Hand-crafted with the finest Quilt Maple, Ebony, Redwood or Walnut the GTO is built for tone and playability.

A matched 2 piece Honduras hollowed mahogany body and a hand carved top with unique “F” hole combined with a carefully hand-set mortise and tenon neck joint all bringing superior tone and sustain.

Double pickup, splitting the Bridge off the Tone Push-Push Pot and the Neck off the Volume Push-Push Pot and Jensen Cap for superb tone control. Fitted with a 5 Way Rotary as Standard with inlayed Mother of Pearl Dots gives superb versatility, 13 different tones all combined including Out of Phase & Outer Coils.

A choice of Bare Knuckles, Stormy Mondays, Mules, Black Dogs.

Available Left or Right Handed

All orders take between 8 & 10 weeks to complete once the wood has been chosen, please get in touch if you need any assistance in configuring your own “GTO



Redwood or Ebony book matched top
Mahogany body and neck with matched/Maple Stringer
matched wood/Maple Binding
17 degree headstock angle
matched wood peghead veneer with Maple Wave
Ebony or Rosewood fingerboard with Maple Wave
Mortise and tenon neck joint w/contoured heel
Gloss Finish


* “C” neck shape
12” Fretboard radius
43mm Nut width
24 3/4” Scale length
** 22 Frets
Mother of pearl 4mm dot fingerboard inlays
Fully adjustable truss rod
Custom James Collins Hiscox hardshell case

* “C” neck shape: Thin, Medium or Heavy
** Fretwire: Gold or Standard Fretwire


* Hardware
** Bareknuckle Pickups
CTS 500K Push-Push Pots
Jenson Capacitor 0.022 pu
5 Way Rotary
Bone Nut
Nashville TuneOMatic Bridge
Gotoh Stop-tail piece
Grover Keystone 18-1 machine heads
Recessed Volume & Tone Dome Knobs

* Hardware: Nickel, Gold or Black
** Pickups: Mule or Black Dog




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“C” neck shape



Bareknuckle Pickups

James Collins Guitars – GTO

Electric guitars hand built in the United Kingdom