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Used Acoustic/Electric Gtrs


Cole Clark: AN2AC3-BR

(Item ID: AN2AC3-BR)

House Brand AN2AC3-BR

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Angel 2 Series Acoustic Electric Cutaway with Rosewood and Bunya

From the Cole Clark website:

"Cole Clark guitars combine classical construction with innovative design and manufacturing techniques to produce lighter, stronger instruments with superior acoustic performance. Made in Austrailia using indigenous timber and featuring Face Brace Sensor acoustic pickup systems, Cole Clark guitars provide professional quality at affordable prices.

The Bridge-Face control on the preamp allows frequencies above the preampís 350Hz cross-over to be mixed from soundboard or bridge pickup, while the big clean bottom end frequencies are always sourced from the bridge pickup, which helps control feedback. The Mic control allows fading of the internal mic to amplify top-end frequencies (>2.1kHz), which provides a very natural and softened top end response. The result is an exceptionally responsive live guitar and truly must be heard to be believed."

Lindsayís Review:

This Cole Clark Angel 2 came to us recently on a trade and it is in excellent overall condition. For those unfamiliar with this brand, Cole Clark is an Australian made brand. We are not a dealer for this brand, but I have played a number of their guitars and I find them to be very similar to Maton guitars (the preferred live guitar of Tommy Emmanuel), which are also made in Australia. Both brands actively practice using sustainable materials (e.g., Queensland Maple), and both brands tend to favor a more Spartan, utilitarian aesthetic treatment. I have found both Cole Clark and Maton guitars to be on the brighter side, acoustically. This guitar definitely has a crisper attack with a very even, well-defined, and clear note definition; yet, it does have some depth and space in its voice that make for a pleasing resonance. From a playability standpoint, this guitar does have a deeper C-carve to the neck, which I find comfortable, but I would be quick to say that it is not a Taylor-esque ultra slim neck!

Perhaps the most impressive feature of the Cole Clark guitars is their amplified tone -they are great live guitars! Their inherently bright, balanced acoustic voice makes for a more manageable signal (i.e., one that is not overly woofy). Moreover, Cole Clark has their own pickup system that involves three signal sources: an under-saddle pickup, a soundboard top sensor, and a mic. Despite the complexity of three different signal sources, the preamp is quite simple and easy to adjust, such that a player of any skill level can get good results. Bearing this in mind, I would characterize this particular guitar as a very well rounded instrument that would be ideal for a player who needs a reliable live guitar.

Features:

- 25.5" Scale Length
- Solid Bunya Top
- Solid Indian Rosewood Back and Sides
- Queensland Maple Neck
- Integral Heel Construction with Internally Carved Top and Back
- Solid Rosewood Bridge and Fingerboard
- 12" Fingerboard Radius
- Chrome Grover Machine Heads
- Grand Auditorium Body with Cutaway
- Wood Binding
- Rear Bracing 'Lattice'
- Diamond Shape Mother of Pearl Inlays
- Graphtech TUSQ Nut and Saddle
- Graphtech TUSQ Bridge Pins with Pearl Dots
- 3-Way Acoustic Pickup System (Bridge-mounted Piezo type along with a top plate sensor and internal microphone)
- Cole Clark on-board Preamp with Volume, Face Brace Sensor/Piezo Pickup Blend, Mic Blend, Bass, Mid, and Treble controls
- Neck Width at the Nut: 44.4mm
- Body Depth: 122.1mm
- Body Length: 496.7mm
- Body Width at the Rear Bout (Widest point): 385.4mm

This guitar includes a tweed archtop hardshell case. (used)

Our Price: $1495.00

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