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Relish Guitars Mary One Aluminium Core Model

Relish Guitars Mary One Aluminium Core Model  ·  Source: Relish Guitars


Swiss company Relish Guitars has just released the new Mary One, which is similar to its higher-priced Mary model. The Mary One has a metal body and a magnetic back lid that Relish Guitars says lets you change pickups at “light speed”. 


Mary One

The Mary One has a unique three-layer body construction with an aluminium core. Both the top and back of the guitar are separated from the centre with industrial rubber rings, allowing the aluminium centre to vibrate freely. The back of the Mary One is attached to that aluminium centre using industrial magnets. This allows for quick and easy access to the guitars’ electronics and is supposed to help keep pickup changes simple.

Relish Guitars Mary One

Mary One with easy access

18 Styles

With 18 different styles on offer, the Mary One is available in a decent range of looks. These include various different wood tops and eight colours.

The Mary One is loaded with custom-wound Relish Buckers XV pickups, plus a Graph Tech Ghost piezo system and Emerson electronics. It’s got a modern C shaped maple neck, with a 10″ bamboo fretboard loaded with 24 medium jumbo nickel silver frets. With a graphite nut and Gotoh SG 381 tuners onboard too, the tuning stability should be pretty good.

Relish Guitars Mary One

Relish Guitars Mary One

Elegant Solution?

Yes, the Mary One has distinct looks that will divide opinion. However, the system for easy access to pickups looks pretty impressive. It might be a neat solution for getting to your guitar’s electronics, but some potential buyers may be put off. Then again, if you love tinkering with your guitars then you might love the whole concept involved here.

RRP – EUR 3799 inc free shipping

More Information

UPDATE – 19/04/2019

Since I wrote this article one of my favourite YouTuber’s Darrell Braun Guitar has done a nice video overview of the Mary One model and so I would suggest you check that it out below.




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Relish Guitars Mary One Aluminium Core Model

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