Several of the bluesman's Instagram posts all but confirm the theory
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"It’s been my main guitar since the day I got it - it came out of the box and went straight to the stage," Nichols says
With its Fifties-style Les Paul Custom body, Nichols' signature guitar includes a single Seymour Duncan P-90, Ebony fretboard and Grover Rotomatic tuners.
Chuck Berry ES-350T and George Thorogood ‘White Fang’ ES-125TDC are among the many offerings on tap.
The guitarist will head out on a North American tour in February with Jared James Nichols supporting.