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G&L® ASAT™Cat Guitars

History

It all started in our shop Alleycat Music. We modified G&L asats and called them asatcats. We added an S 500 in the middle, and modified the wiring scheme. After 15 sold, we got with G&L and asked them to make them for us. They made 20 asatcats. 2 semi hollow bodies and 2 solid bodies in red burst with tons of options, and 8 solid bodies and 8 semi hollow bodies in three tone burst in alder and ash. For a total of 20. Those guitars have engraved neck plates. We then began to explore other woods pine and okume. We totally fell in love with the pine. As of now that's the only wood we will use. We will continually experiment and if we like something better, we will jump on it. We did two protos in okume, and twenty two in pine. The first run of pine were stickered x of 16 solid bodies x of 5 semi hollows. After its success, we had to try it in a legacycat. Huge success! . The first run was stickers as well, two as protos, and x of 8 on the others. We are now in the third run total, and second run of pine on both guitars.

All in all there are 36 asatcats proper, some semi hollow and the majority solid bodies, and 15 legacycats total to date. There are about 15 others out there that we ourselves did as previously mentioned. All in all there are 66 cats out there. 51 made by G&L, and 15 that we did. Did I mention we truly do love these guitars. Think BIG and CLEAN!

Feel free to call 814-571-5154 or Email us with any questions. Ask for Mark. Thanks!

Specs for ASAT™Cat Solid Body & Semi-Hollow Body Guitars

  1. pine bodies on all three models. (up charge)
  2. no swimming pool routes on any of the three models. (up charge)
  3. two jumbo MFD single coil pickups in the neck and bridge spot on all three models. (we totally dig the mfd jumbos and view them as one of Leo's greatest designs ever!)
  4. S 500 in the middle spot mounted directly to the wood on the legacycat, and to the pickguard on the Asatcat, with a small for the S 500. Once again no swimming pool route. (up charge)
  5. some changes in the G&L wiring diagram on all three models to better accommodate the marriage of the S 500 with the MFD Jumbos.
  6. five way switch with push pull yielding seven USABLE tones on all three models. ( so many times guitars have tons of options and only one or two sound great. (we dig all seven on these bad girls!)
  7. all upgrades and options can be ordered on all three models. (finish, flame, quilt, guard choice etc...)
  8. Asatcat features Leo's saddle lock bridge just like the Asat special.
  9. Legacycat features Leo's dual fulcrum whammy, as seen on the Legacy.
  10. all three models can be ordered with any neck options.
  11. all up charges are included in the cost of the guitars, and are not able to be optioned out, we spent tons of time getting these right and don't want to cheapen the guitar by eliminating anything that we thought of to get it to where it is.

Currently In Stock
ASAT™Cat Solid Body Guitars


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ASAT™ Cat Solid Body Prototype in Equatorial Mahogany. 1 of 1
Specifications:
  • Pickups: 2 - G&L ASAT Ceramic MFD™ single coils and 1 G&L S-500 Ceramic MFD™ single coil in the middle with Black Covers
  • Body Wood: Equatorial Mahogany
  • Neck: Maple Fingerboard with Vintage Tint Gloss
  • Nut: 100% Natural Bone
  • Bridge: Leo Fender-designed G&L Saddle-Lock™ with chrome-plated brass saddles
  • Controls: 5-position pickup selector, volume, tone with push-pull yielding a total of 7 sounds


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ASATCAT $1699 w/hard case

  • candy apple red
  • vintage tinted 1A neck


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ASATCAT $1699 w/hard case

  • tangerine metallic
  • vintage tinted 1A neck


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Left Handed ASAT™ Cat Solid Body in Himalayan Blue over Pine with Rear Contour and 3-ply White pickguard.

Specifications:
  • Pickups: 2 - G&L ASAT Ceramic MFD™ single coils and 1 G&L S-500 Ceramic MFD™ single coil in the middle with White Covers
  • Body Wood: Solid Pine Body in Himalayan Blue with Rear Contour
  • Neck: Maple Fingerboard with Vintage Tint Gloss
  • Nut: 100% Natural Bone
  • Bridge: Leo Fender-designed G&L Saddle-Lock™ with chrome-plated brass saddles
  • Controls: 5-position pickup selector, volume, tone with push-pull yielding a total of 7 sounds

