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The Mesa

The Mesa is a wide body guitar with unique style. Like the Dekko and the Imp, the Mesa is available only from O'Dell Guitars. This 25.5 inch scale guitar comes  with either a set neck, or a bolton. It is available in several trim levels:

The Mesa Archtop Deluxe is reminiscent of vintage archtops, but with a style all its own. A true archtop, it has both a carved top and back, and comes standard with a set neck. Configured as either a hard tail or with a trem, it is configurable with several pickup options.

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The Mesa Aire Deluxe  offers a flat top, semi-hollow body with f-holes.  Both set neck and bolton options are available. Standard configuration includes custom, high quality pickups, master tone/volume knobs, a 3 way switch. It can be configured  with push/pull split or phase  pots depending upon the pickup choices used. 

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The Mesa  offers the Mesa shape in a solid body or chambered body version. Both set neck and bolton options are available. Standard configuration includes custom, high quality pickups,  4 volume/tone knobs, and  3 way switch. It can be configured  with push/pull split or phase  pots depending upon the pickup choices used. 

 

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Custom colors, relic  and sparkle finishes are available as appropriate based on the model.

A​s with all O'Dell guitars , the neck features elements that prompt players to say they "play like butter."

  • Super smooth oiled, gloss or rubbed satin Sapele, Shedua or Maple neck

  • 2-way trussrod with 2 parallel carbon fiber reinforcement rods

  • 12 degree fretboard radius with Jumbo  or Super Jumbo frets 

  • Wenge  fretboard standard (a superior fretboard wood)  with Katalox and other species available as an option

  • Sealed Gotoh nickel tuners and hardware standard

  • CTS pots,  Mojotone or Switchcraft switches and jacks standard

  • Hand-cut and fitted bone nut

  •  Custom wound pickups​ options

 

All O'Dell guitars come with a superior setup and accurate intonation. These guitars will play without buzzing  at extremely low actions.