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Yamaha FGX5 Vintage Natural

Yamaha FGX5 Vintage Natural

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Inspired by Yamaha's "red label" guitars of the 1960s, new FG Red Label folk guitars blend modern inspiration with a timeless design. Featuring a classic semi-gloss finish and high-quality components, FG Red Label guitars capture an authentic vintage aesthetic. The Mahogany back and sides are paired with a premium Sitka Spruce top that is treated with Yamaha's Acoustic Resonance Enhancement process for genuine aged-wood tone and sustain. A new scalloped-bracing design delivers plenty of volume, while the groundbreaking Atmosfeel three-way pickup system provides a natural acoustic sound when amplified. FGX5-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
  • Atmosfeel™ pickup and preamp system provides uniquely natural plugged-in sound
  • The original Yamaha FG body delivers a full, punchy low end, well suited to strumming and flatpicking
  • New scalloped FG bracing pattern provides 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, and bridge pins
  • Bone nut and saddle
  • Made in Japan
  • Hardshell case included
 
 
 
FGX5
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 Atmosfeel(Undersaddle Pickup + Contact Sensor + Mic)
Controls Master Volume, Mic Blend, Bass EQ
Connections LINE OUT
Strings Elixir NANOWEB 80/20 Bronze Light
Accessories Soundhole Cover, Hex Wrench
Case Hardshell Case