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The Loar 215 O-Style Small Body Acoustic Guitar Vintage Sunburst 

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Overview

  • Small "0" body design
  • Solid sitka spruce top
  • Maple back & sides
Description & Specs
  • MSRP:
    $599.99
  • Your Savings:
    - $150.00
  • Your Price:
    $44999

Order Now! Expected to ship 04-29-2014

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The Loar small body 0-style with maple back & sides and a dreadnought scale length.

The LO-215 is a unique flat top that gives players the chance to enjoy everything great about a small body instrument, but still benefit from the extra volume of a longer scale. The LO-215 starts with a solid Sitka spruce top on a classic 0-style body. The dreadnought scale length means more punch and projection than you’d expect from a small-body guitar.

The Sitka spruce combines with the flamed maple back and sides for a bright, sweet tone that’s great for any style of music. The 1-11/16” bone nut is comfortable for either fingerpicking or strumming, and the vintage-style Golden Age tuning machines keep the 215 in tune through extended playing. The ivory body binding gives the LO-215 a refined, classic look that complements the vintage sunburst finish.

Case sold separately.

Features

  • Small "0" body design
  • Solid sitka spruce top
  • Maple back & sides
  • Mahogany neck with thick "C" back shape
  • Rosewood fingerboard

Get the best of both compact size and full sound with some vintage vibe thrown in. Order today.

 

215 O-Style Small Body Acoustic Guitar Specifications:

  • Body Shape: 0
  • Top Material: Solid Sitka Spruce
  • Back Material: Maple
  • Side Material: Maple
  • Top Bracing Pattern: Scalloped X-Bracing
  • Top Braces: Sitka Spruce
  • Neck Material: Mahogany
  • Neck Profile: Thick C
  • Neck Joint: Dovetail
  • Fretboard Material: Rosewood
  • Scale Length: 25.4"
  • # Of Frets Clear: 12
  • # Of Frets Total: 19
  • Nut Material: Bone
  • Nut Width: 1-11/16"
  • Headstock Overlay: Black
  • Headstock Inlay: The Loar Script & Fleur de Lys in Pearl and Abalone
  • Tuning Machines: Golden Age
  • Body Binding: Ivory
  • Rosette: 5 ply
  • Top Purfling: 5 ply
  • Fretboard Inlays: Mother of Pearl dots
  • Fretboard Binding: None
  • Bridge Material: Rosewood
  • Bridge Shape: Straight
  • Saddle: Bone, compensated
  • Bridge Pins & Endpin: Plastic, Ivory Color
  • Pickguard: None
  • Finish: Gloss
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The Loar215 O-Style Small Body Acoustic Guitar
 
5.0

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5.0

great fingerstyle guitar

By Kalo

from South Louisiana

About Me Professional Musician

Pros

  • Consistent
  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Great Sound And Tone
  • Rich Sound
  • Stays In Tune

Cons

  • Needed Setup

Best Uses

  • Jamming
  • Old Time Music
  • Practicing
  • Recording

Comments about The Loar 215 O-Style Small Body Acoustic Guitar:

This is a fine reproduction of a 1924 Gibson Nick Lucas. The maple is bright and punchy with a lot of clarity. The build techniques, bracing and sound are very reminiscent of my old '36 L OO.
The neck feels great, kinda chunky but a good grip especially in first position. Well crafted, lovely instrument

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5.0

Amazing for the money

By wvfiddler

from West Virginia

About Me Professional Musician

Pros

  • Affordable
  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Quality Materials Build
  • Rich Sound
  • Stays In Tune

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Practicing
    • Recording
    • Small Venues

    Comments about The Loar 215 O-Style Small Body Acoustic Guitar:

    I was intrigued by these guitars when I saw them on the site, and I have been looking for a less-irreplacable version of my small-bodied Gibson & Kalamazoo flattopsy hour under. This little machine is a jewel, plays great, feels great, looks great, and it gets warmer and more open with every hour of play.

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