Alnico V magnet humbuckers deliver a rich, smooth sound with plentiful harmonics and a very even response when bending strings, given the close spacing of the pole pieces. Both pickups are coil tappable via mini toggle switches, and a third mini toggle offers in and out of phase settings. All pickups are governed by a single Master Volume knob, and both acoustic and electric signals have their own dedicated active Tone knobs. Dual output jacks allow you to separate the electric and acoustic signals to different amps, or combine them into one.The through-body mahogany neck has a slender C shaped profile which feels both fast and comfortable, with a profile depth of. 785 at the 1st fret, graduating to. The contoured neck heel and generous treble-side body cutaway allows for easy access all the way to the 24th fret, and the profile has a smooth satin finish. The slab ebony fretboard is inlaid with abalone blocks, and the medium jumbo fretwire retains its full factory height, showing light wear beneath the plain strings on frets 1-5 and virtually no wear further up the 25 scale. The nut measures 1 11/16 in width, and the headstock features a quilted maple overlay which matches the top.
The locking Sperzel tuning machines turn very smoothly and offer unparalleled tuning stability. All of the electronics function as intended, and the acoustic-style bridge features a compensated saddle with ideal height.
The gold hardware is clean as can be aside from light patina on a couple of the knurled metal knobs. The top is a stunning piece of bookmatched quilted AAAA maple, with wide, three-dimensional waves of figuring, highlighted by a Walnut gloss finish. There is one professionally addressed crack extending from the bass-side F hole, and otherwise the guitar is remarkably clean with only a few light finish scratches and one small chip on the lower bout near the input jacks. The neck profile exhibits no wear.The original SKB molded plastic hardshell case is included. Check out our shop "Mike & Mike's Guitar Bar, " and please let us know if we can answer any questions! International orders will be declared as merchandise, and the value of merchandise will be declared as the amount paid. We cannot declare anything as a gift or for a lesser value. We do our best to describe all items with honesty and accuracy, but to be sure, please.
The item "Carvin AE185 Semi Hollow Acoustic Electric Guitar AAAA Quilt Maple Top withohc" is in sale since Monday, July 29, 2019. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\Guitars & Basses\Electric Guitars". The seller is "mmguitarbar" and is located in Seattle, Washington. This item can be shipped worldwide.