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Alvarez AF70CE Acoustic-Electric Guitar

This beautiful acoustic-electric has an impressive volume for its small size. It is great for capturing a blues or folk sound. (1) Read 1 review for this product | Rate and review this product
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The Alvarez AF70CE Folk model guitar is fitted with our amazing SYS650, blend system EQ. This guitar has impressive volume and projection for its size. This smaller shape is traditionally preferred for folk and blues styles of music, but our Artist Folk is also at home with strummed open chords too, making it a smaller bodied instrument with great versatility.

Artist Series 70's are stunning guitars made from hand elected A grade sitka and cedar tops with rosewood backs and sides. The high gloss finish really brings out the beauty and grain in the rosewood and like all Artist Series they have advanced scalloped bracing and premium all natural components. Just like Artist '60 models our '70's have incredible tone and the rosewood helps to accentuate the highs and lows just a tad more.

zZounds is an authorized dealer of Alvarez products.
- Top: Hand selected, 'A' grade, solid sitka spruce
- Back & Sides: rosewood
- Fingerboard: rosewood
- Machine heads: Premium die cast chrome
- Bridge: Alvarez bi-level rosewood
- Strings: D'Addario EXP's
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 314-727-4512
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zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. "Plays well, sounds better plugged in"
Overall: This model has nice electronics, a chromatic tuner, notch filter, 2 pickups that can be blended together, and volume, bass, mid and treble.The electronics are sophisticated for a guitar at this price level.This guitar doesnt sound as good unplugged as my more expensive guitars such as my $700 Ovation, the sound is slightly bright and thin due to the laminated back and sides. These are not solid tone woods.The guitar is very lightweight but plays extremely well. The action was high out of the box and just needed for me to tighten the truss rod, which brought the action down to a perfect level. The guitar plays well, very fast. I would say that plugged in with a full band no one is going to be able to hear the difference between this guitar and a three thousand dollar Martin or Taylor. Once you plug in, the electronics in the guitar, and the amp you play through have more of an effect on the sound than the wood of the guitar.My guitar is mint unblemished, I am very satisfied. You get what you pay for so dont expect the unplugged sound to match that of a more expensive guitar, as I said the sound is slightly thin compared to my more expensive acoustic guitars.I would say if you are on a budget but needed a guitar to play live this would be a very good choice. This guitar is smaller than the grand auditorium models, yet larger than a parlor but smaller than a 000 (triple 0) model.The version without electronics does not have a cutaway.The frets feel good, the neck is very comfortable and the guitar plays very fast for scale runs. The volume is sufficient. Perhaps in a few months when the top breaks in the guitar will sound a little fuller but out of the box the sound is slightly thin.Its basically a 300 dollar guitar with an additional 150 dollars worth of electronics.
Style of Music: blues rock jazz
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