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New Beneteau Baritone Custom Fan Fret Padauk/Sitka
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Specs
Status
Sold
Brand
Beneteau
Product Year
2010
Model
Baritone Multiscale
Serial #
180210
New/Preowned
New
SKU
2387
Condition
New
Body Type(s)
Large, Baritone
Back & Sides
Padauk
Top
Spruce - Sitka
Neck Wood
Mahogany
Bridge
Ebony - Macassar
Rosette
Spalted Elm
Top Trim
Wood Lines
Fingerboard
Ebony
Fingerboard Bindings
Ebony
Fret Markers
None
Frets to Body
14
Headplate
Rosewood - Brazilian
Headstock Inlay
Builder Logo
Body Bindings
Ebony - Macassar
Tuners
Gotoh 510
Tuner Finish
Gold with Faux Ebony Buttons
Cutaway
None
Pickguard
None
Pickup
None, we can install one
Body Length
20.5 in
Upper Bout
12 in
Lower Bout
16.875 in
Body Depth Heel
4 in
Body Depth Tail
5 in
Scale Length
28 in
Scale Length (mm)
711.2 mm
Nut Width
1.81 in
Nut Width (mm)
46.0375 mm
String Spacing
2.25 in
String Spacing (mm)
57.15 mm
Weight
0 lb. 0 oz.
Case
Hardshell Case - Hardshell
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Description

Marc Beneteau is known for his great baritone guitars with players like Don Ross and Dream Guitars owner Paul Heumiller playing them. They have amazing power, clarity and tons of tone. In fact Paul Heumiller provided the specs for this custom Baritone from Marc based on many he has played and enjoyed. First there is very rare Andaman Padauk for the body which always produces a clarity and presence that is sublime for the low baritone register. For the top Paul requested master grade Sitka for it's power and overtones, this top is especially tight grained and silky. For versatility we made it a multiscale with a 28" scale on the bass and 27" on the treble. This setup allows for movement between many tunings and keeps the bass low and big while maintaining sweet and easy to play treble strings. To make it complete Paul added front and back BEVELS so it's very comfortable and lovely touches such as the bound fingerboard with extension and the custom Spalted Elm Rosette. This is what we call a Baritone, an incredible Baritone!

Click Here to view a demo by Peter Thorn (Soundgarden, Melissa Etheridge, etc).

Here at DG we see and play more guitars than any luthier or guitarist. We see hundreds every year and get to constantly compare them side-by-side. So when we spec a guitar it is done with years of vast experience. Guitars like this Beneteau are the result and this one is a masterpiece. I had the chance to show this to Tony McManus at the Swannannoa Gathering Guitar Week here in town and after playing it a while he simple said "this is one of the very best Baritones I've ever played.". He proceeded to use it on stage that night and as I sat in the audience I couldn't agree more. This is soul food!
 
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SCALE LENGTH 28 in
NUT WIDTH 1.81 in
STRING SPACING 2.25 in
WOODS SPRUCE - SITKA,
PADAUK

Marc Beneteau is known for his great baritone guitars with players like Don Ross and Dream Guitars owner Paul Heumiller playing them. They have amazing power, clarity and tons of tone.
 

Here at DG we see and play more guitars than any luthier or guitarist. We see hundreds every year and get to constantly compare them side-by-side.
 
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