"I didn't want to make Telecasters or Stratocasters or Les Paul copies, I wanted to do my own thing. Because these are original shapes, I had the flexibility to do anything I wanted." -Saul Koll

Perhaps you're in the market for a twin humbucker, wraptail, set-neck guitar...but not a straight-up Gibson? You need something more lightweight, nimble, sleek....something more open sounding, maybe with a touch top-end and upper midrange? Too nerdy for you? How about a badass looking guitar that practically plays itself, won't kill your shoulder on a 2+ hour gig, and has a lot of tonal tricks up its sleeve? 

Featuring a solid, tempered, Butternut body w/a stunning flamed maple top, short scale, Schroeder wraptail, and Arcane Triple Clone humbuckers, this Duo Glide feels sleek and fast in-hand. Tonally this Duo has the output and oomph of a Les Paul, but is way more complex and open sounding. Tonally, Butternut is similar to Walnut, albeit a touch more mellow. Think of a cross between Alder's smokey midrange and Ash's snappy top end. It's a very cool tone that will certainly cover classic twin humbucker tones with ease, but, it'll also do so much more. It's hard to pin down, but imagine folding in some Fender-isms tonally to a Gibson's sonic fingerprint and you'll be close...

The medium C neck carve is incredibly comfortable. A slight taper creates a vintage feel, and the impeccable fretwork provides a deluxe, fast playing experience all the way up the neck. The setup is fantastic - nice medium-low action that rewards softer right hand work and like all Koll's, also allows you to really give it a beating if you're more of a rock player. Some guitars only want to go one direction or the other, but all the Koll's we've played really straddle the line and let the player decide how they want to approach it. No wonder Saul attracts such a diverse roster of pro players who use his instruments. 

Kolls have a very distinct, hand-made quality which we find to be warm, welcoming, and really musical. These guitars just pull you right in and inspire you to play. Highly recommended! Priced with a custom TKL hard case.


  • SERIAL NUMBER: 19611
  • DATE COMPLETED: 2/10/20
  • MODEL: 2020 Koll Duo Glide
  • FINISH: Faded burst nitro
  • BODY: Solid Butternut
  • TOP: Flamed Maple
  • NECK: Mahogany, medium C shape
  • HEADSTOCK: Glide shape, Macassar ebony veneer, Koll logo inlay
  • BINDING: Single ply on top and neck
  • FRETBOARD: Rosewood, 10" to 14" compound radius
  • FRETBOARD INLAYS: pearl thumbs
  • FRETS: Jescar .090 x .055 medium jumbo
  • NUT WIDTH: 1.687" hand-cut unbleached bone
  • TUNERS: Kluson keystones
  • SCALE: 24.75"
  • BRIDGE: Schroeder wrap
  • PICKUPS: Two Arcane Triple Clone humbuckers
  • CONTROLS: V-V-T, 3-way toggle
  • KNOBS: Koll custom, clear
  • PICKGUARD: Deco, white-black-white
  • WEIGHT: 6lbs 7oz
  • STRINGS: 10-46
  • CASE: TKL custom hardshell

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