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  1. Kay Guitar K537RC Vintage Acoustic Dreadnought Steel String Guitar - Cabernet Red
    Kay Guitar K537RC Vintage Acoustic Dreadnought Steel String Guitar - Cabernet Red
    Kay Guitar K537RC Vintage Acoustic Dreadnought Steel String Guitar - Cabernet Red
    Kay Guitar K537RC Vintage Acoustic Dreadnought Steel String Guitar - Cabernet Red
    Kay Guitar K537RC Vintage Acoustic Dreadnought Steel String Guitar - Cabernet Red
    Kay Guitar K537RC Vintage Acoustic Dreadnought Steel String Guitar - Cabernet Red
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  2. Kay Guitar K537RC Vintage Acoustic Dreadnought Steel String Guitar - Cabernet Red

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    Delivery: 10-20 Working Days
    Customer Ratings (7 reviews)
    Price R3246.00

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Product Description

  • Kay-"Making Guitars Since 1890", Vintage model with Crest Logo
  • Adjustable Slim Fast Mahogany Neck-Nickel Silver Frets on Mahogany Fingerboard with Inlaid Position Markers
  • Celluloid Bound Fingerboard and Body-Quality Kerfed Interior Bracing
  • Synthetic Bone Saddle with Pin Style Mahogany Bridge
  • Enclosed Die Cast Machine Heads-Full Size Traditional Dreadnought Shaped Body. Dimensions-41-1/8" L, 15-7/8" W1, 11-3/4" W2, and 5-1/4" D
Additional Information

Since 1890, Kay has manufactured more guitars than any other company over it's illustrious 125 year history. Kay has been attracting most first time players and many seasoned professionals, including; Jimmy Reed, Eric Clapton, Paul McCartney, Sheryl Crow, Barney Kessel, Jimi Hendrix, Bob Dylan, etc. Kay has remade that "Classic 1940's and 50's Style" guitar with it's stylish Art Deco Kay Crest on the headstock. Kay is one of the worlds best selling acoustic guitar with it's distinctive look, classic sound and has attracted many vintage collectors because of it's high quality construction and endurance over the years. The K537 dreadnought is available in various assorted colors and has been upgraded to include today's modern guitar features including: Die cast chrome plated tuning machines (3 on each side) are individually sealed enclosures with permanent lubrication of the internal gears. The tuning machines have a 14 to 1 gear ratio (turn the machine head button 14 times for the post make one complete revolution) which allows non slip accurate tuning that holds the tension of the strings to keep them in tune. German nickel/silver medium frets on the celluloid bound select quality rosewood fingerboard adds durability and easy playability. The slim adjustable mahogany neck includes inlaid pearloid markers to aid in proper fingering positioning. Selected book matched spruce top is laminated and is sealed with a high gloss polyurethane finish-so it doesn't check, crack or yellow. Complete with a celluloid bound body that has X braced top with Kerfed Interior Bracing for lasting construction, clear sharp sound and performance. Equipped with a synthetic bone top nut and compensated synthetic bone saddle. Comes with Black and White bridge pins, and a hand carved Mahogany bridge. Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm), 20 frets. Dimensions: 41-1/8" L, 15-7/8" W1, 11-3/4" W2, and 5-1/4" D

Specifications

Country
USA
Binding
Electronics
Brand
Kay Guitar
Color
Cabernet Red
EAN
0764565108693
Label
Kay Guitar Company
Manufacturer
Kay Guitar Company
Model
K537RC
MPN
K537RC
NumberOfItems
1
PartNumber
K537RC
PublicationDate
2014-04-20
Publisher
Kay Guitar Company
Size
41 inches
Studio
Kay Guitar Company
Warranty
2 years
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

I've never experienced a guitar with frets this bad.

There weren't any exceptionally high or popped up frets like is common on most guitars in this price range, but what was wrong I have never seen before:

Completely unpolished almost grainy fret-wire - when you bend notes the string makes a grinding sound, on par with the volume of the note itself.

Another issue with the frets is that they are exceptionally tiny for an acoustic, bordering on vintage strat narrowness.

The bridge saddle is plastic (of course, I certainly wasn't expecting bone) but it is intonated in such a way that it is too thin in areas and gets crushed down by the string causing a bit of fret buzz on the effected strings.

The "hump" is also present, which, what do you expect on a budget guitar.

Better instruments are out there for comparable prices.
Beautiful guitar, plays great The pictures really don't do this guitar justice as it is acutally stunning holding it in your hands, the finish just shines and the colors are lovely. Going to order another in a different color just to have around for when friends want to come over and pick a little.
Absolutely great guitar:)
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