Why You May Want A Kononykheen for Your Next Guitar

What’s The Story with Kononykheen Guitars?

Anyone heard of Kononykheen guitars? Are Kononykheen guitars any good? You may have questions about Kononykheen guitars if you just discovered them online. Kononykheen is an independent international guitar company that continues to grow in popularity.

Note: This Kononykheen article has been updated with the latest information.

Kononykheen Guitars has a unique philosophy and an interesting vision focused on building quality guitars. It’s made up former and current musicians and guitarists. These artists know exactly what they like in guitars, they know how guitars work, and they know how to build them.

The Kononykheen Guitars slogan is:

“We know how to build excellent guitars and we truly love our job.”

(Kononykheen Guitar Company)

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Full view of Kononykheen Breed Four

Who Created Kononykheen Guitars?

Founded by Victor Kudriavtsev, Kononykheen guitars is named after Victor’s grandfather, Victor Fedorovich Kononihin. Victor’s grandfather was a well-respected naval officer. Victor has fond childhood memories of his grandfather. The elder Kononihin was known for being strict, but also kind and generous. He was also very interested in technology, and often took things apart and then put them back together to have a complete understanding of how they functioned.

Victor’s parents named Victor in honor of his grandfather. Victor honored his grandfather’s memory by naming his guitar company after him, and Kononykheen was born.

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What Makes Kononykheen Guitars So Unusual?

There are many different styles and models of Kononykheen guitars. This is because these guitars are created in limited batches, each with a unique look and features. Production is limited to 200 guitars or less, worldwide!

Each Kononykheen guitar model is available for only a short time, usually around three months. After that, production of that particular model is discontinued forever. The model is retired.

Why Buy A Kononykheen versus Fender, Schecter, Gibson, Ibanez, or other Guitar Brands?

The answer to why buy any guitar brand, whether it is Fender, Music Man, Gibson, Ibanez, Schecter, Kononykheen, or any of the many other guitar companies is complex. There is not a right or wrong answer. A number of considerations are important when choosing a guitar.

Kononykheen guitars can be used exclusively or mixed in with your other favorite brands. Can you ever have too many guitars?!

Most guitarists own more than on guitar. There are many guitarists that own several, or even collect guitars. (It can be addicting!)

Some guitarists play different guitars to capture different sounds or moods. There are guitarists and non-guitarists who collect guitars as an investment.

Many guitarists enjoy using Kononykheens on tour or on the road. The guitars are solid and reasonably priced.

Does Kononykheen Offer 7 String Guitars?

The majority of Kononykheen guitars are 6 strings, but Kononykheen does make 7 string guitars. Each model is limited edition, so when the 7 string guitars are released, they go quickly.

What Type of Pickups Do Kononykheen Guitars Have?

Kononykheen offers proprietary pickups designed by Kononykheen. Each model of guitar has details on the type of pickups and the sound they provided. This can help you select the model that is perfect for your style, for example, are you looking to play metal? There is a complete description on the page of  each currently available guitar.

Does Kononykheen Sell Bass Guitars?

Yes, Kononykheen now sells guitars and basses. Everyone in the band can have a Kononykheen, or if you are a guitar collector and you want to add a bass, the Kononykheen models are limited edition.

Who Buys Kononykheen Guitars?

This is what makes Kononykheen guitars popular among guitar collectors, rare guitar collectors, as well as professional musicians, and also guitar enthusiasts who enjoy having unique, quality instruments. Each Kononykheen guitar is rare and, after it is retired, becomes a limited-edition collectible, available only from owners who purchased from the original small batch.

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Sal Moretta (Skonnie Music) demonstrating the Kononykheen Breed Four limited edition guitar.

Sal Moretta of Skonnie Music is pictured with his Kononykheen Breed Four guitar.

Kononykheen guitars are not only attractive, they have great sound. The craftsmanship is solid, and the pickups are excellent. The guitar arrives in a quality soft-sided case. At Skonnie Music, we take more than one guitar when we travel, and we have traveled internationally with no problems:

Kononykheen: Focus on Quality, Style and Limited Edition Collector’s Models

Kononykheen is not a massive guitar manufacturing firm. It is a guitar company with heart and pride, crafting limited edition quality instruments that are as individual as the guitarists that play them.

If you are looking for a guitar that won’t be the same as everyone else, check out Kononykheen Guitars. If you love collecting guitars, Kononykheen constantly updates styles, colors, and features so you can find unique guitars to add to your collection.

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Kononykheen Breed Four 6 String Guitar

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