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Alvarez AD66CESHB Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric Guitar Shadow Burst

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Alvarez's '66 models are beautifully finished and have a deep glass-like shine. The vintage sunburst on mahogany brings out the grain to create a warm look to match its tone. Alvarez's mahogany top gu... Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
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Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
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Overview

Alvarez's '66 models are beautifully finished and have a deep glass-like shine. The vintage sunburst on mahogany brings out the grain to create a warm look to match its tone. Alvarez's mahogany top guitars have a focused sound with strong mids, great for recording and live work.

The AD66CESHB is part of the Artist Series, now “The Award Winning Artist Series” – winning competitions and receiving rave reviews in the States, Europe and around the world. It’s a truly designed line of guitars that stands tall and sounds sweet in the solid top guitar market with hand-selected solid tops and forward shifted scalloped bracing which offer up awesome tone and player experience.

In the case of the ADCE66SHB dreadnought, it has a solid African mahogany top with a mahogany body and neck, and rosewood fingerboard and bridge, as well as L.R. Baggs StagePro EQ and Element pickup. The L.R. Baggs StagePro Element is a side-mounted preamp/EQ that offers battery access and a full chromatic tuner that is hidden beneath the control panel to maintain a clean, classy look. The three-band EQ with phase inversion and Garrett Null notch filter controls deliver warm, pristine sound even under the most challenging conditions.


Each Artist Series model is designed to get the best out if its components, and for them to work together to produce a tone and player experience, rarely found in affordable instruments. These components include Alvarez's FST2M bracing system, bi-level bridge, real bone nut and great quality tonewoods. FSTM is a forward shifted X brace design. Both the X braces and asymmetric tone bars are scalloped. Moving the system forward allows for a larger soundboard, which is optimized with a solid maple bridge plate for both strength and energy.

The sound is warm, open and powerful, and both the treble and bass registers are clearly present and balanced in relation to each other. These guitars feel right and are exciting to play and responsive. Dig in and they shout right back at you, treat them gently and they whisper and respond instantly to the lightest strum or pick.

Case sold separately.

Features
Body
  • Body type:Dreadnought
  • Cutaway:Non-cutaway
  • Top wood:SolidAfrican Mahogany
  • Back & sides:Mahogany
  • Bracing pattern:Forward shifted pattern
  • Body finish:Gloss
  • Orientation:Right handed
  • Neck
  • Neck shape:Info not available
  • Nut width:1.75 in. (44.45 mm)
  • Fingerboard:Rosewood
  • Neck wood:Mahogany
  • Scale length:25.5 in.
  • Number of frets:21
  • Neck finish:Gloss
  • Electronics
  • Pickup/preamp:Yes
  • Brand:L.R. Baggs 
  • Configuration:side-mounted preamp 
  • Preamp EQ:3-band 
  • Feedback filter:Notch, Phase 
  • Tuner:Yes 
  • Other
  • Headstock overlay:Rosewood
  • Tuning machines:Premium Die-Cast
  • Bridge:Rosewood
  • Saddle & nut:Real Bone
  • Number of strings:6-string
  • Special features:Tonewoods
  • Case:Sold separately
  • Accessories:None
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AlvarezAD66CESHB Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric Guitar
 
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5.0

Incredible guitar

By Tom Beaudreau

from North Oxford, MA

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Pros

  • Incredible tone, perfect neck, tunes very well

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    Comments about Alvarez AD66CESHB Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

    Alvarez really did a great job on this guitar. With the mahogany top, back and sides it will be heard. Incredible tone! Pickup is superb, it has a neck to die for.

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