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.
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
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
Strings: Elixir Nanoweb Phosphor Bronze 12-53
When you buy a Maton guitar from Musicstreet, we guarantee that each guitar has been meticulously setup prior to sale. We don't accept second best and we think you shouldn't either. We use a tracked courier service who will send you notification within an hours window of when your guitar is going to be delivered so you don't need to wait in all day.
Along side the Maton EBG808ART, there are more Maton guitars available at MusicStreet UK.* Remember that every Maton guitar purchased from us here at Musicstreet is perfectly setup in our workshop prior to sale at no extra cost to the customer. By doing this we feel that you will receive the best possible playing instrument which has been thoroughly checked in every respect. If you have a specific string brand / gauge you would like any guitar from us setup with please drop us a note in with your purchase or call in store for your personal setup
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