52 Guitars, week 41—Codella Guitars

I discovered this week’s dream guitar maker luthier when I was perusing the prizes one lucky person is going to win in Sonoma WireworksRiffRumble 23. A major component of the first prize is a Codella Stormchaser Guitar. I had not heard of Codella Guitars so I visited their website. I’m glad I did. If you read on, I believe you’ll be glad too.

Codella Guitars is a new company that is producing guitars based on a combination of the founder’s 40 year history of guitar playing/knowledge and a keen interest in using innovation on an instrument that has not changed a great deal since its inception. Bold move.

So far I like where it’s heading. Check out some of the cool features the first Codella Guitars models will include.

  • Magnetic rear access panel (no more unscrewing the access panel to get to the guitar’s guts).
  • Truss rod adjustment through the neck mounting plate—without removing the plate!
  • LSR Roller nut (very cool looking)
  • Flush mounted scratchplate (you need to check out the pictures)
  • Grover quick release strap locks
  • Sperzel stagged locking tuners

Cool huh!? Those first two points are seriously impressive in my opinion.

Not only do these guitars have some pretty impressive features in/on them, I think they look cool and unique. Unique is something that continues to be a challenge these days. I think Codella Guitars has done well. I look forward to watching them grow over time.

One can only hope.

Disclaimer: I’ve not played this guitar. I have not experienced the sound or feel of this guitar. That doesn’t matter. It looks awesome, it’s obviously played by winners and I want one.

Codella Guitars
Codella Guitars
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