Ovation Elite 1788TX-5 8 string Mid Bowl Black Acoustic Electric Guitar w/ Case




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Ovation Elite 1788TX-5 8 string Mid Bowl Black Acoustic Electric Guitar w/ Case

Breaking new ground on the acoustic guitar front, Ovation proudly presents their first Roundback 8-string guitar.

Building upon their philosophy of constructing unique instruments for visionary players, this massive sounding guitar opens up a new realm of playing possibilities.

With its striking silhouettes and understated finish, this guitars make a statement that’s all its own.


Body type: Mid-Depth
Cutaway: Single
Top wood: Solid Spruce
Back and sides: Lyrachord
Bracing pattern: Quartersawn scalloped X
Body finish: Matte Black Enamel
Orientation: Right handed
Nut width: 2.14”
Scale: 27 1/2 
Fingerboard: Deluxe Grade Ebony
Neck wood: Hard rock maple
Scale length: Not specified
Neck finish: Natural Satin
Pickup/preamp: Yes
Brand: Ovation
Configuration: Sidemounted preamp
Preamp EQ: 3-band
Tuner: Yes
Headstock overlay: Ebony
Tuning machines: Die-cast sealed with Graph Tech Ratio Tuners
Bridge: Ebony
Saddle and nut: ABS
Number of strings: 8
Special features: Lyrachord body
Includes an Ovation Hardshell case
Country of origin: Korea
Cases Included


Original Retail Price (msrp) - $1,850.00




Brand new with factory warranty. Played for testing purposes only. It will arrive set up and ready to play though fine tune adjustments may be needed when guitar acclimates to another regions climate conditions. The included case may have very minor scuffs from shipping. We have 4 available so we took pictures of one as they are all identical and there is no difference from one to another. Feel free to ask any questions.