Currently In Stock
ASAT™Cat Semi-Hollow Body Guitars

Recently Sold
ASAT™Cat Semi-Hollow & Solid Body Guitars


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ASAT™ Cat Solid Body in Honeyburst over Pine with Rear Contour and 3-ply Tortoise Shell pickguard.
Specifications:
  • Pickups: 2 - G&L ASAT Ceramic MFD™ single coils and 1 G&L S-500 Ceramic MFD™ single coil in the middle with White Covers
  • Body Wood: Solid Pine Body in Honeyburst with Rear Contour
  • Neck: Maple Fingerboard with Vintage Tint Gloss
  • Nut: 100% Natural Bone
  • Bridge: Leo Fender-designed G&L Saddle-Lock™ with chrome-plated brass saddles
  • Controls: 5-position pickup selector, volume, tone with push-pull yielding a total of 7 sounds


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ASAT™ Cat Solid Body in Honeyburst over Pine with Rear Contour and 3-ply Tortoise Shell pickguard.
Specifications:
  • Pickups: 2 - G&L ASAT Ceramic MFD™ single coils and 1 G&L S-500 Ceramic MFD™ single coil in the middle with White Covers
  • Body Wood: Solid Pine Body in Honeyburst with Rear Contour
  • Neck: Rosewood Fingerboard with Vintage Tint Gloss
  • Nut: 100% Natural Bone
  • Bridge: Leo Fender-designed G&L Saddle-Lock™ with chrome-plated brass saddles
  • Controls: 5-position pickup selector, volume, tone with push-pull yielding a total of 7 sounds


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ASAT™ Cat Solid Body in Lake Placid Blue over Pine with Rear Contour and 3-ply Tortoise Shell pickguard.
Specifications:
  • Pickups: 2 - G&L ASAT Ceramic MFD™ single coils and 1 G&L S-500 Ceramic MFD™ single coil in the middle with White Covers
  • Body Wood: Solid Pine Body in Lake Placid Blue with Rear Contour
  • Neck: Rosewood Fingerboard with Vintage Tint Gloss
  • Nut: 100% Natural Bone
  • Bridge: Leo Fender-designed G&L Saddle-Lock™ with chrome-plated brass saddles
  • Controls: 5-position pickup selector, volume, tone with push-pull yielding a total of 7 sounds


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ASAT™ Cat Solid Body in Himalayan Blue over Pine and Rear Contour and 3-ply White pickguard.
Specifications:
  • Pickups: 2 - G&L ASAT Ceramic MFD™ single coils and 1 G&L S-500 Ceramic MFD™ single coil in the middle with White Covers
  • Body Wood: Solid Pine Body in Himalayan Blue with Rear Contour
  • Neck: Rosewood Fingerboard with Vintage Tint Gloss
  • Nut: 100% Natural Bone
  • Bridge: Leo Fender-designed G&L Saddle-Lock™ with chrome-plated brass saddles
  • Controls: 5-position pickup selector, volume, tone with push-pull yielding a total of 7 sounds


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ASAT™ Cat Semi-Hollow in Honeyburst over Pine and 3-ply Tortoise Shell pickguard.
Specifications:
  • Pickups: 2 - G&L ASAT Ceramic MFD™ single coils and 1 G&L S-500 Ceramic MFD™ single coil in the middle with Black Covers
  • Body Wood: Semi-Hollow Pine Body in Honeyburst
  • Neck: Rosewood Fingerboard with Vintage Tint Gloss
  • Nut: 100% Natural Bone
  • Bridge: Leo Fender-designed G&L Saddle-Lock™ with chrome-plated brass saddles
  • Controls: 5-position pickup selector, volume, tone with push-pull yielding a total of 7 sounds


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ASAT™ Cat Semi-Hollow in Green Burst over Pine with Natural Wood Binding and 3-ply Tortoise Shell pickguard.
Specifications:
  • Pickups: 2 - G&L ASAT Ceramic MFD™ single coils and 1 G&L S-500 Ceramic MFD™ single coil in the middle with Black Covers
  • Body Wood: Semi-Hollow Pine Body in Green Burst
  • Neck: Rosewood Fingerboard with Vintage Tint Gloss
  • Nut: 100% Natural Bone
  • Bridge: Leo Fender-designed G&L Saddle-Lock™ with chrome-plated brass saddles
  • Controls: 5-position pickup selector, volume, tone with push-pull yielding a total of 7 sounds


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ASAT™ Cat Semi-Hollow in Honeyburst over Pine and 3-ply Tortoise Shell pickguard.
Specifications:
  • Pickups: 2 - G&L ASAT Ceramic MFD™ single coils and 1 G&L S-500 Ceramic MFD™ single coil in the middle with Black Covers
  • Body Wood: Semi-Hollow Pine Body in Honeyburst
  • Neck: Maple Fingerboard with Vintage Tint Gloss
  • Nut: 100% Natural Bone
  • Bridge: Leo Fender-designed G&L Saddle-Lock™ with chrome-plated brass saddles
  • Controls: 5-position pickup selector, volume, tone with push-pull yielding a total of 7 sounds


