Omni-capable, precision playing thinline in stylish Violin Burst!
The GCS-1 is a solidly built semi-hollow guitar designed for musicians looking for a well-made practical and roadworthy musical instrument. Inherently versatile, it can produce a myriad of tonalities suitable for blues, rock, country, and jazz playing. It adorns a laminated flame Maple top with a laminated Sapele back, and the sides/internal block structure are routed from a solid wood core. This design yields a balanced and even articulation with enhanced sustain characteristics. Included is a TKL hard-shell case. A version with a U.S. made Bigsby vibrato is also available.
Serial Number: 112177
Color: Violin Burst
Body Dimensions: 14 5/8” Lower Bout Width, 1 5/8” Depth
Top: Laminated Flame Maple
Back: Laminated Sapele
Body and Neck Wood: Eastern Mahogany
Fingerboard: Rosewood, 12” Radius, 24.75” Scale Length, 1.70” Nut Width, Dot Position Markers
Neck: Medium C shape, Comfortably Contoured
Pickups and Electronics: Custom wound Kent Armstrong humbucking pickups, 3 way toggle switch, (2) volume and (2) tone controls. One of the tone controls is a push/pull pot converting both pickups to single coil mode.
Hardware Finish: Chrome
Tuners: Wilkinson, Smooth 19:1 Gear Ratio
Binding: Multi-ply ivory/black surround the peghead, neck, and body back with additional plies surrounding the body top
Average Weight: 7.5 lbs. (varies plus or minus 6%)