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G&L ASAT Z3 Figured Maple Top Guitar
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This ASAT Z3 features a gorgeous Figured Maple top over a solid Alder body. The Bird's-Eye Maple neck with Tinted Gloss finish and Maple fretboard fu...Click To Read More About This Product
6-Month* financing available.
A+ for showtime looks, sophisticated electronics, and premium hardware.
This ASAT Z3 features a gorgeous Figured Maple top over a solid Alder body. The Bird's-Eye Maple neck with Tinted Gloss finish and Maple fretboard further accent the beauty of this instrument. 3 G&L Magnetic Field Design Z coil pickups give it the tonal versatility of the S-Series guitars. 12:1 ratio tuners and a patented G&L Saddle-Lock bridge make it stable and easy to tune. Includes Deluxe fitted Tolex hardshell case.
The patented Magnetic Field Design pickups use a ceramic bar magnet installed underneath each coil, with soft iron adjustable pole pieces to transfer the magnetic field to the surface of the pickup. By contrast, traditional Alnico type pickups, such as used in the Legacy and George Fullerton models, use nonadjustable Alnico pole pieces leaving the only adjustment being pickup height. The Magnetic Field Design has this adjustment, but further offers individual adjustment of each pole piece, letting the player effectively adjust the output of each string on each pickup. Magnetic Field Design (MFD) yield about twice the output per wind, making the pickup quieter while allowing a greater overall output. The sound of Magnetic Field pickups is slightly warmer with a broader frequency response.
One major Nashville session guitarist remarked that G&L Magnetic Field single-coil pickups sounded as balanced and sweet as his favorite old vintage Alnico equipped axe. The difference is that the MFD pickups sound that good right into his amp without all the EQ tweaking of his mixing console that made his other guitar sound so good. When he ran his G&L though his studio rig, he was truly amazed at the rich and warm, yet clear and sparkly sound.
- 3 G&L Magnetic Field Design Z-coil pickups
- Swamp ash body with figured maple top
- Bird's eye maple neck
- Maple fingerboard
- 7-1/2" fingerboard radius
- 1-5/8" width at nut
- 12:1 ratio, sealed lubrication, adjustable knob tension tuners
- G&L Saddle Lock bridge
- 5-position pickup selector
- Volume and tone controls
- Chrome Hardware
- 3-ply white pickguard
- Includes deluxe fitted tolex hardshell case
Musician's Friend Gold Coverage
Gold Coverage goes above and beyond the manufacturer's warranty to protect your gear from unexpected breakdowns, accidental damage from handling and failures. This plan covers your product for one, two, three or up to five years from your date of purchase, costs just pennies per day and gives you a complete "no-worry" solution for protecting your investment.
Gold Coverage Includes:
- Unexpected and unintentional spills, drops and cracks
- Normal wear and tear
- Power surges
- Dust, internal heat and humidity
Other plan features include:
- For products over $200, No Lemon Policy applies. If it fails for the same defect 3 times, it is replaced on the 4th breakdown. (Does not apply to failures due to drops, spills, and cracks)
- For products under $200 experiencing the above failures, a Musician's Friend gift card will be issued for the full price of the product + tax.
- Shipping fees covered if required for repair or replacement
- Plans are transferable in the event merchandise is sold
- Plans are renewable on new gear
*Limitations and exclusions apply. See terms and conditions (Opens in new window) for program details
Term for New Gear begins on date of purchase but does not replace the store return policy or manufacturer coverage.
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Comments about G&L ASAT Z3 Figured Maple Top Guitar:
This guitar is outstanding for whatever you want to play. If you are like me and just love the guitar and not too concerned about genres then you will love this. The z-coils can produce almost any sound, clean, crisp, noiseless and in this thick chunk of Ash with with a Maple top it can get deep and chunky too. The looks are a bonus and big to be sure! Buy it you'll play it forever!!