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When discerning players crave top-tier, American made Ovation and Adamas guitars… these remarkable flagship instruments could only come from one place – the Ovation Custom Shop. This purpose-driven facility in New Hartford, Connecticut is both workshop and laboratory for a small team of dedicated luthiers and technicians who have one focus and one focus ONLY – custom-made, USA built Ovation guitars.
These craftsmen have well over 100 years of combined Ovation-specific expertise. Utilizing their unique cumulative knowledge, cutting-edge technologies and the most sophisticated construction techniques available, the resulting Ovation and Adamas guitars offer a playing and performance experience that is completely off the charts.
Explore the first three guitars to come from
the Ovation Custom Shop
The new Adamas MD80 is an exciting combination of high-tech materials and innovative design, with built-in electronics and a graceful cutaway body. Like all Custom Shop instruments, it benefits from a genuine USA-built, hand-laid composite body. The single, offset teardrop soundhole offers a minimalist aesthetic; American black walnut trim provides a luxurious touch. Combined with the ultra-thin woven carbon-fiber top, you’ll enjoy the amazing tone and projection. Premium playability and top-of-the-line Op Pro Studio preamp system, mean it is ideal for any stage.
The beautiful Adamas 1687GT is everything a finely crafted instrument should be. Hand-made right in the Connecticut factory, using advanced manufacturing and construction technologies, the guitars are truly cutting-edge performance powerhouses. From the composite bodies to the ultra-thin carbon fiber tops to the high-quality electronics, they pack everything you need to ensure exceptional acoustic guitar sound, from the moment you step on stage, regardless of the venue size. Your audience will thank you. Choose from four exciting colors – black, reverse red burst, reverse blue burst and reverse beige burst.
Consistently exceptional performance in an exciting package… that is what the Adamas 2087GT is all about. Built right in our Connecticut factory, they feature hand-laid composite bodies and breakthrough carbon fiber tops, for incredible sound and maximum on-stage versatility. The deep contour back and cutaway offer unparalleled playability and outstanding comfort. Enjoy superior acoustic guitar sound from the moment you step on stage, regardless of venue size. Your audience will thank you. Choose from four eye-catching colors – black, reverse red burst, reverse blue burst and reverse beige burst.
The future of Ovation custom instrument offerings
Other models will be periodically identified and short runs will be created, specifically for the dedicated Ovation aficionados and players with discriminating taste.
If you have a specific Ovation or Adamas model that you would like, you can have it custom built in the Ovation Custom Shop. To explore this option, visit your authorized Ovation Dealer and they will assist you with the ordering process. You can select from revered models, various top wood options, roundback configurations, electronics and more.
Ovation Exists to Create Innovative Instruments that Inspire Musicians to Change the World… Note by Note.
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