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Ovation 2771AX Balladeer In Rare Sunburst w/ NEW HARD CASE & Fresh Pro Setup

Model: 2771AX
Availability: In Stock
Condition: Seller Refurbished
Price: $619.00
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This Ovation 2771AX Standard Balladeer features a hand-selected AA solid spruce top with scalloped bracing, and Ovation’s patented Contour Bowl. This "DNA" maximizes acoustic output and is ergonomically designed for comfort in any playing position. The cutaway offers you an “all-access pass” to highest registers of the satin-finished, 5-piece mahogany & maple neck. High-end appointments include an inlaid with an oak-leaf rosette adorned with mother-of-pearl, a fully bound neck, and multi-ply top binding. The Balladeer’s OP-Pro preamp and OCP-1K pickup produce uncompromising plugged-in performance.

Made from glass-microsphere impregnated Lyrachord composite, Ovation’s Contour Bowl is designed to provide maximum acoustic response with the feel of a small-body instrument. Sculpted to fit the contour of the player’s anatomy, the lightweight Lyrachord GS body is a joy to hold, whether sitting or standing. The Contour Bowl body has the acoustic projection, midrange punch, and focused bottom end of a traditional jumbo-style instrument, yet offers the playing comfort of Ovation’s Super-Shallow body. With its tough-as-nails construction, this body shape represents the latest evolution of Ovation’s pioneering Roundback® design.

Designed in collaboration with jazz guitarist Al Di Meola and acoustic rocker Melissa Etheridge, the OP-Pro preamp combines state-of-the-art audio quality with exclusive features designed to meet the needs of professional guitarists. This easy-to-operate unit offers 3-band EQ, a preset tone enhancement circuit, a battery status light, and a chromatic tuner. The OP-Pro will please even the most discriminating player.

Included with your guitar is a new Guardian CG-022RD Deluxe Hard Case!

The Guardian CG-022-RD Series Deluxe Archtop Hardshell case is constructed with 5-ply wood and has a durable black Tolex exterior. The CG-022-RD Deluxe Series case features extra archtop protection and a black plush, non-scratch interior lining to protect your instrument's finish. Other features include heavy duty nickel-plated hardware and a leather covered handle. 

A quick search will tell you that "Street" price on this case by itself is $100.00. This is a great guitar and it deserves a case worthy of its pedigree.

Guardian CG-022-RD Specifications:
5-Ply Wood Construction Extra Archtop Protection
Black Tolex Covering
Heavy Duty Nickel-Plated Hardware
Leather Covered Handle
Black Plush Lining
Limited Lifetime Warranty
Total Length: 44-1/4"
Body Length: 21-1/4"
Lower Bout: 15-1/2"
Upper Bout: 11-1/4"
Depth: 6-1/4"
UPC: 840246014399
MPN: CG-022-RD

This guitar is completely free of any player's wear and has no scratches, dings, or cosmetic blemishes. Our supplier's techs found nothing needing any refurbishing so it came directly to us where it just received a complete "Post Factory" setup.

About Our Setup:
Although this guitar played “well enough to sell” when it arrived here at LightSpeed Music, I have just given it a full "post factory" setup. The truss rod was checked and adjusted. Then, the frets were leveled, crowned and polished. These first two steps allowed me to lower the saddle and nut a bit and improve the action, while still keeping the guitar free of fret buzz. The fretboard and bridge were conditioned and the nut slots were lubed and polished. The electronics were tested and given a protective application of contact cleaner and lube. Everything was snugged up and then it was polished. Lastly, it was given a fresh set of S.I.T. 80/20 Golden Bronze strings gauged .012" to .052".

Why Buy From LightSpeed Music?
The pictures shown in the listing are of the actual instrument you will receive. Every piece of wood is unique, and you deserve to see exactly what you are buying. We know that buying musical gear online is hard, so we welcome any questions you have. If you would like an "in hand" description or you need more details, please call us at 618-719-2392. We are here to assist you M-F from 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM Central time. 

This instrument was inspected and tested at our supplier, in the USA. Final checking, polishing and setup is performed here, in our shop. Ovation requires our supplier to mark “used” on the back of the headstock and assign it a new serial number. It's a big internet, and we know you have many choices. As such, we are thankful for the thousands of musicians that have chosen us, and hope to be able to add you to our family.

Ovation 2771AX Balladeer Specifications:
Top: AA Solid Spruce
Body: Lyrachord
Neck: 5-pc Mahogany & Maple
Fretboard: Rosewood
Bridge: Rosewood
Body Style: Deep Contour w/ Cutaway
Rosette: Inlaid Oak Leaf
Bracing: Scalloped LX
Scale Length: 25-1/4"
Nut Width: 1-11/16"
Fretboard Radius: 10"
Inlays: Abalone Dot & Diamond
Binding: Multi-Ply Ivory & Black
Pickup: Ovation OCP-1K
Tuners: Die-Cast Chrome
Neck Profile: Ovation
Number of Frets: 20
Hardware: Chrome
Finish: Gloss Sunburst w/ Satin Natural Neck
Truss Rod: 2-Way Adjustable
Manufacturer Part Number: 2771AX