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Discussion in 'Gear Demo Videos & Sound Clips Archive' started by jzucker, May 16, 2011.
Sounds very cool Jack. Have you tried or heard anything about their les paul copies? Also, who is carrying these guitars? How would I purchase one?
Eiichi Yamamoto out of NJ is the distributor for the US currently. email@example.com
He sells them off ebay or you could email him.
Someone asked me to compare the AS200 to the Albatross...
They are very different. I would say that the AS 200 gets more of that dark, thunky, plywood tone. You can turn the tone control down and get a methenyesque tone out of it. OTOH, the AS200 sounds a bit shrill for overdriven tones unless you're going for that ratty scofield tone. The Albatross has a much cleaner overall tone and has a better funk tone than the as 200 but doesn't have the plywood thunk to it. Gets a great overdriven tone and is more versatile. It's also a lot lighter. I'd probably play an AS200 if it were 8lbs but 9.5-10.5lbs is heavier than I want to play for 4 hours.