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Silvertone SSL3 Electric Guitar

Perfect for the beginning lead or rhythm guitarist, this guitar offers bluesy tone from its dual humbucker and arched quilted top. (225) Read 32 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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Product Description

The single cutaway Silvertone SSL3 is a great guitar to play and own. It delivers a raw, bluesy power that you expect from the classic design of dual humbuckers, making it great for lead or rhythm guitar players.

Features
Body: Arched HT quilt top

Neck: Set-in

Fretboard: Rosewood

Scale: 24-3/4 in.

Frets: 22

Pickups: 2 humbuckers

Switching: 3-way toggle

Controls: 2 volume, 2 tone

Bridge: Tune-o-matic with stop tailpiece

Tuners: Die-cast

Hardware: Chrome

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If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 615-206-0077
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4.5 out of 5 (225 ratings) Rate and Review This Product
zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. This review has been selected by our experts as particularly helpful. "I have to say that every time I pick this beauty up that I can't believe it only cost me 200 bones!! It really looks more expens"
Sound: I truly love the variety of sounds that the SSL3 gives me! My favorite is the rythm pickup positon, my crate sounds more bluesier with this guitar. And I really love the way the sound changes the sound of the distortion of my crate! I can hear a little Tom Schulz sound (Boston)!! Overall I truly love alot of the sounds this great little guitar brings to the table!! The pickups are surprisingly quiet and seem to pick up alot of youre playing nuiances! Feature: The little cable that came with the guitar would be good for a switch cable. The machine heads hold very well and the guitar stays in tune quite well!! The guitar overall feels very solid and well built!! The knobs feel very smooth when yoy play with the tone and volume. My only complaint is that I had to go in and solder a wire on one of the volume pots! It was barely hanging on and it was causing a short that you could hear while playing!! Everything else seems to be of very good quality. And I'm very impressed with the pickups on this guitar!!! I didn't think they would sound so good!! Ease of Use: It's very easy to get a variety of sounds from this great little guitar. I had to adjust the action to my liking was about all I had to do to get started playing it was set too high. The strings that came with the guitar feel pretty good, I'll stick with these for a while Quality: This guitar is very solid and made quite well! I love the maple top with the cherry sunburst finish, there were a few little cosmetic flaws but nothing to complain about considering the price of the guitar and all you get for that price. I would not hesitate on playing this guitar in front of anyone!! I'd be proud to show it off!! And I think this guitar will last me for quite some time!! Value: I have to admit that this guitar seems to be as good as the Epi. L.P.'s if not better, whitch are alot more expensive!! I'm just glad the Silvertone is cheaper so I could afford to buy it!! I'm glad that I bought this guitar!!! Manufacturer Support: I haven't contacted them so far. The Wow Factor: I actually was looking for a good practice guitar to play around the house with so I could save my Schecter C1 Classic and my Takamine from any wear and tear! And I just so happened to stumble on a great guitar buy!!! I think this beauty is going to sit along side my other little treasures and I'll have to look for another good practice guitar!! And as far as sex appeal of this guitar I don't see how it could hurt my chances considering how good it looks!! Overall: Overall I'd have to say that I'm very impressed with this guitar and if anything were to happen to it I would surely buy another one!! Great looks, great sound, well built, a great buy for the money you can't go wrong with this guitar!!! And it's a Silvertone!!!!!
Style of Music: melodic pop rock, 70's-80's style to current
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Sound: Great clean sound. I compared it to my friend's ESP of the same price range and the clean sound of this guitar was much brighter with many nuances... Good sustain, especially with distortion, note rings for a long time. It has some vibrato effect in it though, when you play chords with some distortion. It is not bad just some might not like it. I personally think that it is not a problem; it even adds some more feel to it. The guitar doesn't go out of tune easily. It stayed in my gig-bag over night and I almost didn't need to tune it again in the morning. Feature: I think it came with a short cable, which is useful with an electric tuner. It had strings I wonder which new guitars don't. The strings are OK but you might want to use the new ones of your favorite brand. 2 knobs for tone and 2 for volume. It is definitely a good ground for experimentation. The guitar itself is a great feature! All components were in a great condition. Well set, shiny and lovely! I just needed to tight a tremolo/rhythm switch. I guess it got loose during the transportation. Among others is a set-in neck. I like it because there are no bolts and the body feels very smooth. There are lots of fans of bolt-on as well. It is something you should decide for yourself what is better. Ease of Use: It is very easy to play this guitar indeed. I like frets and the rosewood fingerboard. No complains here. It is very easy to slide or play taping. You might need to adjust the action. Mine was a little too low. It was fine for the beginning. I will adjust it a little when I would need to put new strings on. Quality: This is the most surprising part. Great quality. It says on the sticker that it went through the quality control; so if you want to buy it don't be shy. It will probably come in one piece! :) There's nothing wrong, really. Everything works great, no repair needed. Value: Yes, ladies and gentlemen. This is an awesome value. For such price I won't be able to get anything better. I played a real Strat (which is more than twice expensive) and a new ESP, which I mentioned before, and I can surely say that I am very glad that I choose Silvertone SSL3. Manufacturer Support: I never dealt wit the company and I hope I will never need to. The Wow Factor: It is a beautiful guitar. Great color and everything. The arched top is not as good as real LesPaul's but it is still a very nice one. I will repeat other people and say that picture doesn't give you even a half of its beauty. Overall: I think I will stay with this guitar for a very long time. I will try to keep my eyes on it and take a great care. I don't give nine because nine for me would be something like a custom made guitar, which would exactly be the way I want. I don't give ten because I don't believe in perfection. I played an acoustic guitar for some time and always wanted to have an electric one. I started to plan my purchase a long time ago. I wanted to get something very good but for a decent price. Finally, I got it!
Style of Music: I like to play melodic doom metal but I try everything from various styles such as folk and blues.
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