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Alvarez Yairi FY70CESHB Standard Series Acoustic-Electric Guitar Shadow Burst
Alvarez Yairi FY70CESHB Standard Series Acoustic-Electric Guitar Shadow Burst
Alvarez Yairi FY70CESHB Standard Series Acoustic-Electric Guitar Shadow Burst
Alvarez Yairi FY70CESHB Standard Series Acoustic-Electric Guitar Shadow Burst
Alvarez Yairi FY70CESHB Standard Series Acoustic-Electric Guitar Shadow Burst
Alvarez Yairi FY70CESHB Standard Series Acoustic-Electric Guitar Shadow Burst
Alvarez Yairi FY70CESHB Standard Series Acoustic-Electric Guitar Shadow Burst
Alvarez Yairi FY70CESHB Standard Series Acoustic-Electric Guitar Shadow Burst
Alvarez Yairi FY70CESHB Standard Series Acoustic-Electric Guitar Shadow Burst
Alvarez Yairi FY70CESHB Standard Series Acoustic-Electric Guitar Shadow Burst
Alvarez Yairi FY70CESHB Standard Series Acoustic-Electric Guitar Shadow Burst
Alvarez Yairi FY70CESHB Standard Series Acoustic-Electric Guitar Shadow Burst

Serial Number: 74827

Alvarez Yairi FY70CESHB Standard Series Acoustic-Electric Guitar Shadow Burst

Condition: New


  • Free Contiguous USA shipping
  • Setup and inspected by our tech team
  • In stock, ready to ship

Regular price$1,999.00
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We take trades from anywhere in the USA! Learn more about our trade-in process, or contact us to get your trade-in appraised.

We have 3 ways to finance:

Financing (like a credit card, with a credit check)

  • Affirm 0% financing up to $17,500
  • Klarna "as-low-as" 0% financing

To get started: add gear to your cart, start the checkout process, and then select Affirm or Klarna as your payment option. You will do a super easy credit app and be good to go!

Layaway (we hold the gear until its paid off, no credit check)

  • Layaway with 25% down with 90 days to pay, no weekly payments

To get started: contact us and we will send you a layaway contract to e-sign and 25% invoice.

SHIPPING

All of our orders are shipped with UPS and signature required at delivery (excluding small accessories).

Orders placed before 2PM EST will ship same-day.

You will receive a tracking number as soon as your order ships. Please note: All delivery changes (hold for pickup, address change, etc.) must be requested before your order leaves our store, otherwise, they are the responsibility of the customer.

RETURNS

You can return an item for any reason up to 5 days from receipt of the item, with the exception of international orders or instruments that have been modified at the customer's request. You will need to pay the return shipping cost and outgoing shipping cost (even if “free shipping” is offered), as well as applicable restocking fees dependent on your payment method (usually a 3-10% fee, specific amounts can be found at the link below).

We highly recommend reviewing our full return policy before purchasing so there are no surprises.

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Alvarez Yairi FY70CESHB Standard Series Acoustic-Electric Guitar Shadow Burst

The Alvarez partnership with the Yairi family of luthiers in Kani, Japan is a cherished part of our 55-year history. Kazuo Yairi’s influence can be seen and heard in every guitar we make, from his innovations in bracing and instrumental architecture to his knowledge of tonewoods and their specific attributes and characteristics.

Alvarez-Yairi represents our flagship guitars, where each instrument is treated and prepared as a handmade work of art. Each brace is carved by hand, each neck is spokeshaved to perfection. Tonewoods of the highest grade are naturally seasoned for years to decades before being used in the production process.

The FY70CESHB features our FST2 bracing system, a forward shifted X-brace design which was the result of years of research and development. FST2 features center scooped scalloping to the main braces and asymmetric scalloping to the two tone bars. In this way, we optimize the separation between each string and maximize balance and projection.

We take the same deliberate approach to our finishes, which range from shimmering natural satin to breathtaking sunbursts and shadowbursts. Careful preparation and years of experience allow our craftsmen to keep the finish thin, allowing our high-grade tops an excellent rate of vibration and movement.

Players love Folk/OM or OOO shapes for their wonderful balance across all strings, making them ideal for fingerpicking. The FY70CESHB has been carefully designed to take advantage of a folk shape’s best properties. It features a solid AA grade sitka spruce top, a rich shadowburst finish and is and fitted with the LR Baggs Stage Pro and Element pickup system.

The StagePro Element is a side-mounted preamp/EQ that offers easy battery access and a full chromatic tuner with three band EQ. Unlike common undersaddle pickups that are dependent on string compression for their sound, the Element Pickup was engineered to mirror the soundboard’s actual movement as you play, reproducing the natural sound of the guitar very closely.

Further innovation comes with the Direct Coupled Bridge. This system displays the craftsmanship with which these guitars are made. The DC Bridge means the pins actually go into the top of the guitar, taking the vibration to the heart of the soundboard and simultaneously increasing the break angle from the saddle to the top. This increased down pressure raises string tension, giving the guitar a very responsive feel and adding quality to its volume and sustain. Other presentments include hand cut and assembled pearl and abalone inlays, ivoroid binding, ebony fingerboard, ebony bridge and ebony bridge pins.

Like all Yairi Standard Series, this guitar is made from premium tonewood that has been seasoned naturally for 5 to 15 years in the perfect climate of Kani.

Kani is in the prefecture of Gifu in the hills north of Nagoya. This wood preparation and environment for building guitars is very important to the structural integrity of the instrument and helps to ensure decades of stability and performance from your Yairi.

Experiencing an Alvarez-Yairi is to experience the very passion that drives us. These are truly marquis instruments and represent what’s at the heart of the Alvarez culture: Continual improvement and attention to detail that will give our players a lifetime of musical fulfillment.

SETUP & INSPECTED BY OUR TECH TEAM

  • Case: Alvarez Deluxe Wood Case
  • Weight: 4.5lb
  • Year: 2022
  • Top Wood: Solid AA Sitka Spruce
  • Body Finish: Shadowburst/Gloss
  • Back and Sides Wood: East Indian Rosewood
  • Shape: Folk/OM
  • Neck: One piece mahogany, 50/50 Semi gloss finish, Extended neck joint
  • Bridge: Rosewood Direct Coupled
  • Inlays: Abalone & Mother of Pearl
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood/12th Fret Inlay
  • Headstock Plate: Rosewood
  • Nut and Saddle: Real Bone
  • Tuner: Gotoh Chrome
  • Binding: Ivoroid
  • Bridge Pins: Ebony
  • Strings: D'Addario EXP16
  • Accessories: Deluxe Wood Case / US Only
  • Bracing Systems: FST2 - Forward Shifted, Assymetric Tone Bars
  • Neck Joint: Dovetail, Extended Neck Joint
  • Neck Meets Body: 14th Fret
  • Number of Frets: 20
  • Pickup / EQ: LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick Up

DIMENSIONS

  • Overall Length (mm): 1017
  • Body Width (mm): 386
  • Body Depth at Heel (mm): 85
  • Body Depth at Base (mm): 107
  • Scale (mm): 635
  • Scale (inches): 25
  • Number of Frets: 20
  • Nut Width (mm): 44
  • Nut Width (inches): 1 23/32

Questions?

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