G&L Comanche Empress Body with Quarter Sawn Neck Electric Guitar
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The 3 tone sunburst over the Empress wood body looks great. And because of the light weight of Empress, the guitar weighs only 6 3/4 pounds!
This Comanche features the very popular “Modern Classic” neck shape, 1 11/16″ nut, 12″ radius, all with a Light Satin Tint neck finish. The neck is also quarter sawn for maximum strength and stability.
The G&L Comanche is Leo Fender’s final word on the traditional double-cutaway bolt-on guitar. Fact is, the first thing you’ll notice about the Comanche is the distinctive shape of the Magnetic Field Design Z-Coil pickups designed by Leo Fender himself. These pickups deliver a bright and sparkly top end while offering a robust bottom end, all without any 60-cycle hum.
You’ll find plenty of power in the Z-coil pickups, but what’s surprising is how glassy and detailed they become as you roll back the volume and bass controls, the latter a part of the Comanche’s PTB™ (Passive Treble and Bass) system. What’s more, the Comanche includes a mini-toggle expander switch to allow neck+bridge or all three pickups together. In a pinch, the neck+bridge combo does a convincing faux ASAT Special. Talk about versatile!
Making the most of this delicious combo is Leo’s Dual-Fulcrum vibrato, a work of engineering art which allows bending up or down with unsurpassed stability, while offering a silky feel through its beefy aluminum vibrato arm.
The Comanche was the very last double-cutaway bolt-on guitar designed by Leo Fender, the culmination of everything he had learned during his amazing lifetime. Founded by Leo Fender in 1980, the Comanche and all G&L USA instruments continue to be made in the historic G&L facility on Fender Avenue in Fullerton, California.