Danelectro 56-U3
circa 1998-2001

The 56-U3 has all of the mojo and surf vibe you could ever want, plus... 
the "Select-O-Matic" switching gives you the sound of seven guitars!

A handy "blow" switch lets you "override" any pickup selection to harness all three pickups for searing lead riffs. 
When you hear 3 genuine Danelectro Lipstick¨ pickups wired in series...it sounds so sweet,
you may not want to play any other guitar!

Gotoh tuning machines and fully adjustable bridge with individually
adjustable string saddles make the 56-U3 a guitar for serious players.
Average weight = 6.8 lbs.

Listen to Select-o-Matic tonal choices:

neck & bridge   neck   neck & middle   middle   middle & bridge   bridge  

blow switch (Bypasses the rotary switch and turns all 3 pickups
on at once in series for a no holds barred blast of tone).

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I just received the 56 U-3 in Turquoise metalflake. It arrived in perfect condition.
The sounds that come out of this guitar are amazing! This makes Dano #4 from you.
Thank you very much for such a great source of these wonderful guitars.
Richard G. / Golden, Colorado

My 56-U3 arrived today in absolutely perfect shape,
indeed in new condition exactly as described, quickly and efficiently too.
The black flake looks beautifully retro-sexy - a real headturner.
But its not just the looks, put this through an amp with lots of clean headroom
and its a real twang machine with oodles of crystal clear bass and mids.
Put it through a dimed single ended 5 watter, flick the blow switch
and its a real grunger with searing lead lines - Jimmy Page there in your front room!
This guitar is so versatile - I've been wanting
one for a long time,
wish I'd found DanGuitars earlier.
Nigel / Cardiff, Wales

Just a quick note to say that I received the 56-U3. It
is beautiful! 
It is my dream guitar, and the condition is
Thanks so much for your help and great service.
Rae Fisher