Composite Acoustics Legacy Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric - Satin Back, Raw Carbon Fiber Top

Acoustic-electric Guitar with Carbon Fiber Top, Back, and Sides; Carbon Fiber Neck and Fingerboard; and Fishman Electronics - Satin Back, Raw Carbon Fiber Top
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The Evolution of the Acoustic Guitar

Tired of your guitar acting up because of the weather or climate? The innovative Composite Acoustics Legacy acoustic-electric guitar replaces traditional woods with carbon fiber for a rock-solid guitar. Extreme temps and humidity don't affect the Legacy, giving you a guitar that is ready for any gig anywhere. The great-sounding acoustic tone is perfect for small gigs, and the Fishman Plus-T electronics give you excellent plugged-in tone. If you're looking for an ultra-stable and reliable acoustic-electric guitar, then you need to check out the Composite Acoustics Legacy!

Composite Acoustics Legacy Acoustic-electric Guitar at a Glance:
  • Plek Pro technology gives you amazing playability
  • Modern, man-made materials create an ultra-stable instrument
  • Tailored acoustic guitar tone
  • Constructed with laser precision
  • A hassle-free guitar
  • Fishman electronics give you plenty of sonic control
Plek Pro technology gives you amazing playability

Thanks to Plek Pro technology, the Composite Acoustics Legacy feels and plays like a dream. Reserved for top-dollar custom instruments, this process utilizes a special machine to level a guitar's frets with pinpoint precision. Combining innovative carbon fiber materials with the accuracy of the Plek Pro machine provides you with the most playable fretboard you're likely to own.

Modern, man-made materials create an ultra-stable instrument

Acoustic guitars made from wood have always been plagued with temperature and climate issues. If it's too humid, your guitar sounds muddy, and if it's too dry, it can experience shrinkage and cracking. And let's not forget that hot and cold can also wreak havoc on your instrument. Composite Acoustics has eliminated all of these annoyances by building an acoustic guitar out of carbon fiber. Carbon fiber is a lightweight and super-strong material used for everything from Formula One race cars to airplanes. Besides being immune to climate and temperature issues, the strength of carbon fiber means you'll never have any "bellying" on the top or ever have to adjust your neck.

Tailored acoustic guitar tone

Another great aspect of the Composite Acoustics Legacy carbon fiber acoustic-electric guitar is its sound. Whether you play it acoustic or electric, the Legacy has a great voice and tonality. Extensive design and testing have led Composite Acoustics to find the perfect formula for amazing acoustic sound. And since every guitar is created using exact tolerances, thanks to modern manufacturing techniques, they all have that killer acoustic voicing. The body and neck are created as a single piece, which gives the Legacy maximum tonal transfer. The top uses carbon fiber bracing to give you the perfect acoustic sound for any style of music. Even the bridge and saddle are precision made from carbon for maximum sound and vibration transfer.

Constructed with laser precision

Modern technology creates greener houses, smaller computers, and more economical cars, so why not a better guitar? Composite Acoustics utilizes the latest in modern production technology to build the Legacy acoustic-electric guitar. These American-made guitars are built to extremely strict tolerances using CNC machines, CAD design, and laser-cutting devices that give you the perfect instrument. Every stage of the process is precision controlled, including the work done by hand. You won't find a more precisely made guitar on the market than the Composite Acoustics Legacy. Every Composite Acoustics guitar comes with a lifetime warranty.

A hassle-free guitar

Traditionally constructed guitars need lots of care and babying from the elements and climate. The Composite Acoustics Legacy's unique carbon fiber build makes it impervious to weather and climate conditions. You won't have to worry about shrinkage, cracking, or expanding. In fact, you never have to oil your fingerboard or humidify a carbon fiber guitar. Carbon fiber is a stable and ultra-durable material, making it perfect for traveling musicians. The top of the Legacy won't split down the center in dry climates and won't warp or swell in wet climates. The reliability and stability of the Composite Acoustics Legacy is something we at Sweetwater know most guitarists will appreciate. You can keep it in your car all day long, no matter what the temperature. The Composite Acoustics Legacy is perfect for camping, festivals, and any outdoor gig.

Fishman electronics give you plenty of sonic control

You can shape the sound of your Composite Acoustics Legacy acoustic-electric guitar for virtually any scenario with Fishman's Prefix Plus-T electronics. You get control over volume, bass, treble, EQ contour, brilliance, phase, and notch filter, so you can get a great sound in any environment. A built-in tuner lets you tune before the gig and even onstage.

Composite Acoustics Legacy Acoustic-electric Guitar Features:
  • State-of-the-art guitar made from carbon fiber
  • Great acoustic sound that won't change
  • Traditional dreadnought body style and sound
  • 1-piece guitar body and neck for maximum vibration transfer
  • Carbon fiber is extremely rugged and impervious to climate and weather conditions
  • Easier to care for than traditional wooden guitars
  • Durable stainless steel frets
  • Carbon fiber nut and bridge
  • Precision 18:1 ratio tuners
  • Great plugged-in tone with Fishman Plus-T electronics
  • Plek Pro technology provides amazing playability
Get an extremely durable and rugged acoustic with the carbon fiber Composite Acoustics Legacy!

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Tech Specs

String Type Steel
Number of Strings 6
Body Shape Dreadnought
Body Style No Cutaway
Left-/Right-handed Right-handed
Color Raw finish
Top Wood Carbon Fiber
Back & Sides Wood Carbon Fiber
Body Bracing Performance-tuned Carbon Fiber
Neck Wood Carbon Fiber
Radius 14"
Fingerboard Material Proprietary Reinforced Polymer
Fingerboard Inlay Aluminum, dot
Number of Frets 20, medium stainless steel
Scale Length 25.5"
Tuning Machines Ultra Precision Tuning Machines (18:1 ratio)
Bridge Material Proprietary Carbon Fiber
Nut/Saddle Material Proprietary Carbon Fiber
Nut Width 1.75"
Body Width Lower Bout 15.98"
Body Depth 4.51"
Strings Elixir Nanoweb (.012-.053)
Case Included CA Hard Case
Manufacturer Part Number 03011780

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