The Yamaha FG800 is a folk acoustic guitar from the series that marked the mus ic of the 60s, transposed into modern times.
When it launched the FG series in 1966, Yamaha proved that great musicians could compose timeless music on an affordable instrument. To this end, he created a set of guitars that were excellent to play, with great build quality and an exceptional tone. 50 years later, Yamaha uses the same ingredients, blamelessly mixed and cooked by modern manufacturing techniques, to provide guitarists with an instrument designed to take their music even further.
The Yamaha FG800 is the most affordable model in the modern version of the FG series and a testament to Yamaha's ability to produce economical and very reliable instruments with exceptional sound. Perfect for the musician who needs to have a guitar on hand that he can trust to compose or perform his music, the FG800 has a rich and inspiring sound that makes you want to keep playing.
The Traditional Western shape of the Yamaha FG800 body allows it to have a bigger resonance box, for higher volume and full sound without losing definition. The timbre is rich, with a variety of frequencies that give more consistency to your musicality.
The choice of materials also helps to increase your acoustic potential. The body is in solid fir, and the bottom and sides are in mahogany, two very resistant woods with great resonance for a louder and stronger sound. The top has supports designed according to the latest acoustic research, with misaligned strips, creating a structure that maintains the stability of the top while helping to produce more and better sound.
The neck is in nato, a very dense, resistant and durable wood, of great aesthetic value thanks to the natural veins. The fingerboard is made of very resistant rosewood that remains without marks and scratches caused by intensive and prolonged use. The bridge is also made of this material, giving great stability and greater support to each note.
The FG800's finish is brilliant, with the sunburst motif giving a classic, warm and distinctive look, with style, making it a unique instrument while remaining anchored in a long tradition of folk guitars.
The Yamaha FG800 is a modern acoustic guitar based on the principles that made the original models instrumental in one of the most interesting eras in the history of contemporary music.
50 years later, the FG800 is a folk guitar for musicians who want to revive or renew tradition, with all the comfort of playing and with the guarantee of an excellent construction quality.
- Body: traditional western
- Bottom and sides: mahogany
- Fretboard: indian rosewood
- Pins: ABS black, white dots
- Strings: Yamaha FS50BT or D'Addario EXP11