IN STOCK! Brand New Guitar with Factory Warranty. We are a Friedman Authorized Dealer.
- Guitar Arrived: 3/26/2021
- Serial Number: 0321-2040
- Weights: 7.6 Lb
Friedman Cali Guitar
From Friedman Website:
- Alder Body
- Maple Neck
- Maple Fingerboard
- Vintage White over Metallic Purple
- Classic Hum Neck
- Classic Plus Hum Bridge
- Nickel Hardware
- Painted Matching Headstock
- Heavy Aged
- Case Included
CALI • Spirit of San Dimas
• Vintage Feel - Modern playability
• Classic Hot Rod DesignPremium body woods -
Dave chose genuine Alder and Ash as the body woods of choice for their classic tonal character. Each piece of wood is hand-selected by Grover Jackson himself. In the last round of building 25 guitars, over 500 wood planks were inspected by Grover - 475 did not make the cut. Grain pattern and lightweight are benchmarks for every CALI.Necks -
Select eastern hard maple with your choice of Indian Rosewood, Maple, Birdseye Maple, Ebony and Pau Ferro fingerboard is available.Frets –
Jescar FW57110 nickel silver fret wire is used on CALI guitars.Compound Radius -
Grover Jackson invented the compound radius fingerboard (CRF) 35 years ago. The fingerboard geometry is based on a conical shape rather than cylindrical. The significance is tangible and substantial – a 10”-14” compound radius fingerboard allows for maximum playability with no chance of your strings fretting out when bending. The compound radius is time-consuming and laborious to get exactly right, yet worth-it – and featured on every Friedman CALI.Tight Pocket and Exclusive Zero-Shift Neck Pins -
Neck shifting results in incorrect string alignment and is a challenge for many guitars. A tight neck pocket helps, but in-and-of-itself does not eliminate the problem. CALI guitars raise the bar with the exclusive Zero-Shift Neck Pin design; whereby, two military-grade precision steel dowel pins align the body and neck, eliminating shift altogether. The tonal benefit of this connection is a virtual fusion of the body and neck whereby the transference of vibration is maximized.Tuners and Bridge –
The CALI utilizes modern locking tuners and features a German Floyd Rose locking tremolo system.Plek –
Very few boutique builders and many of the giants do not use a PLEK. This German-made device provides the ultimate in fretboard analysis,fret -
leveling and overall setup, and ensures maximum modern playability of all Friedman guitars.Aged Nitrocellulose Finish -
Grover Jackson is one of the few guitar manufacturers in Southern California permitted to spray nitrocellulose lacquer. Friedman guitars wear a thin nitro finish allowing the wood to breathe.Custom Friedman Pickups –
In addition to the Friedman Classic pickup line. The Friedman Classic Single pickups were designed to produce that well-known vintage single coil chime with the ability to cut through the mix. This is combined with Classic+ Humbucker in the bridge position to provide every player with a full tonal palette.
• The Friedman Classic Humbucker is a 'tip-of-the-hat' to the legendary PAF Humbucker... smooth and sweet.
• The "+" in the Friedman Classic+ Humbucker signifies that it has more windings and is hotter than the Classic Humbucker. This gives the pickup a slightly crunchier tone in higher gain environments. This pickup is used in the bridge position of the CALI.Case included –
All Friedman guitars come in a custom G&G case.Certificate of Authenticity -
Dave Friedman and Grover Jackson carefully inspect each guitar prior to shipping. A serial numbered Certificate of Authenticity signed by both Dave and Grover is included.