Shabat Lion GB - Avocado Burst | Palen Music Electric Guitar $4,009.00 Shabat

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Shabat Lion GB - Avocado Burst

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Shabat Lion GB - Avocado Burst

Avi Shabat was approached by his longtime friend Gonzalo Bergara, who expressed his desire for a guitar that would be both incredibly lightweight and highly responsive. Avi, being an experienced guitar maker, set to work and the result was the Lion GB - a remarkable instrument that boasts a featherweight sugar pine body and a 3-saddle vintage-style bridge, in addition to a fat Lollar Charlie Christian neck pickup and J Street bridge pickup.

The Lion GB is truly a monster guitar, capable of producing a unique and powerful tone. The guitar's top end is clear and non-piercing, while its bottom end is defined, warm, and fuzzy. Additionally, there is a slight scoop in the midrange, and the natural compression of the instrument creates a wonderful "spank" that is sure to impress any musician.

Overall, the Lion GB is a remarkable guitar that is both visually stunning and sonically outstanding. With its lightweight body, high-quality pickups, and impressive tone, it is a must-have for any serious musician looking for a unique and versatile instrument.

Why Buy A Guitar From Palen Music Center?

Palen Music Center has a wide range of unique guitars to enhance the sound of your music! We have been trusted by musicians across the country since 1963 and are constantly working to provide the best value for our customers. With the addition of our new PLEK machine and our longtime veteran luthiers, we are pleased to provide top-quality guitar repair.


  • Created in collaboration with guitarist Gonzalo Bergara
  • The alder body construction is warm and dynamic
  • Classic T-style body is very resonate
  • Vintage metallic finish and pickguard is very eye catching
  • Lollar Vintage T pickups produce classic T-style tone
  • Amazing relic job


  • BodySugar Pine
  • NeckStandard Grade 2A-3A Flame Roasted Maple
  • FretboardRosewood
  • Neck ProfileMedium C
  • Headstock6-In-Line
  • Inlay1/4" Pearloid
  • Scale Length25.5″
  • Nut42mm (1.65")
  • Radius9.5–12″ compound
  • FretsDunlop Nickel 6105
  • Pickguard4-ply Pearloid
  • HardwareAged Nickel
  • TunersKluson Deluxe
  • BridgeGotoh "In-Tune" Vintage Style Ashtray
  • PickupsLollar Charlie Christian and J Street
  • FinishNitrocellulose lacquer
  • ColorAvocado Burst
  • AgingMinimal
  • Strings: 10s
  • CaseG&G custom hardshell

The instrument pictured is the exact instrument you’ll receive. All fretted instruments receive a free complimentary professional setup.

Please feel free to reach out to our knowledgeable sales staff with any additional questions!