This year sees the Renaissance of Chapman guitars ML3 standard traditional range. Whether you choose the sumptuous Gloss Black, the timeless Tobacco Ash, or the mesmerizing Radiant Stream, you will have a trustworthy workhorse at your side. With our new modern, powerful but articulate alnico 5 pick ups, you will enjoy an incredible range of tones whether you select Chapmans “Vintage Tone” single coil or Chapmans own “Angry Mule” P90 you will not be disappointed.
A maple fretboard on a maple neck, is an irresistible combination for the guitarist considering the ML3 Traditional. As well as the C-shaped neck carve and the rolled fretboard edges, there’s a glorious satin finish that makes this guitar smooth to play.
Premium Body Construction
Chapman’s ML3 Traditional boasts a thin lightweight Mahogany body that serves as a superbly balanced tonal foundation for its versatile pickup selection. Whether you choose the sleek gloss black, the veneer gloss Tobacco or Radiant Stream Ash top, they all have ergonomically contoured lower horn and neck transition, this instrument exerts a truly high-end aesthetic.
With our new modern, powerful but articulate alnico 5 pick ups, you will enjoy an incredible range of tones whether you select Chapmans “Vintage Tone” single coil or Chapmans own “Angry Mule” P90 you will not be disappointed.
Mahogany with Gloss Finish
Straight Heritage Headstock
Chapman Classic Closed (18:1 Gearing)
42mm Graph Tech Black TUSQ XL Nut
Vintage String Retainers
Maple with Satin Finish
Recessed Bolt-on Neck
WIDTH: NUT 42mm, 22F 57mm
THICKNESS including fret height: 1F 22.5mm 12F 24.5mm
Maple Fretboard with Rolled Edges
Macassar Ebony Fretboard with Rolled Edges
22 Jumbo Nickel Frets
Black Side Dots and Black Front Dot Inlays
Pearl Side Dots and Black Front Dot Inlays
12TH FRET INLAY
3 Way Blade Switch
Master Volume (250k), Master Tone (250k)
Chapman String-Through T-Style
Chapman Classic Strap Buttons
Ernie Ball Regular Slinky Nickel Wound, 10-46 (.010 / .013 / .017 / .026 / .036 / .046)
Bridge Split (outer coil)
Bridge + Neck
Bridge + Neck Split (outer coil)
Neck Split (outer coil)