December 21, 2008
New guitars from Godin include the Redline 2, 3 and HB; Multiac ACS Natural Flame, and more.
The new Godin Redline 3 with active EMG humbuckers & Floyd Rose tremolo bridge. Larger Picture
Godin Redline Series
For the first time since their introduction two years ago at Winter NAMM with the award winning Redline 1, Godin will now officially unveil further models to be included in a new Redline series. Along with the Redline 1, this metal-minded series will be comprised of three other shred machines including the Redline 2, 3 and HB.
The Redline 2 features a super-fast 24-fret rock maple neck, rosewood fingerboard, silver leaf maple body and 2 active EMG humbuckers (neck: EMG-85 / bridge: EMG-81). The Redline 3 is also loaded with active EMG humbuckers and is available with a maple or rosewood 22-fret fingerboard and a Floyd Rose tremolo bridge. The Redline HB features a rock maple neck with 22-fret rosewood fingerboard and Godin design GHN-1 and GHB-1 humbuckers. An array of head-turning colors and flame tops are also available for these models.
Seagull Maritime Solid Wood Series & New Performer Series
Seagull Acoustic Guitars will be adding two new series to its line-up. The Maritime Solid Wood Series (SWS) features the dreadnought Maritime SWS Semi-Gloss & SWS High-Gloss, as well as SWS Folk HG and SWS Mini-Jumbo HG. All solid wood construction is used in all four models including solid mahogany back & sides and select pressure tested solid spruce tops, all with a custom polished finish.
The new Performer Series receives a makeover for this year with the addition of Flame Maple back & sides to its cutaway dreadnought, cw folk and cw Mini-Jumbo models. The Performer Series also includes select pressure tested solid spruce tops, flame maple veneer headstocks, a custom polished high-gloss finish, Quantum 1 electronics and embroidered gig bag.
Limited Edition Multiac ACS Natural Flame. Larger Image
The renowned Multiac Series receives a few new faces this Winter NAMM. The first is the Limited Edition Multiac ACS Natural Flame. This stunning version of the popular ACS nylon string electro/acoustic guitar features a highly figured natural flame leaftop over a silver leaf maple body, ebony fingerboard, custom onboard preamp, ¼” output and 13-pin capabilities for computers and synth access.
Another new Multiac addition is the Grand Concert Duet Ambiance nylon string, which features a chambered mahogany body with a solid cedar top, custom Fishman Aura electronics, blendable sound imaging mic with four individual mic settings, as well as a dual source preamp with feedback control and under saddle transducer. Both models offer incredible nylon string sound and are designed to be played in live and loud settings with virtually no feedback.
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