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VA HS

Valley Arts headstock (1994-2001)

The SSM was Samick's high-end Strat-style model, and part of the American Classic Series. The SPM is the bass version of the SSM.

The S slotted below the SSM.

Made in Korea by Samick.

Related:

SSM-1

93 SSM1

1993 SSM-1 LPB

  • 1993-2001
Scarf Joint heel

Valley Arts Scarf Joint heel

Body:

  • Contoured, solid Alder body
  • Valley Arts Scarf JointTM heel
  • Belly carve
Articufret
Neck:
  • Bolt-on Maple neck w/ scarf joint
  • Maple fretboard with dot inlays
  • Rosewood "skunk stripe"
  • Rounded headstock (Early 1993)
  • Valley Arts headstock
  • 21 frets (Early 1993)
  • 22 ArticuFretsTM
  • 25.5" scale

Electronics:

  • Three single coil pickups
  • 5-way switch
  • 1 Vol, 2 Tone
Ssm1 colors

Hardware:

  • Chrome hardware
  • 16:1 ratio lubricated, die-cast machine heads
  • Single-ply, 8-screw pickguard (1993)
  • 2-ply, 8-screw Pearloid pickguard
  • "ST-40" vintage style, 6-point tremolo

Finishes:

  • Black (BK)
  • White (WH)
  • Metallic Red (MR)
  • Cherry Sunburst (CS)
  • Tobacco Sunburst (TS, TBS)
  • 3-Tone Sunburst (3SB)
  • Lake Placid Blue (LPB)
  • Sea Foam Green (SFG)
  • Metallic Burgundy Mist (MBUM)
  • Fluorescent Green (FOG)
  • Natural Satin (NS)

SSM-1 PH

99 SSM1 PH-0

Same as SSM-1 but with humbucker in bridge position.

Same finish options as SSM-1.

SSM-1 BU

Also available as SSM-1 BU PH

Ssm1bun

2000 SSM-1 BU N

Body:

  • Contoured, solid Ash body w/ Bubinga veneer
  • Valley Arts Scarf JointTM
  • Belly carve

Neck:

  • Bolt-on Maple neck w/ scarf joint
  • Maple fretboard with dot inlays
  • Bullet style truss rod
  • 22 ArticuFretsTM
  • 25.5" scale

Electronics:

  • Three single coil pickups
  • 5-way switch
  • 1 Vol, 2 Tone

Hardware:

  • Chrome hardware
  • 16:1 ratio lubricated, die-cast machine heads
  • 2-ply, 8-screw Pearloid pickguard
  • "ST-40" vintage style, 6-point tremolo

Finishes:

  • Natural (N)

SSM-1 LH

Left-handed version of SSM-1.

Finishes:

  • Black (BK)
  • Metallic Red (MR)

Hard Rock Guitar

Hard rock HS

This was a limited run model done for a 2000 Hard Rock Cafe live event in Orlando, Florida. It was based on the SSM-1 PH, with the only differences being a custom engraved neckplate and custom painted headstock with flames and the Hard Rock Live logo. They included a Certificate of Authenticity, and only 50 were produced.

Finishes:

  • Lake Placid Blue (LPB)

SSM-2

93 SSM2-0

1993 SSM-2 CAR

The design of the SSM-2 was inspired by Valley Arts' Standard Pro model.

  • 1993-1999
  • $249.99 Street (1996)

Body:

  • Contoured solid Alder body
  • Contoured solid Ash body (NA finish)
  • Valley Arts Scarf JointTM
  • Belly carve

Neck:

  • Bolt-on Maple neck w/ scarf joint
  • Rosewood fretboard with dot inlays
  • Rounded headstock (Early 1993)
  • Bullet style truss rod
  • 21 ArticuFretsTM (1993)
  • 22 ArticuFretsTM
  • 25.5" scale

Electronics:

  • Two single coils, one humbucker
  • Black molded plastic pickup covers
  • 5-way switch
  • 1 Vol, 1 Tone
Scarf Joint heel

Valley Arts Scarf Joint heel

Hardware:

  • Chrome hardware
  • Black hardware (NA finish)
  • 16:1 ratio lubricated, die-cast machine heads
  • Single-ply, 8-screw pickguard (1993)
  • 3-ply, 8-screw pickguard
  • "KKT-3" Licensed Floyd Rose locking, 2-point tremolo
  • Zero fret locking nut
KKT-3 SSM-2

KKT-3 Tremolo

Finishes:

  • Metallic Red (MR)
  • Candy Apple Red (CAR)
  • Translucent Red (TR)
  • Translucent Black (TBK)
  • 3-Tone Sunburst (3SB)
  • Lake Placid Blue (LPB)
  • Sea Foam Green (SFG)
  • Natural Ash (NA)

SSM-3

93 SSM3

1993 SSM-3 BK

Same as SSM-2, but with gold hardware.

Finishes:

  • Black (BK)
  • Metallic Red (MR)
  • Tobacco Sunburst (TBS)

SPM-1

93 SPM 2

1993 SPM-1 3SB

Left-handed SPM-1 LH also available (in BK, MR).

Body:

  • Contoured solid Alder body
  • Rear belly carve

Neck:

  • Bolt-on Rock Maple neck
  • Maple fretboard with dot inlays
  • Rosewood "skunk stripe"
  • Valley Arts headstock (Late 1993-1998)
  • Silk-screened Valley Arts logo
  • Bullet style truss rod
  • 20 frets
  • 34" scale

Electronics:

  • One split P-Bass pickup
  • 1 Vol, 1 Tone

Hardware:

  • Chrome hardware
  • 14:1 ratio lubricated, die-cast tuning machines
  • 3-ply pickguard
  • Metal knobs
  • Heavy-duty adjustable bridge

Finishes:

  • Black (BK)
  • Pearl White (PW)
  • Metallic Red (MR)
  • Candy Apple Red (CAR)
  • 3-Tone Sunburst (3SB)

SSM-1C Tiger

99 SSM1C tiger

Hand-made in the U.S.A. at the Valley Arts Custom Pro Shop.

Body:

  • Contoured, solid Alder body
  • Flame Maple bent top
  • Valley Arts Scarf JointTM
  • Belly carve

Neck:

  • Bolt-on Maple neck
  • Maple fretboard with 12th fret inlay
  • Mother of Pearl Valley Arts logo inlay
  • Heel-adjusted truss rod
  • 22 frets
  • 25.5" scale

Electronics:

  • Three single coil pickups
  • 5-way switch
  • 1 Vol, 2 Tone

Hardware:

  • Gold hardware
  • Die-cast machine heads
  • Pearloid pickguard
  • Metal knobs
  • 6-point vintage tremolo

SSM-1C Dragon

99 SSM1C dragon

Hand-made in the U.S.A. at the Valley Arts Custom Pro Shop.

Body:

  • Contoured, solid Alder body
  • Quilt Maple bent top
  • Valley Arts Scarf JointTM
  • Belly carve

Neck:

  • Bolt-on Maple neck
  • Ebony fretboard with 12th fret inlay
  • Mother of Pearl Valley Arts logo inlay
  • Heel-adjusted truss rod
  • 22 frets
  • 25.5" scale

Electronics:

  • Three single coil pickups
  • 5-way switch
  • 1 Vol, 2 Tone

Hardware:

  • Gold hardware
  • Die-cast machine heads
  • Pearloid pickguard
  • Metal knobs
  • 6-point vintage tremolo

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