Introducing the Xotic California Classic® XTC Series

Combining vibrant vintage tone and appearance with premium appointments, the Xotic California Classic® XTC series is a made in USA, vintage inspired guitar that unites the modern player with a time tested classic.



“The goal isn’t to reinvent the wheel but redefine a legendary guitar by making modern adjustments with custom specs that improve playability and tone.”
~Andy Hicks, Xotic Master Luthier

Australia, Canada, China, Germany, Hong Kong, Israel, Italy, Japan, Norway, Philippines, South Korea, Taiwan, Turkey and UK users, please contact our exclusive Xotic Guitar Dealers for all XTC inquiries.

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The Xotic California Classic® XTC series + Luke McQueary, Michael Britt and Jack Ruch in Nashville


This series features premium ash or weight relieved alder bodies that come with a nitrocellulose finish and is available in light, medium, heavy and super heavy aging options.

Premium Ash Body

Our premium ash bodies are hand selected for the best grain and acoustic properties.

Weight Relieved Alder Body

Alder bodies are weight relieved for a light, natural feel and resonant tone.


The roasted flame maple necks are heated to perfection. All XTC guitars come fitted with an ultra stable roasted flame maple necks with stunning 5A and Master grade options available.

Necks are coated with a natural oil finish for smooth, unhindered playability. Maple and Rosewood fingerboard options are available as well as a 9.5” or 12” radius option.


Thin nitro finish and available in light, medium, heavy and super heavy aging options. The aging process includes authentic checking patterns and wear marks for a naturally worn in appearance.

  • Standard Finishes:
  • Butterscotch
  • 2 Tone Burst
  • 3 Tone Burst
  • Black
  • Olympic White
  • White Blonde
  • Fiesta Red
  • Dakota Red
  • Sea Foam Green
  • Surf Green
  • Sonic Blue
  • Premium Finishes:
  • Vintage White
  • Shell Pink
  • Burgundy Mist
  • Lake Placid Blue
  • Desert Sand
  • Shoreline Gold
  • Candy Apple Green
  • Candy Apple Red
  • Metallic Purple


The XTC series combines classic looks with top-end hardware for the modern player.

Vintage Locking Tuners

Improve tuning stability, Quicker string change

Custom Xotic bridge

with brass saddles for better intonation and tone.

Raw Vintage USA Handwound Pickups

Raw Vintage TE Dual Single Coils Set

  • Body Wood: Ash or Alder option
  • Aging: Light, Medium, Heavy, or Super Heavy option
  • Neck: Roasted Flame Maple with 5A and Master Grade option
  • Fingerboard: Roasted Flame Maple or Indian Rosewood option
  • Fingerboard Radius: 9.5” or 12”
  • Neck shape: Modern C
  • Neck Thickness at 1st fret: .825”(±.0050)
  • Neck Thickness at 12th fret: .925”(±.0050)
  • Nut Space: 1.66” (1-21/32”) 42.2mm
  • Frets: Jescar Tall-Narrow, Medium Jumbo, Jumbo option
  • Tuners: Gotoh Locking Vintage
  • Bridge: Xotic Custom Bridge
  • Saddles: Raw Vintage Brass Saddles
  • Pickups: Raw Vintage RV-TE SET
  • Controls: 1 Volume, 1 Tone
  • Switch: 3-way switch