Heralded for its huge sound yet comfortable size, the Maton 808 Performer Acoustic Electric Guitar is one of the best selling Maton Guitars on the market. As its name suggests, the 'Performer' is made for the stage, with its slimmer 808 body size a dream to play strapped on or sat down with - but unlike many other small guitars, its Solid Bunya top and Solid Queensland Maple back and sides give it a boomy, rich and sparkling tone. Its smaller frame has also proven popular amoungst females and anyone struggling to deal with the size of its larger brother - the Dreadnought guitar - but still looking for a top quality instrument. The performer inherited the original 808 shape with a slightly thinner body and soft cutaway. Its Bunya soundboard provides the volume and punch to more than compensate for a smaller body. Comfort and playability are the keys to this purpose built series.

This is a great stage acoustic electric guitar from Maton. It is the same overall size as the 808 but it is a narrow body format that makes it a better bet for live playing. The thinner body leaves you closer to the microphone and nearer the action without having a large guitar to lean over. This new-improved model features a Solid Bunya top, solid Qld Maple back and sides and the AP5 pick up. Comes complete with Maton case.

Specs

  • Body Shape: Slimline W/Cutaway
  • Soundboard: Bunya Pine
  • Rosette: Mosiac
  • Bracing: Scalloped Maton X
  • Back and Sides: Solid Queensland Maple
  • Outer Binding: Ivory
  • Neck: Queensland Maple
  • Scale Length: 64.77cm (25.5")
  • Headstock Veneer: Sapele
  • Fingerboard & Bridge: Indian Rosewood
  • Fretwire: Dunlop 6260
  • Number of Frets: 21
  • Fingerboard Radius: 304.8mm (12")
  • Nut Width: 44.1mm (1.736" - 1 47/64")
  • 14th Fret: Width 55mm (2.165" - 2 11/64")
  • Fingerboard Inlays: 6mm Pearl Dots
  • Back & Sides Finish: Satin/Natural
  • Top Finish: Satin/Natural
  • Bridge Pins: Ivory ABS
  • Machine Heads: Chrome Grover Rotomatic
  • Pickguard: Black with Gold "M"
  • End Pin/Strap: Chrome
  • Nut & Saddle: Bone
  • Case: Standard Maton Hardcase
  • Pickup: AP5 Original
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