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Artist HG500 Solid Cedar Top Classical Guitar

Artist HG500 Solid Cedar Top Classical Guitar


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Artist HG500 Solid Cedar Top Classical Guitar

The Solid Cedar top gives the HG500 that classic cedar warmth and bottom end. The back and sides are a beautiful Laminated Walnut which is very eye-catching. The guitar also features a Laurel fretboard and bridge and a 3 Ply Okoume neck with a Spanish Heel for the neck join. For those of you that don't know the Spanish heel, it is a much more difficult way of making a guitar but it greatly improves the sustain, on standard Classical guitars they often use dowels to attach the neck and a lot of tone can be lost through this type of joint.

The guitars preamp/equaliser is a Presys II by the acoustic preamp heavyweights, Fishman.

As with all our solid top guitars we use a bone nut and saddle, the density of the bone allows great tone and sustain, the typical plastic nuts are quite soft and have the effect of deadening the sound.

Note: This guitar does not have strap buttons

The Tech Features

Brand: Artist

Model: HG500 

Body Size: 39''

Type: Solid-Top Classical Guitar with Nylon Strings

Woods: 

  • Top - Solid Cedar,  
  • Back and Sides - Laminated Walnut
  • Fingerboard and Bridge - Laurel
  • Nack - 3-ply Okoume

Scale Length: 25.5 Inches

Nut: 52mm Bone Nut

Frets: 19 Frets. 1mm 2.3 White Copper Fretwires

Bindings:

  • Front and Back - Sapele Black-White Binding
  • Fingerboard - Laurel Wood Binding

Strings: Savarez 500CJ

Truss Rod: Yes

Colour: Gloss Natural

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