G&L Tribute Series Line Gets New ASAT Classic Bluesboy Semi-Hollow Models

Published 11 years ago on June 25, 2012

By Guitar Interactive Magazine

G&L adds three newmodels to the Tribute Series family, ASAT Classic BluesboySemi-Hollow Guitar series.

With three of G&L's most popular finishes borrowedfrom its Fender Avenue facility in Fullerton California, G&Lhas launched new Tribute Series ASAT Classic Bluesboy Semi-Hollowmodels sporting a decidedly upscale appearance to complement theirpremium  tone and feel.

G&L Bluesboy Semi-Hollow Guitars
G&L Bluesboy Semi-Hollow in Blonde

These guitars maintain their original design - a modifiedversion of Leo fender's Telecaster, while showcasing upgradedlooks.

The G&L ASAT® Classic Bluesboy™ is a factory-modded versionof Leo's final word on the traditional single-cutaway bolt-onguitar, and the semi-hollow version takes it further with G&L'sdistinctive twin voice chambers and f-hole added to a beautifulswamp ash body. Like its solid-body stablemate, this axe delivers awell-balanced pairing of a G&L alnico humbucker designedby PaulGagon and a single-coil G&L Magnetic Field Design™bridge pickup designed by Leo Fender.


G&L Bluesboy Semi-Hollow Guitars
G&L Bluesboy Semi-Hollow in Clear Orange

Framed in a classic boxed-steel bridge, the single-coil MFD™bridge pickup delivers crisp attack with complex harmonics whileindividual brass saddles offer modern levels of intonationrefinement. Flip to the neck 'bucker and you'll discover all thecharismatic warmth you could ask for. Put 'em together and you'llfind yourself immersed in exploring the limits of this guitar'ssurprising versatility. What's more, the semi-hollow body softensthe midrange attack, accentuating the low and high harmonics.

G&L Bluesboy Semi-Hollow Guitars
G&L Bluesboy Semi-Hollow in Tobacco Sunburst

The G&L ASAT Classic Bluesboy Semi-Hollow will come in threenew models: The G&L Blonde with tortoise pickguard, tintedgloss neck and rosewood fingerboard, the G&L Clear Orange thatcomes with a 3-ply creme pickguard, tinted gloss neck and a maplefingerboard, and finally the G&L Old-School Tobacco Sunburstthat comes with a 3-ply BWB pickguard, tinted gloss neck and arosewood fingerboard.

For the complete specifications and for more information, youcan visit G&L Guitars  .


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