The new L200ATV was designed and developed with the fingerstyle player in mind with its wider nut width while offering a balanced sound with its concert-size body shape. Emphasizing sound quality above all else, the guitars features Torrefied Solid Sitka Spruce top, Pau Ferro back and sides, Ebony fingerboard and bridge, and genuine bone nut with a semi-gloss finish.
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The L200ATV features a classic OM body style. This body style initially developed in the 1920’s captures the pre-war era tone that is often sought after. Sonically it delivers a sound that is larger than its compact size would hint at and with a level of dynamic responsiveness that is a joy to play.
A vintage instrument is the holy grail of acoustic guitar tone. The wood on the top cures and opens up more over time. This unleashes a tonal quality that is missing in new instruments — until now. Using a special process that we call ATV (Aged To Vintage) we treat the solid sitka spruce top to give it that big and open tone of a decades-old, highly-sought-after acoustic. This torrefaction process delivers that amazing tone to you right out of the box.
Pau Ferro, also known as Morado, Santos Rosewood or Bolivian Rosewood boasts many of the qualities that are highly regarded in tonewood that is close to Indian Rosewood. It’s stable, abrasion resistant, hard, attractive, exotic and has good impression strength parallel to the grain.
The L200ATV’s semi-gloss finish exhibits the best qualities of both gloss and satin finishes, providing a luxurious look that also feels smooth to the touch.
Vintage-style look and tuning stability complement the overall classic look of this model.
The high density of Ebony wood keeps the fundamental acoustic sound focused and tight with greater sonic projection than plastic, enhancing the transfer of the string vibrations throughout the soundboard top, body and the neck.
Dovetail Neck Joint
Solid Sitka Spruce *Torrefied Top
|Back & Sides||
Ebony w/ Ebony Bridge Pins
Advanced Scalloped X-Bracing
*Semi Gloss Finish