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- Seriously considering restoring it.
- Tuners are different however.
Trying to date my Alvarez (now with guitar pics)
Originally Posted by mbbreen. The neck block has another number.
You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. If you do use heavier gauge strings, you might want to de-tune when putting away the guitar. No, dating show on oxygen create an account now.
Anyone who looks at buying a vintage Alvarez should bear this in mind if the action is high. Interestingly I did notice your guitar has a different truss rod construction than mine. This section does not cite any sources.
The reason I was originally looking to get a date was to find original parts, if possible. These are great guitars that can be bought very cheaply when you can find them. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It seems to be Korean made.
Find all posts by mbbreen. Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page. Find all posts by architype. So it may not be from this year although we all know how inaccurate catalog pix can be! You should be able to see it looking through sound hole actual stamp not label.
Louis Music brought the management and distribution of the guitars back to St. This article has multiple issues. The reason I got the urge to date it is because I have finally decided to restore it. Try this link also for some info.
Alvarez is a guitar brand founded in by owner and distributor St. Alvarez Guitars manufactures many models of guitar which are categorized by price point and specialty into series. Alvarez has stated that its goal with Artist Series is to deliver pro level guitars at excellent value through the close attention to detail. And those who own them should probably stay away from heavy string gauges, i.
In other projects Wikimedia Commons. The guitars took the brand name of St. Spruce top and Tree of Life inlay.
The Gear Page
In Alvarez introduced the Masterworks Series featuring all solid wood construction and high end appointments such as gold tuners, ebony bridge pins, mother of pearl inlays and maple or koa binding. The nut width is slimmer than the standard size and the neck has been custom shaped to be comfortable for smaller hands. Yes, there are screws missing, but it actually stays in tune. It has fine projection, sensitive response, and speedy action. That looks like a Yairi really, They are not really that close to the cheaper Alvarez guitars, especially recently.
Usually getting back to me within a day. Find all posts by Bad Poppa. Good luck with the search! Please see the pictures below. Most serial numbers I see from them start with numbers though.
Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources. Please check the thread below for more information on my guitar. Well, even Alvarez can't do it. Then He added approximately. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.
If anybody has an idea could you let me know? It was a gift from my mother who used it in a country band way back when. On my that is where the true date is. This article needs additional citations for verification. Done a few acoustic duo gigs with it.
Buy her a set of strings first, and maybe she will give you her number. My has pretty high action on it, and these guitars are very bad candidates for neck resets, as the necks were glued with epoxy, not hide glue which can be softened with heat. This article about a musical instrument company is a stub. As you can tell from the picture, I've already seen her undressed. Tuning is fast and precise.
ALVAREZ ARTIST SERIES (OLDER 4-DIGIT MODELS)
- Sides and back of flame grained rosewood are bound with ivoroid.
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- House of Musical Traditions.