This guitar was made by Ryoji Matsuoka in 1982, and rare to see this label today. This guitar is in excellent condition for its age structural, and cosmetic condition although it is 40 years old. This guitar has been very well preserved for over the years. This truly magnificent guitar offers exceptional volume and response combined with very romantic tonality. Its trebles are super sweet, round, yet very crisp. Basses are deep and full of overtones, yet relatively clean. All notes are well balanced, note clarity and separation fantastic, sustain amazing.Hard shell case included.
The class leading Pacifica 112V combines player-focused, stage-ready spec with no compromise construction and set-up to create the best value player's guitar on the market. Push Pull Coil Split Master Tone. Vintage Style Tremolo with Block Saddle Bridge
Wild Cherry Back & Sides (3-layer solid lamination). Select Pressure Tested Solid Cedar Top. Silver Leaf Maple Neck. Rosewood Fingerboard & Bridge. 1.72" Nut Width. 24.84” Scale. 16” fingerboard radius. Graphtech Tusq™ Nut & Saddle. Double-action Truss Rod. Open-gear 16:1 antique brass tuning machines. Hand-crafted in Quebec, Canada using 95% Canadian Wood.
This red 620, with a pair of humbuckers that's what the 2 in the second digit slot of model number stands for is a great example. The locking nut and fine tune adjustments on the bridge are some of those higher end features. Frets in good shape, fresh .010s and ready to go. The tone knob also doubles as a push pull coil tap. The bridge pickup in single coil mode is a little thin in our view, but the ability to mix and match pickup modes offers some nice tonal variety.
Impact 1 classic body design. 25 1/2 scale. 22 18% Nickel silver frets. 12" Fingerboard radius. Polyglide polymer fingerboard. one P12 Adjustable pole pieve humbucking pickup. Two P6 adjustable pole pleve single coil pickups. Three Individual pickup selector mini switches. One volume control. One tone control. Shocksord switch output jack mounting. Gold on brass hardware. Comes with lightweight hard carrying case. Made in the USA.
Ryoji Matsuoka began making classical guitars as a self-taught artist in the early 1950s. In 1959, he founded the Matsuoka Company in Nagoya. He built various models of instruments inspired by Ramirez, Kohno, Hauser etc., the quality of his work will allow him to quickly acquire a reputation. Built in 1982 this guitar gas a vibrant flamenco classical sound. Complete with hard case.