Alvarez MPA66SHB Masterworks A66 Series Parlor Acoustic GuitarSKU: AMPA66SHB-P
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The Alvarez MPA66SHB Acoustic Guitar has a traditional style with a strong connection to guitars of decades past. The A66S boasts an all-mahogany construction. The Parlor body style in tandem with the mahogany soundboard produces a warm, mellow tone that artists of all genres will be well pleased with.
The slim taper 1-piece mahogany neck features a rosewood fingerboard with an abalone inlay at the 12th fret, and a 50/50 semi-gloss finish finish that will feel comfortable in your fretting hand. The slotted headstock features a rosewood cap accented by Premium Die Cast Gold tuners with Ebony Buttons. Includes hardshell case.
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- Sound was muffled
- Finger Picking
Comments about Alvarez Mpa66shb Masterworks A66 Series Parlor Acoustic Guitar:
I knew going into this that all Mahogany guitars can take a bit of time to get used to, they exhibit different tonal characteristics than a guitar with a spruce or cedar top. That being said, the price point for a full solid wood guitar was so low and the appearance so fetching that I decided to take a risk.
The guitar played well enough (I would have gotten an action job done if I had kept it) but it sounded like it was being played under a blanket. The sound wasn't just warm, it lacked clarity and sounded muffled.
The other complaint I have it the tuners on this guitar are garbage, absolute junk. I would have replaced them if I had kept it adding another $50 or so to the price.
What really sealed the deal though was the case is almost as big as a full sized dreadnaught case so I could not use it as a travel guitar like I originally intended. To add insult to injury, the Taylor GS Mini sounds better (even with laminate back and sides) and is smaller.
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Series Masterworks Model MPA66SHB
Your Alvarez instrument is warranted without time limit by St. Louis Music, A division of U.S. Band & Orchestra Supplies Inc. to the original retail purchaser, provided the purchaser has not subsequently sold, leased, or rented this instrument. This Alvarez instrument will be repaired or replaced at our option within the warranty period. If your instrument is discontinued and/or no longer in production, St. Louis Music will replace the instrument with one of comparable value and/or specifications. A copy of the purchase receipt must be produced at the time that service is needed. Warranty repairs will be mad directly by St. Louis Music or an appointed service representative. Such repairs wil include labor and materials.
This warranty is void under the following conditions:1. The instrument was not purchased from an authorized Alvarez dealer.2. The serial number has been removed, altered, or defaced.3. The instrument has been subjected to misuse, neglect, modification4. Accident, or wear resulting from normal use.
Alvarez E.Q. systems, pickups, electronic tuners and other electronic components are warranted under the same terms for a period of 2 Years from date of purchase to the original purchaser.
Additionally, this warranty does not cover cracking of woods or finishes resulting from changes in climate or humidity. If you feel that this instrument requires warranty service, please take it to an authorized Alvarez dealer for inspection. If the instrument must be returned to St. Louis Music, it must be accompanied by instructions from the dealer about needed repairs, and a return authorization. Transportation charges to and from a dealer/service representative or St. Louis Music are the responsibility of the purchaser. There are no other warranties, expressed or implied other than those stated in this warranty.