STS105NT-12

Teton Guitars STS105NT-12-OLD

Special Features

Solid Top Wood:
Sitka Spruce
Nut/Saddle:
Bone
Soundhole Rosette:
Wooden Arrow

Overview

  • Acoustic Guitar – 2019 Model

  • Grand Concert

Specs

Limited Lifetime Warranty

BODY

Body Shape:
Grand Concert
Top Wood (solid):
Sitka Spruce
Back & Sides:
Yes

NECK

Neck Material:
Mahogany
Neck Finish:
Open Pore
Neck Joint:
Dovetail
Fretboard:
Pau Ferro
Fretboard Inlay:
Pearl Dot
Fret Size:
Medium

DIMENSIONS

Upper Bout Width:
279mm/11″
Body Length:
487mm/19 3/16″
Overall Length:
1013mm/39 7/8″

OTHER

Binding:
Maple
Purfling:
Mahogany/Maple/Mahogany
Bridge:
Pau Ferro
Body Finish:
Open Pore
Nut, Saddle:
Bone
Soundhole Rosette:
Wooden Arrow
Bridge Pin:
Black w/ White Dot
Hardware Color:
Chrome
Electronics:
Strings:

I had two guitars before my Teton. A bad starter electric guitar (Ibanez Gio) and an OK acoustic guitar (Fender Sonoran). I was 13 for the electric and 14 for the acoustic. I had both of these guitars and played them semi-frequently for a few years. I was then in the market for 12-string when I was 17, as I was starting to get more serious about playing music. I found a decent Fender 12-string at a chain guitar shop for $199 that I was seriously considering buying at the time. That is until Chad at our local shop, Guitar Stop (which is where I had gotten my Fender Sonoran a few years before), had me play the Teton 12-string. Within minutes I had dropped every single thought of purchasing a Fender acoustic again. I ended up buying my STS105NT-12 after a few weeks of saving up and this company has changed my entire musical life since then. Nowhere else could I POSSIBLY find a guitar with such tone and personality for anywhere even close to the price of a Teton. It is almost the entire reason I take music as seriously as I do now, because being a teenager with little money does not constitute having a nice guitar. Within months, I ended up selling my Fender, Ibanez, and Fender amp all to buy more Teton guitars. I currently have the STS105NT-12, STS105NT, and TC003. The only other guitar I own is a Limited Edition TV Yellow Faded Gibson Les Paul (also from Guitar Stop). All of these guitars stand toe-to-toe with one another. I could not ask for a better guitar company than Teton. They have shown great customer service and respect for me as a customer over the last few years and I look forward to much more business with them in the near and distant future. I recommend anyone looking for an affordable guitar that can stand up to the best from big, name brand companies stop in to a local dealer and try out a Teton.

-Joshua Jemison