Posts tagged ‘Dreadnought’

15/06/2016

Now on Soundcloud: Farida Guitars M-2NS & B-10E

Farida M-2NS + B-10E
• solid tops (M-2NS: cedar; B-10E: spruce)
• mahogany backs and sides
• set mahogany necks
• rosewood fretboards
• rosewood bridges with compensated bridge saddles
• Farida B-10E equipped with Fishman Isys pickup and preamp

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Demo Track
• left rhythm guitar: M-2NS parlour
• right rhythm guitar: B-10E round shoulder dreadnought
• all tracks recorded with a pair of Shure SM57 microphones

Lisätiedot: Vantaan Musiikki

31/05/2016

Tulossa kesäkuussa *** Coming in June *** Farida Guitars

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Lisätiedot: Vantaan Musiikki

07/04/2016

Review: Tanglewood Sundance Historic TW40O-AN-E + TW40D-AN-E

Tanglewood TW40O + TW40D – ad

This review could also carry the headline: ”Tanglewood brings vintage to the masses”. Tanglewood’s Sundance Historic guitars have been designed to give you plenty of that ”pre-war” charm at very player-friendly prices. Take the two models on review, for example, which have price tags well below 700 Euros, despite even coming with on-board Fishman pickups and preamps!

The TW40O-AN-E and the TW40D-AN-E are both quite reminiscent of certain legendary Martin-models from the 1930s and 40s.

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Tanglewood TW40O-AN-E – full front

The Tanglewood TW40O–AN-E (current price in Finland 673 €) is the Sundance Historic series’ version of a Martin OM-18 model – the first Martin steel-string acoustic to feature a neck joint at the 14th fret when it was introduced in the Thirties.

Tanglewood TW40D-AN-E – full front

Tanglewood’s TW40D-AN-E (673 €) is a tip of the hat to Martin’s D-18, which is the most copied, most referenced steel-string of all time. Even Gibson went out and bought a Martin in 1960, so they could use it to reverse engineer their own Hummingbird and Dove models.

Both of these models can also be had without the pickup system for 598 Euros each.

Tanglewood TW40O-AN-E – back beauty

The necks of the TW40O and the TW40D have been built in the traditional fashion employed on classical guitars:

The neck is a one-piece mahogany affair – headstock and all – save for a separate, glued-on neck heel.

Tanglewood TW40D-AN-E – body beauty 2

The bodies are crafted using solid spruce tops and laminated mahogany rims and backs.

The ”AN” in the model designation hints at the beautiful Antique Natural finish of these Historic Series instruments.

Tanglewood TW40D-AN-E – headstock

The nut is genuine bovine bone.

Tanglewood TW40O-AN-E – tuners

The machine heads are very decent copies of 1930s open-geared Grovers. They do a great job of keeping the tuning stable, but their action is a little bit stiffer than what you’re used to with modern die-cast tuners.

Tanglewood TW40O-AN-E – fretboard

The slender and small frets fit the vintage brief of the TW40O and TW40D to a tee.

Tanglewood TW40O-AN-E – bridge

Here’s a good example of how different two pieces of rosewood can look:

The reviewed TW40O-AN-E’s bridge is a nicely-grained light example…

Tanglewood TW40D-AN-E – bridge

…while the dreadnought carries a much darker counterpart.

The compensated bridge saddle is genuine bone on both instruments.

Tanglewood TW40O-AN-E – Fishman Sonitone

Both Sundance Historics have been equipped with a Fishman Sonitone pickup and preamp.

The piezo transducer sits beneath the bridge saddle and feeds its signal to the preamp – featuring master volume and master tone controls – that has been glued to the underside of the soundhole’s bass side edge. The Sonitone is powered by a 9 V battery, which is stowed away in its own pouch that is velcro’d to the neck block. The downside is that changing the battery is a much more involved affair than with a quick change battery compartment, but the advantage of this Fishman system is that it doesn’t spoil the guitar’s looks.

Tanglewood TW40O-AN-E – output

Both Tanglewoods sport an end pin output jack.

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Tanglewood TW40O-AN-E – body beauty 2

The care that has quite obviously gone into building these two Tanglewood Sundance Historic guitars really puts a smile on your face. The workmanship is clean and precise, and both instruments look more expensive than they really are.

