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Alvarez RF12CE Regent Series Folk/OOO Size Acoustic-Electric Cutaway Guitar  

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    Alvarez

    A redefined entry level guitar with full-scale neck, spruce top, and mahogany back and sides.

    The Alvarez RF12CE Regent Series Folk/OOO Size Acoustic-Electric Cutaway Guitar is a great-sounding 6-string and includes a hardshell wood case. It has a spruce top and mahogany back and sides, classic tonewoods that generate a warm and well-balanced tone. This model is fitted with the Alvarez S300T preamp with 3-band EQ and built-in tuner.

    Alvarez have made the neck profile on Regent Series a little finer so they're easier to play and every model is constructed using a dovetail neck joint that optimizes the transfer of energy between the neck and body.

    All Regent Series instruments are fitted with the Alvarez bi-level bridge to carry more vibration to the top, which improves tone and resonance, and the PPS saddle and nut help to improve response and sustain.

    This instrument has been finished using an electrostatic painting process for a more even finish that uses less paint in its application. This allows the guitar to sing a little more and it also looks fantastic.

    Premium die-cast tuners deliver tuning stability.

    All in all, the RF12CE from Alvarez is a perfectly constructed, great-sounding electric acoustic guitar both on and off the stage.

    Features
    • Alvarez S300T preamp with 3-band EQ and tuner
    • Spruce top
    • Mahogany back and sides
    • Alvarez bi-level rosewood bridge
    • Mahogany neck
    • C neck shape
    • Rosewood fingerboard
    • 25.25" scale length
    • 1-11/16" (43mm) nut width
    • 20 frets
    • 10" neck radius
    • Flawless, electrostatic satin finish
    • Dovetail neck joint
    • PPS nut and saddle
    • Die-cast chrome tuners
    • D'Aaddario EXP Strings

    You'll appreciate the design and construction of this Regent series guitar. Order today.

     
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    AlvarezRF12CE Regent Series Folk/OOO Size Acoustic-Electric Cutaway Guitar
     
    4.1

    (based on 7 reviews)

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    83%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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          5.0

          Deal of a lifetime

          By Joe S

          from Yonkers NY

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Alvarez RF12CE Regent Series Folk/OOO Size Acoustic-Electric Cutaway Guitar:

          A friend told me about this guitar and I bought
          it.When it arrived I was happily surprised to find that it came with a hard guitar case with a
          splendid covering.
          The guitar itself has a beautiful feel to it.
          A wonderful paint job on very excellent wood.
          I'm in love with it.
          I played it with a micro amp and earphones and it
          has a wonderful sound.Soon I'll buy an amp but I
          must practice because I haven't played in many years.

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          3.0

          Very Nice-looking guitar, but...

          Pros

          • Appears to be well-made
          • Excellent appearance
          • Free Hardshell Case
          • Good size
          • Nice Finish
          • price

          Cons

          • Action Way Too High
          • Not easy to play
          • Slight Bow In Neck

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            Comments about Alvarez RF12CE Regent Series Folk/OOO Size Acoustic-Electric Cutaway Guitar:

            It's a good-LOOKING instrument, but the action is WAY too high. It obviously didn't get ANY setup at all. There's also a slight concave bow in the neck/fingerboard. After playing around with it for an evening, my fingertips hurt like they haven't hurt in a very long time. I've thought about sending it back, but don't want to pay the shipping, so I guess I'll try messing with the truss rod and see if I can get the bow out of the neck. I'll also have to sand down the underside of the saddle to get the action down to a reasonable and playable level. I really don't like having to do this, but it's not comfortably playable the way it is. I wish I'd been one of the lucky ones like the other reviewers who have given it 5 stars. I've owned Alvarez guitars in the past and have always been satisfied with them. Guess I just got a lemon.

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            5.0

            tremendous value!!!

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                  Comments about Alvarez RF12CE Regent Series Folk/OOO Size Acoustic-Electric Cutaway Guitar:

                  worth the hardshell case alone at this price!!!

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                  5.0

                  Wow!

                  By Bluesman

                  from Modesto, Ca

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Great guitar

                  Cons

                  • none

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Alvarez RF12CE Regent Series Folk/OOO Size Acoustic-Electric Cutaway Guitar:

                    OOO body with cutaway! Excellent materials, acoustic-electric. Plays great & came with a hardshell case! EQ & built in tuner!

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                    5.0

                    Great guitar for the money

                    By Dean

                    from SE Kansas

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                          Comments about Alvarez RF12CE Regent Series Folk/OOO Size Acoustic-Electric Cutaway Guitar:

                          This is a quality guitar with good sound and good wood, especially for the price. Has a great built-in tuner. I am well pleased with the guitar. It arrived in great shape.

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                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          I could not be more pleased

                          Pros

                          • I LOVE IT
                          • Very nicely done
                          • Wonderful

                          Cons

                          • none

                          Best Uses

                          • I Collect And Play

                          Comments about Alvarez RF12CE Regent Series Folk/OOO Size Acoustic-Electric Cutaway Guitar:

                          I am completely happy with this guitar. I collect and have over 112 guitars. I play in a family band in Omaha Nebraska.

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                          (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          1.0

                          Junk!!!!!

                          By Scott

                          from Pennsylvania

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                          Comments about Alvarez RF12CE Regent Series Folk/OOO Size Acoustic-Electric Cutaway Guitar:

                          Guitar came with busted hinge on case. Not sure how it left warehouse. Opened broken case an guitar looks nothing like picture. Check out various alvarez shapes on google for their same folk models. I could fit a credit card between neck and body joint. Horible quality. Returned for Dean performer plus. Way better quality

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