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Alvarez AD30 Artist Series Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar

Affordable dreadnought sound with solid A+ Sitka Spruce top

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Cian Hodge

The Alvarez Artist 30 dreadnought is an entry-level acoustic built to the highest quality and optimised for precise, powerful sound. After 50 years of making guitars, the American-based company have packed all their knowledge into building the finest solid top instruments in the world today.

Alvarez AD30 Key Features

  • Mahogany body & neck
  • Solid A+ Sitka Spruce top
  • FST2 X bracing for improved resonance
  • 50/50 satin/gloss finish for comfort and durability

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Body and neck

High-quality materials and clever design result in a reliable, well-balanced guitar. The Sitka Spruce body and Mahogany neck, back and sides combine to produce a rich, punchy and warm tone. At the forefront of design is its FST2 X bracing, meaning the X is closer to the sound hole. So more energy and vibrations are harnessed through the woods of the guitar.

Alvarez have also been conscious of the gloss finish. They’ve used a 50/50 gloss and satin finish on the neck, so you get the best of both worlds. And over the body, they’ve kept it as thin as possible to keep the sound lively whilst offering protection from wear. 

Hardware

The real bone nut adds plenty of sustain and reliability. It kills all fret buzz so the projected sound is as smooth as ever. Solid premium diecast tuners keep tuning stable in tandem with the nut. The bridge is made of Techwood to match the neck and allow for comfortable hand placement over extended periods of time.

The Dreadnought Design

No acoustic range is complete without a Dreadnought. Famed for their rich tones and booming projection, Dreadnoughts remain among the most popular types of acoustic guitars in the world.

Featuring large bodies often with a square-shouldered design, Dreadnoughts offer some of the richest acoustic tones going, with a hefty low-end and plenty of midrange clarity. Combining modern manufacture techniques with unique tonewood treatments, Alvarez Dreadnoughts are guaranteed to provide the full-bodied, resonant tone that you’re after.

Specifications

  • Series: Alvarez Artist
  • Top Wood: Solid A Sitka Spruce
  • Back & Sides Wood: Mahogany
  • Shape: Dreadnought w/ Cutaway
  • Neck: Mahogany, 50/50 Semi-gloss finish
  • Bracing System: FST2
  • Bridge: Techwood
  • Fingerboard: Techwood
  • Nut & Saddle: Real Bone
  • Tuner: Chrome, Die Cast
  • Binding: Black ABS
  • Strings: D'Addario EXP16
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£269.00
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