Vintage V6 ProShop Unique ~ Reelin'

SKU: V6PU1603


The V6PU1603 Reelin' is a hand created, updated 'homage', by the Vintage® UK ProShop® team to the legendary guitar upon which was played one of the most famous guitar solos of all time. With the body and hardware expertly and faithfully aged, Reelin’ is yet another superb example of the craftsmanship of the Vintage ProShop team of highly skilled luthiers. 
Based upon a Vintage ReIssued Series V6, already a firm favourite with guitar players around the world and, The team have created a one-off, ultra-realistic, über distressed Vintage ProShop UNIQUE guitar which plays like a dream and emulates tones which have been famous for half a century or more.

Just like the original, the authentically distressed V6’s alder body and 3-ply scratch plate have also been routed out, to take an open coil double coil pickup in the neck position, retaining the traditional single coil middle and bridge position pickup format.

The sonic versatility of the V6PU1603 Reelin' is off the scale.

The Vintage V6PU1603 Reelin' is another hand created masterpiece from the Vintage ProShop Team.

With meticulous attention paid to the fine details of the superb aesthetics, the V6PU1603 comes with a Vintage ProShop Set-Up: 


  • Fret-level, crown and polish.
  • Fingerboard dress and comfort treatment.
  • Truss rod adjustment and set.
  • Action height, radius, intonation and pickup height adjustment.
  • Nut slot regulation.

Standard guitar specification 

Aged blonde American alder body provides resonance, tone and ‘correct weight’ comfort, enhanced with correctly radiused contoured body.


The Wilkinson WVC vibrato bridge featured on the Vintage V6 is a masterpiece of detail. Positive location, 6 screw design provides return to pitch accuracy; perpendicular bend, high grade steel saddles enhance tonality and ‘snap’. Ground base plate corner provides authentic looks. Stagger drilled cast block significantly enhances return to pitch accuracy and classic vintage tone. The ‘push-in’ Delrin-bushed arm with variable tension provides the arm feel that suits your style.

On Reelin’, and in line with the original’s set up, around the back, the missing vibrato cover reveals a full set of five springs, cranked all the way to the max to pull the vibrato into a rock-solid connection with the body, a simple but effective technique which adds additional harmonic richness and is crucial to Reelin’s signature tone.

Neck: ‘The Mule’, a classic Bare Knuckle 'Patent Applied For' double coil. Renowned for its enormous vintage tone, outstanding clarity, extended dynamic range and exceptional balanced frequency response, ‘The Mule’ features sand-cast alnico IV magnets for a faster response in the bass, fuller mids and better control in the high end. The Middle pickup is an outstanding Zexcoil® Legacy SV5O Vintage Single 5 Overwound. Open, transparent, and glassy with that classic in between position “Quack”. The Bridge pickup is a Bare Knuckle ’59 Slab Board’, with vintage correct, black fibreboard flatwork, hand-bevelled alnico V magnets and scatter-wound by hand with 42AWG Heavy Formvar wire, effortlessly delivering classic vintage single coil tones in abundance.


Single master Volume control with Tone control 1 for the neck pickup, and ‘Custom Mod' Tone control 2 for both the middle and bridge pickup. Five-way selector switch.

Machine heads:
Wilkinson WJ55 patented E-Z-Lok machine heads. Simple, effective locking action for increased tuning stability. Staggered string post heights provide correct string rake angle and tension with a smooth vibrato action if you need it!

Hard rock Maple with classic Vintage ‘soft C’ profile for instant comfort, speed, accuracy, and great feel.


Traditional 10" radius rosewood fingerboard provides positive feel and superior playability. 

22 Medium profile frets add to comfort, accuracy, and overall positive feel of the Vintage V6.

Scale Length:
25.5" / 648mm.

43mm Graph Tech® nut, facilitates smooth string bending and friction-free vibrato use.


Classic Vintage headstock design for balance and visual appeal.

The V6™ is an original Vintage® ReIssued Series guitar designed in the UK by the Vintage® design team.

About Vintage Proshop

For years now, our Vintage® technicians and designers have been listening to suggestions from players all around the world.
We've taken those ideas, blended them with our own concepts and visions and in January 2019, Vintage® guitars launched the Vintage® ProShop® UNIQUE concept in the UK and the US, with the talented luthiers and builders in the Vintage® UK and US workshops producing a handful of Vintage® ProShop® UNIQUE guitars, one off master-built instruments created with love, care, and the traditional Vintage® values of super high specification and astonishing ‘bang for the buck’, as workshop concept guitars, flights of fancy and the wild imaginations of our ProShop® teams let loose, using exclusive combinations of finishes, parts, hardware, pickups and accessories to create wonderful one-offs, some of which may make their way into future Vintage® series production guitars and basses.

Aside from the attention to the fine details of the superb aesthetics, Vintage® ProShop® ‘Unique’ guitars, have hardware and electronics from a host of amazing British made and Internationally famous brands, selected to suit the style, vibe and finish of each guitar, with wear patterns and ‘patina’ accurately crafted and applied to emulate the look and feel of a guitar owned and played for decades. All work is by hand and every finish is an individual one-off, with various weathered distressing processes that gives new guitars a killer vintage look, to deliver guitars that exceed the expectations of today's discerning guitarists.
Keep a close eye on the Vintage® ProShop® pages at collections/proshop as the ProShop teams will continue to produce a very limited number of ProShop® UNIQUES, which will post to the Vintage and JHS websites when completed and will be sold on a first come first served basis!


Each guitar undergoes a full ProShop® setup, fret level, crown and polish, fingerboard dress and comfort treatment, truss rod adjustment and set, action height, radius, intonation and pickup height adjustment and nut slot regulation and comes with a Vintage® branded luxury gig bag, exclusive ProShop leather strap, pick tin, and tee-shirt and Individually numbered and signed ProShop® certificate of authenticity.

Vintage Pro-Shop UNIQUE guitars which are not attributed to a reseller, or which do not have a SOLD tag are available for purchase. Please contact for details of how to purchase.

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