Hackl Custom Guitar #111104
DESCRIPTION This unique bass was designed and built for Gene Martinez from the band Native Daughters. BUILD & MATERIALS Body: Mahogany Neck: Maple Fretboard and Headcap: Ebony Gotoh Tuners Handcut and inlayed pearl “Hackl” on Headcap and “OOF” at 12th fret Handmade mahogany truss rod cover with the word “Fiver” wood burned into it. Bone Nut 22 jumbo frets Fretboard at 12″ Radius Lacquer finish 2 Basslines SMB-5d pickups Basslines STC-3 preamp Babicz bridge Handmade pearloid pickguard Chrome with pearl top knobs
Hackl Custom Guitar #061211
DESCRIPTION Reverse Body. Mean and gritty sounding. I love this guitar. BUILD & MATERIALS Body: Alder Neck: Maple Fretboard and Headcap: Ebony Planet Wave tuners Handcut and inlayed pearl “Hackl” on Headcap Bone Nut 24 jumbo frets Fretboard at 12″ Radius Paint with Lacquer finish Fender atomic pickup at the neck Bare Knuckle “Miracle Man” pickup at the brigde Stacked volume/tone controls for each pickup 3-way toggle switch On/Off two-way toggle coil tap for single coil pickups Schaller roller bridge
HACKL CUSTOM GUITAR #081103
DESCRIPTION An unique take on a classic design. BUILD & MATERIALS Body: Alder Top: Maple with white/black/white pin stripes Binding: White plastic Neck and Fretboard: Maple Heapcap: Ebony Gotoh Tuners Seymour Duncan Basslines SRB-1 4000 series. Tung Oil Finish Handcut “Hackl” pearl inlay
Hackl Custom Guitar #101010
DESCRIPTION A great zebrawood top on this guitar! BUILD & MATERIALS Top and Headcap: Zebrawood Body: Ash Neck: Maple Fretboard: Ebony at 12″ radius Grover tuners Bone nut Pre cut diamond inlays and hand cut “Hackl” : Pearl Black plastic binding Tung oil finish Chrome EMG 85 in the neck and EMG 81 in the bridge Schaller roller bridge
Hackl Custom Guitar #101010
DESCRIPTION This unique bass was designed and built for Eric Fuller. He currently plays in the bands Cannons and To Be Eaten. BUILD & MATERIALS Body: Ash Neck: Maple Fretboard and Headcap: Rosewood Hipshot Tuners Handcut and inlayed pearl “Hackl” on Headcap Handmade maple truss rod cover with the word “Bear” wood burned into it. Bone Nut 22 jumbo frets Fretboard at 12″ Radius Neck finished with tung oil Body finished with lacquer Bartolini MMX humbucker pickup Bartolini NTMB 2.5 preamp with volume (push/pull to switch from active to passive), Mid(with push/pull frequency selector), bass, and treble. Schaller roller bridge Grover strap locks.
Hackl Custom Guitar #071009
DESCRIPTION This guitar was used on TREES album "When The Three Beggars Arrive" with a two channel Mesa Boogie Dual Rectifier and a Marshall JCM 2000 which you can listen to by clicking here. Notable features in this guitar are the Fernandes Sustainer and the kill switch. You can see briefly how they work by clicking here. BUILD & MATERIALS Body: Ash Top, Neck, and Head Cap: Maple Fret Board: Ebony with white plastic binding Grover Tuners Bone Nut Pre Cut rectangle inlays and hand cut "Hackl": Pearl Chrome pickup rings, Schaller roller bridge, tail piece, volume and tone knobs Fernades Sustainer in the neck Seymour Duncan Invader in the bridge Push button kill switch Two mini switches-One to turn the sustainer on/off and the other to turn the harmonic pitch on/off 3-Way switch Volume and tone pots. In the back there is a battery box to hold a 9 volt battery. Lacquer finish done by Jonas at Jonas Guitars
Hackl Custom Bass #041001
DESCRIPTION The very first Hackl bass! This bass was used on TREES album “When The Three Beggars Arrive” which you can listen to by clicking here. BUILD & MATERIALS Body: Ash Neck: Maple Fret board: Ebony with white plastic binding Headcap: Ebony Gotoh Tuners Bone Nut Pearl Inlay: Hand cut “Hackl” and pre cut squares Stain black and tung oil finish Jumbo Frets Seymour Duncan Bass lines SMB4a Pickup STC-3M4 Tone circuit board. Schaller roller bridge. Custom made “Shark” truss rod cover.
Hackl Custom Guitar #031008
DESCRIPTION This is a very unique mix of walnut burl and black and white ebony. It belongs to Cameron Kyle who had been lending a hand in my shop since December 2009. He did a great job picking out cool materials and helping me put this guitar together. BUILD & MATERIALS Body and Neck: Mahogany Top: Walnut burl Headcap and Fret Board: Black and white ebony Pearl inlay: Hand cut “Hackl” and “C” Sperzel locking tuners. Pickups: Seymour Duncan Jazz in the neck, Seymour Duncan JB in the bridge. Electronics: 2 double stacked volume and tone pots, 2 coil tap mini switches, 3 way switch. Control cavity cover: Walnut burl glued to aluminum held on by magnets. Schaller strap locks.
