Ione I

Not your grandpa's guitar. The Ione I is a hybrid instrument combining classic designs with exquisite tone and playability. It features comfortable arm and belly contours, effortless access to the 22nd fret, and compelling ergonomics. Sounds are modern S‑style with expanded sustain, resonance, and tonal options.

$950-$1,720

= As pictured

BODY
Body Wood
  • Alder
  • Meranti1 (+ $100)
Pickguard
  • Black Satin
  • White Pearl
  • Tortoise Shell
Finish
  • Olympic White
  • 3-Tone Sunburst (Alder only2, + $150)
  • Clear Gloss (+ $150)
  • Blue Burst Metallic (+ $200)
  • Metallic Sunset Burst (+ $200)
NECK
Neck Wood
  • Maple
  • Spanish Cedar3
Fingerboard
  • Maple
  • Bolivian Rosewood (Morado)
Scale
  • 25.5"
Fretboard Radius
  • 14"
  • 12"
  • 9.5"
Number of Frets
  • 23
Fret Wire
  • All Dunlop 6105 frets
  • All Dunlop 6100 frets
  • Dunlop 6100 to 12th Fret and 6105 to 22nd Fret (+ $50)
  • Fender Vintage Frets
Fret Markers
  • Red
  • Black
  • Pearl
Truss Rod
  • Dual-Action
ELECTRONICS
Pickup Configuration
  • S-S-S
  • S-S-H
  • H-S-H
Pickups
  • S-S-S Import Alnico 5 (standard output)
  • S-S-H Import Alnico 5 (standard output)
  • H-S-H Import Alnico 5 (standard output)
  • S-S-S Kent Armstrong (hand‑wound, Alnico 5, moderate output + $225)
  • S-S-H Kent Armstrong (hand‑wound, Alnico 5, moderate output + $250)
  • H-S-H Kent Armstrong (hand‑wound, Alnico 5, moderate output + $250)
Controls
  • Master Volume and 2 Tone, 5‑Position Switch
  • Master Volume and 2 Tone, 5‑Position Switch Plus Expander Switch4 (+ $40)
  • Push-Pull Coil‑Splitter for S-S-H Configuration (+ $40)
HARDWARE
Bridge
  • HipShot Strings‑through‑Hardtail Contour Bridge
  • HipShot Strings‑through‑Tremolo Contour Bridge (+ $40)
Tuning Keys
  • HipShot Classic Open‑Back Tuning Keys
  • HipShot Classic Open‑Back Locking Tuning Keys (+ $40)
Case
  • Molded Hardshell
NOTES

Above prices exclude tax and destination charges.

1 Meranti is much lighter in weight than Alder but requires more time during the finishing process.
2 Finished Meranti is too dark for a 3-Tone Sunburst.
3 Spanish Cedar is much lighter than Maple.
4 Expander switch enables neck and bridge pickups in positions 1 and 5, and all 3 pickups in positions 2 and 4.