Neck-Thru SOLID 3/4"+ MAPLE CAP AL Guitar!
Neck Thru Design Improves Stability and Sustain
3/4" thick maple cap improves overall sound quality (increases brightness of the guitar)
The Maple cap sits over the 1 1/2 2 piece solid Mahogany body (yes, even the black guitar has the maple cap)
Improved bridge Graph Tech RESOMAX NVS Harmonic Bridge with 6mm Posts and String Saver Saddles and matching tail piece .
Improved Nickel plate hardware, including Nickel die-cast Grover tuners with 18-1 turning ratio for ultra fine tuning (Model 102-18N)
Two Type V Alnico humbucker pickups for warm, traditional sound
The AL-3000 now comes with improved wiring (single conductor braided 18 gauge American wire for pickups), improved pots (now higher voltage with brass shafts for reduced noise) and an improved pickup selector switch
Two volume and two tone controls, plus a three way pickup selector switch
5 piece maple / walnut neck with 13.7" (350mm) radius neck for fast play and adjustable truss rod
Ebony fretboard with 22 Jumbo frets and real Abalone Trapezodial inlays
The AL-3000 features D'addario strings installed at the factory and a Graph Tech Graphine nut
Individually hand filed frets for professional feel and playability
Width of the neck at the nut: 1 5/8"; at the 21st fret: 2 3/16"
Neck taper/thickness at the 1st fret: 21.5 mm; at the 12th fret: 23.5mm
Overall length: 40"; Scale length: 24.7"
Body thickness: 2" at edge; Width at the widest point: 13"
Bridge pole spacing is 3", and the Tail piece pole spacing is 3 1/4"
Actual Weight is only 9.5 lbs
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