LIMITED TIME! Take $100 off this model, and 50% off options! The Kiesel Guitars Custom Shop is excited to offer the newest member of the Aries Series bolt-neck, bevel-top guitar family, the Aries AM8 multiscale fanned-fret guitar. The AM8 is modeled on the popular Aries A8, with similar aesthetics and sleek and stylish looks with 24 fanned frets, and a multiscale length bolt-on neck configuration. A newly-designed easy-access neck joint with recessed ferrules, Kiesel Lithium pickups and dual carbon-fiber neck rods elevate the AM8 to the ranks of elite instruments. The Custom Shop's superior materials and craftsmanship and over 65 years of experience building the highest quality, USA-made instruments that are suitable for all playing styles at any level make the AM8 ideal for guitarists that want a multiscale 24-fret fingerboard, but prefer the design of a bolt-neck instrument. Hundreds of available options allow you to build your AM8 exactly the way you want it, and have an instrument that you'll be proud to play and own for years to come. The AM8 is constructed to the highest possible standards of quality and playability by the Kiesel Guitars USA Custom Shop.

The only way to appreciate the performance of a Kiesel Guitars instrument is to use it in your own environment, giving it the test of "real world" performance. Take 10 days to try out your Aries AM8 multiscale fanned-fret guitar. If you're not completely satisfied, you can return it - no questions asked. Your trial period starts when the merchandise is received by you, not when it's shipped. Really give it a workout. If you're not satisfied for any reason, send it back for a prompt refund or exchange - you would only be responsible for the return shipping. (US and Canada customers only; international customers, see here)

For left-handed orders, contact Kiesel Sales at (858) 484-8277, or email Left-handed multiscale models are non-returnable, and must be paid in full at time of order.

The AM8 is built at the Kiesel Guitars Custom Shop in Escondido, California.

Aries AM8 8-String Multiscale Guitar Specifications:

construction bolt-on neck with sculpted neck joint
scale length multiscale; 26" treble side, 27.5" bass side
body alder
neck tung-oiled maple maple with reverse pointed inline headstock and Kiesel logo
fingerboard ebony, 20" radius
inlays offset white pearl dots with standard black-ring Luminlay Super Blue side dots
neck width 2.148" wide @ nut, 3.0" wide @ 24th fret, 0.795" thick at first fret, 0.875" thick at 12th fret
hardware chrome
bridge multiscale Hipshot™ hardtail with strings-through-body
tuners Premium Kiesel locking tuners, 19:1 ratio
frets 24 stainless steel medium-jumbo, .103 wide X .048 tall
pickups angled direct-mount passive Kiesel Lithium K16 humbuckers; optional center position single-coil
electronics master volume and tone controls, 5-way blade-style pickup selector
dimensions 38.25" long, 1.65" thick body, 12.5" wide body
average weight 8.0 lbs