Alvarez-Yairi Masterworks

FYM75

Yairi Masterworks Series Folk, Natural Finish

Key Features

Series
Alvarez-Yairi Masterworks
Top Wood
Solid AA Western Red Cedar
Back & Sides Wood
Solid East Indian Rosewood
Shape
Folk/OM
Neck
One piece mahogany, 50/50 Semi gloss finish, Extended neck joint
Bracing System
Handcarved FST2 - Forward Shifted, Scalloped X
Bridge
Ebony Direct Coupled
Inlays
Abalone & Mother of Pearl
Fingerboard
Ebony
Headstock Plate
Rosewood
Nut & Saddle
Real Bone
Tuner
Gotoh 510's Gold with Ebony Buttons
Binding
Ivoroid
Bridge Pins
Ebony
Strings
D’Addario EXP
Accessory
Deluxe wood case
MSRP $2,999.00
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Dimensions

Overall Length (mm)
1017
Body Width (mm)
386
Body Depth at Heel (mm)
85
Body Depth at Base (mm)
107
Scale (mm)
648
Scale (inches)
25 1/2"
Number of frets
20
Nut Width (mm)
44
Nut Width (inches)
1 23/32"

Product Materials

Series
Alvarez-Yairi Masterworks
Top Wood
Solid AA Western Red Cedar
Top Finish
Natural/Satin
Back & Sides Wood
Solid East Indian Rosewood

Additional Details

Neck Joint
Dovetail, extended neck
Neck Meets Body
14th Fret

The FYM75 is small-bodied traditional sized ‘00’ but with a 14th Fret join to the neck. The extra scale length adds tension and performance to these wonderful little guitars. The AA grade Western Red Cedar top ensures and a warm and responsive personality and this instrument can be surprisingly loud when called upon.

Like all Yairi’s the DYM75 has an extended dovetail neck construction that maximizes the energy transfer between the neck and body. It also allows for a wider range of rod adjustment and decreases the risk of any neck/body irregularities.

Further innovation comes with the Direct Coupled Bridge. This system really shows off the craftsmanship of which these guitars are made. The DC Bridge means the pins actually go into the top of the guitar, taking the vibration to the heart of the soundboard and at the same time hugely increasing the break angle from the saddle to the top. This increased down pressure raises string tension, giving the guitar a very responsive feel and adding quality to its volume and sustain.

Like all Yairi Masterworks this guitar is made from premium tone wood that has been seasoned naturally for 5 to 15 years in the perfect climate of Kani.

Kani is in the prefecture of Gifu in the hills north of Nagoya. This wood preparation and environment for building guitars is very important to the structural integrity of the instrument and will help to ensure decades of stability and performance from your Yairi.

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