include a choice of Madagascar ebony or rosewood fingerboard with 22 jumbo frets and custom mother of pearl inlays, tremolo or hardtail bridge and Kluson or Gotoh locking tuners.

The Bobby G is offered at a base price of $3,500.

For more information, head to Gilmore Guitars.

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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.