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Maton ECW80C-12 Heritage Dreadnought 12-String

Brand: Maton

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To a guitar maker, some guitars from some eras, stand out as classics. This is certainly true of the Maton CW80 from the mid 70s to the mid 80s.
As time passes guitar player’s requirements change as do the availability of materials and so, like many long running models (the CW80 first appeared in 1967) the CW80 moved away from the 70s design to become the iconic instrument it is today. But there is still something special about those 70s CW80s so the experienced team at Maton decided to revisit the old guitars and see what we could learn from them.

Model: The Heritage ECW80c/12
Body Shape: Dreadnought W/Cutaway 12
Face: "AA" Grade Sitka Spruce
Rosette: Herringbone
Bracing: Standard Maton Double X
Back & Sides Material: Solid Sapele Mahogany
Soundhole Diameter: 100mm
Outer Binding: White
Inner Binding: Triple Pinstripe
Neck Material: Mahogany
Headstock Veneer: Rosewood
Fingerboard & Bridge: Indian Rosewood
Fretwire: Dunlop 6260
Number of Frets: 21
Fingerboard Radius: 304.8mm (12")
Nut Width: 50.0 mm
14th Fret: Width 60mm
Fingerboard Inlays: 6mm Pearl Dots
Back & Sides Finish: Satin/Natural
Top Finish: Satin/Natural
Bridge Material: Indian Rosewood
Bridge Pins: Ivory ABS
Machine Heads: Chrome Grover Rotomatic
Pickguard: Black with Gold M
End Pin/Strap: Chrome
Nut & Saddle: Bone
Case: Standard Maton Hardcase
Pickup: AP5-Pro
Strings: Elixir Nanoweb 80/20 Bronze 10-47

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