James Tyler Studio Elite 1987 - Malibu Beach Shmear 35th Anniversary Model - Pre-Order

Now: $8,390.00
(You save )

Expected release date is 1st May 2024


James Tyler is known in the guitar world for making some of the best S type electric guitars around. In 1987 James Tyler created the Studio Elite. It quickly became a favorite amoung touring and session players. 1987 is when Tyler's iconic headstock first showed up on a guitar and it's the year Tyler went full time into building.

Tyler is a pioneer in the guitar industry, pushing the boundaries and making some of the best guitars on the planet. To celebrate that pivotal year, they've created the Studio Elite 1987. This guitar captures the spirit of California and is packed with tones that harken back to the early James Tyler guitars which some modern ehancements.

We're excited to be getting the first one in the US! And it could be yours!

Sample pictures provided by James Tyler Guitars. Officialy model will include Bridge/Neck On button next to the 5 way blade, allowing you to have all 3 pickups on at once, a crucial element of the Tyler tone.

S/N and finish will vary.


Model - Studio Elite 1987
Body Wood - Mamywo
Finish Color - Malibu Beach Shmear
Pickguard - White Pearl
Neck Wood - Quartersawn Maple
Fingerboard Wood - Indian Rosewood
Neck Finish - Satin
Headstock Finish - Faux Matching
Scale Length - 25.5"
Neck Shape - Standard 59
Frets - Wide/Tall
Inlays - Gold Mother of Pearl
Hardware Color - Gold
Tuners - HIpshot locking with Pearl Buttons
Bridge: - G2TS
Neck Pickup - HCS-Stingray 500 Noisless
Middle Pickup - HCS-Stingray 500 Noisless
Bridge Pickup - California Special
Knobs - Volume, Midboost Preamp
Switching - 5 way with
Extra Controls - Lead/Rhythm Circuit, Series/Parallel Switch, Preamp Bypass, Neck/Bridge On Button
Strings - 10-46
Other Features - 1987 12th Fret Inlay
Case - Hardshell Case
Condition - New

Additional Details


Related Products