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Solid Sitka Spruce Top
Tobacco Brown Sunburst Finish
Rosewood back/sides, Nato neck
The level of detail and craftsmanship found in the Folk Series 730S place this guitar in a class above the rest. This guitar is perfect for players of any level, any style. The body is made with a Solid Sitka Spruce top and Rosewood back and sides. Also features a Rosewood fingerboard and bridge, Black/Ivory body and Neck Binding, die-cast tuners, and tortoise pickguard. Carries Yamaha's limited lifetime warranty. Case not included. Solid Sitka spruce top Rosewood back and sides Nato neck Rosewood fingerboard 20 medium frets Black/ivory neck and body binding Chrome die cast tuners Tortoise pickguard Rosewood bridge Abalone rosette Case not included
Tobacco Brown Sunburst
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Yes, it's a Chinese guitar - I won't go into the political/economic aspects of it other than to say that I struggled purchasing this for that reason. Let's talk about the guitar on it's merits as a musical instrument.
Tone - Beautiful traditional dreadnought tones. Not as dark or boomy as a Gibson DN, not as bright as a Taylor DN. Really nicely balanced and articulate. If you sat down in an acoustic room with a bunch of guitars, this one would certainly float to the top in this category, no matter the price.
Playability - The setup and fret job are extremely good. Maybe not quite as polished as higher end guitars, but playability-wise no complaints at all. The string spacing is different than on my Taylor, which makes this feel a little off for me - but this is strictly a preference thing so some might like this better. The rosewood fretboard is pretty slick - I don't really notice a functional difference between it and my preferred material (ebony)...
I received this guitar as a gift a few years ago and it is my favorite guitar acoustic or electric. I have been playing over 30 years and fell in love with this guitar immediately. The tone is so full and the action is perfect. I have other guitars where I've had to lower the action and fool around to get it to my liking. This was perfect right out of the box. I've had friends that own Martin and Taylor guitars play it and just smile at the full tone and playability. Every player that has tried it just stops after playing a few minutes and says "This guitar sounds great." I play it through a Fender Acoustasonic Amp and just LOVE it. The ease of playing on the high frets is so smooth. The guitar does not fall out of tuning when playing several songs and is just a JOY to play. If you are thinking about purchasing this guitar, do so. Did I mention that I LOVE this guitar. The only down side is that I'll find it in my son's room from time to time and he has 2 acoustic guitars.
I've had alot of acoustic guitars over the years from Martin, Takamine, Fender, Alvarez and a Seagull. To my ears, this guitar is a cut above the rest. It looks beautiful and the sound is just incredible. If you are in the market for an acoustic guitar and not willing to spend high dollar on one, you will be blown away by this one.
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