This is another of Warrior’s new Mark Alson F-Hole series guitars in gorgeous Flamed Koa this time. The top is a sculpted Flamed Koa over a chambered Mahogany body with classically carved F-hole in the top that adds tremendously to the acoustic properties of this instrument. The carved Koa top is almost half an inch thick in places giving the guitar tons of sustain while the acoustic properties of the F-Hole add a whole new dimension to its overall sound.
Strummed acoustically this instrument has a loud bell like ringing tone that is unmistakable, but plugged in it transforms into an instrument of infinite sustain and Tone varieties. The Flamed Koa top comes with matching Koa pickup surrounds with Abalone accents topped with multi-colored solid Mother of Pearl pickup covers. The control knobs are of matching Flamed Koa as well.
The Mahogany and Purple Heart neck has an Ebony fretboard with Black inlays of matching Flamed Koa and Mother of Pearl. The 12th fret is adorned with a Pearl sword inlay. The headstock is laminated in matching Ebony with a Mother of Pearl Warrior Logo and Gold and Black Sperzel locking tuners. The guitar also comes with an LR Baggs Peizo acoustic bridge and stereo outputs that allow you to switch between pure electric tones to warm acoustic tones effortlessly. The outputs can also be blended for just the right mixture of acoustic and electric sounds.
You will be tempted to buy this guitar on looks alone, but there is a lot more to this instrument lurking beneath its aged Koa and other refinements.