Corona 70

Corona 70


Quick Overview

Hot is the best description for the Corona 70, featuring a matched set of Fret-King`vintage voiced' humbuckers with Alnico V magnets, solid nickel silver covers and the Wilkinson Vari-coilᆰ. This is a guitar which performs way beyond its looks.
With a master volume, master tone and 5-way pickup selector, the Corona 70 is ultra-simple and tonally diverse.
Trev Wilkinson, father of Fret-King says "No guitar range would be complete without paying homage to the most famous double cutaway guitar shape of all time.
Making a guitar this shape is easy; however, knowing how to build one from the inside out is a lesser-known skill!
I have owned many of these guitars and repaired many hundreds more over the decades.
These years of knowledge and experience are the essence of Fret-King's `authentic vintage construction', and imbue my guitars with that true `vintage vibe'.
Built with either a hand-selected, two-piece centre-jointed alder or swamp ash body, the
Fret-King Corona is a classic combination of aesthetic and tonal perfection.
In keeping with the sixties tradition, this model has a familiar and comfortable shallow C profile maple neck with 25 1/2" scale length.
By utilising an original spec, small diameter truss rod, there is a much greater ratio of wood-to-metal, contributing to retaining all that elusive `vintage tone'.
Add to this the extra benefit of hardware that keeps you in tune and you have a truly rare instrument one that really works live, on stage or in the studio.
Vibrato is a fundamental part of the performance of these guitars, and you will not believe the tuning stability of the Wilkinson VSV on the Fret-King Corona.
Fret-King Corona guitars feature custom-wound Fret-King pickups, specific to each application. `Vintage voiced' and `hi-output' single coils and humbuckers, in matched, calibrated sets for a perfect balance between each pickup combination and selection."
Colour Candy Apple Red
Body Alder
Neck Maple bolt-on
Scratch Plate Yes
Scale 25.5"/648mm
Frets 22 medium jumbo
Inlays Pearl dot
Nut Wilkaloid
Tuners Gotoh magnum locking
Bridge Wilkinson VSV vibrato
Pickups 2 x Fret-King Alnico V double coils
Controls Volume, tone, Vari-coil, 5-way selector

Write Your Own Review

You're reviewing: Corona 70

How do you rate this product? *

  1 star 2 stars 3 stars 4 stars 5 stars

No videos available

Fret-King Artists

Find your nearest UK/Eire Fret-King Dealership…
Enter your postcode or city below then click search to find your nearest Fret-King Stockist.

International enquiries…
Fret-King is available in many countries throughout the world - enter your country in the search field to find details of your country distributor.
Please use our Contact Us page if you need further assistance.

Tell us what you think about this item!