The Super Glide Almighty model is the pull-no-punches / top-of-the-line offering from Portland, OR based Koll Guitar Co. As with many of Saul Koll's guitars, this 2009 LP Custom inspired SGA masterfully blends elegant and refined looks with a more primitive, crank-the-closest-Marshall rock-n-roll soul. This is just a stunningly gorgeous guitar, no two ways about it.
We love the slightly chunky, 10-14" radius, medium C neck carve. This is where the SGA veers more towards, say, Gretsch than Gibson - it's a touch flatter feeling than your average Les Paul. It should be noted that the Bigsby works perfectly - cue up your Neil Young tones and have at it, it'll take a pounding and stay in tune.
This is a loud, resonant, and alive instrument when played acoustically...plugged in, the Wolfetone Marshallhead MKII humbuckers this SGA is equipped with really shine (a previous owner installed these). Authoritative, bold, mid-range drenched tones work really well into both clean and overdriven amps.
Condition: Excellent. Light tarnishing on the gold hardware (to be expected), a few light indentations on the back, light arm wear on the top (where your right arm rests on the top), one superficial scratch on the top near the neck pickup, very, very light fret wear. This was a well taken care of guitar.
Priced with a hardshell case.
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Upon receiving your instrument, please inspect it to insure that the condition of the instrument is as described in your communication with us. Please contact us immediately via phone or email if you find any damage to the case or instrument that wasn't previously disclosed at time of purchase. If you decide to return the instrument, you must notify us via phone or email within 48 hours of delivery. We'll instruct you on how to make the return. Please pack the instrument in the same manner in which it was received, using all supplied packing materials, Unless instructed otherwise, you must ship the instrument using the same service in which it was delivered (Next day, Ground etc.) and insure it for its full value. The Music Emporium will issue a refund for the full purchase price once the instrument arrives, provided it arrives in the condition in which it left our shop. All shipping charges will be the responsibility of the customer.