Alvarez ABT60 Baritone Acoustic Guitar
Alvarez ABT60 Baritone Acoustic GuitarDetails
The Alvarez ABT60 Baritone Acoustic Guitar features a sitka spruce top combined with a contrasting mahogany body. This wonderful combination of tonewoods provides a rich, dark tone with plenty of projection. With its Baritone voice register, the ABT60 is tuned from B to B offering a deeper tone similar to a dreadnought and acoustic bass. As well as delivering a beautiful voice, the ABT60 is also complete with a full host of ornate features that adds to its traditional appearance. With its reasonable price range it is ideal for beginners and also players on a strict budget.
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Baritone Acoustic Guitar
The ABT60 Baritone is tuned from B to B, and pitched between a dreadnought and acoustic bass giving you a warm,deep tone with easy playability. Like with standard six strings guitars, the ABT60 allows for the same chord shapes and scales, but pitched lower. This is one of Alvarez’s best selling models due to its beautiful voice and great versatility.
Stunning Choice of Tonewoods
The Alvarez ABT60 Baritone is constructed from a solid A grade sitka spruce top, along with a mahogany body offering a traditional appearance. This stunning sitka spruce top has been especially hand selected from quarter-sawn wood, ensuring consistent quality for the best tone. Sitka spruce not only offers a pale grain, its straight, uniform grain also yields crisp articulation, along with a powerful projection. As well as sitka spruce, mahogany is also a dense wood that is capable of delivering a warmer, darker tone with added punch. Mahogany also offers a balanced tone that accommodates a versatile range of different playing styles. Its dark appearance features a stunning grain that you would expect to see on a more expensive model, and offers a great quality instrument at a reasonable price.
Forward Shifted X Brace Design
Like many acoustic models from Alvarez, the ABT60 also features a forward shifted X brace design. This type of design includes scalloped X braces and asymmetric tone bars. By moving the bracing system forward, it provides a larger soundboard, which is optimised with a solid maple bridge plate for both strength and energy.
Real Bone Nut
The ABT60 Baritone features a real bone nut, which maintains its authentic appearance. The main purpose of a using a real bone nut compared to modern materials is due the fact that bone offers excellent resonance and sustain. 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.
D’Addario EXP strings Deliver a Superb Tone
As well as offering an excellent combination of features to provide a powerful acoustic tone, the ABT60's final ingredient is 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.
- Tuned from B to B and voiced between a dreadnought and acoustic bass
- One of Alvarez's most popular acoustics
- Sitka Spruce soundboard offers a stunning grain and powerful projection
- Mahogany body delivers a warm, dark tone worthy of any playing style
- Jumbo body shape provides a comfortable play with its nipped in body
- Forward shifted X brace design delivers a larger soundboard
- Ornate details include a tortoiseshell 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
- Bi-Level Rosewood bridge delivers a unique appearance
- D’Addario EXP strings provide a superb, long-lasting tone and playing ease
Body & Bridge
- Series: Alvarez Artist
- Body Shape: Baritone
- Back/ Side Wood: Mahogany
- Top Material: Solid A+ Sitka Spruce
- Bracing: FST2M - Forward Shifted, Scalloped X
- Bridge: Bi-Level Rosewood
- Finish: Natural/Gloss
- Binding: Ivory ABS
- Scale Length: 704mm
- Body Depth: 102mm
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 Joint
- Number of Frets: 21
- Fingerboard Wood: Rosewood
- Tuners: Premium Die Cast
- Strings: D’Addario EXP
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