TRAVIS BEAN ARTIST
(KOA WOOD)
   
Used by Lee: 1995-2009

  • 1995 -- F#F#F#F#EB (100%, Bone, Waist)
  • 2002 -- EBEEAB (Eric's Trip, Kissability)
  • 2009 -- F#F#GGAA (Tom Violence, White Kross)

    NOTES:

  • One of several Travis Bean Artist guitars Lee owned, though this one was not nearly played as often as the "Target" one. It was, however, also stolen in July 1999.
  • HOWEVER! -- in early 2002, this guitar was discovered at an auction and purchased back by Sonic Youth, making it the first guitar (of 4 so far) to have been recovered from the '99 theft!
  • Koa wood body
  • 2 pickups
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Aluminum neck
  • 4 knobs
  • Serial # -- 102
  • Listed as "TRAV2" & "WOODY" on '95 set lists.

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