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Maton EMD6 Diesel Special Electric Acoustic Guitar

$2,299.00 $1,749.00

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Australian artist Diesel was instrumental in the design and build of this guitar. He was looking for a small body guitar that could be amplified to high volume levels with an absolute minimum of feedback issues. The result is the EMD6.

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Maton EMD6 Diesel Special Electric Acoustic Guita

“What started as a travel guitar has become a staple for me on stage. No other acoustic has the focus and projection of my Mini Maton, and having less bulk is liberating too!”
-Diesel

The Mini Maton Diesel Model is a small bodied guitar with a very big voice. Though it is a lot smaller than a standard dreadnought, this guitar packs a punch well above its weight.. This models features an “AA Select” Grade Solid Sitka Spruce top, solid blackwood back and sides, AP5 pickup system, gold grover machine heads, and a Vintage Amber Stain.

The Mini Maton Diesel Model can be purchased in 6 and 12 string configurations.

To try this instrument please go to our Dealer Section of the website and find a dealer closest to you!

  • Model: EMD-6
  • Body Shape: Mini
  • Face: “AA” Grade Sitka Spruce
  • Back and Sides: “AA” Blackwood
  • Neck: Blackwood
  • Fingerboard and Bridge: Rosewood
  • Soundhole Diameter: 90mm
  • Bracing: Mini Maton Double X
  • Face Inlay/Rosette: Laser Cut “M” Monogram
  • Outer Binding: Ivory ABS
  • Inner Binding: Herringbone
  • Scale Length: 57.78cm (22.7″)
  • Fretwire: Dunlop 6130 Jumbo
  • Number of Frets: 19
  • Fingerboard Radius: 304.8mm (12″)
  • Nut Width: 44.1mm (1.736″ – 1 47/64″)
  • 15th Fret: Width 55mm (2.165″ – 2 11/64″)
  • Fingerboard Inlays: 6mm Pearl Dots
  • Back & Sides Finish: Satin/Vintage Amber
  • Top Finish: Satin/Vintage Amber Burst
  • Bridge Pins: Ivory ABS
  • Machine Heads: Gold Grover Rotomatic
  • Pickguard: Tortoiseshell with Gold M
  • End Pin/Strap: Gold
  • Nut & Saddle: Bone
  • Case: Standard Mini Hardcase
  • Pickup: AP5 Original
  • Strings: Elixir Nanoweb Phosphor Bronze 13-56

Brand

Maton

Maton is an Australian manufacturer of guitars and other fretted musical instruments. Maton was founded in 1946 as the Maton Musical Instruments Company by Bill May and his brother Reg. Reg was a wood machinist, and Bill a jazz musician, woodwork teacher and luthier who had for some years operated a custom guitar building and repair business under the name Maton Stringed Instruments and Repairs. The name "Maton" came from the words "May Tone" and is pronounced May Tonne. https://youtu.be/EO2v8Ggxbyo
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