Mitchell

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The Mitchell MS430SM is a stunning acoustic-electric guitar designed for use on the stage and in the studio. With an eye-catching visual, gorgeous craftsmanship and premium electronics, the MS470SM is made to turn heads before you even play a note. An auditorium body shape provides comfortable playability while a spalted maple top, back and body produces clear, tranquil tones. This is paired with a 25.5"-scale rosewood fingerboard topped with 20 frets and featuring a narrow C neck profile.

Fishman Electronics

A Fishman pickup is positioned below the saddle and an onboard Fishman Presys puts the control right at your fingertips. Dial in the sound you’re looking for with a 3-band EQ and a built-in chromatic tuner. Additionally, a phase switch reduces feedback while performing.

Unique Details

To further set it apart from similar instruments, the MX430 acoustic-electric features a hand-inlayed rosette surrounding the sound hole, made up of individual pieces of genuine abalone shell. Additional premium appointments include die-cast tuners and a gloss finish.

The Mitchell MS430 SM commands attention in any setting with a feel that experienced players will find deeply satisfying. It probably won’t be your first guitar but the MX430 may quickly become your favorite.

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  • Grand Auditorium body style
  • Gorgeous spalted maple top, back and sides
  • Whiskey edge-burst gloss finish
  • Mahogany neck with rosewood fretboard
  • Onboard Fishman electronics with active 3-band EQ w/tuner
  • Multi-ply binding and abalone rosette
  • Black nickel die-cast tuners
  • Premium D'Addario EXP16 .012–.053 strings
  • Lifetime warranty

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Body
  • Body type: Grand auditorium
  • Cutaway: Venetian cutaway
  • Top wood: Spalted maple
  • Back and sides: Spalted maple
  • Bracing pattern: Forward-shifted, scalloped
  • Body finish: Whiskey Edge-Burst gloss finish
  • Orientation: Right handed
  • Sound hole diameter: 3.75" (96mm)
Neck
  • Nut width: 1.69" (42.9 mm)
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Neck wood: Mahogany
  • Scale length: 25.3"
  • Number of frets: 20
  • Neck finish: Gloss
Electronics
  • Pickup/preamp: Yes
  • Brand: Fishman Presys
  • Configuration: Undersaddle piezo
  • Preamp EQ: 3-band
  • Feedback filter: No
  • Tuner: Yes
Other
  • Headstock overlay: Finish-matched
  • Tuning machines: Black nickel
  • Bridge: Other
  • Saddle & nut: Compensated
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Premium D'Addario EXP16 .012–.053 strings
  • Special features: None
  • Case: Sold separately
  • Accessories: None
  • Country of origin: Indonesia

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