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Ortega R180


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Top Wood: Solid North American cedar
Back and Sides Wood: Bubinga
Width at Nut: 52mm
Bracing Pattern: Fan
Scale Length: 25.59"
Frets to Body: 12
Fingerboard and Bridge Wood: Rosewood
Body Binding: Maple
Rosette: Ortega Traditional Spanish
Headplate Material: Rosewood
Headstock Inlay / Logo: Classic Ortega logo
Neck Binding: None
Fingerboard Side Dots: 3, 5 and 7
Fingerboard Inlay: None
Pickguard: None
Tuners: Ortega geared classical
Electronics: None
Case: Ortega deluxe gig bag
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The Ortega R180 is a new and welcome addition to our shop, filling a niche for the beginning to intermediate classical player looking for a new guitar at an affordable price point without sacrificing quality. The build and design is fairly traditionalist, with by-the-book specs and fairly minimal visual appointments, but the beautiful layered cuts of bubinga on the back and sides ensure that the R180 is still far from a plain instrument. The top is constructed from book-matched cuts of North American cedar, providing the warmth and depth of tone that classical players lean towards, and the rosewood fingerboard and bridge add a dimensionality to the sound that can't be produced with ebony. A thin matte finish keeps the guitar light, as well as the cost low. An ideal starting point for the player who's begun to take their classical playing seriously. Comes with an Ortega deluxe gig bag.

*Photos from our inventory, actual grain patterns may vary Slightly. Contact us for details.

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