"If you've ever seen Tommy Emmanuel perform you will know he is one of the world's greatest guitarists, and one of the most inspirational musicians on the planet." This Maton Guitars EBG808C TE Cutaway is an extension of his music! His own signature guitar that he takes with him wherever he plays. If you're a Tommy Emmanuel fan then you'll be captivated by the tone, playabillity and versatility of this Maton Guitar.
The Sitka Spruce & Queensland Maple tonewood combination gives off a dry sonic presence with little overtones; perfect for recording or getting that fingerstyle "thump" in the midrange. The Maton C shape neck provides the ultimate comfort while playing and the 1.736" nut width gives versatility for fingerstyle and/or country strumming.
Not only does this guitar excel acoustically, it also features Maton's world famous acoustic pickup system, the AP5 Pro! The AP5 Pro is the best acoustic pickup system in the world and features a cardioid microphone (on an adjustable arm) combined with an undersaddle piezo that blend together to create an authentic (and very customizable) acoustic guitar sound!
Body Shape: 808 Cutaway
Face: "AAA Select" Grade Sitka Spruce
Back and Sides: Queensland Maple
Neck: Select Queensland Maple
Fingerboard and Bridge: Streaky Ebony
Face Inlay/Rosette: Herringbone
Soundhole Diameter: 95mm
Bracing: Maton Scalloped X
Inner Binding: Triple Pinstripe
Outer Binding: Ivory
Scale Length: 64.77cm (25.5")
Headstock Veneer: Queensland Walnut
Fretwire: Dunlop 6260
Number of Frets: 21
Fingerboard Radius: 304.8mm (12")
Nut Width: 44.1mm (1.736" - 1 47/64")
14th Fret: Width 55mm (2.165" - 2 11/64")
Fingerboard Inlays: 6mm Pearl Dots "CGP" Pearl Block on 12th Fret