Cole Clark AN2EC-BLBL-HUM All Blackwood w/Humbucker
Brand: Cole Clark
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All solid timber cutaway grand emporium with internally carved top and back.
Cole Clark 3-way pickup system.
Lollar Imperial Humbucker – Tone and Volume on face.
Finish: Nitrocellulose (natural satin)
Neck: Queensland Maple
Top: Solid Australian Blackwood
Back and sides: Australian Blackwood
Inlaid timber binding, purfling and rosette
Bridge/Fretboard: She Oak
Machine Heads: Grover
Nut/Saddle: Graph Tech Tusq
Strings: Elixir – Nanoweb Phosphor Bronze 12-53
Nut Width: 44mm/1.73″
Left handed version code CCFL2EC-LH-BLBL HUM
Pickguard supplied in case.
These guitars are All Blackwood models with a Lollar Imperial humbucker in the bridge position. The humbucker is in a block and the knobs have a thicker top under them. This cannot be retrofitted in a current guitar. This was introduced, as many of our artists put in a sound hole pickup with a separate output to go to a distorted amp. They loop the clean sound and play over the top with a dirt sound. These sound hole pickups are not very good and they are in the wrong place to drive well.
There is enough nickel core in the phosphor bronze strings to work well. There is no microphonic feedback and the general feedback is about what you would get from a hollow Gretsch. There is a video out by Premier guitar where you can hear an artist shredding on some American Rock, and one of Lloyd Spiegel on Facebook playing some blues. Both these videos have been posted by Cole Clark on our Facebook. You can also move between the 2 separate sounds and combine them.