Marks Custom Guitars


Quality Custom Guitars

Variax Conversions

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               Line 6 500 Custom GIB Double cut style

  This guitar is magnificent! The quilted maple top is better than 5A! The action, tone and playability are the best I have ever seen and played and heard! Everything went right with this guitar right from the start.

It is completely sielent as far as any hum or buzz both from the Variax and Fralin Humbuckers! I have always loved Fralin pickups but these UNBUCKERS sound so sweet. Classic PAF sound.

I can go on and on with the features from this guitar but I am just going to highlight a few.  I would love to keep this one.  Imade 4 guitars this batch but this is the one I always pick up and look at. Not that the others are not nice too. It's just this one is just perfect! I could see Steve Howe from Yes on stage playing this one. Mater of fact. anybody knows how to get in touch with him. Point him to this page!

Here is a list of features:

Body Style: Exactly like a Gibson LP Double cut except I shapped the cutaways a little different.

Top Wood : Premium 5A Quilted Maple. Figuring covers 100 percent of the top. Rare and expensive.

Body wood: African Mahogany.

Top color :Deep Blue

Body Color: Rear is tobacco burst

Finish: Pre catalized Nitrocellulose Lacquer. A little more scratch resistand than regular Nitro but not as heavy and hard as 2 part poly. also very expensive. over 100.00 per gallon.

Hardware color Chrome.

I do not ship batteries.

Pots: CTS

Tremolo Block: Bell Brass

Tremolo Springs: Raw Vintage

Nut : Graph Tech

Strings D'Addereo .009s

Comes with hard shell case, Line 6 Power Supply. (please let me know if you don't need the power supply because I am running out of them. ) I will credit you back 50.00 if you don't need one. Does NOT come with Variax data cable.  does come with 1 TRS cable, power supply and direct box, hard shell case and the finest guitar you have ever seen or played!

If I had one of those fancy names like PRS or Fender or Gibson this guitar would run in the 7k or more range!

Check out the pictures. Look at the neck and strings, how much care I took in centering things. I do the same with all my guitars but this one in perticular is so well made I even surprised myself!



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Pickups: Lindy Fralin Unbuckers in chrome Pickup polarity is designed to work with PRS switch.

Pickup Switch: Paul Reed Smith 5 way

Tremolo: Mann Made

Whammy Bar: has a custom carved tip from the same top wood.

Abalone Binding on top plus PRS Santana style abalone on top.

Neck: African Mahogany

Fret Board:  Bound in Ivory colored PVC . Rosewood with Abalone fret markers.

Tuning Machines: Planet Waves








                                                       As many guitars as I have owned none have ever gone back to the factory.

I would be amazed if anything ever goes wrong with this guitar short of

the player thinking he (she) is Peter Townsend of the Who and smashes it.




                                  Beautiful Finish  



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Payment Policy

  • Only PayPal is Accepted
  • Immediate Payment is required after the Winning Bid
  • I do always go over every guitar before shipped. Most guitars ship right away. If something is discovered I will NOT ship utill it is completely 100%
  • Normally Item will be shipped immediately on the same or next business day of receiving full payment

Shipping Policy 

  •  Delivery to Alaska or Hawaii  Calculated USPS
  • No P.O. Box Delivery
  • No APO/FPO Delivery
  • Paypal Confirmed Addresses Only
  • Items Will be Shipped by UPS Ground on the Same or Next Business day of receiving full payment
  • UPS Tracking Number will be provided
  • Guitars basically ship UPS in the US and USPS internationally
  • Please submit phone number and email with pay pal payment for UPS.

Returns Policy

  • This Item is Manufactured NEW in Princeton, Wisconsin by MCG. . If there is any issue, you will return the instrument  to me for any corrections. I garantee the instrument  to work perfectly. I do NOT accept returns for those that just change their mind or have buyers remorse. Make sure you are familar with this instrument and this is truely what you want. I am a one man shop and can not afford the extra time for people wanting to just try it out.  Also if there is a problem with the wood or finsh  I stand behind that. Basically all workmanship , wood finish and electronics

    I am proud of my work and do stand behind it.  

    Most pickups I use have a lifetime warrantee.

    • NO RETURNS are Accepted for this Listing Unless Item Arrives Damaged or if approved by Marks Custom Guitars.
  • Actual Images of item are shown above
  • NO RETURNS are Accepted for this Listing Unless Item Arriaves Damaged or approved by MLS.

Questions & Answers

Questions and answers: Some will be from me and some I will copy from a couple of public forums

that may be helpful to you.  Good questions submtited from you can be added as well.


There is no factory warantee for this instrument. I do stand behind my work and for one year agre to repair any issused cause by the manufacture of this guitar.  

I stand behind my work and should there be any issue I will fix that and the only cost to you is shipping to me. I pay to ship back to you.


About Us

Marks Custom guitars is a small mom and pop business. There are a lot of "guitar makers" out there so my attitude is not volume but rather quality. I build each guitar as if I were going to keep it myself.

I look at each guitar as if it were mine to keep. This way you know that if you are purchasing a guitar from me, it's not something I threw together but each guitar is thought about and planned from the selecting of woods to the color . To pick up selection and switching. Each one of my guitars is a one of a kind.