Uber-custom industrial M-tone Counterpunch has a hand-formed aluminum top over an Alder body. Hidden inside the depths of this machine are a Coldcraft Fiesta Fuzz and and Apple Butter Auto Wah controlled by a Shadow kill pot. Every surface is meticulously hand worked and custom features abound, including the pickup covers, the 12th fret marker, the metal headstock veneer and the leaking oil paint job on the back. Of course it has a killer neck and the smoothest frets you’ve ever played. Sounds? Yup, it’s got a ton, and they’re all good.
This Counterpunch screams, it cries, it’s dirty, it’s clean, it’s as comfortable as a pair of old jeans and it’s for sale right here on the website. Seriously awesome oiled Goncalo Alves neck Lollar P90s and all the cool custom hand worked details you’ve come to expect from an M-tone.
Everything you’ve come to expect from an M-tone guitar is now available in this much-loved iconic shape. This classic single-cut first saw the light of day in 1949. As a tribute to that era of unprecedented invention, I’m making a limited run of 49 of these awesome instruments.
Each numbered and signed guitar includes a hand carved bird’s eye maple neck with a gorgeous rosewood fingerboard. The swamp ash bodies each have an original, one-of-a-kind finish design. The thin, tone transparent, deep grain velvet finish feels and looks super sexy while letting the tone of the wood shine through. As always, every M-tone is an individual creation and no two guitars are alike. Check out more TKO pictures and details.
These two are available at Rebel Guitars
Here it is: the totally custom M-tone Boki Bass. Stereo, 22 frets, bird’s eye maple and Macassar ebony neck, super light one piece swamp ash body and a freakin’ cool paint job if I say so myself! Hipshot hardware and Lollar pickups. Huge sound and big sustain with great note separation. You can play big chords on this baby and hear every note. We like it.
Brand new M-tone Counterpunch headed to Rebel Guitars this week. Alder body, maple neck, Macassar ebony board. Cream paisley over old VW blue. Lollar Firebirds and a steel pickguard. It’s a fire breather.
This Counterpunch is available at Rebel Guitars. Light paisley etching on the steel pickguard, Lollar Imperials, alder body, maple neck and yes, it sounds as good as it looks (up to you to figure out where to buy a matching dinner jacket).
New space themed custom Counterpunch Thinline has meteorite-embedded knobs, night sky sparkle finish inside and out, comet trail sound hole, and glow in the dark side markers and an awesome vibe. Alder body, maple top, Seymour Duncan limited edition nickel Humbucker from Hell, Pau Ferro neck, Hipshot tuners, hammered aluminum guard and flat wound strings. It’s super light and really resonant. It was a tough one to send off to its rightful owner – I miss it already.
Gearphoria is a quarterly e-magazine focused on builders and end-users of small shop/boutique pedals, amps and guitars. The Winter 2013 issue focuses on Portland, Oregon’s boutique musical instrument makers, including M-tone. Check it out!
A beautiful new M-tone Counterpunch heading to Rebel Guitars. One-piece quilt maple top over a Honduran mahogany body with a flame Goncalo Alves neck. Lollar Imperials and a steel pickguard. Yes, it sounds killer.