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Wechter Guitars 1720 Acoustic-Electric Travel Guitar  

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    Warm, intimate tone that's perfect for singer-songwriters.

    The Wechter 1720 Acoustic-Electric Travel Guitar has tone and volume that belies its short scale and compact size. Attention to detail and fine craftsmanship set Wechter guitars apart. The 1720 guitar features a solid mahogany top and mahogany back and sides for a unique look and a soft, mellow tone — great for singers. Its smaller size makes it an ideal travel instrument and is also great for littler players. The built-in preamp features a 3-band EQ that adds to the versatility of this instrument. Wechter travel guitars are well made, are a good value, and are fun to play!

    All Wechter guitars undergo a meticulous final setup where they install brand new premium quality coated light gauge strings, adjust the action, adjust the nut, trussrod, saddle, file frets if necessary, clean the fingerboard and bridge, polish and repack - every guitar, every time, so that Wechter knows you are getting a guitar that will play the best right out of the box. This Wechter Travel Guitar has a lifetime warranty.

    Abe Wechter has been designing and building guitars for 30 years and over the course of his career, Abe designed and built handmade guitars for artists like John McLaughlin, Al DiMeola, John Denver, Earl Klugh, B B King, Steve Howe, Jonas Hellborg and many other fine players. Wechter guitars is committed to continue to deliver innovation, quality and value, at prices working musicians can afford.


    • Body shape: Small classic
    • Top material: Solid Mahogany
    • Back and side material: Laminated mahogany back and sides
    • Soundhole rosette: Abalone
    • Top binding: Black ABS (plastic) white/black
    • Back binding: Black ABS (plastic)
    • Body depth at headblock: 3-/8"
    • Body depth at tailblock: 3-3/4"
    • Body width: 13.5"
    • Scale length: 23.3"
    • Fingerboard material: rosewood
    • Width at nut: 1.7"
    • Width at 12th fret: 2.13"
    • Fingerboard inlay top of fingerboard: 3mm white dots @ 5,7,9,12(2),15,17 frets
    • Fingerboard inlay side of fingerboard: White dots
    • Fingerboard binding: Ivory ABS
    • Fretwire size: 2.4 mm x 1.2 mm
    • Number Of frets Total: 18
    • String spacing at bridge: 2-1/8"
    • Body width: 13.5"
    • Overall length: 35-1/8"
    • Neck material: Nato
    • Neck/body joint: At 12th fret
    • Peghead veneer: Rosewood
    • Peghead inlay: Fleur-de-lis
    • Bridge material: Rosewood
    • Saddle: Compensated
    • Bridge pins: Black with white dot
    • String spacing at bridge: 2-1/8"
    • Tuning machines: Die-cast chrome with black satin buttons
    • Finish: satin natural
    • Electronics: Preamp with 3-band EQ
    • Strings: Light gauge
    • Gigbag: Deluxe Padded

    An easy-playing performer. Order yours today.

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    Nice little guitar!

    By Brenda Sue

    from Michigan's Upper Peninsula

    My first online guitar order and I love it. A very rich sounding guitar, and beautiful to look at. A friend who is a multi-talented musician had nothing but good things to say about this instrument. The set up was good right out of the box. It will get a lot of use around the campfire this summer.

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