The G&L ASAT Classic S is a factory-modded version of Leo Fender’s final word on the traditional single-cutaway bolt-on axe. Responding to requests from Nashville studio session players for a third pickup, the G&L crew began custom-building ASAT Classics with a single-coil S-500 Magnetic Field Design pickup created by Leo Fender in the middle position. It didn’t take long for word to spread, and soon enough this combo was made available to every player with the G&L ASAT Classic S.

G&L Special Collection ASAT Classic S

Framed in a classic boxed-steel bridge, the single-coil MFD bridge pickup delivers crisp attack with complex harmonics while individual brass saddles offer modern levels of intonation refinement.

G&L Special Collection ASAT Classic S features:
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  • Body wood: 2-piece Swamp Ash
  • Body finish: Nearly Naked™ (NENA) Honey Ale
  • Neck wood: Hard Rock Maple with Rosewood fingerboard
  • Neck finish: Clear Satin
  • Neck profile: G&L #1 with 12″ radius and 1 5/8 ” nut-width with 12″ radius
  • Frets: Medium Jumbo; processed by PLEK
  • Neck Pickup – G&L ASAT Classic MFD™ single coil
  • Middle Pickup – G&L S-500 RW/RP MFD single coil
  • Bridge Pickup – G&L ASAT Classic MFD single coil
  • Tuning keys: 12:1 ratio, sealed lubrication, adjustable knob tension
  • Bridge: traditional boxed steel bridge with individual brass saddles
  • Controls: 5-position pickup selector, tone, volume with push/pull expander
  • enabling neck+bridge or all three pickups together
  • Pickguard: NOS Baltic Amber pickguard
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