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Gibson LG2 Arlo Guthrie 3/4-Size Acoustic Guitar (with Case)

This small-bodied acoustic guitar is perfect for Arlo Guthrie fans and Gibson enthusiasts alike. It features Gotoh white-button tuners. (9) Read 2 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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Features: What it does for you:
Three-quarter size Smaller 3/4-size body, easier to play
AA-grade Sitka spruce top Crisp and bright tone; projects well
Mahogany back and sides Dry and airy tone; clear, present midrange
Historic ladder bracing Punchy and direct sound with minimal overtones
When Arlo Guthrie brought the battered old LG-2 3/4-sized acoustic his father Woody had given him to Gibson in 2002, he was looking to have it restored. The result was not only an entire revitalization of his original, but also the creation of a new signature model, the Arlo Guthrie LG-2 3/4-sized acoustic-- a guitar with a voice almost as distinctive as that of its namesake. Perfect for finger-picking folk and blues, the Arlo Guthrie LG-2 is an outstanding small scale guitar for experienced pickers and newcomers alike.

Small Size, Big Sound

When you think of Arlo Guthrie, you think of jaunty finger-picked lines beneath mellow vocalizations, and the LG-2 3/4 is precisely the right instrument for this style of play. Quality short-scale acoustics are know for their brightness, and with this guitar, the use of AA-grade sitka spruce for the top and mahogany for sides produces a rich, mellow tone with the snappiness you need for finger-picking. Don't be fooled by its diminutive size: the Arlo Guthrie LG-2 delivers all the tone and character you expect from a custom Gibson.

New features on a classic guitar

With the Guthrie LG-2, Gibson has stayed true to the legacy of the original while also updating it with the latest advances in construction and design. The tuners are Gotah white buttons, built with precision and durability to avoid any potential slipping-- which is ideal for the more aggressive pickers out there. The teardrop pickguard and ornamental rosette are installed by hand, and so is the scalloped bracing, optimizing the tightness and balance of the sound.

Features:

- Gibson signature quality in a small scaled guitar
- Constructed from highest quality woods with mahogany back and sides, sitka spruce top, and Indian rosewood fretboard
- Sturdy Gotah white button tuners for serious tuning stability
- Hand scalloped historic ladder bracing technique for tighter sound and enhanced projection
- Gibson special hardshell case included

The Arlo Guthrie LG-2 3/4-sized acoustic delivers all of the tone and quality of a custom Gibson in a small bodied acoustic guitar. High quality woods, premier craftsmanship, and vintage Gibson inspiration make this an ideal guitar for finger-pickers, troubadours, and anyone looking for an amazing sound in a comfortably-sized and naturally playable instrument.

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Handcrafted In: Bozeman, MT

Body Style: L-00 Small Body

Top Species: Solid Sitka Spruce

Back and Sides: Solid Mahogany

Body Binding: 3-ply top and back

Neck Species: Mahogany

Scale: 22-3/4 in.

Angle: 3

Joint: 14

Profile: V Shape

Fingerboard Species: Rosewood

Number of Frets: 19

Inlays: MOP Dots

Nut Width: 1.575 in.

Peghead Angle: 17 degrees

Bridge: Rosewood

Bridge Inlay: MOP Dots

Pins: White

Tuners: Gotohs with white button

Pickguard: Tortoise L-00

Other Features: Historic ladder bracing

Case: Special hardshell case

Strings: Gibson Masterbuilt Premium Phosphor Bronze Wound
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 800-4GIBSON

Product Description

Woody Guthrie's son Arlo cut his own path in American music, capturing the spirit of the 60s with his Grammy Hall of Fame recording "Alice's Restaurant."
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zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. "Gibson Arlo Guthrie LG 2 3/4"
Sound: The sound is typical of any small body parlor style guitar. The ladder bracing gives it a very focused sound coupled with the small spruce top and mahogany back and sides. It has a very vintage bluesy/folk sound that I love. Feature: It is well put together and feels very solid. Beautiful sunburst finish with small tear drop pick guard with tortise finish. Elegant single ring rossette. I have always liked the white button tuners that Gibson uses on some of their products and have had no trouble with it staying in tune. Ease of Use: Very easy to play especially if you have small hands but the soft v neck profile makes it pretty easy even if you have medium size hands like myself. This guitar is vey small and comfortable to play but don't be fooled by it's size. Though not as loud as a dreadnought, it is still very loud and has a sound like no other acoustic I own. Quality: It seems to be made well. I have owned mine for over a year and it has no problems that I can think of. It still has that new guitar smell. Value: I think it is an overall good value especially for a signature model as they tend to be a little more pricey. If something happened to mine I would definately get another as I plan to hand it down to my son in the future. Manufacturer Support: I own many Gibsons and Gibson products. Their customer support is very friendly and has always been helpful to me. The Wow Factor: I own many guitars. Gibson,Martin,Taylor,etc. This guitar has a very special sound and look. It's size and vintage sound is not for everyone but I find it unique and almost like playing a time capsule. Though brand new it sounds very old so you get the best of both worlds with this one. It is definately a keeper for all times. Overall: I love this very special guitar as it's unique sound and looks definately stand out from my other guitars.
Style of Music: Rock,Folk,Blues
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zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. "Gibson Arlo Guthrie LG 2 3/4"
Sound: The sound is typical of any small body parlor style guitar. The ladder bracing gives it a very focused sound coupled with the small spruce top and mahogany back and sides. It has a very vintage bluesy/folk sound that I love. Feature: It is well put together and feels very solid. Beautiful sunburst finish with small tear drop pick guard with tortise finish. Elegant single ring rossette. I have always liked the white button tuners that Gibson uses on some of their products and have had no trouble with it staying in tune. Ease of Use: Very easy to play especially if you have small hands but the soft v neck profile makes it pretty easy even if you have medium size hands like myself. This guitar is vey small and comfortable to play but don't be fooled by it's size. Though not as loud as a dreadnought, it is still very loud and has a sound like no other acoustic I own. Quality: It seems to be made well. I have owned mine for over a year and it has no problems that I can think of. It still has that new guitar smell. Value: I think it is an overall good value especially for a signature model as they tend to be a little more pricey. If something happened to mine I would definately get another as I plan to hand it down to my son in the future. Manufacturer Support: I own many Gibsons and Gibson products. Their customer support is very friendly and has always been helpful to me. The Wow Factor: I own many guitars. Gibson,Martin,Taylor,etc. This guitar has a very special sound and look. It's size and vintage sound is not for everyone but I find it unique and almost like playing a time capsule. Though brand new it sounds very old so you get the best of both worlds with this one. It is definately a keeper for all times. Overall: I love this very special guitar as it's unique sound and looks definately stand out from my other guitars.
Style of Music: Rock,Folk,Blues
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