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Yamaha FG800 Natural

  • $27999


It All Starts Here

When it was introduced in 1966, the Yamaha FG proved that a great acoustic guitar didn’t need to cost a fortune. With a focus on great playability, musical tone and outstanding build quality, the original FG180 quickly became a classic with countless careers and hit records starting life on an FG. 50 years since the introduction of the FG acoustics, the new range features the best-ever FG tone and the same great playability and class-leading quality that’s made it the choice of millions of guitarists. Wherever your musical journey’s going, it all starts here.

Yamaha's standard acoustic model, with simple and traditional looks and outstanding quality, at an affordable price. A solid-top guitar with authentic sound that is well balanced without sacrificing its robust strength, thanks to the newly developed scalloped bracing design. Can be confidently recommended to all beginner guitarists.

  • Traditional Western Body
  • Solid Spruce Top
  • Nato/Okume Back & Sides
  • Newly Developed Scalloped Bracing
  • Traditional looks and outstanding quality

Features

Newly Developed Scalloped Bracing

A new FG has louder and stronger sound in the low- to mid-ranges, thanks to cutting-edge acoustic analysis technology developed by the Yamaha R&D Division. Yamaha’s engineers have achieved this sound by utilizing analysis and simulation to arrive at the best bracing design without depending on tradition or guesswork. This analysis led to the development of the new scalloped bracing pattern, a new and ideal acoustic structure that maintains the durability of the top board while bringing out the most sound the Yamaha FG has to offer.

50 Years of History

The history of Yamaha‘s FG series started in 1966 with the release of the FG180 and FG150. Over the 50 years since its introduction, we have developed and produced several generations of FG - all of which have made FG the ideal acoustic for contemporary players. In all, there have been over 200 FG models since 1966.

Made in Yamaha

Every aspect of an FG is crafted to make a better guitar. From painstakingly cured and dried woods to beautiful hand-sprayed finishes and detailed quality control checks each and every FG is made to be a lifelong partner.

Nato/Okume Back & Sides

Similar sound characteristics to Mahogany Warm sound and rich midrange.

Body Shape Traditional Western
Scale Length 650mm (25 9/16”)
Body Length 505mm (19 7/8")
Total Length 1038mm (40 7/8")
Body Width 412mm (16 1/4")
Body Depth 100-118mm (3 15/16”- 4 5/8”)
Nut Width 43mm (1 11/16”)
Top Material Solid Spruce
Back Material Nato/Okume
Side Material Nato/Okume
Neck Material Nato
Fingerboard Material Rosewood
Fingerboard Radius R400mm (23 5/8")
Bridge Material Rosewood
Nut Material Urea
Saddle Material Urea
Bridge Pins Black ABS with White Dot
Tuners Die-cast Chrome(TM29T)
Body Binding Black
Soundhole Inlay Black + White
Pickguard Tortoise Pattern (Black for BL color variation)
Body Finish Gloss
Neck Finish Matt
Electronics None
Controls None
Color Natural, Black, Brown Sunburst, Sand Burst
Accessories Hex Wrench
Case None

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