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227 results
  • Year1983
    Instrument typeClassical
    Builder / ManufacturerJose Ramirez
    Instrument Model1a
    Top woodCedar
    Side woodRosewood
    Back woodRosewood
    PlayerRandall Ferguson
    Strings Comment
    With both, there is power to spare. And they last and last!
  • Year1972
    Instrument typeFlamenco
    Builder / ManufacturerJose Ramirez
    Instrument Model1a
    Top woodSpruce
    Side woodCedar
    Back woodCedar
    PlayerRex Barker
    Strings Comment
    I really liked the plastic wound trebles they produced for the flamenco guitar but they don?t produce them anymore. They felt more aligned with the treble wound strings with my right hand. I have tried La Bella, Augustine and Hannabach but go back to Savarez because they feel right and produce the brightest sounds across the range.
  • 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
    PlayerYiren Hu
    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.