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Maton Custom Shop Flatpicker

 

Brand: Maton

$4,999.00 $5,999.00

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The Flatpicker by The Maton Custom Shop was a very basic choice to make. Create a Simple and Elegant straight up Dreadnought that could appeal to a variety of players from Bluegrass pickers to a home studio Muso who wants a guitar with plenty of Voice. This Custom Shop Model is a combination of Classic Looks, Classic Tones, and Classic Timbers. The European Spruce Top and Indian Rosewood back and sides are a fundamental combination for such a guitar. It had to be Bass heavy with thick midrange tones and piercing trebles. A Classic Mahogany One Piece neck adds to the big sound and lovers of the Classic Flat top acoustic guitar will not be disappointed. Just think Doc Watson or Tony Rice and you will be at home with the Flatpicker. Strummed in a song or Ragtime classic, the Flatpicker has been one of my favorite journeys as a Luthier.

Model: Flatpicker
Body Shape: Dreadnought
Soundboard: "AAA Select" Mastergrade
Rosette: Herringbone
Bracing: Light Brace
Back & Sides: Select Indian Rosewood
Outer Binding: Rosewood
Inner Binding: Herringbone
Backstrip/Zipper: None
Neck: Mahogany
Headstock Veneer: Rosewood Veneer
Fingerboard: Ebony/White Binding
Fretwire: Dunlop 6260
Number of Frets: 20
Fingerboard Radius: 304.8mm (12")
Nut Width: 44mm (1.736" - 1 47/64")
14th Fret: Width 55mm (2.165" - 2 11/64")
Fingerboard Inlays: 4mm MOP Dots
Back & Sides Finish: U.V Gloss
Top Finish: U.V Gloss
Bridge: Ebony
Bridge Pins: Ivory ABS
Machine Heads: Open Back Grovers
Pickguard: None
End Pin/Strap: Chrome
Nut & Saddle: Bone
Scratchplate: Supplied
Case: Hiscox Flight case
Pickup: AP5-Pro Optional
Strings: Elixir Nanoweb Phosphor Bronze 12-53

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