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Alvarez ADM66CEAR Artist Elite Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric Guitar

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1500000270513   POS #:115245227
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The ADM66CEAR Artist Elite Dreadnought aooustic-electrig guitar is a lively dreadnought and delivers a warm, focused tone from its all-mahogany construction. Its understated cosmetics make for a classy looking guitar, augmented by Alvarez's standard-width bevel-armrest, made from ebony. The natural gloss finish allows you to truly enjoy the beautif...  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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  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
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.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
Price: $529.99
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Overview

The ADM66CEAR Artist Elite Dreadnought aooustic-electrig guitar is a lively dreadnought and delivers a warm, focused tone from its all-mahogany construction. Its understated cosmetics make for a classy looking guitar, augmented by Alvarez's standard-width bevel-armrest, made from ebony. The natural gloss finish allows you to truly enjoy the beautiful woodgrain of the ADM66CEAR's solid select African mahogany top and mahagony body.

A case is sold separately.

Artist Elite Series
Master Luthiers around the world have been crafting bevel-edged armrest guitars for many years. The feature not only makes the guitar more comfortable to play, but also allows the maker to demonstrate their skill and craftsmanship in producing beautiful instruments. After 50 years of making guitars, continual improvement through the use of emerging technologies, processes, and materials is still at the heart of Alvarez's culture.

Alvarez guitars are constructed correctly in every sense from raw material preparation to construction and manufacturing processes. Tonewoods are carefully cured; components such as neck blocks and wood joints are carefully designed. The painting, sanding and polishing techniques used are continually researched and developed, and the tone is impeccably crafted and married to a stable, designed and lively soundbox.

The term “solid top” 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 optimize the energy a solid soundboard can generate. Artist Series is built to do exactly this.

The term “solid top” 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 optimize the energy a solid soundboard can generate. Artist Series is built to do exactly this.

Artist Series guitars feel right and are exciting to play; no matter if you are strumming hard or picking lightly, the guitar will do what you ask of it. All of Alvarez's tops are selected by their team and graded independently of their suppliers. If it isn't worthy, they won’t use it. Top quality improves as you move up the Artist Series models, but all are stiff and finely grained.

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

Features

  • Ebony bevel-edged armrest
  • Paua abalone and mother-of-pearl inlays
  • Bi-level pau ferrro/Indian laurel bridge
  • PPS bridge pins
  • D'Addario EXP16 strings
  • L.R. Baggs StagePro EQ and Element pickup
Specifications
Body
  • Body type: Dreadnought
  • Cutaway: Single
  • Top wood: Solid select African mahogany
  • Back and sides: Mahogany
  • Bracing pattern: Not specified
  • Body finish: Gloss Natural
  • Orientation: Right handed
Neck
  • Neck shape: Info not available
  • Nut width: Info not available
  • Fingerboard: Pau ferro/Indian laurel
  • Neck wood: Mahogany
  • Scale length: info not available
  • Number of frets: 21
  • Neck finish: Semi-gloss
Electronics
  • Pickup/preamp: Yes
  • Brand: L.R. Baggs
  • Configuration: Undersaddle pickup
  • Preamp EQ: 3-band
  • Feedback filter: Notch, Phase
  • Tuner: Yes
Other
  • Headstock overlay: Not specified
  • Tuning machines: Premium die-cast
  • Bridge: Pau ferro/Indian laurel
  • Saddle and nut: Real bone
  • Number of strings: 6
  • Special features:
  • Case: Sold separately
  • Accessories: None
  • Country of origin: China
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