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The Loar LH-309 Hollowbody Electric Guitar

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The LH-309 archtop is the perfect blend of vintage vibe and modern value. The LH-309's top is hand-carved and hand-graduated solid Spruce. The Loar have carefully placed their own P-90 pickup in the p... Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
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Overview

The LH-309 archtop is the perfect blend of vintage vibe and modern value. The LH-309's top is hand-carved and hand-graduated solid Spruce. The Loar have carefully placed their own P-90 pickup in the perfect spot for optimal tone. The classic high output and articulate treble response of the P-90 is the ideal complement to the spruce top and maple back and sides, excellent for either rhythm or lead playing.

With a 16" lower bout and a classic 24-3/4" scale, the LH-309 is a nod to original Golden Age archtop designs.

Case sold separately.

FEATURES

  • Top: Solid hand-carved, hand-graduated spruce
  • Back & Sides: Maple
  • Neck: Mahogany with Vintage "V" Profile
  • Fretboard: Bound rosewood
  • Headstock Inlay: Fleur-de-Leis
  • Finish Type: Gloss
  • Finish Options: Vintage Sunburst
  • Tuning Machines: Open-geared Butterbean
  • Scale Length: 24-3/4"
  • Truss Rod: Two-way
  • Frets: 19
  • Binding: Ivory
  • Bridge: Compensated ebony
  • Upper Bout: 11-1/2"
  • Lower Bout: 16"
  • Nut, Width: Bone, 1-3/4"
  • Depth: 3-3/4"
  • Body Length: 20-1/4"
  • Total Length: 40-1/2"
  • Pickup: The Loar P-90
  • Case sold separately
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The LoarLH-309 Hollowbody Electric Guitar
 
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5.0

Loar 309 Archtop is tops for budget archtops

By BENJAMIN

from San Diego California

Comments about The Loar LH-309 Hollowbody Electric Guitar:

The Loar 309 that I got from GC is beautiful, hand carved solid top and I have yet to notice any defects as I have read on other sites. It was a bit stiff so I took it to Fred at The Repair Zone in SD and he changed the strings to flat wound lights,lowered the action and even adjusted the P90 pickup. Now it plays like butter with a warm jazzy sound which is good for really any kind of music, jazz, blues, alternative rock etc. Unplugged its..loud enough but plugged-in is where it really shines. I highly recommend it if you're looking for an Archtop and are on a budget.

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