Angelus-M3B - Discontinued 2015

  • When researching a new body construction for the evolution of the Caparison Angelus-HGS (Heavy Gauge Strings) our main goal was to add a rich sustain characteristic to the low tone and heavy sound of the existing model. After experimenting with different concepts we determined that ‘M3B Construction’ was the answer.

    About M3B Construction

    The Caparison M3B construction consists of a central Maple section sandwiched between two Mahogany sides with a 2-Piece Maple top. This composite construction results in an increase in weight. To compensate the overall body depth has been reduced by 3mm. The M3B body construction is designed to give maximum sustain.

    Although the Caparison Angelus-M3B is considered an evolution of the Angelus-HGS, unlike the Angelus-HGS the bridge and bridge pickup position has not been modified specifically for heavy gauge string use / alternative tuning and is factory setup with .009-.042 gauge strings. Despite this, the Angelus-M3B can still accommodate heavy gauge strings / alternative tuning, making it more accessible for the versatile player.

    The Angelus-M3B features Caparison's own design high output PH-F and PH-R pickups* controlled by a simple 3-Way selector switch and single master volume control configuration.

    *Alternative factory fitted EMG pickups available. For further information please click here.

  • General
    Model Name: Angelus-M3B
    Body Shape: Angelus
    Body Material:

    Mahogany / Maple / Mahogany
    Bridge: Gotoh GE-103B-T
    Tailpiece: Gotoh GE-101Z-T
    Neck Joint: Set-In
    Neck Material: Maple
    Neck Grip: Caparison
    Fingerboard Material: Ebony
    Fingerboard Radius: R350 to R400
    Scale Length: 628mm (24 3/4")
    Nut Width: 42mm
    No. Of Frets: 24
    Fret Type: Jumbo
    Nut: Graph Tech Black TUSQ
    Position Inlay: 12F Oval Inlay
    Headstock: Angelus
    Head Angle: 15 Degrees
    Machine Heads: Gotoh SG301-01 H.A.P.
    Neck Position
    Bridge Position

    Caparison PH-F
    Caparison PH-R
    Controls: Master Volume
    (CTS 500kΩ A)
    Schaller 3-Way Mega Switch, Model T
    Head Top: Pro. Black
    Neck Finish: Black (Gloss)
    White (Gloss)
    Body Finish: Black (Gloss)
    White (Gloss)
    Hardware: Gotoh Cosmo Black
    Tuning Regular
    Strings: RotoSound R9 (.009-.042)
    Included Accessories
    Case/Gig Bag: Reunion Blues Continental Case


    *Alternative factory fitted EMG pickups available. For further information please click here.