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Yamaha FG820 Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar  Sunset Blue

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When it was introduced in 1966, the Yamaha FG proved that a great acoustic guitar didn’t need to cost a fortune. With a focus on great playability, m...Click To Read More About This Product

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Warm sound, traditional looks and outstanding quality.

When it was introduced in 1966, the Yamaha FG proved that a great acoustic guitar didn’t need to cost a fortune. With a focus on great playability, musical tone and outstanding build quality, the original FG180 quickly became a classic with countless careers and hit records starting life on an FG. Case sold separately.

50 years since the introduction of the FG acoustics, the new range features the best-ever FG tone and the same great playability and class-leading quality that’s made it the choice of millions of guitarists. Wherever your musical journey’s going, it all starts here.

Yamaha's standard acoustic model, with simple and traditional looks and outstanding quality, at an affordable price. A solid-top guitar with authentic sound that is well balanced without sacrificing its robust strength, thanks to the newly developed scalloped bracing design. In addition to warmer and stronger sound thanks to the mahogany back and sides, the body binding and fingerboard binding are cream plastic, for an upgraded look.

FEATURES
Body
  • Body type: Dreadnought
  • Cutaway: Non-cutaway
  • Top wood: Solid Spruce
  • Back & sides: Mahogany
  • Bracing pattern: Scalloped
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Orientation: Right handed
  • Neck
  • Neck shape: Not specified
  • Nut width: 1.69" (43mm)
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Neck wood: Nato
  • Scale length: 25.6"
  • Number of frets: 20
  • Neck finish: Matte
  • Electronics
  • Pickup/preamp: No
  • Other
  • Headstock overlay: Rosewood
  • Tuning machines: Die-cast
  • Bridge: Rosewood
  • Saddle & nut: Urea
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Special features: Easy to play
  • Case: Sold separately
  • Accessories: Truss-rod tool
  • Country of origin: China

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YamahaFG820 Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar
 
5.0

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5.0

My new favorite guitar

By Northern picker

from MN

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Pros

  • Fun To Play
  • Rich Sound

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing

    Comments about Yamaha FG820 Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar:

    I've owned and played regularly an fg720s and love it. I have other more expensive guitars but learn new songs on the Fg and once I have it down I bring out the expensive ones. So, I had to get the 820 to see what the fuss was about. I thought that there is no way that it would compare to my 6 year played in upgraded 720. The 820 arrived, I tuned it with stock strings still on, and was blown away! The bass is deeper and louder and resonates longer. I thought my 720 had good bass but it decays much quicker. The 820 is very "Martin like". The strings are very balanced across the spectrum. Also the 820 is noticeably louder than the 720. I'll be looking for a new home for my 720 as can't seem to stop playing the 820. The sound is full rich and loud and I can't wait to see what it'll sound like in a year as my 720 improved greatly in the time I've owned it. Great for learning, practicing, or taking to the fire or the party. This is a guitar that I would immediately replace if lost, my others I'd probably look around first....

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    5.0

    Unbelievable value in an acoustic

    By Customer 24_25

    from North Mississippi

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    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Jamming
      • Practicing
      • Recording

      Comments about Yamaha FG820 Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar:

      This thing sounded unbelievable out of the box. Booming bass, clear midrange and treble. Sounds better and more "Martin"y than a lot of Martins I've played costing hundreds more. The only downside is that the sound rapidly diminishes as strings go dead. Really steep downward curve on the sound/dead string axis. But string it up with new strings and fall in love all over again. Well built and beautiful guitar

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