Brand New Tad Brown CC Blue, Red Maple/Adirondack Spruce
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Brand new! This is what happens when a master archtop builder continues to push the envelope: Tad Brown CC Blue. Red Spruce top, Red Maple body, plus a CC Pickups ES250 Charlie Christian pickup and cobalt array, pale Maple bindings with an extra bevelled edge (and a subtle arm bevel introduced into the bindings and top itself at the lower bout); Rosewood appointments throughout; a slim build weight and 1 3/4” nut. The “blue” model designation refers to Tad’s use of lapis lazuli in the finish, resulting in a three-dimensional effect that pulls extra depth out of the Flame Maple body and Adirondack Spruce top.
This time around, Tad spec’d this CC Blue with a tighter lower bout, putting this one at 15 1/2″ across. This makes for an even more easy-playing experience. The neck profile Tad describes as a “slim sportscar neck,” and this one practically drives itself.
Other keywords: duane simpson, arched top, jazz box, 470332, adriondack, es-250, 2022, stainless, calton
|Scale Length||25.4 in|
|Nut Width||1.75 in|
|String Spacing||2.25 in|
|Woods||Spruce - Adirondack (Red), Maple - Red|
Brand new. This is what happens when a master archtop builder continues to push the envelope: Tad Brown CC Blue