Damian Probett is considered by many to be one of the finest electric builders working today. His name regularly appears in conversation alongside the likes of Johan Gustavsson, Gil Yaron, and Michael Stevens. You can imagine why we're thrilled to represent his instruments. This Sea Foam Green Rocket III was a custom order but we wanted to share it with you. If it sparks interest in having your own Rocket III built, let us know - happy to work with you! 

The Rocket III is based on the "three food groups" of guitars - Teles, Strats, Les Pauls. Each of these guitar styles have long proven how amazing they are - yet - I think we'd all confess to finding aspects of those classic designs that leave us wishing for something...else....more.

Take a Strat. Super comfortable, great for lead playing, sounds pretty thin at times. Tele? Awesome tones, great feel, but...they're challenging to play for a lot of players. Les Paul? Killer tones and playability...but, they're heavy handed in the wrong situation. Now if I could have a guitar with the best of all of these guitars in one...

The Rocket does precisely this - it captures the essence of these 3 classic guitar's strengths and rolls them into one guitar. Overall, it feels like a Strat (albeit a short-scale, set-neck one), but you can pull huge, articulate Les Paul tones out of it when you want. The way a Tele balances in your lap (due to the lack of body contours) and control plate location provides a subtle, yet really effective, level of comfort when seated.

There are so many subtle aspects to the Rocket it's hard to cover them all in a short listing, but suffice it to say we're totally knocked out and grow more so the more we play these guitars. We definitely recommend checking out Damian's work, you won't be disappointed! One piece Honduran mahogany body and neck (“T” style lower edge radius, “S” style upper radius with deep belly and forearm contours)


  • Seafoam Green nitrocellulose finish 
  • Spanish Cedar body, Mahogany neck 
  • Amazon Rosewood fretboard w/singly ply Royalite binding & clay dots
  • 12" radius 
  • Nut Width: 1.7"
  • Nut: Bone
  • Jescar 6150 Stainless frets
  • 24.625" Scale Length 
  • Pickups: 2 Humbuckers (A2 magnets)
  • Controls: 2 vol / 2 tone
  • TonePros bridge 
  • Gotoh locking “Kluson” style tuners
  • Tele style Knobs
  • 3-ply Cream pickguard and pickup rings
  • Hiscox “Liteflite” hardcase

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