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Cordoba 45FM Acoustic Nylon String Flamenco Guitar  

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Overview
  • Solid European spruce top
  • Sycamore back and sides
  • Ebony fingerboard
Description & Specs
  • MSRP:
    $1,275.00
  • Your Savings:
    - $315.01
  • Your Price:
    $95999

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      Exotic woods and genuine Spanish hand luthiery.

      The 45FM is a lightweight flamenco guitar built for the guitarist seeking the authentic flamenco sound or the bright and percussive tone of a Spanish-nylon-flamenco-style guitar. With a flattened neck angle and lightweight construction, the 45FM has low string action up and down the neck for quick runs and a snappy, responsive tone. Comes with a HumiCase Protege.

      Features
      • Solid European spruce top
      • Sycamore back and sides
      • Ebony fingerboard
      • Spanish cedar neck
      • Cordoba Premium Gold Tuning Machines
      • Indian rosewood binding
      • Rosewood heel cap
      • Strings: Savarez Cristal Corum in High Tension, 500CJ
      • Case: HumiCase Protégé

      A real handmade Spanish flamenco instrument at a very friendly price. Order today.

       
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      Cordoba45FM Acoustic Nylon String Flamenco Guitar
       
      4.0

      (based on 1 review)

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      4.0

      Good value

      By Martin

      from Northern Sweden

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Flamenco Sound
      • Good Value
      • Intonation
      • price
      • Sound
      • value

      Cons

      • Minor Cosmetic Issues

      Best Uses

      • Classical
      • Flamenco
      • Jazz
      • Latin
      • World Music

      Comments about Cordoba 45FM Acoustic Nylon String Flamenco Guitar:

      This guitar was shipped internationally and arrived safely and quite fast too. It was used and labelled as level 2. At first I could not find any imperfections at all but after a very careful examination I found two small indentations in the binding of the lower bout where I rest my right arm. Apart from that, I had to remove a small amount of green substance from the inner lining of the sound hole (not mould-probably some remnant of the polishing). There were also quite a few excess glue spots on the inside of the guitar and the frets could do with a little work but these are minor flaws that don't affect the performance.

      The sound is of course very subjective but I found it pleasing with that punchy snare-drum quality on the trebles when played hard. The sustain is short as expected from a flamenco model. It seems to intonate reasonably well after changing to a fresh set of strings. So far I have only used a set of D'Addario Flamencos but they worked very well.

      I think this Cordoba i a good choice for the player that want that distinctive short sustain flamenco sound. The is of course a good choice for flamenco but could also work well in world music, latin styles and some classical pieces depending on your personal sound preference.

      There are a lot of flamenco guitars available online in this price range. As there few or none flamenco guitars to try in my part of the country (Sweden) I went with a quite extensive online research and settled on the Cordoba because of the consistently positive reviews. There is a China-made Cordoba with solid back and sides available in the same price range, which some players consider an important plus. Others argue that there are no difference. Anyway, I liked the sound of the laminate b/s better and I think it was a little less money som I went with that.

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