Prestige Heritage Guitar Abilene TX

The Heritage’s sunburst, quiltedmaple top is stop-you-in-yourtracks stunning, so if you’re a slave to beautiful things, you’ll think nothing of paying $200 more than the Classic to call this beauty your own. Its gorgeous glow might even make you forget its weight—which may put gravity to work on some player’s shoulders a bit more than they’d like.

Aardvark Bros Music
(325) 692-9663
1558 S 14Th St
Abilene, TX
Types of Instruments Sold
Digital Piano, Electronic Keyboard, Drums & Percussion, Sound Reinforcement, Guitars & Fretted Instruments, DJ Equipment

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N Tune Music & Sound
(325) 677-2471
221 Grape St
Abilene, TX
 
Aardvark Brothers Music
(325) 692-9663
1558 S 14th Street
Abilene, TX
 
Teddy Trogdon Studio
(325) 676-8666
3500 N 10th Street
Abilene, TX
 
CASTLE SOUND PRODUCTIONS
(325) 672-3661
905 N MOCKINGBIRD LN
Abilene, TX
 
Caldwell Music Co
(325) 677-2471
221 Grape St
Abilene, TX
Types of Instruments Sold
Digital Piano, Electronic Keyboard, Organs, Drums & Percussion, Sound Reinforcement, Recording Equipment, Guitars & Fretted Instruments, Print Music

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(325) 692-9663
1558 S 14TH ST
Abilene, TX
 
JJS GUITARS BOARDS
(325) 437-8113
3496 N 1ST ST
Abilene, TX
 
Deatherage Music
(325) 672-6012
1025 N Willis Street
Abilene, TX
 
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(325) 437-8113
3496 N 1st Street
Abilene, TX
 
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Prestige Heritage Guitar

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The Heritage’s sunburst, quiltedmaple top is stop-you-in-yourtracks stunning, so if you’re a slave to beautiful things, you’ll think nothing of paying $200 more than the Classic to call this beauty your own. Its gorgeous glow might even make you forget its weight—which may put gravity to work on some player’s shoulders a bit more than they’d like. In any case, I wanted to see what the Heritage’s extra beef proposition brought to the tonal table. Acoustic sustain between the Heritage and Classic was about the same. I fretted and picked a few notes around each guitar’s neck with a 1mm pick—trying to keep the attack the same—and the notes would ring out for around six to seven seconds on each guitar. Draw. I tried the same test after plugging into the lead channel of the Mesa/Boogie Stiletto, and the Heritage consistently out-sustained the Classic by just a couple of seconds.Nod to Heritage. Frequency-wise, both guitars are lively and articulate, but the Heritage has an ever-so-slightly darker timbre to its mids, while the Classic’s mids are a tad airier. No winner—totally up to user preference.

So, as the Heritage boasts the same excellent workmanship as the Classic, choosing between them really comes down to whether you dig the Heritage’s ultra-luscious top, and whether you can comfortably sling the heavier Heritage around your neck for long sets or torturous rehearsals. Happily, there’s no right or wrong answer, as both models rule.

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