Kepma K3 GA3-130 Grand Auditorium Acoustic Guitar

An ideal "first guitar" for beginners, the Kepma K3 Grand Auditorium provides smooth playability with buttery satin finishes for an affordable price tag.
An excellent choice for any type of music, the K3 Grand Auditorium is perfect for flatpicking and strumming. Offering perfect balance with a comfortable body, the versatile K3 Grand Auditorium has great projection and clarity. With layered Sitka spruce for the top and layered mahogany back/sides, K3 guitars offer perfectly tuned tops for even, balanced frequency response.

The GA3 series features spruce tops and mahogany back & sides, mahogany satin finish necks, 18:1 sure grip smooth tuning gears, a rosewood bridge and pure playability. They are the entry point into the Kepma Line, but hardly "entry-level" quality. The K3 Series is manufactured with the same techniques and over 90% of the same processes as Kepma's Elite Series Guitars.

So, what makes Kepma K3 Series special? It starts with the wood. You know that you can grab a growing tree limb and easily twist or bend it. You also have picked up a dead branch and can easily snap it in half. Those are the two extremes in the life cycle of wood. Wood can dry out and lose moisture and it can also swell up once exposed to wetness.

To build a guitar, you need to have wood that is stable and able to withstand variations of moisture both added or removed. The ONLY way to accomplish this is to make a piece of wood that has a perfect relative moisture content that will allow it to accept humidity or aridness.

Kepma has a custom drying kiln that stabilizes the necks of each K3 guitar to an optimum moisture position. Five read more days of formulated temperature and "moisture cooking" make each K3 neck as solid as possible and able to withstand temperature and humidity variations without bending, bowing, or sharp, finger-cutting frets. So once string tension is applied to a Kepma K3 Series neck, it won't bend like a wet pool noodle and make the guitar unplayable -- it stays in its optimum position without warping or deformation.
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- Body Style: Grand Auditorium
- Scale Length: 650 mm / 25-1/2"
- Top: Layered Sitka Spruce
- Back/Sides: Layered Mahogany
- Neck: Mahogany
- Neck Reinforcement: Truss Rod
- Neck Thickness: 21.5 mm 22.5 mm (1st Fret-9th Fret)
- Neck Width: 43 mm / 1.7"
- Neck Finish: Smooth Satin
- Neck Binding: ABS
- Truss Rod: 440 mm Bidirectional adjustable steel
- Fretboard: 400 mm radius / 457 mm x 57 mm
- Sound hole Rosette: Synthetic
- Number of Frets: 20
- Saddle: Triple compensated
- Nut: ABS
- Bridge: Rosewood
- Fretboard Inlay: ABS
- Binding: ABS
- Finish: Matte
- Bridge pins: ABS
- Strings: Phosphor Bronze with Anti-Rust Coating (.012-.053)
- Tuning Machines: Kepma sealed die-cast 18:1
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Black Matte
Shipping Weight: 6.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 42 x 20 x 6 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): KEP GA3130 BK
Blue Matte
Shipping Weight: 6.25 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 42 x 20 x 6 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): KEP GA3130 BL
Natural Matte
Shipping Weight: 6.75 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 42 x 20 x 6 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): KEP GA3130
Sunburst Matte
Shipping Weight: 6.75 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 42 x 20 x 6 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): KEP GA3130 SB
Walnut Matte
Shipping Weight: 6.75 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 42 x 20 x 6 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): KEP GA3130 WM
For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: (888) 537-6201
Email: info@kepmausa.com