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ASAT™ Cat Semi-Hollow in Redburst over Pine with Natural Wood Binding and 3-ply Tortoise Shell pickguard.
Specifications:
  • Pickups: 2 - G&L ASAT Ceramic MFD™ single coils and 1 G&L S-500 Ceramic MFD™ single coil in the middle with Black Covers
  • Body Wood: Semi-Hollow Pine Body in Redburst
  • Neck: Maple Fingerboard with Vintage Tint Gloss
  • Nut: 100% Natural Bone
  • Bridge: Leo Fender-designed G&L Saddle-Lock™ with chrome-plated brass saddles
  • Controls: 5-position pickup selector, volume, tone with push-pull yielding a total of 7 sounds


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ASAT™ Cat Solid Body in Black over Pine with Rear Contour and 3-ply Tortoise Shell pickguard.
Specifications:
  • Pickups: 2 - G&L ASAT Ceramic MFD™ single coils and 1 G&L S-500 Ceramic MFD™ single coil in the middle with Black Covers
  • Body Wood: Solid Pine Body in Black with Rear Contour
  • Neck: Maple Fingerboard with Vintage Tint Gloss
  • Nut: 100% Natural Bone
  • Bridge: Leo Fender-designed G&L Saddle-Lock™ with chrome-plated brass saddles
  • Controls: 5-position pickup selector, volume, tone with push-pull yielding a total of 7 sounds


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ASAT™ Cat Solid Body in Vintage White over Pine with Natural Wood Binding and Rear Contour and 3-ply Tortoise Shell pickguard.
Specifications:
  • Pickups: 2 - G&L ASAT Ceramic MFD™ single coils and 1 G&L S-500 Ceramic MFD™ single coil in the middle with White Covers
  • Body Wood: Solid Pine Body in Vintage White with Rear Contour
  • Neck: Rosewood Fingerboard with Vintage Tint Gloss
  • Nut: 100% Natural Bone
  • Bridge: Leo Fender-designed G&L Saddle-Lock™ with chrome-plated brass saddles
  • Controls: 5-position pickup selector, volume, tone with push-pull yielding a total of 7 sounds


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ASAT™ Cat Solid Body in Cherryburst over Pine with Natural Wood Binding and Rear Contour and 3-ply Tortoise Shell pickguard.
Specifications:
  • Pickups: 2 - G&L ASAT Ceramic MFD™ single coils and 1 G&L S-500 Ceramic MFD™ single coil in the middle with Black Covers
  • Body Wood: Solid Pine Body in Cherryburst with Rear Contour
  • Neck: Maple Fingerboard with Vintage Tint Gloss
  • Nut: 100% Natural Bone
  • Bridge: Leo Fender-designed G&L Saddle-Lock™ with chrome-plated brass saddles
  • Controls: 5-position pickup selector, volume, tone with push-pull yielding a total of 7 sounds


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ASAT™ Cat Solid Body in Three Tone Sunburst over Pine with Natural Wood Binding and Rear Contour and 3-ply Tortoise Shell pickguard.
Specifications:
  • Pickups: 2 - G&L ASAT Ceramic MFD™ single coils and 1 G&L S-500 Ceramic MFD™ single coil in the middle with Black Covers
  • Body Wood: Solid Pine Body in Three Tone Sunburst with Rear Contour
  • Neck: Rosewood Fingerboard with Vintage Tint Gloss
  • Nut: 100% Natural Bone
  • Bridge: Leo Fender-designed G&L Saddle-Lock™ with chrome-plated brass saddles
  • Controls: 5-position pickup selector, volume, tone with push-pull yielding a total of 7 sounds


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ASAT™ Cat Solid Body in Three Tone Sunburst over Pine with Natural Wood Binding and Rear Contour and 3-ply Tortoise Shell pickguard.
Specifications:
  • Pickups: 2 - G&L ASAT Ceramic MFD™ single coils and 1 G&L S-500 Ceramic MFD™ single coil in the middle with Black Covers
  • Body Wood: Solid Pine Body in Three Tone Sunburst with Rear Contour
  • Neck: Maple Fingerboard with Vintage Tint Gloss
  • Nut: 100% Natural Bone
  • Bridge: Leo Fender-designed G&L Saddle-Lock™ with chrome-plated brass saddles
  • Controls: 5-position pickup selector, volume, tone with push-pull yielding a total of 7 sounds


