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Old 05-23-2015, 07:42 AM
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Originally Posted by Mark Hatcher View Post
Thanks ewh2,

Yes, it is very light. Koa and cedar are light to begin with. Also,
I save a lot of weight with the way I do lattice bracing on the back. A couple other places are the light weight tuner pegs and overall it is lightly built.

Since this a nylon crossover meant to fit a steel guitar players sensibilities the strings are set at 1/2 inch off the soundboard. Higher than a flamenco, lower than a classic, typical of a steel string.

Thanks for the info Mark about the bridge and the mass of the guitar. Even after the bracing and the woods, I'm stunned at how light the guitar is. I'm trying to imagine how much lighter the guitar would have been without a truss rod as well.

I've said it before but I'd love to see you make a flamenco guitar one day. I think you'd make a great one!