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Alvarez Artist Baritone 8-String Shadow Burst Acoustic Electric Guitar

Introducing the Alvarez Artist Baritone 8-String Shadow Burst Acoustic Electric Guitar, a remarkable instrument designed to deliver deep tones and easy playability. Tuned from B to B, this guitar provides a unique sonic experience, sitting between a dreadnought and acoustic bass in terms of pitch and voicing.

With the ABT60CESHB, you'll have the advantage of extended range and lower voicing while still utilizing familiar chord shapes and scales found on a standard six-string guitar. This model is highly regarded and remains one of Alvarez's best-selling guitars due to its exceptional playability and tonal capabilities.

The stunning Shadow Burst finish adds a touch of elegance to the guitar's appearance, complementing its remarkable sound. The cutaway design allows for easy access to the higher frets, ensuring optimal mobility across the fretboard and facilitating effortless playing.

Equipped with the LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick Up system, this guitar is ready to be amplified for stage performances, recording sessions, or any situation where you need to project your sound. The LR Baggs electronics offer reliable and high-quality sound reproduction, capturing the true essence of your playing.

The Alvarez Artist Baritone 8-String Shadow Burst Acoustic Electric Guitar is a versatile and expressive instrument, perfect for musicians seeking deep, resonant tones and expanded range. Whether you're a seasoned guitarist or an adventurous player looking to explore new sonic territories, this guitar will inspire you with its exceptional playability and stunning sound.

Experience the power, versatility, and musicality of the Alvarez Artist Baritone 8-String Shadow Burst Acoustic Electric Guitar and unleash your creativity like never before.

  • Top WoodSolid A+ Sitka Spruce
  • Body FinishShadowburst/Gloss
  • Back and Sides WoodAfrican Mahogany
  • ShapeBaritone
  • NeckMahogany w/Semi-Gloss Finish
  • BridgeBi-Level Indian Laurel/Rosewood
  • InlaysMother of Pearl
  • FingerboardIndian Laurel/Rosewood w/12th Fret Inlay
  • Nut and SaddleReal Bone
  • TunerPremium Die Cast
  • Bridge PinsPPS Synthetic Bone
  • StringsCustom D’Addario EXP23 + Octaves
  • Bracing SystemsFST2 - Forward Shifted, Asymmetric Tone Bars
  • Neck JointDovetail
  • Neck Meets Body14th Fret
  • Number of Frets21
  • Pickup / EQLR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick Up
  • Overall Length (mm)1065 
  • Body Width (mm)439 
  • Body Depth at Heel (mm)102 
  • Body Depth at Base (mm)122 
  • Scale (mm)704
  • Scale (inches)27 23/32
  • Number of Frets21 
  • Nut Width (mm)44.45
  • Nut Width (inches)1 3/4

Acoustic Centre offers free shipping on all new items to most locations within Australia on all orders over $99, excluding Western Australia, Northern Territory and Far North Queensland. Used items have a flat rate shipping fee of $59 within our usual shipping locations. We also offer competitive Express shipping options at checkout.

Customers located in Western Australia, Northern Territory and Far North Queensland recieve free shipping on all accessory orders over $99, but will incur a flat rate instrument or large item shipping charge of $179 (or $299 for Express shipping).

Occasionally due to issues with delivering to remote or unusual destinations, we aren't able to offer free postage. We reserve the right to retract the offer if freight costs exceed 15% of your purchase. We will always notify you if there is an issue and offer a full refund or arrange alternative delivery options.

All strings and accessories will be shipped with tracking via courier or Australia Post. Other items including guitars and amplification equipment will be shipped using our courier service providers, with a tracking number and signature on delivery.

The Acoustic Centre ships goods Australia-wide, however at this time we are unable to accept international orders.

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