Guitars Of The Week:
The Week of October, 2 2000 through October, 9 2000

Maple Top on Mahogany - Cobra
Deep Ocean Blue with Binding

Welcome to “Guitar of the Week” and “Who Wants To Be Andersonaire!”

We will be playing for one of the greatest prizes of all—the destination of this wonderful guitar—revealed. All the correct answers are hidden within the Anderson web site. Good luck and let's play: “Who Wants To Be An Andersonaire!”

The first question is:
1) The maker of this beautiful looking, wonderful sounding and perfect playing guitar is:
a) Fender Musical Instruments
b) Ibanez c) Paul Reed Smith
d) Tom Anderson Guitarworks

Is that your final answer?

2) The name of this gorgeous guitar is:
a) Reticulating Python
b) Rosy Boa c) Cobra
d) Thunder Lizard

3) This stunning guitar impressed Roy so much that it is now at the top of his personal wish list. The color is:
a) Bora Bora Blue
b) Deep Ocean Blue c) Tip Toe Blue
d) Periwinkle Blue

Final answer?

4) Tom Anderson guitars come strung with what strings:
a) Erine Ball
b) D’Addario c) Elixir
d) GHS

5) This wonderful instrument is unique to all other Anderson models in that it features a:
a) 24 ¾-inch scale length
b) 25-inch scale length c) 25 ½-inch scale length
d) 28 5/8th-inch scale length

6) Due to its scale length and choice of body and neck woods, the tone of this guitar is:
a) Open and airy
b) Focused and powerful midrange c) Thunderous bottom end
d) Sparkling rich highs

7) The “Dreaded Keeper of the Stone” was instrumental in first helping Tom Anderson Guitarworks develop this color:
a) Gorilla Goop Green
b) Deep Ocean Blue c) Tiger Eye
d) Tortoise Burst

8) During Guitar of the Week’s expedition to Mount Everest, the Sherpa guide’s name was:
a) Gotama
b) Cameron c) Lenny
d) Butha

9) The feature on the 6120 Orange, Drop Top could have been written by what famous author:
a) Dr Seuss
b) Mark Twain c) Mary Shelly
d) Ernest Hemingway

Is that your final answer?

10) All of the amazing sounding pickups used in Tom Anderson guitars are designed and manufactured by:
a) DiMarzio
b) Tom Anderson Pickupworks c) Seymour Duncan
d) EMG

11) What animal is best adapted to life at higher altitudes:
a) Raccoon
b) Mule c) Llama
d) Yak

12) Tom Anderson Guitarworks’ Dave Wakefield sports an impish grin and is pictured with which extraordinary guitar:
a) Sparkle Silver Cobra
b) Forest Green Drop Top c) Baby Blue Classic
d) Rickenbacker 12-string

Final answer?

13) What is the color that adorned the very first Tom Anderson Drop Top:
a) Bora Bora Blue
b) Honey Burst c) Black
d) Shell Pink

14) Translucent Purple is a beautiful color. The beneficial substance in grape juice that increases vascular elasticity is:
a) Lycopene
b) Vitamin C c) Flavonoids
d) Calcium

15) Jesse wears a unique item to protect his privacy when he gets his picture taken:
a) A wedding ring
b) Shoes c) A bag over his head
d) An Anderson guitar

16) Tom Anderson’s personal favorite guitar is probably:
a) Drop Top
b) Cobra c) The Classic
d) Pro Am

17) What is the name of the system that allows Anderson guitars to play more in tune than any other:
a) ABS Tuning System
b) Vintage Voicing Tuning System c) Pythagorean Theorem
d) Buzz Feiten Tuning System

18) An unplugged Anderson guitar rings out beautifully and all this fullness is translated to the amp as well. This unique-to-Anderson character is:
a) Buzz Feiten Tuning System
b) Closet Classic c) Extend Bandwidth
d) VintageVoicing

19) Roy is most hoping that Tom will buy him this for Christmas:
a) Deep Ocean Blue Cobra
b) Snoopy Key Ring c) Magic Beans
d) Australia

20) This most luscious guitar is on its way to:
a) Boynton Music, Nashville
b) Extreme Guitar, Tucson c) Rocket Sound, Los Angeles
d) New York Guitar & Bass

Well, thanks for playing. That is our show for this evening. We hope you had as much fun as we did. Good luck in your search and we will post the answers next week and let you know who was the first person to find this Cobra.


 MODEL: – Cobra

 FINISH: – Deep Ocean Blue

 BODY WOOD: – Maple Top/Mahogany Back

 BODY WOOD BACK COLOR: – Deep Ocean on Mahogany

 NECK WOOD: – Mahogany with African Rosewood Fingerboard

 HEADSTOCK COLOR: – Deep Ocean on Mahogany


 NECK BACKSHAPE: – Cobra Standard

 NUT WIDTH: – 1 11/16th-inch

 SCALE LENGTH: – 24 3/4th-inch

 FRETS: – Heavy

 BRIDGE: – Fixed Bridge


 PICKGUARD: – n/a




 SWITCHING: – 5-Way Cobra Standard with 6 sounds



 STRING GAUGE REQUESTED: – .010 to .046

Maple Top on Mahogany - Cobra
Deep Ocean Blue with Binding

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