Review: Wreck Guitars BlueMorpho 6

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There is something about independent, small or call them custom guitar manufacturers / luthiers that grabs my attention every time I see one of these models. Perhaps it’s the determination and excitement of these people to create something that reflects one’s personality and leaves a seal that is unique and unrepeatable. Enter Wreck Guitars, a custom guitar shop based in Croatia and fully maintained by a luthier Danijel Kopjar. Danijel has been building custom guitars and basses for years now.

The subject of this review is a six-string model tagged as BlueMorpho 6, an affordable model for a custom design which accompanies lots of great features:

  • Body: mahogany in oil with poplar burl in gloss magenta burst;
  • Neck: 5-piece flamed maple/mahogany;
  • Fretboard: birdseye maple in satin finish;
  • Scale: 25,5” / 24 frets;
  • Pickups: Dolezal
  • Volume: push/pull, 3-way switch;
  • Wreck custom string through bridge, Grover tuners

Impressions:

When I first saw this guitar via Wreck GuitarsFacebook page I was intrigued by the specification (listed above), but the real deal is when you take this beauty. It’s super-light, and although without carved top on the arm rest, it definitely feels fatigueless. The neck is very smooth, so even if you shred hard, you will jump all over the neck with ease.

Sound:

BlueMorpho 6 comes with a set of custom made Dolezal pickups which are manufactured also in Croatia. The clean tone is surprisingly warm what makes it even more “pleasant” with a vintage amp in the signal chain. Switching to a distortion channel with a high gain makes the BlueMorpho 6 shine. Mahogany is a great tone wood, especially when you are in a heavy gain mode.

A very versatile guitar, BlueMorpho 6 certainly covers many bases — no matter you’re a blues player, or an ambientalist, or a heavy metal player, this guitar will answer your challenges.

Verdict:

Wreck Guitars definitely did a splendid job with the 6-string from their BlueMorpho series. It’s definitely worth checking out. The company is already working on a new BlueMorpho model that will have a couple of adjustments and changes comparing from the model in this review. For more information visit the Wreck Guitars website and Facebook page.