Even though both guitars are from the 500-800 Euro price bracket, Tanglewood have gone the extra mile to match the wood grain on the sides of both guitars. The tops of the shoulders look bookmatched.

The vintage brief extends to more than simple cosmetics on the TW40O-AN-E:

Vintage OM-guitars (OM stands for Orchestra Model) are known for their slightly wider necks with soft V-profiles. You will also often find a slightly wider string spacing at the bridge, which makes fingerstyle playing much easier.

Tanglewood has used these vintage specifications for their Sundance Historic OM:

The neck has a very nice, soft V-profile, with a width at the top nut of 46 mm. The low E to top e spacing at the bridge is a very comfy 58 mm, which is good news for fingerpickers, working equally well with a plectrum.

The TW40O plays like a dream with a nice set-up on our review sample (string height at the 12th fret: bass-E – 2.1 mm/treble-e – 1.9 mm).

There a lot of debate about the pros and cons of solid backs in acoustic guitars. Some claim that a solid back is almost as important as a solid top in a steel-string acoustic, while others point to the use of laminated backs in the legendary Selmer-Maccaferri guitars (and newer exponents of the Gypsy Jazz genre) or to the great sound of arched-back vintage Guilds.

My own position in this debate is that most (but not all) guitars with laminated backs a bit quieter and drier-sounding than their all-solid brethren. Nevertheless, I feel that a solid top and an overall well-crafted instrument are much more important to the sound as a whole.

An OM-sized steel-string will have a ”sweeter”, less bass-heavy tone than a Dreadnought of similar build, which is due in large part to its smaller and differently-shaped body.

Tanglewood’s TW40O has the trademark OM-sound – the guitar’s voice is open and well-balanced, with a projection akin to that of a Dreadnought, and it is very easy to record and place in a mix.

These two clips have been recorded with a pair of Shure SM57 microphones:

Fishman’s Sonitone system is a decent and easy-to-use choice to amplify your guitar on stage with the least amount of hassle:

Tanglewood TW40O-AN-E – soundhole rosette

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Tanglewood TW40D-AN-E – body beauty 1

The original aims in designing the Dreadnought were the need for more volume and a fatter bass register. At first Martin’s D-models were aimed squarely at the ”singing cowboys”, which were so popular in the US in the 1930s and 40s. These musicians, such as Gene Autry or Hank Williams, needed loud guitars that would build a strong foundation for their vocals. This is what started the phenomenal success of the D-model, making it fairly ubiquitous in most genres of music.

Tanglewood’s TW40D-AN-E is a well-made homage to a 1930s-style D-18, both in terms of looks and sound.

The TW40D’s neck is virtually identical to the one on the TW40O – a nice soft-V affair, which is slightly wider and bigger than the neck on many contemporary steel-strings.

The craftsmanship displayed on this D is of the same high standard as on the reviewed OM, really leaving nothing to be desired in terms of the TW40D’s playability and set-up (bass-E: 2.2 mm/top-e: 1.7 mm).

We all know how a Dreadnought should sound: a big bottom end, coupled with a warm mid-range and chiming treble.

The Tanglewood TW40D doesn’t disappoint:

Fishman’s Sonitone system also works very well in the context of the TW40D-AN-E-model:

Tanglewood TW40D-AN-E – soundhole rosette 2

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Tanglewood TW40O-AN-E – beauty shot 1

In my opinion Tanglewood’s TW40O-AN-E and TW40D-AN-E really do offer something special in their price range:

Here we have a pair of steel-string acoustics at player-friendly prices, which take the terms ”vintage” and ”historic” above and beyond mere cosmetics. Thanks to the ”vintage correct” neck dimensions and neck profiles of these two instruments, and the wider string spacing, genuinely vintage-feeling guitars become available without custom shop price tags.

These are well-made, great-sounding guitars. Too bad I have to give them back…

Tanglewood TW40D-AN-E – beauty shot 1

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Tanglewood Sundance Historic

TW40O-AN-E – 673 €

TW40D-AN-E – 673 €

Finnish distributor: Musamaailma

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Pros:

+ value-for-money

+ workmanship

+ authentic neck profile

+ playability

+ Fishman pickup and preamp

+ sound

04/04/2016

Testipenkissä: Tanglewood Sundance Historic TW40O-AN-E + TW40D-AN-E

Tanglewood TW40O + TW40D – ad

Tämän jutun otsikko voisi myös olla: ”Tanglewood tuo vintagea kaikkien soittajien ulottuville”. Sundance Historic -kitaroissa on nimittäin paljon vanhan ajan hohtoa, vaikka niiden hinnat pysyvät – jopa mikitettyinä – selvästi alle 700 euroa!

