The BK-600 is the Mastodon lead guitar player Bill Kelliher’s LTD Signature Series guitar with a very iconic shape, that is designed to provide the wide range of tones needed for most punishing rhythms and brutal riffs.
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Pro Aggressive and powerful sound
This electric guitar is loaded with Kelliher's signature Dissonant Aggressor humbucking pickups, with the pull of a control knob. This puts the tones of a humbucker and a clear-sounding single-coil in your hands - and it's all controlled with a simple volume, tone, and 3-way switch control layout.
Pro Reliable locking hardware
Improves intonation, sustain, and tuning stability. This bridge makes palm-muting so much easier because it expands the range of control.
Pro Fast Thin U neck contour
This type of neck, allows you to play faster, and do bends easier. Also, the neck shape is great for chording and shredding.
Pro Built for high performance
The BK-600 is built like a solid mahogany tank. Mahogany body on this guitar is thicker than a traditional Gibson Les Paul, which allows it to add unbelievable sustain to notes.
Con Fingerprints remain
Some guitarists like their guitars to look a little bit used after a fairly short period of time. The only downside to the satin finish is that If your hands are greasy, you need to be a bit careful.
Con NO hard case included
Con Dark sound
Graphite nut makes guitar sound less bright than bone nut
Con Pickups are not that good at high tunings
Bill’s pickups are definitely made for lower tunings. They have a lack of low end, unless you tune down or adjust the amp / EQ.
Con Thicker than regular guitar of this kind of shape
It’s half an inch fatter, which gives it deeper sound but also makes it heavier too.