G&L ASAT Special - Black Binding - Rear Contour - Alpine White #5004

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G&L ASAT Special - Black Binding - Rear Contour - Alpine White #5004 Item ##5004
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This ASAT Special has been upgraded with "OLS" body depth, rear contour, black top-binding, and Satin Vintage Tint neck finish.


Model: ASAT Special
Body: Basswood
Body Finish: Alpine White
Body Depth: "OLS" (Original Leo Spec)
Body Other: Rear Contour
Binding: Top-Bound Black Binding
Pickguard: 3-ply Black/White/Black
Bridge: Saddle-Lock
Neck Profile: Modern Classic (.820"-.870")
Radius: 9.5"
Nut: Bone
Nut Width: 1 11/16"
Neck Wood: Hard-rock Maple
Fingerboard: Maple
Neck Finish: Satin Vintage Tint
Frets: Medium Jumbo
Inlay: Black Face Dots
Controls: 3-Way, Volume, Tone
Neck Pickup: G&L MFD Jumbo Single Coil
Bridge Pickup: G&L MFD Jumbo Single Coil
Tuners: G&L Standard
Setup: PLEK
Case: Deluxe Black Tolex

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The G&L ASAT Special just might be the quintessential G&L guitar, viewed by many as Leo's ultimate single-cutaway. The ASAT Special features jumbo single-coil Magnetic Field Design pickups, each with a narrow bobbin aperture for a coil which is shallow yet wide. In this regard, an MFD jumbo single coil is similar to a P-90 or Jazzmaster pickup, yet the MFD principle provides a punchier bottom end and brighter top end sparkling with harmonics. Leo further departed with the past with the addition of his innovative Saddle-Lock bridge which transfers string energy right into the body end-grain for an incredibly resonant instrument. The result is one of the most versatile guitars ever, serving up ballsy twang to searing blues to smooth jazz tones.

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