Summer NAMM 2019: Supro reissues the Ozark electric guitar

SUMMER NAMM 2019: Supro has announced a recreation of the Ozark, best known as Jimi Hendrix’s first electric guitar.

The new version boasts historically accurate body dimensions and a 24.75” scale length, but improves upon the original with a string-through-body hardtail bridge for individual intonation adjustment.

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A pau ferro fingerboarded maple neck is glued to the mahogany body, while a Lace Aluma 90 pickup aims to capture the sound of the original Valco lap steel pickup - the Ozark being famed for its slide credentials.

The Ozark is available now for $899 - see Supro USA for more info.

Michael Astley-Brown

Mike is Editor-in-Chief of, in addition to being an offset fiend and recovering pedal addict. He has a master's degree in journalism, and has spent the past decade writing and editing for guitar publications including MusicRadar, Total Guitar and Guitarist, as well as a decade-and-a-half performing in bands of variable genre (and quality). In his free time, you'll find him making progressive instrumental rock under the nom de plume Maebe.

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