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Normandy Black Anodized Hardtail Archtop Electric Guitar
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From the classic arch top curves of the body to the distinctive "rivets" front and back, there is simply no other guitar like it. Normandy Guitars ar...Click To Read More About This Product
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A one-of-a-kind black anodized guitar with boutique styling and quality.
From the classic arch top curves of the body to the distinctive "rivets" front and back, there is simply no other guitar like it. Normandy Guitars are quality made one at a time and are built to stand the test of time from one gig to the next.
The Normandy maple-on-maple and rosewood-on-maple necks are shaped close to what you would find on an old-school jazz guitar”not too fat, and not too thin. The resonant, gold anodized aircraft-grade aluminum body produces smooth, warm tones that ring true and long. Sustain is increased significantly when compared to that of a conventional wooden guitar body. Normandy "old school" humbuckers with Alnico 5 magnets are overwound to 12K ohms for higher output, powerful midrange and driving tone.
This is a deceivingly solid piece of equipment. You may be able to snap the neck, but the body will stand up to the most aggressive punk-inspired outbursts. The Normandy weighs 8.6 lb. which is roughly the same (or less) than most other electric guitars, maintains perfect balance when on a strap, and is so accommodating that you may just be able to go at it all night.
The sound, the look, the feel, the durability and all of extra care taken to perfect this one-of-a-kind guitar, combined with state of the art manufacturing processes equal a guitar that you would expect to cost thousands more than it does. Custom, boutique styling and quality that every player can afford¦ that's the best thing of all.
Black anodized aluminum body constructed of aircraft-grade material
Hard rock maple neck with rosewood fretboard
18% nickel/silver fret wire
Tuners by Gotoh
Graphite nut from Graphtech
Normandy humbuckers for high output, powerful midrange and tone
Gotoh Tune-O-Matic bridge
Includes custom road case
Neck: Hard rock maple neck with rosewood fretboard
Pickups: Normandy "old school" humbuckers overwound, 12k ohm high-output alnico magnets wax-potted for microphonic suppression
Electronics: Front and rear volume controls, one tone control, 3-way pickup selector, heavy-duty kill switch
Tailpiece: Gotoh Chrome-plated tailpiece with height-adjustable threaded steel mounting studs and knurled bushings.
Tuners: Large Gotoh
Weight: 8.6 lb.
Case: Hardshell multi-ply custom-made by TKL (black with chrome hardware)