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Ibanez G Series G850 Classical Guitar
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The Ibanez G850 Classical Guitar features a solid cedar top and mahogany back & sides for a sweet, expressive tonality. The neck joins the body at th...Click To Read More About This Product
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Traditional design and performance in a very affordable package!
The Ibanez G850 Classical Guitar features a solid cedar top and mahogany back & sides for a sweet, expressive tonality. The neck joins the body at the 12th fret and features Spanish style heel construction for greater stability and resonance. True to traditional design, the strings are widely spaced to facilitate proper technique and clean melodic voicing. Other traditional appointments include a slotted peghead with gold tuners with black nobs, mosaic patterned rosette, mahogany binding, ebony fretboard and bridge, and a natural high-gloss finish.
- Body Style: Classical Body
- Top: Solid Cedar
- Back: Mahogany
- Sides: Mahogany
- Neck: Mahogany with Spanish Heel Construction
- No. of frets: 18/12 open
- Fingerboard: Ebony
- Nut: Ivorex II„¢
- Binding: Mahogany
- Rosette: Classical Mosaic Design
- Bridge: Ebony
- Tuners: Gold Classical Tuners with Black Nobs
- Strings: D'Addario® EXP Classical Strings
- Saddle: Ivorex II„¢
- Finish: Natural High Gloss
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The G850 is a gem in the Ibanez line. It's all solid wood, and made by people who know what they're doing. Thankfully, the fact that it's built to a classical pattern saves it from over-decoration. The fingerboard is very sleek and comfortable, the woods are beautiful, and the construction is excellent quality. The finish is a bit heavy, but for an all solid instrument in this price range, it's worth a little extra polyurethane. The neck is adjustable -- an odd feature for a classical -- but more options are better than fewer. The sound is very lively -- focused and controlled. All the strings are heard individually. Intonation is dead on, harmonics are rich, and it has generous sustain. I played serval guitars that were twice, three times, and four times the price, that didn't sound as good. All guitars are individual, but the solid wood construction should help buyers on a budget narrow their choices. I play mine in DADGAD exclusively, something I wouldn't try on most nylon stringed guitars.