Godin Guitars Releases Performance Series LG And Freeway Guitars With EMG Pickups

February 14, 2006

Found in the already popular performance series, these guitars offer full out, blistering tone. The darkly alluring new black graphite semi gloss finish is a common bond between both guitars. However, both have different explosive personalities.

The Freeway EMG possesses a sleek and aggressive double cutaway body style, made from a center block of Silver leaf maple with poplar wings to house a fixed bridge, volume and tone controls and a 3 way switch to select between 2 active EMG-81 humbuckers. These pickups combined with the guitar's 25" scale and Silver leaf maple center, will provide a lethal level of attack and screaming sustain.

The LG EMG features a single cutaway, string through body design and the same controls as the Freeway EMG but combines a 24" scale, an all mahogany body and neck with an active EMG-85 humbucker in the neck and an EMG-81 humbucker in the bridge to offer up a warm and thick crushing wall of sound when needed.

Assembled in Berlin, New Hampshire from finely crafted parts made in LaPatrie Quebec.

Freeway EMG Specs:

  • Neck: Rock Maple
  • Fingerboard: Indian Rosewood
  • Radius: 12"
  • Scale: 25"
  • Nut Width: 1-11/16"
  • Body: Silverleaf maple with poplar wings
  • Pickups: Active EMG 81 (neck) 81 (bridge)
  • Controls: 3 way switch, 1x volume, 1x tone
  • Finish: Black Graphite
  • Neck: Honduras mahogany
  • Fingerboard: Indian Rosewood
  • Radius: 16"
  • Scale: 24"
  • Nut Width: 1-11/16"
  • Body: Honduras mahogany
  • Pickups: Active EMG 85 (neck) 81 (bridge)
  • Controls: 3 way switch, 1x volume, 1x tone
  • Finish: Black Graphite
For more information, visit their web site at www.godinguitars.com.

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