Difference Is Clear...
More of what you want, less of what you don't.
Bell Custom Guitar bodies are a fusion of top shelf tone-wood
and high-grade acrylic. The pickups and bridge are centered
and contained within the wood portion of the guitar allowing
the wood to create the tone of the instrument.
set out to make the acrylic sound better, but ended up
improving the sound of the wood." -
The difference is the acrylic "wings". The acrylic
absorbs the vibration from the wood and presents the tone
in a focused manner. The highs sparkle without harshness
or shrill. The midrange is just that, clear and clean
with no bleed from the upper or lower register. The lows
are more defined and missing the flub and woof of a solid
In effect, the acrylic wings act as a compressor. The
overall result of the wood/acrylic fusion and the set
neck of a Bell Custom Guitar is long sustain and sharper,
more focused tone.