The Maton Custom Shop Classic is Andy Allen's Custom Shop take on an acoustic guitar standard. The 000 or OM (Orchestra Model) body shape has been an icon for all acoustic guitar makers for decades now. Utilising the timbers that are most recognised in the style, he developed the CS Classic with a mix of AAA Grade European Spruce for the soundboard and Indian Rosewood for the back and sides. After extensive testing tonally and geometrically, Andy settled upon a forward shifted X brace pattern to bring the rich bottom end from the guitar whilst maintaining an earthy midrange and the classic Maton glassy highs. It is not only the balance of tonality that he is proud of, but the projection, clarity, and volume that this shape captures so well. Truly a classic shape.
"It is not just the comfort of this shape for hours of practice and performance, but the ability to pick, strum and play fingerstyle on this shape means it becomes part of who you are as a musician". - Andy Allen, Maton Custom Shop
Body Shape: Traditional (Thin)
Soundboard: European Spruce
Bracing: Light Brace
Back & Sides: Select Indian Rosewood
Outer Binding: White
Inner Binding: Herringbone
Neck: Mahogany White Heel Cap
Headstock Veneer: Rosewood with Rock Maple Pinstripe Veneer
Fingerboard: Ebony/White Binding
Fretwire: Dunlop 6260
Number of Frets: 20
Fingerboard Radius: 304.8mm (12")
Nut Width: 44mm
14th Fret: Width 55mm (2.165" - 2 11/64")
Fingerboard Inlays: Snowflakes
Back & Sides Finish: U.V Gloss
Top Finish: U.V Gloss
Bridge Pins: Black with Pearl Dots
Machine Heads: Open Back Grovers
End Pin/Strap: Chrome
Nut & Saddle: Bone
Case: Hiscox Flight case
Acoustic Centre offers free Australia-wide express shipping on all accessory orders (excluding bulky items including amplifiers and cases) over $50, and free express shipping with TNT tracking on all instruments, amplifiers and cases over $599.
Occasionally due to issues with delivering to remote or unusual destinations, we aren't able to offer free postage, so we do 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 using Australia Express Post with tracking. Other items including guitars and amplification equipment will be shipped using our courier service providers, with a tracking number and signature on delivery. Deliveries to most major capital cities are usually within 2 - 4 business days, and regional areas and WA deliveries are usually within 8 working days.
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