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Algonquin 12 LTP - Minor endpin finish flaw

A Spruce and Bolivian Rosewood 12 String Guitar with a Minor Blemish


The Algonquin 12 string acoustic guitar
Availability: 
In Stock

This is an LTP (minor finish flaw at the endpin.)

 

Occasionally drilling for the Anthem pickup causes a check in the finish. See the photo gallery below for a picture of the flaw.
Suggested Retail Price: 
CAD $4,200.00
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List price:USD $1,049.99
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There was a time in this fair land when only six strings would ring. The new Algonquin 12 changes that, and does so at an (almost) affordable price.

Crafted with a AAA grade bookmatched Sitka Spruce top and AAA grade book-matched Bolivian Rosewood back and sides, the guitar is (modesty alert.....) spectacularly beautiful. If all an owner did, was hang it on their wall, they would have a sculpture that would be the envy of the art world. BUT, and a big BUT to boot...this guitar is a 12 string that hits every player's expectation and then goes on the exceed them.

For more than a decade we've been asked for a 12 string guitar that would meet the standards of our six-string models.....a beautiful solid wood acoustic with an easy action and a full, rich sound.
We made a number of prototypes over the years but were never 100% satisfied with the results. Then, in 2018 design work began for a new body shape. What became the Alberta Jumbo was destined for the Ian Tyson Inspiration but from day one we saw it as a perfect foundation for a 12 string guitar.

The big Alberta body is a refined Jumbo shape - punching out full, fantastic, overtone-rich bass notes and adding just a hint of "attitude" to mid and treble notes. It is ideally suited for the jangly characteristics of a dedicated 12 string acoustic.

UPDATE:

We were so blown away by the sound and playability of the production sample that arrived from the workshop in September we jumped the gun and announced availability before most of the marketing assets were in place. No videos, no 360-degree rotating image etc. We expected a few people asking for a 12 would pre-order, and pretty much everyone else would wait for more details before deciding. We were wrong!

Preorders have been coming in at a rate faster than any other guitar we've introduced. We're now getting close to selling out of the March 2021 availability, and that's before anyone has actually heard the guitar. When videos finally go up on the site it's going to be nuts. This guitar leaves any other 12-string in the same price range in the dust. The truth is that it is more than the equal of $3,000 to $4,000 guitars.

Owner Reviews

Ronnie from Arkadelphia

Sun, 04/16/2023 - 12:28

Have had the 12 string for a couple of months now bought in Feb 2023 I was probably the most skeptical buyer you could have didnt leave a review to start with but I can now. Everything you read in the reviews is true. Everyone that hears it says it a songbird, some pros played it and were blown away especially when the found out what it cost. Had a guy from Romania (best acoustic player I've ever heard) play it, he said it was a BMW and his Taylor was a Volkswagen he picked it up and played it like he had owned it for years it bought tears to eyes did me too. I almost passed on this purchase what a huge mistake that would have been. Thanks for being honest guys hard to find that now days

Specifications

Dimensions
Neck Profile: 
Shallow "C"
Frets To The Body: 
14
Scale Length: 
646 mm (25.4 inches)
Fretboard Radius: 
355mm (14 inches)
Neck width at nut: 
48 mm (1.88 inches)
E to E string spacing at nut: 
41 mm (1.6 inches)
Body Style: 
Alberta Jumbo
Width at Upper Bout: 
29 cm (11.4 inches)
E to E string spacing at saddle: 
60 mm (2.35 inches)
Width at Waist: 
22.5 cm (9 inches)
Width at Lower Bout: 
41cm (16 inches)
Body Depth: 
10 cm (4 inches) at the neck - 12.5 cm (5 inches) at the end-pin
Body Length: 
51.5 cm (20.5 inches)
Materials
Body finish: 
Gloss lacquer
Neck finish: 
Polished satin lacquer
Fretboard and Bridge: 
Macassar Ebony
Neck: 
African Mahogany (Akoumé)
Tuning Machines: 
Grover mini rotomatics
Body Back and Sides: 
Solid bookmatched rare Bolivian Rosewood
Body Top Wood: 
Solid bookmatched AAA grade Sitka Spruce
Nut & Saddle: 
Genuine bone
Bracing: 
Hand scalloped Spruce X bracing
Strings: 
D'Addario EJ38 light gauge (10-47) phosphor bronze
Body Binding: 
Ebony
Bridge Pins: 
Bone
Extras
Case: 
Professional arch top hardshell case (included at no additional cost)
Electronics: 
Optional L.R.Baggs Anthem

Photo Gallery

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