Maton Guitars

EBG808 Artist

We cannot overstate the power and the punch of the BG808 Series. Within the smaller shape lies a mighty bass response and a focused projection, ideally suited for the recording studio. Since 1978, the 808 series has stood the test of time and is now available in several different tone-wood configurations.

With a sound board of "AAA" grade solid Sitka spruce, solid Blackwood back and sides and one of the worlds finest acoustic pickups in the AP5-PRO. With it's dominent live tone The EBG808 Artist is the guitar of choice for players all over the world.
This model is available as a left handed instrument.
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  • Model: EBG808 Artist
  • Body Shape: 808
  • Face "AAA Select" Grade Sitka Spruce
  • Back and Sides: "AA" Grade Blackwood
  • Neck: Select Queensland Maple
  • Fingerboard & Bridge: Indian Rosewood
  • Bracing: Scalloped Maton X
  • Face Inlay/Rosette: Herringbone
  • Soundhole: 95mm
  • Inner Binding: Herringbone
  • Outer Binding: Rock Maple
  • Scale Length: 64.77cm (25.5")
  • Headstock Veneer: Keyhole w/ 2mm Blackwood Veneer
  • 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: Mother of Pearl Snowflakes
  • Back & Sides Finish: Satin/Natural
  • Top Finish: Satin/Natural
  • Bridge Pins: Ivory ABS
  • Machine Heads: Gold Grover Rotomatic
  • Pickguard: Tortoiseshell with Gold M
  • End Pin/Strap: Gold
  • Nut & Saddle: Bone
  • Case: Standard Maton Hardcase
  • Pickup: AP5-PRO
  • Strings: Elixir Nanoweb Phosphor Bronze 12-53