Guitar Review – Raccoon model from luthier Camille Jacob

It's a pleasure to discover the artisanal production of a young French luthier. The Raccoon is designed and manufactured entirely by Camille Jacob who also makes the excellent AMI Effects pedals. This instrument literally impressed me by the quality of the lutherie, this is top quality stuff.


  • Finish:  shiny nitro-cellulo
  • Body: one piece Sipo, old stock
  • Neck: quartersawn Sipo, coming from the same tree as the body
  • Fretboard: Asian Ebony
  • Headstock veneer: Asian Ebony, same wood as the fretboard
  • Inlays: Elforyn
  • Frets: Jescar Inox, mdium-high FW47095-S
  • Trussrod: double action
  • Trussrod cover and pickguard: acetate
  • Neck pickup: P90 CJ A3 7,8kohms
  • Bridge pickup: P90 CJ A4 8,8kohms
  • Pots, switch and jack: Bourns and Switchcraft
  • Tunes: Schaller F-Series ST6B Nickel
  • Nut: Graph tech Tusq
  • Bridge: ABM style wraparound in Aluminium 3021na Nickel
  • Jack plate: Electrosocket nickel
  • Straplocks: Dunlop
  • Strings: Pyramid Nickel Classics 11/48

Price: 2 850€

Raccoon video review

Until the next gear review or interview, keep on playing the guitar!

Pierre Journel.

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