Similar to Magneto Sonnet?

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    Eric Gales also plays a Knaggs Severn sometimes. Might be worth a look - main difference is that it’s a set neck design though. But an outstanding guitar, highly configurable at point of ordering and top level luthiery.
     
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    I've tried a few Magneto guitars and they really are up there with the best of them.

    Cheers,

    Mats N
     
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    Sort of has a Fender Lead vibe to it! Dig the whole package.
     
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    These look great as well... Thanks! One thing I do like about the Magneto is that the price point is a little lower on them than some other small luthier guitars.
     
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    Any US luthiers making similar guitars?
     
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    They are made in the Deviser factory, same company that makes Bacchus and other brands etc... so there is something of an economy of scale happening there I guess, but there still is a lot of attention to detail and excellent finish work. As I understand it the Magneto stuff is the top-top tier of what Deviser does, similar to their Bacchus "Handmade" in that no CNC machines are used at any point in the process and it's all top-shelf materials. I used to have a Magneto Velvet, it was a very, very well-made instrument. Ironically, sold it to fund a Knaggs Honga. :D
     
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    What similarities are you looking for? Just a different aesthetic?
    EBMM Cutlass?
    K-Line Del Mar?
    Swope Geronimo?
     
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    Great question...
    Looking for Strat style guitars that have a more unique aesthetic and some pickup options such as ssh in the price range of <3k
     
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    Does it have to have a trem?

    The Hahn 112 would be another interesting idea if the answer to that is “no.”
     
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    No trem needed! Thanks for the rec
     
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