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Alvarez AP70L Parlor Left Handed Acoustic Guitar
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One of Alvarez's best-selling models. The AP70 is a based on a traditional parlor guitar but built to offer a more modern sound with greater projecti...Read More
Compact with a modern sound and excellent projection.
One of Alvarez's best-selling models. The AP70 is a based on a traditional parlor guitar but built to offer a more modern sound with greater projection. All Alvarez parlor guitars have a big voice and are dynamic guitars that can be used for any style of playing.
Alvarez's Artist Series is now "The Award Winning Artist Series" - winning competitions and receiving rave reviews in the States, Europe and around the world. It's a truly designed line of guitars that stands tall and sounds sweet in the solid top guitar market.
Hand-selected solid tops; forward shifted scalloped bracing, awesome tone and player experience¦
The term "solid top" of course refers to the soundboard of an acoustic guitar being made of solid wood, rather than being laminated. However, just because the top is solid, it does not necessarily mean the sound automatically benefits from this feature. The tone of the instrument only improves significantly when the whole guitar is built correctly to really release the energy a solid soundboard can generate. Artist Series is built to do exactly this.
Each model is designed to get the best out if its components, and for them to work together to produce a tone and player experience, rarely found in affordable instruments. These components include the FST2M bracing system, bi-level bridge, real bone nut and great quality tone woods.
FSTM is a forward-shifted X brace design. Both the X braces and asymmetric tone bars are scalloped. Moving the system forward allows for a larger soundboard, which is optimized with a solid maple bridge plate for both strength and energy.
The sound is warm, open and powerful, and both the treble and bass registers are clearly present and balanced in relation to each other. These guitars feel right and are exciting to play and responsive. Dig in and they shout right back at you, treat them gently and they whisper and respond instantly to the lightest strum or pick.
The solid ˜A' grade Sitka spruce and cedar tops are hand-selected from quarter-sawn wood. This ensures consistent quality, and its no secret better guitars are made from better wood. These tops not only look great but they are stiff and strong and finely grained.
- Series: Alvarez Artist
- Top Wood: Solid A+ Sitka Spruce
- Back and Sides: Wood Rosewood
- Shape: Parlor
- Neck: Mahogany
- Bracing System: FST2M - Forward Shifted, Scalloped X
- Bridge: Bi-Level Rosewood
- Inlays: Abalone & Mother of Pearl
- Fingerboard: Rosewood
- Headstock Plate: Rosewood
- Nut & Saddle: Real Bone
- Tuner: Premium Die-Cast
- Binding: Ivory ABS
- Strings: D'Addario EXP
- Case: Sold separately
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- Stays In Tune
Comments about Alvarez AP70L Parlor Left Handed Acoustic Guitar:
I bought this parlor guitar because of a chronic shoulder problem that makes holding and playing my dreadnaught too painful. This little guitar is just perfect! No, it doesn't have the voice of a larger instrument, but it does have a nice sound that is perfectly suitable for jamming and porch-picking. The fit and finish is excellent. It's definitely a keeper.