The Escape MK-II Nylon is the most sophisticated full-scale acoustic/electric classical travel guitar on the market. Features include an ergonomic body co-designed by John Carruthers, a full 25 ½”-scale neck w/non-radiused fingerboard, and an L.R. Baggs Custom Element-Hybrid pickup system with onboard headphone preamp so you can plug headphones directly into the guitar and Play Anywhere. The MK-II comes with a deluxe gig bag and fits in airline overhead compartments.
Neck - Maple
Body - Alder
Fingerboard - Ebonized Rosewood (non-radiused)
Frets - 22-medium
Scale Length - 25 1/2 in.
Neck Width at Nut - 1 15/16 in.
Body Width- 10 3/4 in.
Body Thickness- 1 5/8 in.
Overall Depth - 2 1/8 in.
Length - 30 in.
Weight - 4 lbs. 7 oz.
Pick-up - L.R. Baggs under saddle Element-Hybrid transducer
Hardware - Chrome 16:1 gear ratio
Electronics - Custom L.R. BAGGS Element-Hybrid System w/ onboard EQ and headphone amp
Finish - Satin finish and white binding
MSRP - $642.99 (USD)
Q: Are special strings needed for the Escape MK-II Nylon guitar?
A: No. Any conventional guitar string you chose will work. The Escape MK-II Nylon comes equipped with D’Addario Pro-Arte EJ45 Normal Tension Nylon Classical Guitar Strings.
Q: Can I place a strap on my guitar?
A: Yes, the Escape MK-II is equipped with two standard strap pins.
Q: Does the guitar have a truss-rod?
A: Yes, the Escape MK-II has a fully adjustable truss rod with easy access through the end cap.
Q: Like the Traveler Pro Series, does the Escape MK-II have “Stethophones” or any personal listening device?
A: The Escape MK-II is equipped with an L.R. Baggs Custom Element-Hybrid preamp/headphone amp for private listening.
Q: Are Batteries needed to operate the headphones?
A: Yes, the preamp/headphone amp is powered by a 9-volt battery.
Q: Can the Escape MK-II plug into any of my amps?
A: Yes, the Escape MK-II has a standard 1/4” output jack for connecting to an amp.
Q: Is the body and neck a solid piece of wood?
A: No, the body is alder with a bolt-on maple neck.
Q: What kinds of pick-ups are installed in the Escape MK-II?
A: The Escape MK-II comes with an L.R. Baggs custom Element-Hybrid pickup system and headphone amplifier.
Q: Are there any moving parts on the Escape MK-II?
A: No, the Escape MK-II has no movable parts. It is ready to play right out of the gig bag.
Q: Is the scale of the Escape MK-II the same as my full-size acoustic?
A: Yes, the Escape MK-II Nylon is a traditional full 25 1/2” scale.
Q: What accessories come with the Traveler Escape MK-II?
A: The Escape MK-II comes with a deluxe gig-bag, truss rod wrench, owner’s manual, and warranty card.
Q: What kind of warranty does The Traveler Escape MK-II have?
A: The Traveler Escape MK-II comes with a three year limited warranty.
Q: Where can I see and play the Escape MK-II?
A: Please use our dealer locator or call us at 909-307-2626 Monday through Friday, 9 AM to 4 PM Pacific Time, and we will be glad to help you in any way.