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FG820

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One of the best selling lines of acoustic guitars in the world now looks and sounds even better! For over 40 years, millions of musicians have used the Yamaha FG as the perfect tool to express their music. FGs gained the respect due to thet quality, dependability, playability and value.

Featuring superb projection and volume with a warm, rich tone, the FG820 makes a great full size acoustic guitar both for those starting out and those upgrading from smaller beginner models.

Features:

• Traditional western body
• Solid spruce top
• Mahogany back & sides
• Newly developed scalloped bracing
• Warm and strong sound
• New scalloped bracing produces louder and stronger sound in the low- to mid-ranges

Specifications:

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")
String Spacing: 11.0mm
Top Material: Solid Spruce
Back Material: Mahogany
Side Material: Mahogany
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: Cream
Soundhole Inlay: Black + White
Pickguard: Tortoise Pattern (Black for the BL and SB colour variation)
Body Finish: Gloss
Neck Finish: Matt
Electronics: None
Controls: None
Connections: None
Strings: .012/.016/.025(or.024)/.032/.042/.052(or.053)
Colour: Natural
Accessories: Hex Wrench
Case: None

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Closest StoreWinnipeg (Pembina Hwy.), Manitoba
I played about 15 or so acoustics, this guitar held its own against guitars twice the price from big brands. Yamaha, seriously under appreciated acoustics. This guitar is loud, full of bass, and smooth to play. Often I feel like I have to fight an acoustic to play it - not this one. Very happy I picked this guitar up.
Posted by David on Jan 15, 2020
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Strings too close together0 of 0 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreMoncton, New Brunswick
The guitar sounds very nice and it looks great but the strings are too close together because the neck isn't wide enough. I have only realized this after trying different guitars. But other than that, it's a great guitar for someone that prefers closer strings and it's not that pricey either, it's a great starter guitar!
Posted by Kevin Martin-Savoie on Jan 9, 2020
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'Holds it's own' against much higher priced guitars, such as Gibson & Martin.3 of 3 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreNew Minas, Nova Scotia
Comfortable to play; I'm an 'old time strummer' who grew up listening to the singing & guitar sound of Wilf Carter & Hank Snow. In that mode, the FG 820 feels and sounds very close to either my Gibson or Martin. A well built guitar, great value.
Posted by GEORGE FANCEY on Mar 26, 2018
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Closest StoreDartmouth, Nova Scotia
Seriously nice sounding guitar. I did a setup on it and it plays like butter. Sounds great, looks great. Great value for the money. The fg line are great guitars.
Posted by Stephen on Sep 24, 2016
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