Gitane DG-270 Modele Andy MacKenzie Gitane DG-270 Modele Andy MacKenzie Gitane Very rare maple model of which only a handful were ever made! Arts & Entertainment > Hobbies & Creative Arts > Musical Instruments > String Instruments > Guitars > Acoustic Guitars saga-gitane-dg-270 DG-270 5.0 1
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Michael from DjangoBooks.com, provides Top Level customer service. I had wanted a Gitane with Maple back/sides, but Mahogany or Walnut neck. The only thing that came close was the DG-250M. Unfortunately the 250M had a Small Maple neck, which cuts through, but lacked Depth. I had singed up for the DjangoBooks.com newsletter, and was surprised to learn through the newsletter, that not only had Gitane made a limited run Maple/Walnut guitar, but DB had 2 for sale. Although rare, Django Books did no...
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Gitane DG-270 Modele Andy MacKenzie

Gitane DG-270 Modele Andy MacKenzie
This is a very rare maple model Gitane of which only a handful were ever made! This model features numerous improvements suggested by the illustrious Welsh jazz guitarist Andy MacKenzie. Upgrades include gorgeous birdseye maple back and sides and an increased neck angle which improves projection and allows for the use of a Stimer soundhole pickup.

Unlike some of the prototypes, this guitar does not have Andy MacKenzie's name on the headstock. Also, this version has an attractive mapeloid tailpiece insert.

This model sounds wonderful and is arguably the best model Gitane ever produced. This is the last one available as these were produced as part of a small, limited run of high quality prototypes. Don't hesitate as once this beautiful example is sold, we'll never have these again.

Item Number:
9914
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Set Up Options (takes 2-4 weeks)
Install Clear Pick Guard ($60.00)
Install High Quality Ebony Tailpiece Ins ($40.00)
Set Up Special: Fret Dress, Custom Bridge, Restring, Tailpiece Leather, Adjust Action and Truss Rod ($215.00)
Install Strap Button in Heel and Endpin ($30.00)
Which case would you like?
No Case
Boulder Alpine Series Gig Bag ($70.00)
Altamira Deluxe Gypsy Jazz Guitar Case ($150.00)
Superior Deluxe Gypsy Jazz Case - Black ($111.95)
Superior Deluxe Gypsy Jazz Case - Brown ($115.95)
GUARDIAN DELUXE GYPSY JAZZ GUITAR CASE ($105.00)
Hiscox LiteFlight PRO-AC II Gypsy Guitar Case ($399.99)
Carbon Fiber Gypsy Guitar Flight Case ($575.00)
Carbon Composite Gypsy Guitar Flight Case ($499.00)
Would you like a pickup installed?
No Pickup
Dupont Bigtone ($465.00)
Geronimo Mateos LC Pickup ($485.00)
K and K Pure Maccaferri ($280.00)
K and K Definity System ($240.00)
Schatten HFN-S2 Pickup ($245.00)
Schatten HFN-S2 Pickup Artist (Includes Pre Amp) ($295.00)
Schatten HFN-S2 Pickup Artist Plus 1 (Includes Pre Amp and 1 Thumbwheel Control) ($305.00)
Schatten HFN-S2 Pickup Artist Plus 2 (Includes Pre Amp and 2 Thumbwheel Controls ($310.00)
Would you like to upgrade your guitars tuners?
No upgrade
Install Schaller Three on a Plate Tuners ($165.00)
Install Saga Deluxe Tuners ($175.00)
Install Schaller Classic Deluxe Tuners ($230.00)
Install DR Brass Tuners ($465.00)
Would you like to upgrade your guitars tailpiece?
No upgrade
Dupont Nickel Tailpiece ($140.00)
Dupont Brass Tailpiece ($140.00)
Dupont DR Tailpiece ($210.00)
Guitar Specs
Brand Gitane
Year Current
Model Number DG-270
Serial Number 12199
Sound Hole Oval
Fret Neck 14 Fret
Condition New
Size 15 3/4"
Scale Length 680mm
Nut Width 1 3/4"
Body Depth 3 7/8"
Top Spruce
Back and Sides Birdseye Maple
Neck Walnut
Fingerboard Ebony
Binding Ebony
Finish High Gloss
Tailpiece Saga
Tuners 3 on a plate Gold
Action 3mm
Strings GHS Gypsy
Case None
Pickup(s) None
Truss Rod Yes
Weight 4.45 lbs

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DjangoBooks/Gitane DG-270

Pros: Great communication, Fast Shipping

Cons: None

Michael from DjangoBooks.com, provides Top Level customer service. I had wanted a Gitane with Maple back/sides, but Mahogany or Walnut neck. The only thing that came close was the DG-250M. Unfortunately the 250M had a Small Maple neck, which cuts through, but lacked Depth. I had singed up for the DjangoBooks.com newsletter, and was surprised to learn through the newsletter, that not only had Gitane made a limited run Maple/Walnut guitar, but DB had 2 for sale. Although rare, Django Books did not price gouge, and the price was on par with other 200 series Gitanes. The Guitar sounds and plays great, and It arrived from California to New York in 3 days, via USPS. I see many sites touting Altamira and Dell’Arte Asian guitars, so I was VERY happy that Michael did not try to steer me towards these guitars. I’m sure they are fine, but I’m very happy with Gitane.

Submitted by: Brett on 05/12/2018 07:53:50 PM

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