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Baleno 00 12-Fret, Torrefied Adirondack Spruce, Mahogany - NEW - SOLD


(NEW) This energetic little 12-fretter is probably one of the best small guitars in our shop right now!  The amazing Chuck Baleno does not compromise, and he's creating some of the most responsive instruments we sell, replete with features not found on instruments costing twice as much!

Here we have a torrefied Adirondack spruce top with hints of bear claw, mahogany back and sides, and a comfy low-profile mod-V mahogany neck.  This guitar has hide glue construction on all tone-related braces, and features Mr. Baleno's extremely consistent and scientific hand-voicing.  

The scale is short 24.9" with a 1 3/4" nut and 2 1/4" string spacing at the saddle.  Both nut and saddle are compensated, resulting in superb intonation.  Other features include ebony fingerboard, bridge and pins, rosewood binding, and stainless steel frets.  The nitrocellulose lacquer finish is among the best we've seen.

The sound is excellent, much bigger than the 00 body size would lead you to believe!  It isn't surprising to us in the least, Chuck Baleno always delivers.  Includes TKL hard case. 

Serial #89
AMW Price: $3,795 (Online checkout)

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