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The Loar LO-16 Small Body L-00 Style Acoustic Guitar, Black

So much awesome packed into a small package, The Loar LO-16 is a small-body guitar with a punchy, articulate sound with vintage appeal. (2) Read 2 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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The Loar LO-16 Black

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What's special about this product?
Features: What it does for you:
Solid spruce top Punchy, articulate and warm sound
Mahogany back and sides Dry and airy tone; clear, present midrange
Rosewood fretboard Open, warm tone and smooth playing feel
Grover tuners Fantastic stability and reliability

Product Description

The Loar LO-16 takes the traditional L-00 shaped body style and updates it for today's players. If you want authentic front porch blues-box sound, you can't do much better than the LO-16.

The LO-16 begins with a hand-selected solid spruce top. The mahogany back and sides give it the warmth that players have come to know and love in small body instruments. Mother-of-pearl headstock inlay and Grover tuning machines add tons of value to these great-sounding guitars.

Combining solid top, small-body style with a vintage vibe, this guitar will be the perfect addition to your collection.

Check out the black LO-16 in this demo from Loar:


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- Shape: L-00 Shape with Modified Depth
- Top: Solid Spruce
- Back and Sides: Mahogany
- Neck: Mahogany
- Fretboard: Rosewood
- Scale Length: 24-3/4"
- Nut Width: 1-3/4"
- Headstock Inlay: Mother-of-Pearl
- Tuning Machines: Grover
- Body Binding: Ivory
- Finish: Black Gloss
- Total length - 39-3/4"
- Body length - 19-1/4"
- Lower bout - 14-7/8"
- Upper bout - 10-1/4"
- Depth - 4-1/8"
- Nut width - 1-3/4"
- Scale length - 24-3/4"
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Black
Shipping Weight: 7 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 41 x 18 x 6 in
Natural
Shipping Weight: 7 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 45 x 18 x 6 in
Customer Reviews
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zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. "Perfect"
Overall: For years I've been looking for a guitar that sounded good, felt good, and looked good. This is it. It's perfect. If you like to fingerpick with or without fingerpicks, this is a great guitar. The string spacing at the bridge is a little wider than most other guitars. This lets you get your fingers right down in there, AND you're not bumping into other strings by mistake. At the other end, the nut, the strings are a little wider apart also. This lets you make chords clearly without your left hand fingers bumping into each other. This string spacing feature does two things - It makes the guitar feel super comfortable and your music becomes clean and clear. I almost sound professional !! Both the saddle on the bridge, and the nut are bone, not plastic. The body is beautifully finished and does not seem small at all. It's smaller than a dreadnaught shaped guitar, yes, but by no means is this a 'junior' or toy looking guitar. It looks great. Also great looking is the peghead which looks like a design from the past. The tuner buttons are small 'butterbean' size and are very comfortable again. And once more, because of this, your fingers don't get cramped or bump into other tuners when tuning. The neck is wonderful. It's also a little wider and beefier than most guitars. This makes it VERY comfortable to play because you have something to hang on to. This is a great sounding guitar also. It seems to have just the right kind of 'balance.' A pet peeve of mine is that many guitars have a thin sounding hi E string. This Loar guitar does not. The little hi E is meaty sounding. Check out the old style bridge - it's a little smaller than modern ones. This probably helps the sound. There is a nice edge binding that is handsome up close. I just can't say enough good things about this guitar. I plan on playing fingerpicked blues, some flatpick stumming to accompany others, and tune it to DADGAD tuning for some Celtic music. I've been playing since 1973 and I've never seen such a versatile, great sounding, great feeling guitar. To look at the photo you wouldn't think it's so special, but it is. It's perfect.
Style of Music: blues folk celtic
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zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. "Too Much Fun to Put Down"
Overall: I have been playing for 25 years and this is one of my favorite little instruments I have ever picked up. Just as advertised... if you want the perfect companion for front porch pickin'... look no further. So pleased with this purchase... this little box will be with me for a long time.
Style of Music: country, blues, bluegrass, gospel
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