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ASAT™ Cat Solid Body in Cherryburst over Pine with Natural Wood Binding and Rear Contour and 3-ply Tortoise Shell pickguard.
Specifications:
  • Pickups: 2 - G&L ASAT Ceramic MFD™ single coils and 1 G&L S-500 Ceramic MFD™ single coil in the middle with Black Covers
  • Body Wood: Solid Pine Body in Cherryburst with Rear Contour
  • Neck: Rosewood Fingerboard with Vintage Tint Gloss
  • Nut: 100% Natural Bone
  • Bridge: Leo Fender-designed G&L Saddle-Lock™ with chrome-plated brass saddles
  • Controls: 5-position pickup selector, volume, tone with push-pull yielding a total of 7 sounds


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Left Handed ASAT™ Cat Solid Body in Three Tone Sunburst over Pine with Natural Wood Binding and Rear Contour and 3-ply Tortoise Shell pickguard.
Specifications:
  • Pickups: 2 - G&L ASAT Ceramic MFD™ single coils and 1 G&L S-500 Ceramic MFD™ single coil in the middle with Black Covers
  • Body Wood: Solid Pine Body in Three Tone Sunburst with Rear Contour
  • Neck: Rosewood Fingerboard with Vintage Tint Gloss
  • Nut: 100% Natural Bone
  • Bridge: Leo Fender-designed G&L Saddle-Lock™ with chrome-plated brass saddles
  • Controls: 5-position pickup selector, volume, tone with push-pull yielding a total of 7 sounds


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ASAT™ Cat Solid Body in Himalayan Blue over Pine with Rear Contour and 3-ply White pickguard.
Specifications:
  • Pickups: 2 - G&L ASAT Ceramic MFD™ single coils and 1 G&L S-500 Ceramic MFD™ single coil in the middle with White Covers
  • Body Wood: Solid Pine Body in Himalayan Blue with Rear Contour
  • Neck: Maple Fingerboard with Vintage Tint Gloss
  • Nut: 100% Natural Bone
  • Bridge: Leo Fender-designed G&L Saddle-Lock™ with chrome-plated brass saddles
  • Controls: 5-position pickup selector, volume, tone with push-pull yielding a total of 7 sounds


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ASAT™ Cat Solid Body in Blonde over Pine with Rear Contour and 3-ply White pickguard.
Specifications:
  • Pickups: 2 - G&L ASAT Ceramic MFD™ single coils and 1 G&L S-500 Ceramic MFD™ single coil in the middle with White Covers
  • Body Wood: Solid Pine Body in Blonde with Rear Contour
  • Neck: Maple Fingerboard with Vintage Tint Gloss
  • Nut: 100% Natural Bone
  • Bridge: Leo Fender-designed G&L Saddle-Lock™ with chrome-plated brass saddles
  • Controls: 5-position pickup selector, volume, tone with push-pull yielding a total of 7 sounds

Testimonials

"The ASAT Cat is sweet! Played it for a couple hours last night through my regular rig and it is freakin great. Not sure why I will need my Strat anymore. Thanks for the cool deal."
      — Al B.

"The ASATCat is my first exposure to G&L, and I am very impressed with the quality - solidly built, plays wonderfully. The range of tones is extremely versatile. The only guitar I own with a useful pickup selector, where every position change reveals a useable sound. Great factory features include a bone nut, saddle-lock hardtail bridge, PLEK'd neck, & push-pull pot. Highly recommend the ASATCat, and highly recommend shopping at Alley Cat Music!"
      — Mark Delvecchio

"I love my ASAT Cat guitars. In general, I'm a big fan of G&L guitars. I really like the tone and build quality. I thought I had found everything I could ever want in a guitar in the G&L ASAT Classic S until I played the ASAT Cat. The ASAT Cat far exceeds the tone and playability of any guitar I have ever played. "
      — Dave Narehood

"Seven great tones in one guitar...killer. And she's purdy too!"
      — Jordan Robb

"I'm a fan of all types of guitars styles, and tended to have amplifiers and guitars that were exclusive of a sound. Guitar A with Amp A, Guitar B with Amp B... multiple guitars, pickups, and amps to get different tones. Only certain amps sounded good with certain guitars, and rarely did they mix... When I discovered the ASATcat, I found a guitar that did it all. Every amp I plug into, I can find any tone I'm looking for. Amazingly well built... incredible tone... what more could a guitarist ask for?! For me there wasn't anything else to ask for. With the search for my holy grail guitar ended, the only guitar left to acquire was to just go back and get another!"
      — Hiro McNulty


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