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Yamaha FG5 Vintage Natural

Featuring vintage aesthetics, classic tone, and renowned craftsmanship, Yamaha FG Red Label folk guitars combine modern inspiration with a timeless design. Built with a custom-treated Sitka Spruce top and Mahogany back and sides, FG Red Label guitars sound like you've been playing them for years from the very first note. FG5-VN is made in Japan and has a Traditional Western body, with a case included. Vintage Natural finish.

  • 1960s aesthetics and modern craft, refined over 50+ years of Yamaha guitar development
  • The original Yamaha FG body delivers a full, punchy low end, well suited to strumming and flatpicking
  • New scalloped FG bracing pattern provide a warm, powerful tone with deep lows and rich harmonics
  • Acoustic Resonance Enhancement (A.R.E.) treatment imparts the sound and sustain of aged wood
  • All-solid construction with a Sitka spruce top and mahogany back & sides
  • Ebony fingerboard, bridge, bridge pins, and end pin
  • Bone nut and saddle
  • Made in Japan
  • Hardshell case included
 
 
 
FG5
General Specifications
Body Shape Traditional Western
Scale Length 634mm (25”)
Body Length 505mm (19 7/8")
Total Length 1029mm (40 1/2")
Body Width 412mm (16 1/4")
Body Depth 100-118mm (3 15/16”- 4 5/8”)
Nut Width 44mm (1 3/4”)
String Spacing * 11.0mm
Top Material Solid Sitka Spruce
Back Material Solid Mahogany
Side Material Solid Mahogany
Neck Material African Mahogany
Fingerboard Material Ebony
Fingerboard Radius R400mm (15 3/4")
Bridge Material Ebony
Nut Material Bone
Saddle Material Bone
Bridge Pins Ebony
Tuners Open Gear Chrome(Y1D)
Body Binding Black + White
Soundhole Inlay Black + White
Pickguard Wooden type
Body Finish Semi-Gloss
Neck Finish Matt
Electronics None
Controls None
Connections None
Strings Elixir NANOWEB 80/20 Bronze Light
Accessories Hex Wrench
Case Hardshell Case