I realize that timber selection, electronics and also finish add to over every weight, yet what go an average full size acoustic etc weigh?
Do heavier guitars sound different than lighter ones?
My DR 500 seems really light in truth I make the efforts to sweet it on one old school bath scale and also it wouldn"t also register.
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Feels favor it can weigh around 3-4 pounds.
I establish that wood selection, electronics and finish add to over all weight, however what does an average complete size acoustic etc weigh?
Do more heavier guitars sound different than lighter ones?
My DR 500 seems very light in truth I do the efforts to sweet it on one old institution bath scale and also it wouldn"t also register.
Feels choose it might weigh around 3-4 pounds.
Sweetwater shows weight top top the guitars in their photographic section. Many Dreds come in from simply over 4 lbs to just over 5 lbs.
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AriaM-100 classical Guitar 3.2
OvationOvation Applause 1994 4.6
I"ve not weighed mine, and also not come generalize yet I"ve usually discovered that the lighter a etc is, the far better it sounds.
I"ve no weighed mine, and not to generalize yet I"ve usually uncovered that the lighter a guitar is, the much better it sounds.
According to the internet my EJ160e weighs 5 lbs - mine fake Terada J200 is a bit lighter also though the is lot bigger...
I just pulled the LR Baggs element out of my already lightweight positiveeast.org J35. Ns weighed it and its roommate ~ above the digital scale.
2014 positiveeast.org J35 mahogany/Sitka: 3.80 lb
2016 Larrivee SD40 mahogany/Sitka 12 fret: 4.33 lb
Not sure this helps, but:
bought one Epi dr100 a couple of years earlier as a "beater" etc (hey, it was $100, okay). Epi claims the weight is between 4 and also 6 lbs.
Also have actually a Masterbilt AJ500M, however don"t know the weight. Go it really matter? exactly how does the sound?
If you gain a chance, have the right to you tell us much more about this? I"d love to view a picture, too, the you have one. I"m guessing it"s pretty similar to the Elite/Elitist version, no?
If you obtain a chance, can you call us much more about this? I"d love to check out a picture, too, the you have actually one. I"m guessing it"s pretty similar to the Elite/Elitist version, no?
http://positiveeast.org/index.php?/topic/101398-show-off-your-acoustics/Edited July 19, 2018 by Dodger11
Sorry Red not certain if the works however a find of the positiveeast.org should bring up that old post. It has actually some pics of your exceptional collection too!
Sorry Red not sure if that works yet a find of the positiveeast.org should bring up the old post. It has actually some pics that your impressive collection too!
Thanks, Dodger. Ns hadn"t psychic that. I doubt yours is pretty comparable to mine Elitist, which is a really fine sounding guitar.
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