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Xotic CaliforniaREDEFINES A LEGEND

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.

WE DIDN’T REINVENT THE WHEEL …
WE ONLY IMPROVED IT.

“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

CUSTOM ORDER

Please note that we do not take individual orders from Australia, Canada, China, Germany, Hong Kong, Israel, Italy, Japan, Norway, Philippines, South Korea, Sweden, Taiwan, Turkey and UK users. Please contact our exclusive Xotic Guitar Dealers list here Xotic Guitar Dealers.

CHECK OUT THE XTC

Nashville guitarists Luke McQueary, Jack Ruch and Michael Britt play the Xotic California Classic® XTC

CONFIGURATIONS

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.

Period Specific Contours

Premium Ash Body

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

Weight Relieved Alder Body

Weight Relieved Alder Body

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

NECK

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.

FINISH AND WEAR

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

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Premium Finishes

Vintage White, Shell Pink, Burgundy Mist, Lake Placid Blue, Desert Sand, Shoreline Gold, Candy Apple Green, Candy Apple Red, Metallic Purple

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HARDWARE

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 Pickups

Handwound Raw Vintage TE Single Coils

Body Wood:

Ash or Alder option

Aging:

NOS, 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

Tuner:

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