Kitarablogi sai testiin kaksi soitinta – TW40O-AN-E ja TW40D-AN-E – jotka muistuttavat erehdyttävästi kahta legendaarista Martin-mallia.

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Tanglewood TW40O-AN-E – full front

Tanglewood TW40O–AN-E (673 €) on Sundance Historic -sarjan kunnianosoitus Martin OM-18 -kitaralle, joka oli 1930-luvulla ensimmäinen teräskielinen, jolla oli kaulaliitos 14. nauhan kohdalla.

Tanglewood TW40D-AN-E – full front

Tanglewood TW40D-AN-E (673 €) on saman sarjan versio Martin D-18 -mallista, joka on kopioiduin teräskielinen akustinen kautta aikojen – jopa Gibsonin Hummingbird- ja Dove-mallit kopioitiin suoraan musiikkiliikkeestä ostetulta Martin-kitaralta!

Molemmat Tanglewoodit saa myös ilman mikitystä 598 eurolla.

Tanglewood TW40O-AN-E – back beauty

TW40O:ssa ja TW40D:ssä on espanjalaisessa tyylissä rakennettu kaula, mikä tarkoittaa että kaula ja viritinlapa ovat yhdestä mahonkipalasta veistettyjä, vaan kaulakorko on lisätty jälkikäteen.

Tanglewood TW40D-AN-E – body beauty 2

Kaikukoppa taas on tehty kokopuisesta kuusikannesta ja mahonkivanerisista sivuista ja pohjasta.

Mallitunnuksen kirjainyhdistelmä ”AN” viitaa Historic-mallien kauniiseen, kellertävään ja kiiltävään viimeistelyyn (Antique Natural).

Tanglewood TW40D-AN-E – headstock

Näissä Tanglewoodeissa yläsatula on aitoa luuta.

Tanglewood TW40O-AN-E – tuners

Virittimet ovat 1930-luvun Grover-koneistojen kopioita, jotka pitävät vireen todella hyvin, mutta ovat käytössä hieman nykyaikaisia virittimiä jäykempiä.

Tanglewood TW40O-AN-E – fretboard

Myös TW40O:n ja TW40D:n sirot nauhat sopivat näiden soittimien vintage-tunnelmaan täydellisesti.

Tanglewood TW40O-AN-E – bridge

Hyvä esimerkki ruusupuun ulkonäön vaihtelevuudesta:

Tässä testissä käyneen TW40O-AN-E:n vaaleampi talla…

Tanglewood TW40D-AN-E – bridge

…ja tässä D-mallin tummempi vastine.

Molemmissa kompensoitu tallaluu on aitoa luuta.

Tanglewood TW40O-AN-E – Fishman Sonitone

Testatuissa Sundance Historic -soittimissa on helppokäyttöinen Fishman Sonitone -mikitys.

Pietsomikki on sijoitettu tallaluun alle, kun taas etuvahvistin säätimineen (volume ja tone) on liimattu ääniaukon yläreunan alle. Yhdeksän voltin paristo istuu omassa kotelossa, joka on kiinnitetty kaulablokkiin. Pariston vaihtaminen ääniaukon kautta on hieman hankalampi kuin kopan reunan läpi kiinnitetyissä paristolokeroissa, mutta isona etuna tässä on koko systeemin näkymättömyys.

Tanglewood TW40O-AN-E – output

Lähtöjakki on molemmissa malleissa yhdistetty hihnatappiin.

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Tanglewood TW40O-AN-E – body beauty 2

On todella ilahduttavaa nähdä kuinka huolellisesti nämä kaksi Tanglewood Sundance Historic -kitaraa on tehty. Työnjälki on erittäin siisti ja viimeistely laadukas ja kaunis.

Vaikka näissä kahdessa soittimessa on kyse 500-800 euron hintaluokan teräskielisistä Tanglewoodeista, on molemmissa testikitaroissa sivujen syykuviot sovitettu yhteen, että sivujen ”hartiat” näyttävät bookmatch-peilikuvilta!

