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Maton EA80C The Australian Acoustic Electric Guitar

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The Maton EA80C Australian Series is the culmination of over 50 years of building guitars from Australian timber. It showcases our indigenous timber at its best. Beautiful Blackwood back and sides combine with a premium quality Queensland Maple neck to produce a rich, well balanced tone. This uniquely Australian guitar sits right up there with the best the world has to offer.

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The Maton EA80C Acoustic Guitar – The Australian

The Maton EA80C The Australian, is a beautifully finished guitar that is currently in stock at Eastgate Music. With an all gloss finish, AA grade solid sitka spruce top, solid blackwood back and sides, Maton’s brilliant AP5 pickup system and Grover chrome deluxe machine heads, there is an extra element of Aussie pride that has been put into the Maton EA80C Acoustic Guitar. This model of course features mostly Australian timbers and is made in Melbourne Australia. At Eastgate Music, we ensure that all of our Maton guitars are setup with a straight neck and nice action so that they feel great to play right from the start. The Maton EA80C Acoustic Guitar is a beautiful instrument that if serviced regularly will provide decades of playing enjoyment.

A patriotic masterpiece

This classic guitar features newly tuned, scalloped braced tops with more refined solid select grain Blackwood back and sides. The backs have been radiused to help create a greater tonal spectrum with focus on classic Maton earthy tones resulting in more bottom end response. The Necks have been upgraded to solid Blackwood timber and in keeping with the “Australian” theme, now have a Desert Acacia (Mulga) fingerboard and Bridge. Finally the Australian series now comes with the NEW Maton UV cured paint finish – a finer coat for a finer tone. A new MOP Australian Decal adorns this exciting new guitar. (Can be ordered with a Bunya Pine Top to be completely made from Australian Tone woods)

The Maton EA80C Australian Acoustic Guitar can be built as a left handed instrument and also includes the option of cutaway or standard non-cutaway versions.

The Australian EA80c SPECS

  • Model: EA80c
  • Body Shape: Dreadnought W/C
  • Face “AAA” Grade Sitka Spruce
  • Back and Sides: “AA” Blackwood
  • Neck: Blackwood
  • Fingerboard & Bridge:  Mulga
  • Bracing: Scalloped Maton X
  • Face Inlay/Rosette: Herringbone
  • Inner Binding: Herringbone
  • Outer Binding: Blackwood w/Maple Pinstripe
  • Scale Length: 64.77cm (25.5″)
  • Headstock Veneer: Blackwood, Maple Pinstripe/Keyhole
  • 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: UV Gloss/Natural
  • Top Finish: UV Gloss/Natural
  • Bridge Pins: Ivory ABS
  • Machine Heads: Gold Grover Rotomatic
  • Pickguard: Tortoiseshell with Gold M
  • End Pin/Strap: Gold
  • Nut & Saddle: Bone
  • Case: Hiscox Flightcase
  • Pickup: AP5 Pro
  • Soundhole Diameter: 100mm
  • Strings: Elixir Nanoweb Phosphor Bronze 12-53.

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