Multi-radius - 12" at the nut and 16" at the 22nd fret for vastly superior comfort3/4" solid thick, maple cap improves overall sound quality (increases brightness of the guitar)
3/4" Maple cap sits over the 1 1/2” thick mahogany body
Bound body, neck, and headstock (triple binding on the body; single binding on the neck and headstock)
Improved nickel plate hardware, including nickel die-cast Grover tuners with 18-1 turning ratio for ultra fine tuning (Model 102-18N)
Cepheus T-8 wide throw tune-O-matic bridge with graphite saddles
Two Type V Alnico humbucker pickups create that warm, traditional sound (humbucker pickups help reduce hum and noise and offer superior performance by giving a thicker fuller sound than single coils; humbuckers also create a much larger magnetic field, which helps eliminate dead spots and increases overall power of the pickup)
Two volume controls, two tone controls, and a 3-way pickup selector switch allow a wide range of expressive control
One piece mahogany set neck
Adjustable truss rod in neck to offset alterations caused by changes in humidity, temperature, or new strings
Ebony fretboard with 24 jumbo frets and genuine mother of pearl dot trapezoid inlays
High voltage, brass shaft pots for reduced noise and an improved pickup selector switch
Individually hand filed frets for professional feel and playability
D'addario 10-46 strings installed at the factory along with a professionally cut Graph Tech Tusq nut
Stop-bar tailpiece transfers string vibration to the body of the guitar and produces superior sustain
Overall length: 43"
Scale length: 27"
Width of the neck at the nut: 2 1/8" (54.5 mm)
Width of the neck at the 22st fret: 2 3/4" (70.5 mm)
String gauges: .009, .012, .015, .022, .030, .040, .054, .074
Neck taper/thickness at the 12th fret: 7/8" (21 1/2 mm)
Bridge Pickup Resistance: 13.2 ohms Tapped: 6.60 Ohms
Neck Pickup Resistance 12.7 ohms Tapped: 6.36 Ohms
Weight: only 10 pounds!
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