Avalon Arc L8-380DBC Custom guitar - Old Lowden factory - New & over 20% off!

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Brand new Custom build Avalon Arc L8-380DBC.

List on this is £8390. Basic Arc L2-310DBC model with Sitka/Amazaque is £6330, this has £660 Cocobolo upcharge, £500 side purflings upcharge, £500 Alpine Spruce upcharge, £100 curved fretboard extension, £100 510 tuners & £200 custom rosette upcharge. Grab yourself an incredible guitar at an incredible price!

This is a stunning 3 bevelled top of the range brand new Avalon from the Arc range. It has a select Alpine Spruce top and a stunning Cocobolo back & sides with some amazing custom appointments. These custom features are a curved fingerboard extension, some Gotoh 510 tuners, a front and back ebony headstock faceplate, mitred back strip and a custom rosette design with Abalone, Australian blackwood and Ebony.

Not only is this guitar an absolute beauty to look at it sounds incredible with deep lows and crisp highs. An astonishingly good sounding instrument from the Avalon guys that has literally blown our minds. It's a Jumbo body shape, so it's the larger Avalon shape which is effectively the 'Lowden' O shape, but it has the rounded cutaway making high fret access and playability much easier. Also, the bevels at strategic points across the body make it even more ergonomic and it just fits right into the body thereby making it almost feel like a smaller body design. The benefits of the Jumbo shape are incredibly apparent from strumming or fingerpicking the first chord however. This thing sings and the wood choices and upgrades giving such depth and body to the sound.

It comes with it’s fitted Hiscox hardcase

Specs

Body Shape: Jumbo with rounded cutaway

Finish: Nitrocellulose

Body Material: Cocobolo

Top Material: Alpine Spruce

Body details: Flamed Australian blackwood bindings with mahogany/sycamore/ebony purflings on top and sycamore/ebony purflings on back and sides. A Pau Pau Abalone rosette with ebony/sycamore/ebony purflings and flamed Australian blackwood inner rosette with ebony edging. Flamed Australian blackwood arm, back and cutaway bevels and mitred backstrip

Neck Material: 5 Piece Ard Ri Mahogany neck with central Purple Heart strip and sycamore purflings

Fingerboard Material: Ebony fingerboard bound with Ebony and a Sycamore strip. Curved half fret fretboard extension

Scale Length: 648mm

Neck details: Marbled front and back ebony headstock veneer with sycamore underlay.

Nutwidth: 44mm

String spacing: 56mm

Bridge: Ebony with Ebony bridge pins and Mother Of Pearl dots

Tuners: Gotoh SGV510Z-BL5 3L+3R XG Tuners

Pickup: None

Hard Case: Yes, fitted Hiscox

Overall condition: Brand New

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