Yamaha LJ6

Yamaha LJ6 Acoustic Guitar, Natural

Yamaha LJ6 acoustic guitar

Yamaha’s flagship L-Series range have been used by such major artists as Jimmy Page, Brian May, Paul Simon and John Lennon

Construction
Yamaha’s ability to combine handcrafted construction by expert Japanese luthiers, choice pre-aged tonewoods and advanced manufacturing techniques results in instruments with a winning combination of style, performance and outstanding value. The mini-jumbo LJ acoustic combined with the high-end specification of Yamaha’s L-series guitars produces an acoustic which sounds and feels perfect for any acoustic performer.

The top is constructed from solid Canadian Engelmann spruce and has an opaque light yellow tint reminiscent of a mature acoustic instrument. The rosewood back and sides blend well with the spruce top. The neck utilizes rosewood between two layers of mahogany in a a 3-ply design which is designed To alleviate the potential of neck movement over time. The bridge offers more overall mass than previous models to deliver greater tone. The design incorporates smooth lines and edges to keep the playing surface unencumbered.

Tone
The LJ6 produces a well balanced sound which is equally at home with fingerstyle or chord styles and its softened midrange makes it a perfect companion for the singer/songwriter. The use premium materials including solid Englemann spruce, rosewood and mahogany neck combined with new 90 degree non-scalloped bracing design result in a loud, powerful, well-balanced tone with clear response and excellent projection.

Finish
Yamaha work very closely with lacquer manufacturers striving to achieve a natural finish giving the guitar every chance to breathe and tonally shine. Finishing materials unique to Yamaha are used on handcrafted models.  The LJ6 comes in a natural finish.

Alternatives
There are two similar guitars in this range with almost identical specifications; The Yamaha LL6 has a construction based on a slightly refined version of the traditional dreadnought shape producing a well balanced sound, controlled bottom end with strong midrange and sparkling highs. The Yamaha LS6 has a smaller concert body and is perfect for intricate finger style playing.

Verdict
The Yamaha LJ6 is an excellent all-round guitar which is comfortable and well constructed. In this price-range, it is difficult to beat it!. Enjoy the handmade quality and the fantastic features of the new L-Series, including the add-on of a solid top and solid back.

Specifications
Body: Jumbo Type
Top: Solid Engelmann Spruce
Back: Rosewood
Side: Rosewood
Neck: Mahogany, Rosewood (3 ply)
Fingerboard: Ebony
Saddle: Plastic
Bridge: Ebony
Body Depth: 100-125 mm (3 15/16″”-4 15/16″”)
Nut (plastic) Width: 44 mm (1 3/4″”)
String Length: 650 mm (25 9/16″”)
Tuners: Diecast Gold
Colours : Natural
Finish: Hi-Gloss

Includes Hard Case

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