G&L Tribute ASAT Special RW Tobacco Sunburst
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The G&L Tribute ASAT Special, seen here in a timeless Tobacco Sunburst finish and sporting a Rosewood fretboard, delivers the classic style and tone of Leo Fender’s definitive single cutaway guitar.
The Quintessential G&L Guitar
After introducing his original “Broadcaster” (or Telecaster as it became known) to the world in 1950, Leo Fender worked on improving this model for the following decades.
Eventually giving us his definitive take of this guitar with the introduction of the G&L ASAT Special.
G&L Tribute ASAT Special RW Tobacco Sunburst Key Features:
- Basswood Body with Tobacco Sunburst Finish
- Medium C Profile Maple Neck
- 9” Radius Rosewood Fretboard
- 22 Medium Jumbo Nickel Frets
- 18:1 Ratio Tuning Machines
- Leo Fender Designed Jumbo G&L MFD Pickups Made in Fullerton, California USA
- Leo Fender Designed G&L Saddle-Lock Bridge
Crafting the Tribute ASAT Special
Basswood has been used for the body of the Tribute ASAT Special which features an iconic single cutaway profile.
Not just there to look good; this cutaway allows for easy access to the upper frets, perfect for reaching those high notes during a solo.
Attached to the body via traditional bolt-on construction is a hard-rock Maple neck with a comfortable medium C profile.
Atop the neck is a Rosewood fretboard with 22 medium jumbo nickel frets for all-around great playability.
Jumbo MFD Pickups
Designed by Leo Fender and made in Fullerton, California, a pair of jumbo G&L MFD single coil pickups give this guitar its fantastic voice.
These jumbo single-coil Magnetic Field Design pickups have narrow bobbin apertures with shallow yet wide coils.
While this makes them somewhat similar to P-90 and Jazzmaster pickups, the expertise behind the MFD pickups means they give you punchier low end and brighter high end with rich harmonics.
With the three-way pickup selector, you can choose between using either of the two pickups or a combination of the two while simple volume and tone controls allow you to quickly dial in the perfect sound you’re looking for.
On the body of the Fullerton Deluxe ASAT Special, you’ll find the innovative Saddle-Lock bridge, designed by Leo Fender.
The six individual saddles found in the Saddle-Lock bridge offer incredibly precise intonation and actually lock onto the strings.
This eliminates side to side movement which deadens your tone while the bridge transfers your string vibration directly into the body of the guitar.
With the string energy passed into the guitar in the direction of the grain, you get fantastic resonance for incredible tone.
Up on the headstock, you’ll find six sealed-back 18:1 ratio tuning machines providing incredible precise and secure tuning of your strings.
Leo Fender’s Ultimate Guitar Made Affordable
The ultimate iteration of Leo Fender’s famous single cutaway guitar; the G&L ASAT Special is now available wo a wider audience with a more accessible price tag thanks to its inclusion in the acclaimed G&L Tribute series.
For all that great style, excellent tone and playability in a quality made guitar, buy the G&L Tribute ASAT Special from PMT Online now.
G&L Tribute ASAT Special RW Tobacco Sunburst Specs:
- Construction: Bolt-On
- Scale: 25.5”
- Pickups: Leo Fender-Designed Jumbo G&L MFD Single Coils Made in Fullerton, California
- Body Wood: Basswood
- Neck Wood: Hard-Rock Maple with Rosewood Fretboard
- Neck Width at Nut: 1.625”
- Neck Radius: 9”
- Neck Profile: Medium C
- Frets: 22 Medium Jumbo, Nickel
- Tuning Keys: 18:1 Ratio, Sealed-Back
- Bridge: Leo Fender-Designed G&L Saddle-Lock
- Controls: 3-Position Pickup Selector, Volume, Tone
|Manufacturer||G and L|
|Shipping Weight (kg)||7.000000|
|Pickup Config||2 x single coil|
|Number Of Strings||6 string|
|Right / Left-Handed||right handed|
|Guitar Style||telecaster style|
|Body Size||full size|
|Body Material||basswood body|
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