Vintage-motto ulottuu TW40O-AN-E:ssä huomattavasti pidemmälle kuin pelkästään kosmetiikkaan:

Vanhat OM-kitarat (Orchestra Model) tunnetaan siitä, että niissä on aavistuksen leveämpi, pehmeästi V-muotoinen kaulaprofiili. Myös kielten keskeinen etäisyys tallan kohdalla on usein pikkuisen isompi kuin monissa nykyaikaisissa soittimissa, mikä tekee sormisoitosta mukavamman.

Tanglewood on käyttänyt tähän Sundance Historic -malliin juuri näitä ”oikeita” vanhoja mittoja. Kaulaprofiili on pehmeä V, ja kaulan leveys on satulan kohdalla 46 mm. E-kielten etäisyys tallassa taas on ilmavat 58 milliä – kitara siis tarjoaa mukavasti tilaa sormisoitolle, mutta myös plektran käyttö onnistuu ongelmitta.

TW40O:n soitettavuus on ensiluokkaista, ja kitara saapui testiin loistavassa trimmissä (kielten korkeus 12. nauhan kohdalla: basso-E – 2,1 mm/diskantti-e – 1,9 mm).

Kitarapiireissä keskustelu täyspuisen pohjan tärkeydestä teräskielisen kitaran sointiin käy edelleen kuumana. Joidenkin mielestä kokopuinen pohja on lähes yhtä tärkeä kuin täyspuinen kansi, toiset taas viittaavat erittäin laadukkaisiin Selmer-Maccaferri-kitaroihin (Gypsy Jazz -kitarat) tai vanhoihin Guild-soittimiin, joissa on vaneripohja.

Oma näkemykseni tähän kiistakysymykseen on, että vanerista tehty pohja on usein (mutta ei aina) aavistuksen verran hiljaisempi ja soundiltaan hivenen verran kuivempi kuin kokopuinen vastine. Pidän kuitenkin teräskielisen kitaran yleissoundin kannalta huomattavasti tärkeämpänä, että kansi on täyspuinen ja että soittimen koko rakenne on laadukas ja terve.

OM-kokoisen teräskielisen pääerot dreadnoughtiin nähden ovat sen pienempi koppa ja OM-kitaran siistimpi bassorekisteri, joka tekee soittimesta erittäin helpon äänittää.

Tanglewood TW40O:lla on malliesimerkki OM-soundista – kitaran ääni on avoin, sen projektio lähes D-mallin luokkaa, ja se istuu äänitettynä erittäin nätisti miksauksissa.

Nämä kaksi esimerkkiä on äänitetty Shure SM57 -mikrofoneilla:

Fishman Sonitone -pietsojärjestelmä on hyvä ja helppokäyttöinen valinta, josta lähtee hyvin terve pietsosoundi livekäyttöä varten:

Tanglewood TW40O-AN-E – soundhole rosette

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Tanglewood TW40D-AN-E – body beauty 1

Alkuperäisen dreadnought-kitaran lähtökohdat olivat volyymi ja reilunkokoinen bassorekisteri. Alkuperäinen kohderyhmä olivat 1930- ja 40-luvulla Yhdysvalloissa hyvin suositut ”laulavat lehmipojat”, kuten Gene Autry tai Hank Williams, jotka tarvitsivat live-esiintymisiään varten kitaroita, joissa oli potkua plektrasoitossa. Tästä alkoi D-mallien voittokulku joka kasvoi yhä vain voimakkaammaksi, kun Folk-laulajatkin löysivät tiehensä tähän isompaan vaihtoehtoon.

Tanglewoodin TW40D-AN-E on laadukas kunniaosoitus 1930-luvun D-18:lle, sekä ulkonäön että soitettavuuden kannalta.

TW40D:n kaula on käytännössä täysin identtinen TW40O:n kaulaan – kaulaprofiili on erittäin mukava pehmeä V, ja koko kaula on hieman leveämpi kuin monissa nykykitaroissa.

Testikitaran työnjälki on samalla korkealla tasolla kuin Historic-sarjan OM-mallissakin, eikä TW40D:n soitettavuudessa todellakaan löydy mitään moitittavaa (matala-E: 2,2 mm/diskantti-e: 1,7 mm).

Dreadnought-kitaran soundi on varmaan kaikille tuttu: iso basso, lämmin keskirekisteri ja helisevä diskantti – ja kaikki hyvällä potkulla höystettynä.

