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Alvarez MD8012 Masterworks Series Dreadnought 12-String Acoustic Guitar   

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Superb tone and tasteful, understated cosmetics combined with the sonic sweetness of all-solid woods place the Alvarez Masterworks Series among the g...Click To Read More About This Product

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Fantastic for fingerstyle and accompaniment.

Superb tone and tasteful, understated cosmetics combined with the sonic sweetness of all-solid woods place the Alvarez Masterworks Series among the greatest acoustic guitar values ever. Crafted using a traditional dovetail neck joint for maximum resonance and stability, Alvarez Masterworks guitars feature a modern, thin neck profile for the utmost in playability. Solid Engelmann spruce top on the Alvarez MD8012 and solid mahogany back and sides generate broad, warm tone with great definition for all 12 strings! Abalone rosette and maple body binding for sumptuous looks.

FEATURES
  • Solid Engelmann spruce top
  • Solid mahogany back and sides
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Abalone rosette
  • Multi-ply maple top and back binding
  • Nickel die-cast tuners
  • Rosewood bridge
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5.0

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(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

There's No Substitute For Quality

By SLO&ezdoesit

from Cambria, CA

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The workmanship is beautiful. All solid woods. Fretting and playability is crisp and clear. Although I'm not a professional, this guitar is how I unwind after work. I wish I'd bought it forty years ago. The neck is somewhat more narrow than some 12-strings and is much easier to bar chord (all the way up the neck). At the same time, finger picking is smooth and relaxed. No tangles. I shopped for a long time and played many top of the line quality models before choosing my Alvarez MD8012. I had decided that in making my selection, the playability would be the deciding factor for my selection; and would ignore the brand, cost, and cosmetics. This guitar has it all. I knew that it would be mine the moment I picked it up and played it. It was like putting on a really comfortable pair shoes.

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5.0

It's a Keeper!

By Wizard-dTk6O

from NY

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I love this guitar.Solid wood all around.Amazing projection and tone.It's the one I reach for when I want to tickle my ears.Had a problem with the neck and Alvarez took care of it 100%.Nice people there...Thanks Tom.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Better than expected

By Barn Owl

from Silverthorne, Co

I swore I wouldn't buy another guitar without playing it first, but the nearest music store is 100 miles away, and my Alvarez/Yairi DY40 is my favorite 6 string. The positive reviews, the Alvarez name, and the price convinced me to give it a try. I knew this wasn't a Yairi, but Chinese guitars have been getting good reviews lately.I couldn't be more impressed. This guitar is flawless.Looks great, sounds great, plays great. Even the case is beautiful. Obviously, the people that made this guitar take great pride in their work.

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