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Prestige Heritage Guitar Selma CA

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.

Garners Music
(559) 638-2294
1147 G St
Reedley, CA
Types of Instruments Sold
Band & Orchestral, Drums & Percussion, Sound Reinforcement, Guitars & Fretted Instruments

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KRATOS MUSIC CENTER
(559) 891-1952
2018 2ND ST
Selma, CA
 
INDEPENDENT MUSIC OUTLET LLC
(559) 587-1672
214 N DOUTY ST
Hanford, CA
 
White's Music
(559) 582-7275
415 W Lacey Blvd
Hanford, CA
 
Spitzers Soundstage
(559) 224-5277
3821 N. Blackstone Ave
Fresno, CA
 
Whites Music Center
(559) 582-7275
415 W Lacey Blvd
Hanford, CA
Types of Instruments Sold
Digital Piano, Electronic Keyboard, Organs, Guitars & Fretted Instruments, Print Music

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DINUBA BUSINESS MUSIC AND GOSPEL
(559) 591-4232
130 N L ST
Dinuba, CA
 
STATE JEWELRY AND LOAN CO
(559) 485-9342
1249 VAN NESS AVE
Fresno, CA
 
AGAPE MUSIC CENTER
(559) 228-0013
4141 N FRESNO ST
Fresno, CA
 
American Music
(559) 221-0233
2597 E Ashlan Ave
Fresno, CA
 
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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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