Alvarez AD60SHB Acoustic Guitar, Shadowburst (2016)
Alvarez AD60SHB Acoustic Guitar, Shadowburst (2016)Details
The Alvarez AD60SHB Acoustic Guitar is beautifully crafted from sitka spruce and mahogany, delivering a rich tone with a powerful acoustic projection. Its classic dreadnought body shape provides you with a versatile acoustic tone that accommodates a variety of different playing styles. As well as offering a superb tone, this affordable dreadnought features stunning ornate details including mother of pearl and abalone inlays, ivory ABS biding and a Shadowburst finish.
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Sitka Spruce & Mahogany
Crafted from a solid A grade sitka spruce top, along with a mahogany body, the Alvarez AD60SHB Acoustic Guitar offers a traditional appearance and a superb tone. This stunning sitka spruce top has been especially hand selected from quarter-sawn wood, and produces a crisp, versatile tone suitable for many styles of playing. The AD60SHB produces a powerful, direct and un-muddied sound and will retain its clarity when you strum hard. As well as sitka spruce, mahogany is also a dense wood that is capable of delivering a a warm and woody tone with a slightly emphasised mid range. Mahogany also offers a balanced tone that accommodates a versatile range of different playing styles, and is a great choice for those looking for one instrument that can handle many styles from fingerstyle to strumming.
Dreadnought Body Shape
The dreadnought body shape is one of the most popular guitar shapes around. With its elegant curves, the dreadnought body shape offers a versatile voice that is evenly balanced across the tonal spectrum, and can be used in any mix. In addition, this popular body shape accommodates many different playing styles, making it a favourite choice amongst acoustic players.
Authentic Real Bone Nut
Alvarez strive to offer the best quality at the best price, and pay attention to every single detail of each guitars construction. The AD60SHB is equipped with a real bone nut, which offers excellent resonance and sustain compared to modern materials. A bone nut also delivers a very balanced tone, and will last a long time. In addition, this type of nut naturally self lubricates and helps you stay in tune for longer.
Equipped with D'Addario EXP Strings
As well as offering an excellent combination of features to provide a powerful tone, the AD60SHB also features a set of D’Addario EXP strings. These plain steel strings feature hexagonal cores made of revolutionary NY High Carbon Steel. Manufactured in New York, these newly engineered, break-resistant, high-carbon strings deliver unprecedented strength and pitch stability.
- Dreadnought body delivers a versatile tone and can accommodate any playing style
- Sitka Spruce soundboard offers a stunning grain, with crisp articulation and a powerful projection
- Mahogany body delivers a warm, dark tone worthy of any playing style
- Forward shifted X brace design delivers a larger soundboard
- Ornate details include a black pickguard, Ivory ABS binding, detailed rosette and mother of pearl and abalone inlays
- A real bone nut offers an authentic appearance and offers excellent resonance and sustain
- Stunning Shadowburst finish offers a unique appearance
- D’Addario EXP strings provide a superb, long-lasting tone and playing ease
Body & Bridge
- Series: Alvarez Artist
- Body Shape: Dreadnought
- Back/ Side Wood: Mahogany
- Top Material: Solid A+ Sitka Spruce
- Bracing: FST2M - Forward Shifted, Scalloped X
- Bridge: Bi-Level Rosewood
- Finish: Shadowburst
- Binding: Ivory ABS
- Scale Length: 648mm
- Body Depth: 100mm
Neck & Fingerboard
- Neck Wood: Mahogany
- Neck Joint: Dovetail
- Neck Finish: 50/50 Semi gloss finish
- Nut: Real Bone
- Nut Width: 44.45mm
- Fret Joint: 14th Fret
- Number of Frets: 21
- Fingerboard Wood: Rosewood
- Inlays: Abalone & Mother of Pearl
- Tuners: Premium Die Cast
- Strings: D’Addario EXP
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