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Alvarez MD60BG
Alvarez MD60BG
Alvarez MD60BG
Alvarez MD60BG
Alvarez MD60BG
Alvarez MD60BG
Alvarez MD60BG

Alvarez MD60BG

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Masterworks Series Bluegrass Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar in Natural Gloss Finish Read more..

Product description

Key Features

Series:  Alvarez Masterworks
Top Wood:  Solid AA Sitka Spruce
Back & Sides Wood:  Solid African Mahogany
Shape:  Dreadnought
Neck:  One piece mahogany, 50/50 Semi gloss finish
Bracing System:  FST2M - Forward Shifted, Scalloped X
Bridge:  Bi-Level Rosewood / Pau Ferro
Inlays:  Paua Abalone & Mother of Pearl
Fingerboard:  Rosewood / Pau Ferro
Nut & Saddle:  Real Bone
Tuner:  Nickel Open Gear
Binding:  Herringbone
Bridge Pins:  Ebony
Strings:  D'Addario EXP16
Accessory:  15mm duo-foam deluxe gig bag, AGB-15
 

Dimensions

Overall Length (mm)
1042
 
Body Width (mm)
395
 
Body Depth at Heel (mm)
100
 
Body Depth at Base (mm)
124
 
Scale (mm)
648
 
Scale (inches)
25 1/2"
 
Number of frets
21
 
Nut Width (mm)
44.45
 
Nut Width (inches)
1 3/4"
 

Product Materials

Series
Alvarez Masterworks
 
Top Wood
Solid AA Sitka Spruce
 
Top Finish
Natural/Gloss
 
Back & Sides Wood
Solid African Mahogany
 

Additional Details

Neck Joint
Dovetail
 
Neck Meets Body
14th Fret
 
Number of Frets
21
 

These superbly dressed guitars are super responsive with clear, powerful bass and sparkling trebles. It’s cosmetics pay tribute to traditional Bluegrass guitars with open gear nickel tuners, classic inlays, high quality tortoiseshell style pickguard and even a slightly extended fingerboard.

Nothing can really match a guitar made from all-solid wood. The deflection of the notes is quicker, the quality of the sound is better, you can obtain optimal response and the sound of your guitar will improve as it ages.

After 50 years of making guitars, continual improvement through the use of emerging technologies, processes, and materials is still at the heart of our culture. Alvarez guitars are constructed correctly in every sense, from raw material preparation to construction and manufacturing processes. Our tone woods are carefully cured; our components such as neck blocks and wood joints are carefully designed. The painting, sanding and polishing techniques we use are continually researched and developed, and our tone is impeccably crafted and married to a stable, consistent and lively sound box.

This caring approach to development comes from one simple goal: To deliver the best guitars in the market at every price point, instruments that are truly amazing value and offer a fantastic player experience.

We believe our Masterworks Series is the best value all solid guitar line in the market today. Their specification is incredibly high in relation to their cost and they perform as all solid professional guitars should, with fantastic response and projection.

The term “all solid” of course refers to the guitar top, back and sides being made of solid wood rather than laminated.

However, just because the guitar is made of all solid tonewood, it only performs to its full potential when it is designed to get the best out of its materials and components. As the tops we use in Masterworks are very high quality we can make them a little thinner to heighten vibration. The radius of both the top and back are also refined to help increase volume.

Each guitar is designed to get the best out if its components, and for them to work together. These components include our FST2 bracing system, bi-level rosewood /Pau Ferro extended bridge, real bone nut and saddle, carefully seasoned tonewood and a thin finish.

FST2 is a forward shifted X brace design, this means the axis of the X is closer to the sound hole and therefore creates a larger soundboard area allowing for more energy and vibration to be harnessed. Both the X braces and asymmetric tone bars are carefully scalloped. The scalloping design was the result of years of continual development in our Yairi workshops.

The Masterworks personality is open and powerful. FST2 also creates very good balance so both the treble and bass registers are clearly present and balanced in relation to each other. All of our tops are selected by our team and graded independently of our suppliers. If it isn’t worthy, we won’t use it. Top quality in Masterworks is at least AA grade.

Along with a more angled headstock, our bi-level bridge increases string tension by making the break angel of the strings from the saddle to the top more acute. Improved string tension adds to our sound, feel and response, which are also heightened by the use of real bone nuts and saddles.

Masterworks Series also demonstrates our great finishing capabilities; the gloss models have a clear deep shine from a finish that is applied as thinly as possible, again to help optimize tone.

Thank you for choosing Alvarez.

Specifications

EAN Code
812309025857
SKU
MD60BG

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SKU
MD60BG

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