TW40D on todella hyvä esimerkki tästä soundista:

Fishmanin Sonitone -mikkisysteemi toimii sulavassa yhteistyössä myös TW40D-AN-E-mallissa:

Tanglewood TW40D-AN-E – soundhole rosette 2

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Tanglewood TW40O-AN-E – beauty shot 1

TW40O-AN-E:n ja TW40D-AN-E:n myötä Tanglewood tarjoaa tässä hintasegmentissä todella harvinaista herkkua:

Tässä ovat kaksi teräskielistä akustista kitaraa soittajaystävällisillä hinnoilla, joissa käsitteet ”vintage” ja ”historic” ulottuvat todellakin pintaa syvemmälle. Erittäin mukavan kaulaprofiilin ja leveämmän kieltenvälisen etäisyyden ansiosta, myös meillä rivisoittajilla on nyt varaa kokea aidon vintagen-soittotuntuma.

Tärkein on kuitenkin näiden soittimien soundi, joka vakuutti ainakin minut täysin.

Tanglewood TW40D-AN-E – beauty shot 1

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Tanglewood Sundance Historic -kitarat

TW40O-AN-E – 673 €

TW40D-AN-E – 673 €

Maahantuoja: Musamaailma

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Plussat:

+ hinta-laatu-suhde

+ työnjälki

+ autenttinen kaulaprofiili

+ soitettavuus

+ Fishman-mikkisysteemi

+ soundi

31/03/2016

Maanantaina: Tanglewood Sundance Historic TW40D-AN-E + TW40O-AN-E

Tanglewood TW40O-AN-E – full front

Tanglewood TW40D-AN-E – full front

Lisätiedot: Musamaailma

30/03/2016

Tanglewood Sundance Historic TW40O-AN-E – the Kitarablogi-video

Tanglewood TW40O-AN-E – full front

Lisätiedot: Musamaailma

24/03/2016

Now on SoundCloud: Tanglewood Sundance Historic TW40D-AN-E + TW40O-AN-E

Tanglewood TW40O + TW40D for SoundCloud

Lisätiedot: Musamaailma

22/03/2016

Guitar Porn: Tanglewood Sundance Historic TW40D-AN-E + TW40O-AN-E

Tanglewood TW40D-AN-E – beauty shot 1

Tanglewood TW40D-AN-E – headstock

Tanglewood TW40D-AN-E – soundhole rosette

Tanglewood TW40O-AN-E – soundhole rosette

Tanglewood TW40O-AN-E – Fishman Sonitone

Tanglewood TW40O-AN-E – beauty shot 1

Lisätiedot: Musamaailma

16/03/2016

Tulossa… – Coming soon… – Tanglewood Sundance Historic

Tanglewood TW40 O + D – teaser+

Tanglewood AN O + D – Fishman Sonitone

Lisätiedot: Musamaailma

06/06/2013

Review: Mannedesign PFM + RDV

Mannedesign – logo

Mannedesign is the more affordable, Far Eastern-produced brand of Italian company Manne Guitars.

Apart from Mannedesign’s wide array of electric guitars and basses the brand’s model range also includes several steel-string acoustics, two of which are featured in this review:

The Parlour-sized Mannedesign PFM and Roberto Dalla Vecchia’s signature-Dreadnought, the RDV.

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Mannedesign PFM – full front 2

The Mannedesign PFM (660 €) is an all-solid, small-bodied instrument for the Blues-, Folk- and Roots-guitarist, who is looking for a vintage-toned guitar.

The deep and rich matte finish on the PFM’s cedar top embues the instrument with a good dose of street credibility.

Mannedesign PFM – full back 2

The mahogany neck is one-piece, save for the upper half of the headstock, and a another piece used to get the neck heel up to its full length. The neck joint is a the 12th fret, just like it was on many guitars in the 1930s.

The back and rims of the soundbox have been crafted from beautiful solid mahogany.

Mannedesign PFM – headstock

The headstock sports a rosewood veneer, which has been beautifully inlaid with a maple Mannedesign-logo.

TRhe top nut has been carved from genuine bone.

Mannedesign PFM – tuners

Gotoh supplies this model’s quality open tuning machines, which are a well-designed update on vintage tuners.

Mannedesign PFM – fretboard

The Mannedesign’s rosewood fingerboard holds 19 well-seated, medium-sized frets.

