Crop Circle
Recessed pickguard
T style guard
Base model with solid pink finish
Croc Circle
Recessed leather inserts with crocskin pattern
Oil finish
Black pine oil finish with Croc Circle design

Rodster ’52

The base model Rodster includes our signature hot rod look, precision crafted from perforated aluminum or custom embossed leather: recessed banding around the sides of the guitar, recessed¬†custom Red Rooster pickguard and control plate and bridge. ¬†Additional circular body inserts that we call Crop Circles or Croc Circles depending on the material. Base models finishes include solid non metallic colors or oil finish, with custom paint available. The rock maple neck features medium jumbo frets and 9.5″ radius.


  • Body: Lightweight Solid Pine
  • Scale Length: 25.5″
  • Neck Carve: V-C 0.88 – 0.95″
  • Nut Width: 1 11/16″
  • Fingerboard Radius: 9.5″
  • Fingerboard Wood: Maple or Rosewood
  • Frets: Medium Jumbo
  • Pickups: Jason Lollar
  • Pots: CTS 250K
  • Switch: CRL 3 way
  • Bridge Assembly: Joe Barden Egineering
  • Tuners: Kluson style vintage staggered
  • Strings: D’Addario XL115
  • Case: Gator ATA

Standard Finishes

  • Flat Black
  • Sonic Blue
  • Sea-foam Green
  • Coral Pink
  • Flat White
  • Oil Finish

Model Codes

Traditional T style Pickguard

ST: Tele bridge & Tele neck pickups
SH: Tele bridge & neck humbucker
SP: Tele bridge & neck P90

Thinline style Pickguard

TLT: Tele bridge & Tele neck pickups
TLH: Tele bridge & neck humbucker
TLP: Tele bridge & neck P90

Red Rooster Round Recessed Pickguard

RRT: Tele bridge & Tele neck pickups
RRH: Tele bridge & neck humbucker
RRP: Tele bridge & neck P90

Price & Hotrod Options

Base Price $2899.99

Upgrade with stainless steel frets (model code SS) add $250

CL Complete Leather Wrap

Choice of special order custom leather $200
Recessed leather banding goes completely around sides, including cutaway,  with recessed leather pickguard and control plate add $100

CC Croc Circle

Recessed custom leather body inserts, side banding, recessed leather pickguard & control plate, color matched headstock add $300

CC Crop Circle

Recessed perforated aluminum & copper body inserts, pickguard, control plate, and side banding with color matched headstock add $300

Custom Paint Work

Starting at $100, we offer metallic colors with racing stripe & painted binding, added pin stripes around recessed metal and leather work, Rat Rodster paint scheme, Tuxedo Cream Paint scheme, inquire for details.