Danelectro 56 U2 Pro Electric Guitar in Black
This guitar is no longer for sale (sold on 2006-03-15)
Price : US $214
This guitar is new from a music store-may show some shop where-pickguard scuffs- but minimal and minor-Danelectro U2 Pro GuitarFeatures of the Danelectro U2 Pro Electric GuitarTuners - The unbranded sealed units on the Pro are a vast improvement over the open-backed or covered types on the original and previous reissued models. Headstock - The trade mark ''Coke Bottle'' design has been modified slightly with a hint of an Elvis quiff at the top. The excellent retro Dano logo remains untouched.Nut - A shiny aluminium nut helps the U2 to produce its vintage twang and adds a certain something to the looks, contrasting as it does with the black headstock. Neck - Maple neck is painted all the way down in the same black as the headstock. The necks on the previous reissues were the same colour as the body but current crop all have black necks. The painted finish is very smooth and pleasant on the hand. The profile is slightly chunkier on the Pro giving it a nice Les Paul feeling.Fretboard - Smooth and close-grained, lacquered at the edges to match the shiny neck but clean on the playing surface. Traditional dot-markers (.Frets - Very well polished medium-rounded frets make this guitar a comfortably fat playing experience.Action - Comfortably low straight from the box.Body - Flat slab body with the classic single-cut so resonant of the times. The construction of the body is unique - a Masonite back and front are glued onto a plywood core. The semi-hollow nature of the body adds character to this guitars unique voice. Access to the electronics is via a circular panel in the back of the body which is characteristically held in place by a single central screw. The edge of the body on the Pro is smoothly finished unlike the original and the previous reissue where the edge of the body is taped. This better finishing adds greatly to the upgraded feel of the guitar. Masonite, by the way, is a type of hardboard. Bridge - The original Dano bridge was a fixed...
This guitar is sold (sold on 2006-03-15)
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