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Artist Black58 Semi-Hollow Electric Guitar

This classic style guitar has existed in many forms since it was first released in 1958. Since then it has been coveted by some of the greatest Rock 'n Roll, Blues, and Jazz guitarists that the world has ever known. Legendary names like BB King, Freddie King, John McLaughlin, Larry Carlton, Jorma Kaukonen, Eric Clapton, and Elvin Bishop are among the multitude of players who have loved the diverse tones that this type of instrument offers. Now it's your turn!

The Artist Black58 offers a perfect entry-level guitar for those wishing to begin their journey into the world of blues and Jazz. With the typical set-neck, this guitar is truly a ""blues machine"". Like the body, the neck is constructed of maple on an Eco-Rosewood fretboard. This wood is a fine substitute for rosewood which is now considered a highly endangered species and as a result is rarely if ever used in general guitar building these days. The 22 frets show off the 'Dot' shaped plastic inlays and the comfortable ""C"" shape neck, tune-o-Matic bridge and stop-bar tailpiece means you have a guitar that will not only feel great under your fingers but one that will sustain forever.

The Black58 sports chrome-covered Humbuckers with Alnico V magnets which means that you have the option of the warm throaty tones of the neck pickup or the biting clean sounds of the bridge pickup. When you set your toggle switch in between neck and bridge pickup you get that wonderful almost out of phase sound which confirms that this is an extremely versatile guitar that will be very responsive under your fingers. You will be able to put a stamp on all those great blues solos and wail like the greats or you could darken the tone to suit the "cool" of any dingy little jazz club.

The Tech Features

Brand: Artist

Model: BLACK58

Scale Length: 2434” / 628 mm

Neck: Maple Set-Neck, Truss Rod 22 Frets, Eco-Rosewood Fretboard with dot plastic Inlays

Fingerboard Radius: 12"""" / 305 mm

Nut: 43 mm / 11116” ABS Plastic

Shape: Modern C

Body: Maple with Basswood Veneer on both Sides

Machine Heads: Die-cast Chrome

Bridge: Chrome Tune-o-Matic style, with 'Stop-Bar' anchor.

Pickups: VLPA Humbuckers

  • Neck: 4 Conductor, Alnico V Bar, D.C. Resistance: 7.2K, 4.2 Ohm, Chrome plated cover
  • Bridge: 4 Conductor, Alnico V Bar, D.C. Resistance: 8.2K, 5.0 Ohm, Chrome plated cover

Controls: 2 x Volume, 2 x Tone, 3-Way Switch

String Gauge: 10-46

Colour: Black

Weight: 3.5 to 4kg / 7 lb and 11.4 oz. to 8 lb and 13 oz approximately

Optional Hardcases and Bags:

  • Cases: JC450
  • Bags: HGBAGES335

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