Atkin Essential 000S 12-Fret Aged Natural

Atkin Essential 000S 12-Fret Aged Natural
Atkin Essential 000S 12-Fret Aged Natural
Atkin Essential 000S 12-Fret Aged Natural
Atkin Essential 000S 12-Fret Aged Natural
Atkin Essential 000S 12-Fret Aged Natural
Atkin Essential 000S 12-Fret Aged Natural
Atkin Essential 000S 12-Fret Aged Natural
Atkin Essential 000S 12-Fret Aged Natural
Atkin Essential 000S 12-Fret Aged Natural
Atkin Essential 000S 12-Fret Aged Natural
Atkin Essential 000S 12-Fret Aged Natural
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Atkin Essential 000S 12-Fret Aged Natural

Regular price $4,099.00
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Nut Width

1 3/4"
Neck Carve
Modern C
Scale Length
25.5"
Serial Number
2880

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Vintage-inspired tone and feel but built to exacting modern standards.

TME is happy to welcome Atkin Guitars to our fold! What makes us sit up and take note, with so many great instruments already in our showroom? Simply put ~ sound. Atkin's unique scalloped bracing configuration and super-thin aged lacquer finish result in a guitar that's surprisingly open and big-sounding (they've got a lot more oomph in the low end than you'd expect).

This Essential 000 is Atkin's take on the revered 12-fret 000-18 and they've really carved out a comfortable niche with this one. It has the general flavor and texture of a Martin with the precision and clarity of a Collings. It's a refreshing combination that offers a unique tonal pallet that we don't hear in other traditional lines. Kudos to the folks at Atkin for staying original in a very crowded field.

We also admire Atkin's embrace of a naturally aged finish. At the end of the day, what's more important -- being able to see your reflection in a guitar's finish, or being inspired by its sound when you pick it up? Vibe. Tone. Playability. If you want it all, produced with the expertise of a boutique-level workshop, we suggest giving an Atkin serious consideration. Priced with the builder's own hard case, made by TKL.


Materials

Top
Torrefied Sitka Spruce
Back & Sides
Mahogany
Neck
Mahogany
Fingerboard
Ebony
Bridge
Ebony
Nut & Saddle
Bone
Tuners
Nickel Gotoh
Bracing
Scalloped
Construction
Modern Adhesive & Bolt-on dovetail joint
Finish
Aged Nitrocellulose Lacquer (Factory relic)

Neck Specs

Carve
Modern C
Nut Width
1 3/4"
String Spacing
2 1/4"
Scale Length
25.5"
Fingerboard Radius
16"
Truss Rod
Adjustable (Soundhole access)
Inlays
MOP Dots
Headstock
Atkin logo

Other

Serial #
2880
Case
Atkin Hardshell

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