Up for your consideration is one of my favorite instruments - this custom shop is very warm, woody, responsive and loud. I have played it next to several authentic series 18s and it will keep up in every department!

I am the second owner - has had a neck reset done by Stringed Instrument Division in Missoula Montana. He did a very clean job - you can hardly tell it had one done! 

Tuners replaced with Waverlys and the bridge was slotted. There is a very small nick in the bridge by a couple of the pin holes.

Overall shape is great - some light pick swirling in the finish, but no cracks or chips etc.


Custom Shop 18-style
VTS Sitka top
Gorgeous Quilted Mahogany body and sides
Forward shifted scalloped x bracing
Maple binding
Matching Mahogany Faceplate on the headstock
Mahogany neck
Ebony fretboard ebony bridge
K&K Mini professionally installed
1 3/4" nut
2 5/32" string spacing
Mod low oval/PA neck

I have the spec sheet if you want to see everything :-)

Please let me know if you have any questions - not looking for any trades unless you have a J-45 vintage.


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Listed2 months ago
ConditionVery Good (Used)
Very Good items may show a few slight marks or scratches but are fully functional and in overall great shape.learn more
  • Custom Shop D-18
  • 2019
Made In
  • United States

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Dean's Gear Locker

Kalispell, MT, United States
Joined Reverb:2015

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