Sterling by Music Man CTSS30HS Shortscale Cutlass Electric Guitar - Shell Pink

Shortscale Version of the Popular Cutlass Delivers Easy Playability and a Versatile Sound

The popular Modern Classic “Cutlass” guitar is now available with a compact 24” short scale neck for easier playability — featuring an HS pickup configuration with 3-way switching, vintage style tremolo, and an oversized 4 + 2 headstock. Available in Mint Green with maple fretboard or Shell Pink with laurel fretboard.


  • Model: CTSS30HS
  • Body Wood: Poplar
  • Body Color: Shell Pink (SPK)
  • Bridge: Fulcrum Tremolo
  • Pickguard: White (SPK)
  • Scale Length: 24” (60.9 cm)
  • Neck Radius: 12" (30.5 cm)
  • Frets: 22 Frets, Narrow
  • Neck Width: 1.65” (42 mm) at nut, 2.24” (57 mm) at last fret
  • Neck Wood: Hard Maple
  • Fingerboard: Laurel (SPK)
  • Fret Markers: Dot Markers
  • Tuning Machines: Diecast
  • Truss Rod: Single Action
  • Neck Attachment: 5 Bolt Pattern
  • Controls: 1 Volume, 1 Tone
  • Switching: 5-way Toggle Pickup Selector
  • Pickups: HS
  • Strings: .009-.042
  • Gig Bag: N/A

Shortscale Cutlass is Sized and Priced Perfectly for Student Musicians!

The Sterling by Music Man CTSS30HS Shortscale Cutlass offers the ideal body size and scale length for musicians who have had difficulty with larger guitars. The scaled down body size and 24” scale length make it ideal for student musicians and musicians with small hands, while the pickup pairing, tremolo bridge and 5-way pickup selector make this Cutlass more than just a student instrument, with the full palette of sonic possibilities.