Cort KX508MS KX Series 8-String Electric Guitar, Mariana Blue Burst
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The first multi-scale 8-string guitar from Cort®, the new KX508MS features the highly regarded Fishman® Fluence Modern pickups to provide a variety of great sounds for the modern rock player. The acclaimed Fishman® Fluence pickups provide the best of both active and passive worlds in terms of sound and feel. Whether it's brutal modern metal distortion or sweet clean vintage-like tones, the Fluence Modern pickups offer versatility as well as superb guitar tones for days.
POPLAR BURL TOP ON SWAMP ASH BODY: Lightweight Swamp Ash body delivers plenty of punchy high-mids while Poplar Burl's unique aesthetic adds a cool visual touch.
FISHMAN® FLUENCE MODERN HUMBUCKER SET: Push-pull pots facilitate coil-tap for single-coil sounds as well as Fishman®'s Voice1 for the modern active high output humbucker tone and Voice2 for a passive type of organic feel with increased vintage-like dynamics and response whilst maintaining high output for warm and rich distortion or clean sounds.
SINGLE HARDTAIL WITH STRING-THRU BODY: Individual hardtail bridge unit for each string that feeds through the body results in greatly improved sustain, superb string separation for greater articulation and precise intonation.
1 VOLUME & 1 TONE 3 WAY SWITCH: The simple 1 volume, 1 tone and 3-way toggle switch controls provide a variety of great sounds and allows you to focus on your playing.
26.5-28 SCALE: Get tight and punchy low-end for the low-B and low-F# strings with the extended scale length while maintaining the familiar feel and tension on the treble strings for speedy runs and string-bending.
MACASSAR EBONY FINGERBOARD: An ideal wood for high-gain applications, Macassar Ebony provides a cutting high-end to get your playing heard through the dense mix as well as fast and smooth playability.
5PC MAPLE & PURPLE HEART NECK: The 5-piece Maple and Purple Heart neck not only provides strength and stability but a strong and focused sound in conjunction with the body’s acoustic resonance
- Construction: Bolt On
- Cutaway: Double Cutaway
- Body: Poplar Burl Top on Swamp Ash Body
- Neck: 5pcs Maple & Purple Heart
- Fretboard: Macassar Ebony
- Frets: 24
- Scale: 26.5-28"(673-711mm) Multi-Scale
- Inlay: Teardrop
- Tuners: Cort® Staggered Locking Machineheads
- Bridge: Single Hardtail w/ String-Thru Body
- Pickups: Fishman® Fluence Modern Humbucker Set
- Electronics: 1 Volume & 1 Tone
- 3 Way Toggle Switch
- Hardware: Black Nickel
- Strings: D'Addario® EXL120-8