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Here you will find the standard features and pricing of our instruments as well as available customisation options. The Standard can be just a starting point so please don't feel limited to any of the specifications, we are here to build the instrument you want. Also unlike a majority of luthiers, I'm happy to offer the option of building a 100% custom guitar to your exact designs (rather than just offering a model range) making the guitar of your dreams come true!

Standard features overview

Any shape from our model range

6 string guitar (4 if bass )

Your chosen scale length

1 or 2 piece body (no top) of Ash, Mahogany, Poplar or Alder,

Bolt on construction

Non laminated Maple or Ash neck

Double Action Truss Rod

Rosewood, Maple or Ebony fingerboard

Front and side dot inlays

Fret choice of 0 (fretless) to 24,

Gotoh bridge and tuners in Black, Chrome, or Gold

Choice of between 1-2 humbuckers or 1-3 single coil Kent Armstrong pickups

Passive electronics: CTS pots, Orange drop Capacitors and Switchcraft jack

Natural. Opaque or Translucent Coloured Finish

Dunlop straplocks

Leather strap

Hard case

Price £1295

The Echo Bass - A good representation of the “Standard”

Popular Customisation Options

Below is a small list of popular extra options with rough guide prices. Add the chosen option price/prices to the £1295 standard price.


Figured top -  £50 plus the price of your chosen top                                                          

Figured top and back - £100 plus price of the top and back

Set Neck  - £100

Neck Through  - £125

Laminated neck (3 piece) £100

Graphite reinforced neck £80

Bound neck £75

Pickup upgrade (EMG/Seymour Duncan/Dimarzio) - £100

Official Floyd Rose (6 string Special model)  - £250

Active Bass Preamp - £50 plus cost of the Preamp

7 string Guitar -  £100

8 string Guitar - £350 (includes 3 pc laminate neck and pickup upgrade)

5 string Bass - £125

6 string Bass - £250 (includes 3 pc laminate neck)

Fingerboard side position lights - £200

Multi scale (fanned frets) - £250-£350 dependant on string number

Custom Inlay - Price dependant on design, contact with your specs

If you fancy something not on the above list please don’t hesitate to get in contact for a quote, we are open to almost anything!

The Archon has a beautiful Wych Elm top

An example of our illuminated LED position markers


All instruments require a deposit of 50% at the time of commissioning. Most of this is used straight away to buy hardware, wood and electronics. Because of this the initial payment is non refundable.

On completion, the remaining 50% can either be paid on collection, or paid before the instrument is sent out for shipping by a cheque or bank transfer. We can also accept payments by Paypal, however Paypal payments will carry an additional charge of 5% due to the fee that Paypal charge. This second payment is also non refundable as this payment is for our time which we cannot be refunded for either! If however in the unlikely event that something is not right, we will do our very best to rectify the problem.

Contact info@mantoncustoms.co.uk

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