This gorgeous Alvarez Masterworks model combines a versatile Folk solid Mahogany body with stunning craftsmanship and superb plug-in tone, courtesy of an LR Baggs Element Pickup.
An Elegant Professional Performers Guitar
Carefully selected by the master craftsmen at Alvarez in St.Louis, the MFA66CESHB utilises a solid African Mahogany tonewood for unrivalled acoustic resonance and harmonics at this price point. Nothing but the highest quality solid tone woods are used are used to construct the Alvarez Masterworks guitars, and this allows Alvarez to make the tops just that little bit thinner to heighten vibrations.
These tops are then supported by Alvarez’s FST2 scalloped X bracing design, which, when compared to conventional X-Bracing, shifts everything forward a little, moving the axis of the X closer to the sound hole, allowing a larger area of the top to vibrate more freely, and you can really hear and feel it in the way these guitars resonate.
- Solid African Mahogany
- Premium Paua Abalone Purfling
- LR Baggs Element Pickup with StagePro EQ System
- Shadowburst Finish
About Alvarez Masterworks Series
The Alvarez Masterworks Series highlights some of Alvarez' finest craftsmanship and finishing. The Gloss finishes are applied as thinly as possible, optimising tone and showing off the rich, natural wood colours underneath. Masterworks guitars are finely tuned, offering one of the most tonally balanced guitars across both the treble and bass registers.
It's pretty rare we find such affordable instruments with the attention to detail of these premium guitars. A serious contender for some of the best mid-range Electro Acoustics this year! Alvarez have been a leading acoustic brand over in the America for nearly 50 years, and all of their guitars are designed and engineered at their headquarters in St Louis.
If you want an Electro Acoustic that will last a lifetime and play like an instrument 2-3x the price, you can't go wrong with an Alvarez Masterworks model.
- Series: Alvarez Masterworks
- Top Wood: Solid African Mahogany
- Back & Sides Wood: Solid African Mahogany
- Shape: Folk/OM w/Cutaway
- Neck: One piece mahogany, 50/50 Semi gloss finish
- Bracing System: FST2M - Forward Shifted, Scalloped X
- Bridge: Bi-Level Pau Ferro/Indian Laurel
- Inlays: Paua Abalone & Mother of Pearl
- Purfling: 1.5mm Paua Abalone
- Fingerboard: Pau Ferro / Indian Laurel, 12th Fret Inlay
- Nut & Saddle: Real Bone
- Tuner: Premium Die Cast Gold w/Ebony Buttons
- Binding: Acacia
- Bridge Pins: Ebony
- Strings: D'Addario EXP16
- Pickup / EQ: LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick Up
|Number Of Strings||6 string|
|Right / Left-Handed||right handed|
|Fingerboard||pau ferro fingerboard|
|Body Size||full size|
|Body Material||mahogany body|
November 7, 2018Read Article
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