Veillette Avante Gryphon Acoustic Guitar Hightuned 12String

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Whether plugged in or acoustically, the Avante Gryphon is in a class by itself. Celestial, sparkling highs and punchy mid-register allow the Avante Gryphon to shine in a wide range of applications. Guitarists can immediately play mandolin-style parts in a new high register without learning a new tuning. As a songwriting tool, for doubling or layering in studio, and even as a compact traveling companion, the Avante Gryphon is guaranteed to inspire.

Veillette Avante Gryphon Guitar Features

  • Solid Spruce Top
  • Solid Mahogany Back and Sides
  • Mahogany Neck
  • Rosewood Fingerboard and Bridge
  • Piezo transducer and active preamp
  • 18.5" Scale
  • 32.5" Overall length
The Avante Gryphon also excels as a guitarist-friendly alternative to traditional folk instruments like the bouzouki, mandocello, and Cuban tres and cuatro.

With eye-catching small size and clean modern design, the Avante Gryphon stands apart from the crowded market of typical 6-strings, and offers a new and exciting alternative for any player looking to expand their range and versatility beyond the boundaries of their favorite guitar.

Veillette Guitars takes great pride in offering guitarists a whole new tonality in an affordable package. Veillette Gryphons have found their way onto the biggest stages been and heard on some of the most listened-to recordings in the business. The Avante Gryphon continues in this tradition delivering the same exciting tonal personality: mandolin-like punch, with shimmering, naturally chorused top end character.

Avante by Veillette instruments are equally at home on stage, in the studio, or in the most intimate acoustic setting.

Product Specifications
Veillette Avante Gryphon Acoustic Guitar Specifications
  • Tuning: D – G – C – F – A – D
  • Back/Sides: Sapele Mahogany
  • Top Wood: Sitka Spruce
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Neck Wood: Mahogany
  • Bridge: Rosewood
  • Binding: Ebony
  • Fret Markers: Side Dots Only
  • Tuner Finish: Black Chrome 
  • Scale: 18 1/8 inches (460.4 mm)
  • Nut Width: 1 15/16 inches (49.3 mm)
  • String Spacing: 2 3/8 inches (60.5 mm)
  • Body Length: 15 1/8 inches
  • Overall Length: 32 1/8 inches
  • Upper Bout: 8 3/4 inches
  • Lower Bout: 12 5/8 inches
  • Body Depth @Neck Heel: 2 7/8 inches
  • Body Depth @Tail Block: 3 9/16 inches
  • Frets to body: 13
  • Case: Original Soft – Gigbag
  • Pickup: Piezo with Active Preamp and Volume and Tone Control
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Tad Submitted: 2/2/2018
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First off this should be listed as acoustic/electric 12 string. Not in the travel guitar section. Joe Veillette build amazing Guitars! Now this one isn’t his ones made in USA but this is worth the price of admission! It’s like u took a capo and put it at the 10th fret on a normal acoustic! So it sounds so close to a mandolin! I use it live for layering guitar parts when there are already enuff guitars on stage. But it can be used as the only guitar on stage too!!! It sounds amazing!! The pickup that’s installed is very natural sounding. Do a search on the net for Joe Veillette! He is the MAN!!!
Keith Submitted: 3/30/2017
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Delivers as advertised!
What is your opinion of this product?
Great instrument. You can really cop the mandolin vibe plus lots more. Inspiration out the wazoo. Plays like a dream. Coolest thing I've bought in years.
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