This 12-string delivers rich and full acoustic tone. The B20 (12) features wild cherry back & sides, a semi-gloss Custom Polished finish and a select pressure tested solid spruce top. The sound (as with all Norman models) will only get better the more the guitar is played overtime.
Specifications Body Size: D-14 Fret (12-String) Construction: Dovetail Neck Joint Top: Solid Sitka Spruce Back & Sides: Mahogany Neck: Mahogany, Low Profile Nut & Saddle: Bone Fingerboard: Micarta Scale Length: 25.4” (645 mm) Neck width at nut: 1-7/8” (47,6 mm) Tuning Machines: Chrome, Mini diecast Electronics: Sigma Preamp (with Tuner) Finish: Ultra-thin UV-finish
12-string version of the FG820. Available in a Natural finish, Yamaha's standard acoustic model, in addition to warmer and stronger sound thanks to the mahogany back and sides, the body binding and fingerboard binding are cream plastic, for an upgraded look. A wealth of color options are available. 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. 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. 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.