Takamine Dreadnought Body StyleTakamine artist Brad Davis talks about the dreadnought body style. This video will help you determine if the tonal characteristics of the dreadnought body are right for your playing style. For information on other body styles, just go to the Takamine YouTube channel.
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6 String Acoustic / Electric
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 TF360SBG-MAG 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, built utilizing “Holy Grail” tonewoods. 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 adirondack spruce top, solid Madagascar rosewood back and sides, herringbone purfling and rosette, flame maple binding, antique gold 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. The electronic performance package is beyond state of the art with the Cool Tube® Preamp – the first and only tube preamp in an acoustic guitar.
Body Shape: Dreadnought Top: Solid Adirondack Spruce Back: Solid Madagascar Rosewood Sides: Solid Madagascar Rosewood Bridge: Madagascar Rosewood Fingerboard: Ebony Tuners: Antique Gold Open Gears Rosette: Herringbone Inlays: Dots Finish (Top): Electronics: Cool Tube® Preamp Case: GC1128T included