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Alvarez Artist Series AF30 Folk Acoustic Guitar Natural

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The Alvarez Artist Series AF30 Folk Acoustic Guitar is an entry point for the Artist Series. This is a well-made instrument, delivering real value. The Folk body shape has impressive projection for it... Read More

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The Alvarez Artist Series AF30 Folk Acoustic Guitar is an entry point for the Artist Series. This is a well-made instrument, delivering real value. The Folk body shape has impressive projection for its size. Its tone is enhanced with advanced scalloped bracing and other premium components such as bone saddles and nuts and a bi-level rosewood bridge.

The term "solid top" of course refers to the soundboard of an acoustic guitar being made of solid wood, rather than being laminated. However, just because the top is solid, it does not necessarily mean the sound automatically benefits from this feature. The tone of the instrument only improves significantly when the whole guitar is built correctly to really release the energy a solid soundboard can generate. The Artist Series is built to do exactly this.

Each 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.

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 warmly and respond instantly to the lightest strum or pick.

The solid ‘A' grade Sitka spruce tops are hand-selected from quarter-sawn wood. This ensures consistent quality, and its no secret better guitars are made from better wood. These tops not only look great but they are stiff and strong and finely grained. This allows them to be cut just that tiny bit thinner, which lets them dance a little more and produce a lot more vibration, and ultimately a richer tone.

All of the components are made of natural materials such as mother of pearl and abalone inlays, real bone saddles and nuts and rosewood appointments.

Case sold separately.

Features
  • Solid Sitka spruce top
  • Hand-sanded, scalloped bracing
  • Mahogany back and sides
  • Alvarez bi-level rosewood bridge
  • Rosewood fingerboard
  • Natural satin finish
  • Dovetail neck joint
  • Real bone nut and saddle
  • Die-cast chrome tuners
  • ABS binding
  • D'Addario EXPs
  • Case sold separately
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Nontransferable limited lifetime warranty on guitars.
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AlvarezArtist Series AF30 Folk Acoustic Guitar
 
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4.0

Great guitar at any price!

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  • Consistent
  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Rich Sound
  • Stays In Tune

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      Comments about Alvarez Artist Series AF30 Folk Acoustic Guitar:

      This is a great guitar. I have small hands and love the 24.75 scale. Friends who play professionally fell in love with this guitar and its sound. I prefer playing my Alvarez to my Breedlove (which cost quit a bit more). I enjoy playing both but prefer my Alvarez af30 if I'm playing for long periods of time. If you are considering buying this guitar I would highly recommend it. You will not be disappointed.

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