Guitars Of The Week:
The Week of April, 9 2013 through April, 24 2013


The Classic
Alder
Sparkle Orange

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To the Show, we go!

Ah, the array of color at NAMM—in the Anderson booth, but of course.

It has been said that in some cultures Orange is a spiritual color. Perhaps so, and if a color can remind you of your deeper connection to all that is really real: peace, harmony and bliss—in contrast to what is collectively believed to be reality—well then...so good.

At NAMM, The Classic finished with Sparkle Orange was the "other" color that everyone was talking about—caused quite a stir—the entire Show. So strong was this one's allure that on the 3rd day of the Show there was even one guy who dressed to match this striking guitar.

What? Again?!

Embarrassingly Yes!

But for the sake of his reputation, family and friends we have elected not to mention his (Roy) name. So nothing more will be spoken of this incident.

And isn't it fitting that this Sparkle Orange, Classic was selected by A1A Guitars and Art, in Florida?

Get it...Florida...Orange...Orange...Florida. What could be more appropriate?

An Alder body mated to a Maple neck and outfitted with a balanced set of SC-series pickups—no single coil tone can escape its mastery—really.

In fact, it has been facetiously said that angels designed and wind the SC pickups at the Anderson facility—deep rich and sparkling vintage tones plus much more of everything, and all hum free.

After hearing them aboard The Classic you may not be thoroughly convinced that this angel story is entirely fabricated. After all, in some cultures Orange is a spiritual color…and in all countries Andersons sound beautiful.

GUITAR SPECIFICATIONS:


• MODEL: – The Classic

• SCALE LENGTH: – 25 1/2-inch

• FINISH: – Sparkle Orange

• BODY WOOD: – Alder

• NECK WOOD: – Maple

• HEADSTOCK COLOR: – Natural Satin

• NECK BACK FINISH: – Natural Satin

• NECK BACKSHAPE: – Even-Taper +.030

• NUT WIDTH: – 1 11/16-inch

• FRETS: – Medium—Exclusive Anderson Stainless Steel

• BRIDGE: – Vintage Tremolo

• TUNING GEAR: – Locking

• HARDWARE COLOR: – Chrome

• PICKGUARD: – Aged White

• NECK PICKUP: – SC1-

• MIDDLE PICKUP: – SC1-

• BRIDGE PICKUP: – SC3

• SWITCHING: – 5-Way with Add-Bridge Push/Pull & VA Booster

• PICKUP COVERS: – Coffee Dipped

• STRING GAUGE REQUESTED: – .010-.046 Elixir® with NANOWEB® Coating

• DESTINATION/LOCATION: – A1A Guitar & Arts, Dania Beach, Florida

• 01-04-13




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