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With a solid Engelmann spruce top, multilayered mahogany/rosewood reinforced neck, and ebony fretboard, the Yamaha LS16 acoustic guitar can be judged an excellent deal on materials alone. Yet where this jumbo really shines is on the strength of its handcrafted construction by expert Japanese luthiers. Every step in the creation of this excellent instrument, from tonewood selection to hand-sanding the frets, is done in a small factory by master craftsmen. Body top Most manufacturers are using Sitka spruce tops for their high end models. In Yamaha’s experience, Engelmann spruce (Canada) naturally suits the role for top woods better than any other. The overriding quality for body top material is an allowance for resonance and Engelmann spruce has this attribute in abundance. It is a light wood that is easy to work and enables a good tone response with a wide harmonic range. Visually Engelmann spruce is comfortable on the eye and its opaque light yellow tint is reminiscent of a mature acoustic instrument. Back & side Yamaha uses solid rosewood for both the back and sides on the LS16. The rosewood blends extremely well with the Engelmann spruce top. It disperses resonance evenly and effortlessly. Neck block The neck block reinforces the neck joint. Yamaha has improved the conventional C block design by enlarging the surface area that is in contact with the top of the guitar. The block securely meets the underside of the top adding a real depth to the tone of the instrument …
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hi ……. what is your favorite body???….. dread, medium jumbo or grand auditorium??? ….. in yamaha series fg, lj or ls??? ….. yamaha gfx720sca, fjx720cs or ls6?? are play the yamaha cpx series, what is your opinion (cpx 700)???…………. tanks and sorry for my english 🙂
can you test yamaha f310? yeah its cheep guitar but i buy it and I want to known its good for fingerstile or not? 🙂 srr if bad eng, thanks
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Nice review. What strings did you put on it?
Is it possible to get a left handed version of this guitar
i love the LJ size and the LS
whats your fav. L series guitar?
well i took some cocaine that’s why!!!!! LOL!!!!
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