Batson Blog

…past, present, and future

The Beginning…

Upon moving to TN in 1997, I, Cory Batson, was working for a custom millwork company in Nashville, TN. My guitar had just been stolen in a car-jacking, along with several other things. Grant had just purchased a hand-made George Lowden guitar. The look, tone, and feel of this guitar was awesome and completely foreign to me. I was desperate to own a guitar like this, however, I was

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Enter to Win a Batson 7-String Baritone!

presented by Premier Guitar Magazine!


Cocobolo back and sides
Bearclaw German Spruce Top
Ebony binding and bevel
28.5″ scale length
Mammoth Tusk nut and saddle
Gotoh 510z Tuning Machines (1:21 gear ratio)
LR Baggs Active Element Pick up
Ameritage Custom-Fit case with climate control

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Acoustic Guitar Mag reviews the No.5!

Click here to read the full article, view their photos and watch the review video…

The Specs:
Concert-size body. Solid Sitka spruce top. Solid East Indian rosewood back and sides. Lattice bracing. Mahogany neck. Ebony fingerboard, bridge, and tailpiece. Bone nut and saddle. 25.5-inch scale. 13/4-inch nut width. 21/4-inch string spacing at saddle. Polyester satin finish. Chrome Gotoh SG381 tuners. D’Addario EXP
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2011 RoadTrip Update!

Thanks so much to all the participants of the inaugural Batson RoadTrip!
We’re about to bring her in for a pit stop and then she heads across the Mississippi for the western leg of the journey.  She got her first ‘ding’ this week (part of the story), which is remarkable for having been on the road this long.  We’re excited to hear how the ‘western folks’ receive her.  Stay tuned …
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