Alvarez WY1 Yairi Folk Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar (with Case)

Feature: What it does:
Western red cedar top Smooth and mellow, round sound
East Indian rosewood back and sides Rich low end; smooth mids; articulate highs
Mahogany neck Great sustain, strength, and warm tone
Rosewood fretboard Open, warm tone and smooth playing feel
- Top: Solid AA Western Red Cedar
- Back & Sides: Solid East Indian Rosewood
- Shape: Cutaway Folk
- Neck: One piece mahogany
- Neck Finish: 50/50 Semi gloss
- Bracing System: Hand-carved FST2 - Forward Shifted, Scalloped X
- Bridge: Ebony, Direct Coupled
- Inlays: Abalone & Mother of Pearl
- Fingerboard: Rosewood with 12th Abalone Fret Inlay
- Headstock Plate: Rosewood
- Nut & Saddle: Real Bone
- Tuners: Gotoh 510's Gold with Ebony Buttons
- Binding: Ivoroid
- Bridge Pins: Ebony
- Strings: D'Addario EXP
- Electronics: LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick Up
- Accessories: Deluxe wood case
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Shipping Weight: 15 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 45 x 27 x 8 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): WY1
Shipping Weight: 15 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 45 x 27 x 8 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): WY1TS
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 314-727-4512
(13 ratings)
Submitted October 13, 2017 by buzz langley in dallas, TX
"k. yairi wy-1"
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just bought and receive a beautiful wy-1 natural .these wy-1 were deemed the best hand made guitar in the 90's I didn't give them much thought after all there are lots of other brands --- then I bought my first one ,then another ,then another and a 4th,now I have 5,selling my taylor and breedloves,yes they are the best hand made guitar EVER made .once played nothing is as good. I LOVE MY WY-1's
Musical Background:
started playing at 9,i play guitar,paino, sax,brass insturments,i played professionallly in houston years in the 70's and 80's
Musical Style:
70's james taylor,neil young,elton john --only real music
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