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And it gets better with age. Courtesy of a solid top, this Ortega R220 Nylon offers sound that just keeps on giving. So the more you play and as this top tonewood ages, the richer it'll sound. Delicious. This is the next step to tonal greatness, so enhance your music, and reap the benefits of a stunning solid top.
Made with solid a North American cedar top, you have a dark, indulgent warmth that shimmers with sweetness and a distinct mellow edge. It's a charming, authentic tone that gives this R220 a truly classic character. And like all traditional classical guitars, this Ortega Nylon loves to be picked too. It responds incredibly to a lighter touch. Making it a fantastic instrument for digging deep into your creativity, and unleashing that fingerpicking master. Expect to excel throughout a range of techniques from traditional classical and flamenco styles to modern picking and more alternative nylon-string styles. And most of all, you can really showcase your individual flair. Instantly recognisable classical charisma, in your hands.
Tradition with a twist
Distinctive, responsive, comfortable. The Ortega Nylon feels natural to hold, and it's perfect for putting your own spin on classic fingerstyle. It excels when playing fast arpeggios and more traditional techniques. While its immersive sweetness and rumbling richness creates the perfect platform for classical enthusiasts. It features an authentic classical body for that mellow, distinctive charm and a traditional neck too. With an authentic bone nut and 52 mm width, playability pays homage to all those nylon string acoustics that defined an era. No matter your style, whether you're a classical traditionalist, a Spanish-driven fingerpicker, or full of soul and looking to break the mould of the nylon-string world. The Ortega R220 Nylon can take you there.
Ortega's innovative 12 hole bridge. A groundbreaking overall improvement that's designed to enhance your tone. And make your guitar-life easier. This special design enhances the R220 Nylon's solid cedar top. Making it produce a speedier, even more, dynamic response with plenty of depth. So your music thrives with indulgent classical elegance. Plus, this bridge makes string changes a quicker, easier, slicker experience. Convenient, right?
Peace of mind
Deluxe protection. It's worth having. So this Ortega Nylon comes with a deluxe Ortega gig bag included. Fabulous. No matter your skill, a gig bag is always going to be a vital part of a playing routine. Whether you're constantly on the go, travelling, heading to class, or jamming in the sunshine. This deluxe gig bag ensures you have peace of mind along the way. Offering splash, scratch-free protection that keeps this R220 safely tucked away from dirt and grime when not in use. Or while travelling. Plus, a large front pocket is perfect for keeping smaller accessories and sheet music too. So you're good to go, anytime.
Body & Bridge
- Top Material: Solid North American Cedar
- Body Material: Mongoy
- Body Type: Classical
- Bridge Material: Ortega Guitars 12-Hole Bridge - Rosewood
- Colour: Natural
- Finish: Gloss
Neck & Fingerboard
- Neck Material: Mahogany
- Fingerboard Material: Rosewood
- Number of Frets: 19
- Scale Length: 650 mm
- Nut Width: 52 mm
- Nut Material: Bone
Hardware & Strings
- Hardware Colour: Chrome/White
- Tuning Machines: Classical
- Strings: Savarez 510CJ
- Includes: Deluxe Gig Bag