Geronimo is the debut model from Swope Guitars. A seasoned builder and veteran of two well regarded guitar institutions; Gibson Custom Shop and Sadowsky Guitars, Chris Swope has now branched out on his own with this very unique first offering.

What is a “Knock-Around” finish?

A Knock-Around is essentially a slight relic. The lacquer on the body is checked. There may be a bump or bruise here or there. The solid colors have a white undercoat which shows nicely when dinged. The bodies are glossy and the plastics are clean. While the headstock has a deep gloss the back of the neck is a thinner, satin finish. There is no lacquer above the fret tangs of the rosewood fingerboard. The edges of the fingerboard are blended nicely into the sides.


Finish ColorCarolina Blue
Finish TypeKnock-Around
Body WoodAlder
Neck WoodMaple
Fingerboard Radius9.5"
Fingerboard InlaysClay Dot
FretsJescar Medium/High (This is a bit lower and a bit wider than a Dunlop 6105)
Scale Length25.5"
Width at Nut1 21/32"
Nut MaterialBone
PickupsOriginal Geronimo
ControlsVolume and Tone Control, 5-Way plus “FUNK BUMP”
TunersGotoh Vintage Style
CaseBlack Hardshell Case

Why Order from Wildwood Guitars?

An instrument from Wildwood isn't just an ordinary guitar. It's your guitar. Each and every instrument we sell includes a full, point by point setup, an exhaustive evaluation, and expert shipping procedures, with first class, industry leading standards from start to finish. Why? Because you deserve it.

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