Solar Guitars unveils none-more-black Artist BOP Series

Solar Guitars has unveiled the new Artist BOP Series of electric guitars, featuring three models with a Black Open Pore (BOP) finish and three-piece roasted maple neck and fretboard.

The three models are the AB1.6BOP, the seven-string AB1.7BOP Artist LTD and the set-neck V1.6RBOP Artist LTD.

All models feature a swamp ash body, thin C profile neck, 25.5-inch scale, 24 stainless steel frets, Luminlay side dots, Solar locking tuners and EverTune bridge.

The guitars also pack Duncan Solar pickups, one volume control w/ push pull for coil cut, three-way blade switch, locking strap pins and a gigbag.

The AB1.6BOP and V1.6RBOP are available for $1,199 each, while the seven-string AB1.7BOP is offered for $1,299.

For more information, head to Solar 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.