Duesenberg Double Cat 12-String – Catalina Blue
A solid body that features big sound chambers for enhanced tone and weight reduction. Particularly characteristic tone somewhere between a solid and semi-hollow construction.
6-STRING / 12-STRING
The Double Cat comes in either 6- or 12-String configuration.
Both come in a stunning Catalina Blue finish and our famous pickup combination. The 6-String version additionally comes in black.
A pleked fretboard guarantees perfectly level frets. This is the basis for our fret polishing and setup work all done by hand that eventually makes our instruments play like nothing you have ever played before.
UNIQUE LOOKS, UNIQUE TONE
THE DOUBLE CAT SOUNDS LIKE NOTHING ELSE.
The Double Cat is made from solid alder featuring large sound chambers. The body is fitted with a flat maple top featuring a Cat Eye styled F-Hole. This distinct construction of a solid but chambered alder body combined with a flat top and a one piece maple neck gives the Double Cat the special tone which musicians all around the world came to love.
The Double Cat is equipped with our proven pickup combination comprising of the classically wound GrandVintage humbucker for the bridge and the smooth and creamy Domino P90 singlecoil for the neck. The middle position of both pickups features our special wiring, which splits certain low end frequencies out of the humbucker signal. This creates an open and extremely versatile addition to your pallet of sounds.
DIAMOND DELUXE TREMOLA
MEET THE VIBRATO SYSTEM THAT HAS CHANGED THE IDEA OF WHAT A CLASSIC DESIGN CAN DO.
The smooth and easy to use Duesenberg Diamond Deluxe Tremola lends itself to subtle and also dramatic chord modulation.
It is known around the world for its outstanding tuning stability, solid construction and elegant looks.
THE DREAM TEAM
DUESENBERG PICKUPS ARE KNOWN FOR THEIR DISTINCT, CLEAR AND VERSATILE TONE THAT EASILY CUTS THROUGH THE MIX FROM MELLOW JAZZ TO SUPERCHARGED ROCK.
Our creamy Domino P90 in the neck position and the classically voiced GrandVintage Humbucker at the bridge form an all-around dream team many have tried to replicate.
The acclaimed middle position of the heavy duty 3-way switch features a special wiring that filters certain low-end frequencies out of the humbucker signal. The result is an open, funky and extremely versatile addition to your pallet of tone.
DOUBLE YOUR Z-TUNERS
THE DOUBLE CAT COMES IN A 6- OR 12-STRING SETUP.
Both versions feature our unique Z-Tuners that make restringing your instrument a breeze.
Duesenberg Z-Tuners are specifically made to give you a super smooth and precise feel when tuning. They also allow you to elegantly hide the end of the cut-off string inside the tuner shaft so it’s not damaging your case, gigbag or fingertips.
Service free life guaranteed.
THE FRETBOARD IS TO YOUR MUSIC, WHAT THE HANDLE OF A BRUSH IS TO A PAINTING.
It says a lot about an instrument how much care was taken here.
Every single Duesenberg instrument is expertly pleked for buzz-free playability all throughout the fretboard. It is then carefully finished by hand and precisely set up by one of our professional luthiers. The luthier responsible also leaves his or her signature inside the instrument.
This all is our promise to you that a Duesenberg instrument will always feel great in your hands.
MADE TO HOLD SOMETHING THAT LASTS
A GOOD CASE IS ONE THAT’S MORE STURDY THAN WHAT’S INSIDE.
Handsome, laid-back and simply a good place for your instrument. Meet the Duesenberg Custom Line Cases. True flightcase quality, classically shaped, beautifully handcrafted and made to endure the most realistic and unrealistic abuses. It’s a case you can just throw in the back of a car, train or airplane and won’t have to worry about.
This instrument comes including the Duesenberg Custom Line Case as standard.
Type:Set Neck, 1-piece Maple
Width(6-string): 42.5 mm / 1.67″ (nut), 52 mm / 2.05″ (12th fret)
Width(12-string): 45 mm / 1.77″ (nut), 54 mm / 2.13″ (12th fret)
Thickness(6-string): 21 mm / 0.8″ (1st fret), 24 mm / 0.95″ (12th fret)
Thickness(12-string): 22 mm / 0.87″ (1st fret), 24.5 mm / 0.96″ (12th fret)
Fingerboard:Indian Rosewood, radius 305 mm / 12″
Frets:22 Jumbo 2.8 x 1.0 mm
Scale length:648 mm / 25.5″
Type:Solid American Alder with sound chambers
Dimensions:47 x 34 cm / 18.5″ x 13.35″
Height (sides):4.5 cm / 1.8″
Binding:Cream with 3-layer purfling
Tuners:Duesenberg Z-Tuners (6-string) / knurled buttons (12-string)
Bridge:Duesenberg Steel Saddle Bridge
Tailpiece:aluminum stop tailpiece (12-string)
Tremolo:Duesenberg Diamond Deluxe Tremola (6-string)
Strap pins:Duesenberg Standard (Straplock compatible)
Strings (6-string):Duesenberg Custom 10/50 (010-013-017-028-042-050)
Strings (12-string):Duesenberg Custom 12-String (010/010-013/013-017/008-026/011-036/017-046/026)
Pickup (neck):Duesenberg Domino P90
Pickup (bridge):Duesenberg GrandVintage Humbucker
Wiring: 1 Volume, 1 Tone, 3-Way Pickup Selector
Case:Custom Line Case (included)
Tools:All required allen keys (included)