Traveler Guitar Escape Mark III Mahogany Acoustic/Electric Travel Guitar w/ Gig Bag

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The Escape Mark III is a full-scale acoustic/electric travel guitar with advanced features for the discriminating player on-the-go.

The Escape Mark III features a full 25 1/2"-scale, built-in headphone amp, and the proprietary In-Body Tuning System which uses standard tuning machines relocated into the body, eliminating the need for a headstock. As a result, you'll have the same full-scale playing experience you're used to on an instrument that's 26% shorter and 47% thinner than a typical, full-sized acoustic.

The built-in Shadow headphone amplifier produces a crisp, clean signal through headphones for private practice sessions. A Shadow Nanoflex pickup under the saddle senses the vibrations of the strings and body for an acoustic-style sound without the bulk of a resonant body. The control plate includes volume, treble and bass controls, a built-in chromatic tuner as well as a headphone output and aux-in for jamming along with your favorite tracks. A standard 1/4" output jack allows you to plug into your favorite amp.

Features include a mahogany body with cutaway for high fret access, and a bolt-on mahogany neck with rosewood fingerboard. It has standard tuning machines and uses standard acoustic strings, measures only 29 1/2" long, and is ready to play right out of the gig bag. The Escape Mark III is a perfect solution for traveling acoustic players unwilling to compromise on scale length, and looking for a compact yet comfortable guitar. Fits easily in airline overhead compartments in the included deluxe gig bag.

Features:
• Full 25 1/2" scale acoustic/electric travel guitar
• Mahogany body with bolt-on mahogany neck; natural finish
• Custom Shadow preamp w/headphone out and 1/8" aux-in
• Built-in chromatic tuner
• Deluxe gig bag included

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Closest StoreCalgary Royal Vista, Alberta
I love this guitar. If you are expecting good sound, buy something else. But for what this is designed for, I recommend it. \nNegative: Doesn't sound anywhere as good as a full size guitar for the same price, and doesn't pretend to. Requires amplification if you want others to hear. \nPositive: Great for travel. Quality construction. Great for tight spaces, e.g. camping in my small RV. Really handy for practice, or when you need to quickly figure out a riff or harmony line or whatever. comfortable to hold, either on your lap while seated or standing with a guitar strap. I often pull it out if I have a couple of minutes to practice, even though my full size guitar is within reach. Doesn't need amplification or headphones if you are practicing in a quiet location. Sounds better (not wonderful) with a good amp, some reverb and chorus pedal.
Posted by Dean Jarvey on May 9, 2022
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