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Alvarez RD8C Dreadnought Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar (with Case)

Mahogany back and sides. Select Spruce top. 2-Band EQ (21) Read 2 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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Every Legend has a Great Beginning
A beginner's guitar does not necessarily have to sound or act like a beginner's guitar. In fact, many guitar manufacturers offer introductory instruments unworthy of even a student's hands. The Alvarez Regent guitar is designed to turn aspiring students into great guitarists. Including a full selection of styles, sizes and finishes, this series offers quality instruments for every developing player.

zZounds is an authorized dealer of Alvarez products.
Body Style: Cutaway Dreadnought

Back/Sides: Mahogany

Top: Select Spruce

Fingerboard: Rosewood

Fingerboard Inlay: Dots

Body Binding: Multiple

Soundhole Rosette: Acrylic Pearl

Tuning Machines: Chrome Die Cast

Finish: Natural

Electronics: 2-Band EQ
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 314-727-4512
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"Effective performance."
Sound: I haven't complained about the sound one time. It sounds great and is used frequently in front of a church group plugged in playing with full band. Feature: The only feature I don't like is where the battery is located. It's difficult to change out the battery but a good thing is that the battery life seems to be great.
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"This guitar is excellent!"
Sound: Alvarez has a very good quality control check of fret spacing tolerences and action. I have had two of these guitars now and have used them on everything from live shows to recording (rock and roll mainly.) If you tune down a bit you can get a great big jangly sound out of this guitar. The Elixir strings that it comes with are also nice. I highly recommend this guitar and Alvarez guitars in general. Feature: It has a decent pickup but to be honest I usually mic it for the best sound. The pickup battery is a pain but you just have to loosen all the strings to get to it. It has a two band eq which does what it says and is good for removing unwanted feedback and getting the tone just right. Ease of Use: This is a very playable guitar. One of those guitars that makes you want to write songs. It feels natural and has good proportions. Quality: As I said I have had two of these and both have been excellent. I played one to death on tour and it was passed around for many an after show jam with the other touring bands and it stood the test of time. My new one just got to me and I have to say it is meticulous. The tuners feel nice and the neck is just the right texture - not too slick and not too rough. Value: This is one of the best value guitars I have ever seen. I suggest you go down to store and try it out in a quiet area. Manufacturer Support: Alvarez is owned by Ampeg I believe. Regardless they have top notch support especially for touring bands. The Wow Factor: The look is pretty basic and it is very clean. Nothing is out of place. Overall: It is an excellent basic acoustic guitar with a good sound and it's easy to play. It really is one of those guitars that makes you want to write a song.
Style of Music: Rock
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