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191 results
  • Year2014
    Instrument typeClassical
    Builder / ManufacturerJuan Hernandez
    Instrument ModelMaestro, 650mm Scale
    Top woodCocobolo/Spruce
    Side woodCocobolo/Spruce
    Back woodCocobolo/Spruce
    PlayerAnonymous
    Strings Comment
    Hannabach strings sound better (more balanced and warmer) than the Savarez Corum Alliance Normal Tension on this Hernandez spruce top guitar. The Savarez are just too bright in the treble.
  • Year2015
    Instrument typeClassical
    Builder / ManufacturerJuan Hernandez
    Instrument Model640 Torres
    Top woodSpruce
    Side woodRosewood
    Back woodRosewood
    PlayerYirenHu
    Strings Comment
    none
  • Year2014
    Instrument typeClassical
    Builder / ManufacturerKauko Liikanen
    Instrument ModelDouble Top Special
    Top woodSpruce
    Side woodSpruce
    Back woodSpruce
    PlayerTommi Nuortti
    Strings Comment
    Liikanen recommended, best combination so far.
  • Year2001
    Instrument typeClassical
    Builder / ManufacturerKauko Liikanen
    Instrument ModelA-Model LRS
    Top woodSpruce
    Side woodRosewood
    Back woodRosewood
    PlayerAnonymous
    Strings Comment
    Good price, rich bass strings, amazingly strong G-string, sweet yet clear E string, not as edgy as some carbon strings.
  • Year2004
    Instrument typeClassical
    Builder / ManufacturerKauko Liikanen
    Instrument ModelA-Model LRS
    Top woodCedar
    Side woodRosewood
    Back woodRosewood
    PlayerAnonymous
    Strings Comment
    Good price, rich bass strings, amazingly strong G-string, sweet yet clear E string, not as edgy as some carbon strings.
  • Year2004
    Instrument typeClassical
    Builder / ManufacturerKenny Hill
    Instrument ModelMunich
    Top woodSpruce
    Side woodRosewood
    Back woodRosewood
    PlayerHarry George Pellegrin
    Strings Comment
    Very expressive; volume is wonderful. Amazingly warm, rich tone.
  • Year2005
    Instrument typeClassical
    Builder / ManufacturerKenny Hill
    Instrument ModelCrossover 7 string
    Top woodSpruce
    Side woodRosewood
    Back woodRosewood
    PlayerJeff Putterman
    Strings
    Custom Customer Concoction | JP's 7 String Classical Set
    Custom Customer Concoction | JP's 7 String Classical Set Model: C3 JPs 7 Strings Price: $11.18
    Comment
    Percussive, sweet trebles; low B's tension/resonance sounds clear.
  • Year2014
    Instrument typeClassical
    Builder / ManufacturerKenny Hill
    Instrument ModelPerformance
    Top woodCedar
    Side woodCedar
    Back woodCedar
    PlayerGillian Olmayev
    Strings Comment
    It provides a penetrant treble and a dark bass.
  • Year2016
    Instrument typeClassical
    Builder / ManufacturerKenny Hill
    Instrument ModelSignature
    Top woodSpruce
    Side woodSpruce
    Back woodSpruce
    PlayerRichard Sayage
    Strings Comment
    Pulls the soundboard appropriately, allowing for clear voicing, steady string push back.
  • Year2017
    Instrument typeClassical
    Builder / ManufacturerKenny Hill
    Instrument ModelAnniversary Model
    Top woodSpruce
    Side woodRosewood
    Back woodRosewood
    PlayerKenny Hill
    Strings Comment
    I like to use the same strings on every instrument to compare best, it gives me a base to work from. These strings are easy to get, work fine, and are inexpensive.