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Ibanez AVN9SPENT Thermo Aged Parlor Acoustic-Electric Guitar
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The parlor body shape of the AVN9SPE, along with Thermo Aged Solid Sitka spruce top with Thermo Aged Spruce X bracing, delivers a loud sound despite ...Click To Read More About This Product
Thermo Aged top for a vintage sound and look right out the box.
The parlor body shape of the AVN9SPE, along with Thermo Aged Solid Sitka spruce top with Thermo Aged Spruce X bracing, delivers a loud sound despite its compact body. Mahogany back/sides body construction creates rich, bright and balanced tonal character, while the Tortoiseshell body binding gives this guitar a true vintage vibe. The mahogany soft-V shape satin finished neck with an ovangkol fretboard provide playing comfort. Open gear tuners with butterbean knobs (18:1 gear ratio) ensure accurate, stable tuning and help reduce the headstock weight, while bringing vintage vibe in its looks. A bone nut and saddle are chosen for its ability to transfer the string vibration naturally. A Fishman Sonicore Pickup accurately translates that full sound to whatever amplification system you plug it into, while the Ibanez AEQ-SP2 preamp provides the extra punch of an onboard EQ, and the convenience of an easy-to-read digital tuner located on the upper bout.
Case sold separately.
Artwood Vintage Series
The “modern approach to acoustic guitar tradition” has long been our catchphrase for the Artwood series. Artwood Vintage steps even further back in history and borrows the best features of highly desired vintage instruments.
The Artwood Vintage series now showcases another vintage element by applying an “aging” process to the tonewood —“Thermo Aged“ tonewood, made by a special drying process at a high temperature which is commonly known as “baking” or “torrefaction”. Only choice selected and seasoned tone wood can be cured to Thermo Aged wood. The wood is heated in a vacuum with a specific recipe for each kind of the wood in order to release water and decompose resin contained within the wood. As a result, Thermo Aged tone wood becomes light, hard and stable like tone wood dried for decades, while providing amazing response and a louder sound. The tone character includes a full-bodied low-end and a great smooth sustain in the treble strings which are common features of vintage guitars.
- Thermo Aged solid top with spruce X bracing
- Dovetail neck joint
- Ibanez Advantage bridge pins
- Balanced XLR and 1/4 in. outputs
- D'Addario EXP strings
- Tortoiseshell body binding
Order this vintage sounding today.
- Body type: Parlor
- Cutaway: No
- Top wood: Thermo aged solid Sitka top
- Back and sides: Mahogany
- Bracing pattern: Spruce X
- Body finish: Gloss
- Orientation: Right handed
- Neck shape: Soft V
- Nut width: 1.69 in. (43 mm)
- Fingerboard: Ovangkol
- Neck wood: Mahogany
- Scale length: 24.9 in.
- Number of frets: 18
- Neck finish: Satin
- Pickup/preamp: Yes
- Brand: Ibanez
- Configuration: Sidemounted preamp
- Preamp EQ: 2-band
- Feedback filter: No
- Tuner: Yes
- Headstock overlay: Ovangkol
- Tuning machines: Chrome open gear with butterbean knobs (18:1 gear ratio)
- Bridge: Ovangkol
- Saddle and nut: Compensated bone/Bone
- Number of strings: 6
- Special features: None
- Case: Sold separately
- Accessories: None
- Country of origin: China
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Gold Coverage Includes:
- Unexpected and unintentional spills, drops and cracks
- Normal wear and tear
- Power surges
- Dust, internal heat and humidity
Other plan features include:
- For products over $200, No Lemon Policy applies. If it fails for the same defect 3 times, it is replaced on the 4th breakdown. (Does not apply to failures due to drops, spills, and cracks)
- For products under $200 experiencing the above failures, a Musician's Friend gift card will be issued for the full price of the product + tax.
- Shipping fees covered if required for repair or replacement
- Plans are transferable in the event merchandise is sold
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