Fret King : Left Handed Guitars 2010

Brought to you by the same company that produces the superb budget Vintage Guitars range, Fret King build some excellent mid-range left handed guitars which are designed by industry expert Trevor Wilkinson.  The Fret King design ethic is to take recognised designs and bring them firmly into the 21st century through using modern design techniques and innovations.

At present Fret King only have a small selection of left handed guitars to choose from but hopefully we’ll see some more models introduced in the near future.  If you like some of the other guitars on the Fret King website, let them know of your interest and i’m sure they’ll take it on board.  Your email should go something along the lines of ‘Dear Fret King, please, please, please make the Supermatic in a left handed option!’ 😉

Fret King Blue Label Esprit 3 Left Handed Guitar

Instantly recognisable, yet radical, yet so familiar, the Fret-King Esprit 3 is rooted in tradition but adds flair and innovation, offering a level of versatility which belies its looks.

With set-neck construction, mating three-piece mahogany bodies with 4” centre sections to one-piece mahogany necks, the Esprit 3 is a solid platform to build your tone on.

The distinctive reversed six-a-side in-line peghead, asymmetric body, stepped front and signature pick guard all add up to a real statement of style with attitude.

Three P90’s, a 5-way selector switch and master volume and tone give the Esprit 3 a huge range of sounds, some very familiar, some a surprise, all exceptionally useable.

Unconventional possibly, but a strong statement of individuality – definitely!

Fret King Esprit 3 Left Handed Guitar Lefty

Fret King Blue Label Esprit 5 Left Handed Guitar

Radical, instantly recognisable, and so familiar, the Fret-King Esprit 5 is rooted in tradition but adds flair and innovation offering a level of versatility which belies its looks.

Using set-neck construction mating three-piece mahogany bodies with 4” centre sections to one- piece mahogany necks, the Esprit 5 is a solid platform to build on.

The distinctive reversed six-a-side in-line peghead, asymmetric body, stepped front and signature pick guard all add up to a real statement of style with attitude.

Esprit 5 has substance as well as style. Loaded with Fret-King PAF’s wound to a very authentic, original recipe, it produces that sought after ‘Holy Grail’ tone and is part of the soul of this guitar.

Fret King Esprit 5 Left Handed Guitar Lefty

Fret King Blue Label Eclat 2 Left Handed Guitar

The Fret-King Eclat 2 features the classic format for this style of set-neck construction. With a two-piece flat front centre-jointed mahogany body and one-piece mahogany neck with rosewood fingerboard, this guitar additionally features a unique forearm chamfer, rear comfort scoop and enhanced upper fret access.

Fitted with the Wilkinson intonatable GTB200 combined bridge/tailpiece and custom designed Fret-King P90’s, the Eclat 2 delivers instantly useable tone in bucket loads.

Controlled by a traditional 3-way toggle switch, master volume and master tone control, the Fret-King Eclat 2 offers a delicious blend of versatility and simplicity.

Fret King Eclat 2 Left Handed Guitar Lefty

Fret King Website

The Fret King website gets the job done, and most importantly it has a separate page showing which guitars are available in a left handed configuration – excellent work!

If you are looking for a mid-range retro-styled guitar with modern design innovations then Fret King could be the ideal brand for you.

For more information:
Fret King Guitars Website

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