Godin ACS-SA Slim - Black Pearl

Nylon-string Electric Guitar with Chambered Silver Leaf Maple Body, Cedar Top, Mahogany Neck, and Richlite Fingerboard - Black Pearl
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A Beautiful Guitar, A Tone of Tonal Options!

Comfortable playing a steel-string guitar but looking to add a bit of that nylon-string flavor to your repertoire? Look no further! The Godin ACS-SA Slim was designed with a slim neck, Godin's Ergocut shaping technique, and a 16" fingerboard radius, all in the name of making it play like your favorite steel-string instrument. The RMC transducer pickup system reproduces the acoustic vibe in detail, and there's even a 13-pin synth connector!

Godin made the ACS-SA Slim from the ground up to sound great, and it definitely delivers. This gorgeous guitar has a chambered silver leaf maple body with a beauty of a cedar top, for a magical balance warmth and sustain. The ACS-SA Slim's mahogany neck is fast and comfortable, and it's topped with an exquisite Richlite fingerboard. This guitar isn't just amazingly versatile; it's incredibly classy.

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 ACS-SA Slim Semi-hollowbody Electric Guitar Features at a Glance:
  • Mahogany neck
  • Richlite Fingerboard
  • 16" fingerboard radius
  • 25 1/2" Scale
  • 1.715" nut width
  • Chambered Silver Leaf Maple body and Cedar top
  • Custom RMC electronics with 13-pin connector for direct control of Roland GR Series and Axon AX100 guitar synths
  • Black Pearl high-gloss finish
  • Godin VBGAC Gig Bag Included
A great guitar and a whole lot more with the Godin ACS-SA Slim!

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Tech Specs

String Type Nylon
Number of Strings 6
Body Shape ACS-SA Slim
Body Style Single Cutaway
Left-/Right-handed Right-handed
Finish Acrylic Lacquer
Top Wood Cedar
Back & Sides Wood Mahogany
Neck Wood Mahogany
Radius 16"
Fingerboard Material Richlite
Fingerboard Inlay Mini dots
Number of Frets 22
Scale Length 25.5"
Nut/Saddle Material Tusq nut
Nut Width 1.715"
Electronics RMC electronics with 13-pin connector
Strings Pro Arte Classical Hard Tension, (.028-.044)
Case Included Gig Bag
Manufacturer Part Number 032181

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First, hats off to Sweetwater. Customer service/support the best, bar none. Paul is great to deal with, thanx Paul. My first Godin..!!! What a beautiful guitar, to the last detail... Sound, I use a Fishman Mini, what beautiful tone this guitar has. Straight through the amp with no inline devices the tonal span is quite wide and diverse at both bottom and top end of it's frequency ability. Quality, impeccable, from hardware to finish and fit. I own several brand name guitars and the quality of this guitar is light years ahead of them, sorry Gibson/Warwick/Fender.The customer service from Sweetwater has severely diminished my purchases from other stores both online and store front.Thanx again to Paul and Sweetwater, Happy Holidays..
Music background: Hobbits/home recording

Godin Nylon Multiac

I did a 13-song session with an older blueburst one of these. We recorded it with a Yamaha fx/preamp through a Soundcraft mixer direct to ProTools. Amazing, detailed, accurate: all that and more. I'd recommend one of these to anyone who's serious about tracking nylon-string tones!
Music background: Musician, composer, producer

Great Tone

I have owned this model for 4 years. It is the only nylon string guitar I could stand to play. The sound is excellent when used in conjunction with a Fishman Aura pedal it is flawless, no piezo quack! The guitar is very comfortable to play, the slim neck plays like butter! Using a midi interface has open up a new world of sound. I use an axon guitar synth and a Roland Sonic Cell, the layering of sounds with the nylon sounds produces absolutely huge fat sounds. If ever lost I would replace it immediately after the morning and severe depression sure to follow. This is a great guitar!
Music background: Semi-Pro Musician

Excellent product for the money

Good quality instrument. Plays well. Good finish. Only reason I gave it a 4.5 is because I had to adjust two strings at the nut. Way too high.Easy fix if you know what you're doing. Otherwise, a very good instrument.
Music background: 45 years guitar/banjo

Ideal for Praise and Worship settings

Reason for purchasing: Andy Bitler and the Sweetwater team. Great buying experience.Setting:Church. Five piece praise team at a military base chapel. Duty calls members away on a regular basis. This instrument (paired with the GR gear) allows me to cover a lot of ground and thus maintain consistency of sound. Use:Guitar/percussion/keys/brass and woodwinds/backing padsChurch music today is essentially "pop" music, so while nothing replaces my HD28, I do appreciate the flexibility my Godin ACS Slim allows me.Pro: Construction, attractive instrument, well made. Great value for the price.Cons: She's a bit heavy, suggest a 2.5 inch strap at least.Comparison:Have owned and used GK 3 equipped Strat and a GK 2 unit on an Ibanez. Godin tracks much better.
Music background: Global pro-level Church Musician
See also: Acoustic-Electric Guitars, Godin, Godin Acoustic / Electric Guitars, Godin Classical/Nylon String Guitars