Godin To Unveil New Models At Anaheim
Godin Guitars will officially unveil further models at NAMM 2009.
Godin Redline Series:
This series will be comprised of 3 new machines including the Redline 2, 3 and HB.
The Redline 2 features a 24-fret rock maple neck, rosewood fingerboard, silver leaf
maple body and 2 active EMG humbuckers (neck: EMG-85 / bridge: EMG-81).
The Redline 3 also features active EMG humbuckers and is available with a maple or rosewood 22-fret fingerboard and a Floyd Rose tremolo bridge.
The Redline HB features a rock maple neck with 22-fret rosewood fingerboard and Godin design GHN-1 and GHB-1 humbuckers.
Various head turning colors and Flame tops are also available for these models.
Multiac ACS Natural Flame Limited Edition & Multiac Grand Concert Duet Ambiance:
The Multiac Series will also receive additions. The first is the Limited Edition Multiac ACS Natural Flame: This version of the popular ACS nylon string electro/acoustic guitar features a natural flame leaftop over a silver leaf maple body, ebony fingerboard, custom onboard preamp, ¼” output and 13-pin capabilities for computers and synth access.
Another Multiac addition is the Grand Concert Duet Ambiance nylon string, which features a chambered mahogany body with a solid cedar top, custom Fishman Aura electronics, blendable sound imaging mic with 4 individual mic settings, as well as a dual source preamp with feedback control and under saddle transducer.
Seagull Maritime Solid Wood Series & New Performer Series:
Seagull acoustic guitars will be adding two new series to its line-up. The Maritime Solid Wood Series (SWS) features the Maritime SWS Semi-Gloss & SWS High-Gloss, as well as SWS Folk HG and SWS Mini-Jumbo HG. Solid wood construction is used in all four models including solid mahogany back & sides and solid spruce tops, all with a polished finish.
The New Performer Series receives the addition of Flame Maple back & sides to its cw folk and cw Mini-Jumbo models. The Performer Series also includes solid spruce tops, flame maple veneer headstocks, Quantum 1 electronics and embroidered gig bag.
Richmond Belmont & Dorchester:
The Richmond Belmont features a solid mahogany body with Seymour Duncan pickups including 2 lipstick single-coils and a 59’ humbucker in the bridge. The Dorchester features a chambered silver leaf maple body with poplar wings and two Lace Alumitone pickups with a 4-way switch which, in the first position, allows for the pickups to be selected in series.
5th Avenue Kingpin P90:
The new Godin Kingpin P90 single-coil pickup is designed to deliver classic, vintage tone with presence. Made from Canadian Wild Cherry, the body of the 5th Avenue features a molded arched top and back, as well as an adjustable bridge, classic f-holes, contoured headstock, floating pickguard and cream binding.
Godin & N-Tune:
The N-Tune Onboard Chromatic Tuner will be offered as standard add-on options on the majority of Godin’s Performance Series guitars, including the SD, Exit 22, Freeway Classic, Redline HB, LG HB, and LG P90 starting in the new year.
For more info on Godin and their presence at Winter NAMM, check out their website: www.godinguitars.com.
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