Mannedesign PFM – body angle

The PFM’s body has been adorned with stylish flame maple binding, while the guitar’s beautiful rosette sports abalone inlays.

Mannedesign PFM – bridge

The characteristic dip of the Mannedesign’s headstock is mirrored in the rosewood bridge’s design.

The compensated bridge saddle has been made – just like the top nut – from bovine bone, which is still one of the best materials for this purpose.

Mannedesign PFM – back beauty

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Mannedesign RDV – full front 2

Roberto Della Vecchia is an Italian Fingerstyle-wizard – I can only recommend hopping over to his website to check the man out!

Della Vecchia’s Mannedesign RDV -signature model (950 €) is a gorgeous Dreadnought guitar carefully crafted from traditional materials. AA-quality sitka spruce is used for the guitar’s solid top.

Mannedesign RDV – full back

The RDV’s mahogany neck is one-piece, save for a separate bit used to make up the neck heel.

The solid Indian rosewood used for the back and the rims is stunningly beautiful.

The body of the guitar comes with a gloss finish, while the neck has been finished with a matte lacquer.

Mannedesign RDV – headstock

The headstock facing is black ebony, inlaid with a mother-of-pearl Mannedesign-logo.

Mannrdrsign RDV – tuners

The RDV comes equipped with gold-coloured Gotoh tuners with ebony-styled plastic tuning buttons.

Mannedesign RDV – fretboard

Maple binding frames the ebony fingerboard. The RDV is equipped with 20 medium-sized frets.

Mannedesign RDV – binding + heel cap

The back’s centre line has been inlaid with a very beautiful black-and-white motif.

Mannedesign RDV – binding

In addition to the maple edge binding the top also sports very crisp-looking herringbone purfling.

Mannedesign RDV – rosette

The rosette’s central ring is made up of genuine mother-of-pearl.

Mannedesign RDV – bridge

The RDV’s bridge is the same design we’ve already seen on the PFM, but this time crafted from deep black ebony.

Mannedesign RDV – body back angle

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Mannedesign PFM – full front

As most do Parlour-sized guitars, the Mannedesign PFM has a medium-length scale of 63 cm, which makes bending the 012-gauge strings relatively easy to bend. Instead of a ”vintage-correct” – and often loathed – V-profile neck, Mannedesign have opted for a more sensible and nice-feeling middle-of-the-road D-profile. The guitar’s nut width measures 4,4 cm, while the string spacing (E to e) at the bridge stands at 5,4 cm – good for both plectrum player, as well as fingerstylists. The test sample was set up with a very friendly action (E: 1,9 mm/e: 1,5 mm).

The Mannedesign PFM is a typical Parlour-guitar in the best possible sense. The guitar’s sound is quite dry and has a barking attack, with a strong and slightly nasal overall mid-range focus. Fingerstyle-guitarists will love the relatively light bass register, which keeps things transparent. When using a plack, you will be positively surprised by how well the PFM is able to cut through and project – great for Ragtime and early Blues. The Mannedesign PFM also records really well, because it doesn’t clutter the low-mid and bass registers.

Mannedesign PFM – beauty shot

Mannedesign PFM – back beauty

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Mannedesign RDV – full front

The Mannedesign RDV has the long scale (63 cm) typical of a Dreadnought. Roberto Della Vecchia requested a slightly wider-than-usual string spread at the bridge (5,9 cm) to accommodate the needs of fingerstyle players. The neck profile is a very nice, oval C. The Della Vecchia model’s set-up was superb, with a nice and comfortable action (E: 2,0 mm/e: 1,5).

Rosewood-bodied Dreads often turn out to be great ”shouters”, which also holds true for the RDV’s healthy volume levels. There’s plenty of lush bass on tap, with a warm mid-range and shimmering top-end to boot. The Mannedesign RDV is a prime exponent of the famous Dreanought-sound, offering you volume, character and dynamics in spades.

Mannedesign RDV – beauty shot

Mannedesign RDV – back beauty

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Mannedesign-instruments still have a rather low profile here in Finland. Still, based on this review I can only recommed a closer look at the brand’s acoustic offerings.

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Mannedesign PFM + RDV

PFM – 660 €

RDV – 950 €

Finnish distributor: Nordsound

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Pros (both models):

+ value-for-money

+ workmanship

+ playability

+ sound

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Mannedesign PFM – logo