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Clay Conner Model 415 Archtop Sunburst #3-8-14  From Conner Guitars

A beautifully balanced archtop made in Raleigh, NC!

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What We Think

An absolutely exceptional used specimen! 

This Connor embodies so many different qualities that I appreciate in guitars in general. . . it's uncanny 

It's got a very clear, defined voice 

That's equal parts warm and dry 

It's contours jive perfectly with your body 

The guitar seems to want to position itself in just the right position for maximum playability and projection 

It's sensitive and responsive Englemann top make it approachable for a flat-top player 

But the overall tone, aesthetic, and voicing would please even the most traditional jazz cat 

A highly original work of playable art 

This guitar amazes me

 

robinson@soundpure.com 

 

 

 

Manufacturer's Description from Conner Guitars

The 415 is a 15” acoustic archtop. Designed with a minimalist aesthetic and an understated grace, the 415 has a clean, crsip and balanced acoustic tone. The hand carved top and back plates are voiced for projection and clarity. The 415 is available with standard or fanned frets, with or without a hand wound pickup. Whether you are practicing your Be-Bop licks in the basement or out on a gig, the 415 helps keep the inspiration flowing.  

Hand carved engleman spruce top. Flamed maple back and sides. One piece flamed maple neck. Ebony fingerboard, peghead overlay, pickup cover, bridge, tailpiece, and finger-rest.

Clay Conner Guitars

About Manufacturer

Clay Conner has worked with Hamer Guitars, Novax Guitars and now concentrates on his own line of fine hand-crafted archtop and electric guitars in Raleigh NC.

For more info on Clay Conner Guitars, follow his facebook page and blog while his new website is in the works.

Specifications

Englemann spruce top

Highly figured maple

15" lower bout

Ebony fretboard, pickguard and tailpiece 1 11/6" bone nut

12" radius

Custom Conner pickup

Open waverlys

Maple binding 

Ebony cap on tailpiece