Tradesman Series “purpose built” guitars are built with luthier selected solid tone woods in our pro series facility that has been building precision quality instruments over five decades. The EF340SBG dreadnought Flatpicker is built to give the player the vintage playing experience in a modern live performance guitar. Designed under the guidance of some of the world’s hottest flatpickers, these dreadnoughts are absolute cannons. Voiced for vintage tone and equipped with state of the art electronics, these Takamine dreadnoughts are ready for session work or stadium shows. Features a solid spruce top, solid mahogany back and sides, antique nickel open geared tuners along with an ebony fingerboard. The neck has a substantial profile that eases hand strain for effortless extended playing sessions. Includes Takamine’s Palathetic™ pickup, known in the industry as one of the most accurate and natural sounding acoustic/electric pickups. Takamine’s TLD Line Driver provides the player with an active output.