Artist Series FLATHEAD BLUEGRASS MODELS offer premium grade woods including Fine Curly Maple and Indian Ebony; choice of hand-rubbed colors finished with wet-sanded and buffed super-thin high-gloss finish; exotic hand-engraved real shell inlays; Ivoroid-bound peghead, fingerboard and resonator; Ome-made Bluegrass hardware including choice of three Megatone Flathead cast bronze tone rings, zinc die-cast flange, brass tailpiece, brass armrest, and solid-brass coordinator rods; 3-ply Maple rim; custom shaped string nut and frets which are filed, crowned and buffed by hand; and nickel plated Ome hardware. Additional options are radiused fingerboard; hand-engraved metal; custom woods stains; chrome and gold metal plating; and wood carving.

OMEGA FEATURES INCLUDE:

NECK

Fine Curly Maple, hand-stained Raw Sienna

22 Frets, 26.25” scale & 1.28” nut width; radiused fingerboard
Ivoroid bound peghead, fingerboard & resonator
Ebony fingerboard, peghead and heel cap

Two-way adjustable neck truss rod

Mother-Of-Pearl shell inlays – Hand-engraved by Glenn Carson

Inlayed front and side position markers

Capo Spikes at 7th and 9th frets

OME 4:1 Planetary tuners with Ivoroid acrylic knobs

Hardened nickel-silver frets & bone string nut – hand-filed, crowned & buffed

Wet-sanded and buffed high-gloss lacquer finish on neck, rim & resonator

BODY

OME Megatone Flathead cast bronze tone ring & 3-ply maple rim
Heavy notched brass tension hoop & 24 brackets
One-piece zinc-alloy resonator flange
Curly Maple resonator
Two adjustable brass rim rods
Harp tailpiece & Sosebee bridge; heavy frosted Remo head & OME light gauge strings
African Laurel wooden armrest
Nickel hardware
Deluxe hard-shell plush-lined case