At first glance your wallet may be forgiven for thinking that the ML3 Modern is the perfect back-up guitar. But, after a few chords and licks your hands will be telling you otherwise. With its rolled edges and ebony fretboard the C-shaped satin maple neck immediately stands out as a player's guitar and puts to shame many other guitars at a higher price point. If drop tuning is your thing, you can rest assured that the self-lubricating, Graph Tech Black TUSQ nut, Chapman Classic closed 18:1 tuners and Chapman hard tail bridge will work as a team, delivering all the tuning stability and harmonic sustain you need for the studio or live. Powered by the new and improved Chapman Sonorous Zerø pickups, your ML3 Modern is the perfect sonic unity of great materials such as maple, ebony and mahogany coupled with ultra attention to detail in design features like the front and rear spoon cuts and natural edge finish.
FLAME MAPLE NECK
A Macassar Ebony fretboard on a flame maple neck, is an irresistible combination for the guitarist considering the ML3 Modern. As well as the C-shaped neck carve and the rolled fretboard edges, there’s a glorious satin finish that makes this guitar smooth to play.
PREMIUM BODY CONSTRUCTION
Chapman’s ML3 Modern boasts a thin lightweight Mahogany body that serves as a superbly balanced tonal foundation for its versatile pickup selection. With it’s Flame Maple veneer top, ergonomically contoured lower horn and neck transition, this instrument exerts a truly high-end aesthetic.
Bristling with a pair of Chapman Sonorous Zero humbucker the tonal breadth of the Chapman ML3 Modern is something to behold. Attain punchy, saturated sounds with a high-gain amp settings, or achieve glassy clean tones via the 3-way switch and the coil-split feature on the tone pot. Whatever the genre, the ML3 Modern delivers!
Top: Flamed maple veneer
Fretboard: Macassar ebony
Dot fretboard inlays
Rounded fretboard edges
Nut width: 42 mm
Fretboard radius: 350 mm
Scale: 648 mm (25.5")
Pickups: 2 upgraded Chapman humbuckers
Master volume and master tone controls with push / pull function
3-Way pickup selector switch
Chapman string-through hardtail bridge
Enclosed Chapman Classic machine heads
Colour: Transparent Ember
Made in Indonesia