Adamas Custom SMT
SMT is Ovation's smooth, uni-directional, graphite topped guitar.
The example shown here is a custom order greyburst gloss finish with the
following non-standard features: super-shallow cutaway bowl, no
fretboard markers and no wood epaulets surrounding the multi soundholes.
The result is a gloss guitar that almost looks black and has nearly no
ornamentation other than the gold Schaller hardware and gold Adamas
headstock logo. The black on black motif has earned this guitar
its nick-name of "Stealth Adamas". The fast action neck
and super shallow body make this Adamas play very "electric
like" and along with the Optima electronics earn it high marks as a
stage guitar (minus the greasy fingerprints). For a super shallow
bowl guitar, the unplugged sound is amazingly full and detailed,
although not especially loud. Of all the guitars in my collection
this is the one that usually gets the question, "What the heck is
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