Godin 5th Avenue CW Kingpin II - Natural

Hollowbody Electric Guitar with Canadian Wild Cherry Archtop, Back, and Sides, Silver Leaf Maple Neck, Rosewood Fingerboard, 2 P-90 Single-coil Pickups, and Cutaway - Natural
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Tap Into Rich Vintage Tone!

Injected with the soul of yesterday, with a forward-thinking design, the Godin 5th Avenue CW Kingpin II archtop guitar is ideal for the sophisticated guitarist. Get ready for dynamically rich tone with plenty of projection, courtesy of the Canadian wild cherry archtop top, back, and sides. As you plug into your favorite amp, the 5th Avenue CW Kingpin II's duet of P-90 pickups gives you vintage tone with just the right dose of attitude. And thanks to the cutaway, you can grip the silver leaf maple neck and enjoy easy access all the way up the sweet-playing rosewood fingerboard.

Whether you play jazz, alt-country, delta blues, rock, or anything in between, the Godin 5th Avenue CW Kingpin II is just the distinguished, tone-drenched guitar you've been looking for. Factor in the rustic-inspired beauty of its custom satin-sheened polished finish, and you've got a guitar reminiscent of yesterday, with all the playing conveniences of today.

Since the early 1970s, Godin has been crafting pro-quality instruments loaded with innovations. Whether you're a session pro or a re-creational player, Godin has a guitar built to suit you perfectly. You'll love the clean lines, exceptionally comfortable playing feel, and exquisite tone you get from a Godin guitar. You get it all: classic craftsmanship, modern features, and amazing tonality. Here's your chance to get your hands on a pro-quality guitar!

Godin 5th Avenue CW Kingpin II Archtop Guitar Features at a Glance:
  • Finish: Natural
  • Archtop hollowbody electric guitar
  • Canadian wild cherry archtop
  • Canadian wild cherry back and sides
  • Silver leaf maple neck
  • Contoured high-gloss black headstock
  • Custom polished finish
  • Rosewood fingerboard
  • Adjustable TUSQ bridge by Graphtech
  • Cream binding
  • 2 x Godin Kingpin P-90 single-coil pickups
  • 3-way toggle switch, 1 x volume, 1 x tone
  • 16" fingerboard radius
  • 24.84" scale
  • 1.72" nut width
Pick up the Godin 5th Avenue CW Kingpin II and get a distinguished archtop guitar that's loaded with tone!

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Tech Specs

Body Type Hollowbody
Body Shape 5th Avenue Singlecut
Left-/Right-handed Right-handed
Number of Strings 6
Body Material Canadian Wild Cherry
Top Material Laminated Canadian Wild Cherry
Color Natural
Body Finish Acrylic Lacquer
Neck Material Silver Leaf Maple, 16" Radius
Neck Shape Kingpin
Scale Length 24.84"
Fingerboard Material Rosewood, Set
Fingerboard Inlay Dot
Number of Frets 21
Nut Width 1.72"
Nut Material Tusq
Bridge/Tailpiece Graph Tech Tusq Bridge, Trapeze
Tuners High-ratio open geared nickel tuners
Number of Pickups 2
Neck Pickup Kingpin P90 Single-coil
Bridge Pickup Kingpin P90 Single-coil
Controls 1 x Volume, 1 x Tone, 3-way switch
Strings EJ21 Jazz Light, (.012-.052)
Case Included Hardshell
Manufacturer Part Number 032334

Customer Reviews

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I truly don't know how they did it! or Listen up guitar world!

This is one of the best intruments that I have ever played let alone had the privilege to own. I am truly amazed at the playability of this instrument and the sound is awesome. It actually sounds good not plugged in as an acoustic archtop. Hooked up to a good amp it only impresses more. The only flaw in the whole relationship belongs to me. I wish the neck was a teeny bit wider at the nut because I have fat fingers. But it only matters with certain chords like F Maj 7th with the open 7th note. I'll live. Finish awesome, construction awesome and tone right up there with axes costing thousands more. I have played archtop jazz boxes from other manufacturers which also had vintage value attached that did not perform at this level. Here that all you other guys! Oh yea the case is really cool too!
Music background: Pro Engineer part time musician guitar horder. Ha

Great Instrument

Great workmanship. Nice look and very nice sound even without the amp. Easy finger board. Great that it is not made in China. I am very satisfied after playing it for 3 days. It has made an impression on me and some of my friends
Music background: Playing since1963

Love it...

Loving this guitar more every day....
Music background: Amature musician, plays steel drums, percussion and a little keyboard

Retro feel

I have had the Kingpin II for about a month and really like the sound and feel of it. It sounds like retro guitar, but has the modern touches you would expect. It is the first Godin I have owned, and it seems put together pretty well. I found a few minor flaws in the finish, so it prevented me from giving it five stars. Nice guitar for the price!
See also: Hollowbodies, Godin, Godin Hollowbody Guitars