Gibson LG-2 American Eagle Acoustic Guitar, Antique Natural
Gibson LG-2 American Eagle Acoustic Guitar, Antique NaturalDetails
The Gibson LG-2 American Eagle Acoustic Guitar features a stunning sitka spruce top, with a mahogany body, offering a broad dynamic range with an earthy voice. Equipped with an L.R. Baggs Element Active Acoustic Pickup System, the LG-2 yields a robust, lively and natural acoustic voice with excellent dynamics, that is ideal for larger audiences. The LG-2 also includes mini nickel grover tuners which not only improve tuning stability, but also eliminate any slippage. Additional features include scalloped X-bracing for a enhanced sound and strength, as well as mother of pearl dots along the rosewood fingerboard. Includes black hardshell case for transportation and storage.
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Sitka Spruce Top, Mahogany Back and Sides
Sitka spruce is the perfect choice for the top wood on the LG-2 due to its straight, uniform grain, longevity and tensile strength. Using sitka spruce offers a perfect soundboard, and generates a broad dynamic range that can accommodate many different playing styles. Combined with mahogany back and sides, the LG-2 American Eagle offers a beautiful tone with the highest quality that you would expect from a Gibson guitar. Mahogany offers a rich, thick present midrange and an earthy voice that is especially used in blues and bluegrass music. As well as a superb tone, the choice of mahogany also offers a beautiful grain and adds to the overall visual impact of the acoustic guitar.
L.R. Baggs Element Active Acoustic Pickup System
The LG-2 American Eagle comes equipped with the popular Element Active Acoustic Pickup System from L.R. Baggs, which features a low-profile undersaddle transducer that's proven more stable and durable than many standard ribbon-type pickups. Combined with an onboard preamp with an unobtrusive and removable volume control mounted just inside the Soundhole, the Element delivers performance not previously attainable from an undersaddle pickup. Its sleek and effective design removes unnecessary internal components to enhance the coupling between the pickup and the guitar. This also improves the sensitivity of the transducer for a robust, lively, and natural acoustic sound with excellent dynamics and delicate high end. The Element works with a standard 9V battery, which is housed inside the guitar in L.R. Bagg's new "Battery Bagg."
As with many of Gibson's acoustic range, the LG-2 features traditional scalloped x-bracing. This particular type of bracing consists of two braces forming an 'X' shape across the soundboard which not only enhances the sound and offers a balanced tone, but also provides a reinforced sturdy structure.
Mini Nickel Grover Tuners
Grover's mini tuners are an engineering marvel, Taking the original design and making them smaller to create plenty of space between each tuner for easy tuning. With a gear ratio of 14:1, the tuners deliver precision tuning that will keep the guitar sounding perfect for an enhanced playing experience. Each tuner is enclosed in a durable housing that provides maximum protection for the gear and string post to keep you playing for as long as possible. Each moving part is cut for exact meshing to eliminate the possibility of slippage, while a countersunk tension screw lets players regulate the tuning tension to any degree. A special lubricant inside the gear box provides smooth and accurate tuning stability.
- Handcrafted using the classic tonewoods of Sitka spruce and mahogany
- The headstock is crowned with modern Mini Grover tuners
- Hand bound rosette is made of multi-ply double ring trim for a beautiful traditional look
- Traditional tear drop tortoise pickguard
- Fingerboard edge is softened to comfortably fit the contour of the player's hand
- Equipped with LR Baggs™ Element VTC for ultimate plug and play ease
- Finer grit sandpaper and polishing compounds for high gloss finish
- Utilizing state-of-the-art German engineered Plek technology to create the finest playing surface possible. Hand finished for the world's finest feel and playability
- Smoother hand rubbed and oiled fingerboard and bridges: New penetrating and finishing oil last longer and maximizes woods natural vibrancy
Body & Bridge
- Body Style: LG-2
- Top: Sitka Spruce
- Back and Side: Mahogany
- Binding: Multi-Ply Top, 1-Ply Bottom
- Bridge: Rosewood Traditional Belly Up
- Bracing: Traditional Scalloped X
- Construction: Compound Dovetail Secured
- Finish: Antique Natural
Neck & Fingerboard
- Neck: Mahogany
- Neck Profile: Slim Taper
- Scale: 24.75”
- Fingerboard: Rosewood
- Radius: 12”
- Truss Rod: Single Action
- Inlay: Mother of Pearl Dots
- Frets: 19
- Nut: Tusq
- Width at Nut: 1.725”
Electronics & Hardware
- Preamp: L.R. Baggs Element VTC
- Tuners: Mini Nickel Grover Rotomatics
- Saddle: Tusq
- Truss Rod Cover: Black/White
- Strap Buttons: End Pin Jack
- Hardware: Nickel
- Strings: Light Gauge .012 - .053
- Included Case: Gibson Black Hardshell
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