Description

One of the coolest things about Dennis Fano's Novo guitars is that they all share one body shape, but within that shape's framework Dennis and his Nashville-based crew are able to produce a stunning amount of variety. Each guitar has a different combo of pickups, finish, relic level...The key elements that unite them all is feel, tone, playability, and build quality. Dennis has built a stellar reputation in the boutique world for a reason - these are killer guitars, period. 

As we've mentioned before, these guitars are so incredibly comfortable to play. The neck....we could go on about this aspect of the guitar for paragraphs. Suffice it to say, it feels perfectly aged, rounded, shaped, with immaculate fret work. It's a highlight on all Novo guitars in truth. The carve leans towards the early 60s in terms of girth and shape, though this carve is Novo's "Chunky C" which is a touch larger than other Novo's we've had. 

Equipped with a Fralin T bridge pickup & a P45 neck pickup - plus a 4-way switch - this Serus T sounds exactly like you'd think - which is to say, like a great, versatile Tele with a more useable neck pickup. Enough bite to know you're playing a classic Tele, but not overly so or ice-picky. We're huge fans of Fralin pickups and are glad to see Dennis and crew are as well. Classic tones, 'nuff said.

Condition: Like new.

Looking past the excellent build quality, playability, and tones...there's something simple, joyous, and just plain fun about playing this guitar. You get the impression that the Novo team has a blast making these guitars - you can just feel it when you sit down with one. Before you know it, an hour has passed, your finger tips are sore, your ears are ringing...and you're grinning ear to ear. But that's the whole point, no? Priced with a deluxe Mono gig bag.

Specs

  • Tempered pine body
  • Tempered maple neck
  • East Indian Rosewood fingerboard
  • Chunky C carve - .860" @ 1st and .950" @ 12th
  • 9.5" radius
  • 25.5" scale length
  • 1.65" nut width, unbleached bone nut
  • Jescar 6125 frets, 21 total
  • Clay dots
  • Gotoh bridge w/compensated saddles
  • Kluson tuners
  • 4-way switch, V, T controls
  • Fralin Tele (bridge), Fralin P45 (neck)
  • 4-ply parchment pickguard 
  • 10-46 strings 
  • Mono deluxe gig bag/hybrid case
  • SN 19051

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