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SOLD ACG Harlot 5 Rare Neck Thru *Minty* with GLOCKENKLANG preamp
£1600
Milan, Italy

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A rare thru neck ACG Headless Harlot 5

A1 Immiculate, as new condition. So a new ACG for half the price.

We’re talking exotic wood for days here: sycamore, Asian ebony, Wenge, flamed maple and swamp ash.

It has grub screws for use with normal strings if that’s what you want.

Just fitted a brand new GLOCKENKLANG stacked 3 band Preamp, made huge improvement on the sound vs the previous John East Eq01. Super transparent 

To commission it would cost in region of £3,000, although I’ve heard that Alan doesn’t now make thru necks.

Perfectly low action, blue fibre optic dots on the side of the neck (which I found a lot better for use on a dark stage than the brighter LEDs that are common) plays like a dream and has plenty of punch.

The fretboard is zero radius and the neck is asymmetrical (slightly thinner on the G side and thicker at the E). Unorthodox but I’m never consciously aware of it and find it very comfy: the neck plays itself.

 

34-inch scale

Swamp Ash body core

Asian Ebony top/veneer.

Thru 5 piece flame maple/wenge neck

Acrylic Flame Sycamore neck – no dots

Dual Action trussrod

Carbon neck rods

Blue LED via fiber-optic side dots

Black hardware

Hipshot Ultralite Tuners.

Hipshot Type A bridge - 18mm spacing

ACG String anchor

RFB humbucker bridge pick-up with coil switching

RFB Single coil neck pick-up

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On 24/09/2020 at 07:49, dutchwife said:

Can't believe this gorgeous instrument is still here.... 

There are so many lovely instrument FS on this forum at the moment.. possibly is covid time that slows down sales

I don't see many marked as SOLD

 

BTW I got today in my mail a brand new GLOCKENKLANG Preamp I will fit into the ACG this week end

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