Hackl Custom Guitar #011006
DESCRIPTION This was a surprise wedding present with the wedding date inlayed on the 12th fret. BUILD & MATERIALS Body: Alder Neck: Maple Fretboard and Headcap: Ebony Grover Tuners Seymour Duncan Invader pickup Schaller Roller Bridge Schaller Strap Locks Pearl: Hand cut/inlayed “Hackl” and “01 16 10” Black stain with tung oil finish.
Hackl Custom Guitar #011006
DESCRIPTION Ryan Skeels is the lucky owner of this beautiful 7-string guitar. BUILD & MATERIALS Body and neck: Mahogany Headcap: Flame Maple Truss Rod Cover: Zebrawood Fretboard: Bocote Top: Zebrawood and Maple Gotoh Tuners Black pearl hand cut “Hackl” inlay 24 Frets Black Binding on fretboard and body EMG 707 active pickup
HACKL CUSTOM GUITAR #FEST8
DESCRIPTION This guitar was made for the No Idea Records annual fest in Gainesville, FL. BUILD & MATERIALS Body: Alder Top: Ziracote Neck: Quilted Maple Fret boad: Ebony Headcap: Ebony Pearl Inlay: Hand cut No Idea Records “Stressface”, Hackl, and Fest 8 at the 12th fret 22 Frets with wide fret wire Seymour Duncan JB pickup One Volume Knob Grover Tuners Schaller strap locks/buttons Stained brown back, sides, and neck. Tung oil finish. INFO In August of 2009 we held a benefit show with Only Thunder, Espirit De Corps, The Great Panic, and The Archive at 3 Kings Tavern in Denver. $800 dollars was raised and went to the Harvest Of Hope Foundation which helps migrant farm workers with medical supplies, food, education, and shelter. $200 went towards materials to build this guitar. The remainder of the material cost came out of my own pocket. The guitar was raffled off at the fest on halloween weekend 2009 and we raised another $600 dollars. The winner was Sean Morris from San Francisco.
HACKL CUSTOM GUITAR #050904
BUILD & MATERIALS Body and neck: Mahogany Fretboard and headcap: Ebony Fretboard radius at 12″ and 16″ Pearl inlay: Handcut “Hackl”, pearl with chrome bound dots, pre-cut/hand fitted strips of pearl. All hand inlayed. 24 frets with jumbo fret wire Pearloid binding on body and fretboard 2 Volume knobs, 2 tone knobs, 3-way switch Chrome knobs with pearl caps Grover chrome tuners Hot-Rod two-way truss rod. Chrome pickup rings Schaller chrome roller bridge Chrome tail piece Seymour Duncan white Invader humbucker at the bridge Seymour Duncan Phat Cat at the neck. The Phat Cat is a single coil in a humbucker size. Similar sound to a P-90. Handmade pearloid pickguard, truss rod cover, and electronics cover. Stained black on back sides and neck. Sunburst stain on top. Sealed with tung oil.
HACKL CUSTOM GUITAR #120802
DESCRIPTION This is the first acoustic guitar that I built. This guitar features Myrtle back and sides, spruce on the top, and a mahogany neck. BUILD & MATERIALS Back and sides: Myrtle Top: Spruce Rosette: Sycamore/B/W/B strips Neck: Mahogany Fret board, bridge and headcap: Ebony 20 frets with medium fret wire Abalone inlay: Diamonds Maple B/W/B binding Under the saddle pickup
Hackl Custom Guitar #010903
This guitar was built for Mikie from the band The Revenge. The body and neck are both made from mahogany wood. The neck also features a pearl inlay on an ebony fretboard.
BUILD & MATERIALS
Body and neck: Mahogany Top: Ziracote Fret board: Ebony Headcap: Ziracote Pearl inlay: Diamonds, hand cut pentagram, hand cut “Hackl” 24 frets with medium tall fret wire White plastic binding 1 volume knob, 1 tone knob Bridge, tailpiece, tuners: Gotoh cosmo black Seymour Duncan Invader pickup Plastic fetus with red eyes incased with plexi-glass. Behind the fetus are 3 small led lights that run off a 9 volt battery. When you plug the cable into the output jack, the lights turn on lighting up the fetus. Nitrocellulose lacquer finish with small black burst on the top and black on the back, sides and neck.
Hackl Custom Guitar #100801
This guitar was the very first one I finished. It features mahogany, sycamore and rosewood with all natural nitrocellulose lacquer finish.
BUILD & MATERIALS
Body and neck: Mahogany Top: Sycamore Fret board and head cap: Rosewood Pearl inlay: Dots, and hand cut “Hackl” 24 frets with jumbo fret wire Bridge, tailpiece, tuners: Gotoh cosmo black 1 volume knob, 1 tone knob, and a 3-way switch. Neck and bridge pickup: Seymour Duncan Invaders All natural nitrocellulose lacquer finish