The Spartan" and comes from Deadlight Designs who are an online custom guitar workshop based in Croydon, Surrey, UK.
Naturally I am reminded of the Alvarez Dana Scoop which also had a big bite taken out of the body right beneath the strings. Allegedly with the Alvarez guitar, the body design supposedly minimized unwanted harmonics; I wonder if that's the claim here with The Spartan too? I'm guessing on The Spartan that the rod connecting the lower extremities of the body carries the wiring for the neck pickup. I think it would be a tall order for it to travel around inside the body in the other direction!
G L Wilson
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