The RG-26 is an OM/OO dimension/model acoustic guitar constructed with an all strong Sitka spruce prime and strong Honduran mahogany again and sides. This small bodied surprise actually packs a punch because it excels at each finger model enjoying and flat selecting. Upon first receiving this explicit mannequin guitar, I discovered myself impressed to play some finger model tunes and canopy some new musical floor as effectively; nevertheless this guitar is actually no slouch at flat selecting tunes both!
This mannequin has the spruce prime in comparison with Revivals all mahogany RG-26M and the mix of those two totally different woods make the distinction right here between the 2 fashions. Spruce and mahogany proceed to be a highly regarded alternative in woods for any instrument, particularly the guitar. I’ve at all times been a fan of D-18’s, and I do imagine these woods praise one another very effectively certainly! It’s considerably troublesome to explain the distinction between the RG-26 & the RG-26M nevertheless, as talked about beforehand in my evaluate the all mahogany model of this guitar, it feels like mahogany as a result of that’s what it’s made out of and that’s what you’ll hear, strings vibrating from all of the mahogany prime, again, sides and neck! The RG-26 nevertheless, is the sound of a mix of the 2 totally different woods, comparable sound however totally different and the Sitka Spruce prime is what makes the distinction; keep in mind many of the sound is generated from or by the highest wooden and you may hear the spruce praise the tone of the mahogany, however the spruce wooden it is self shares a singular tone, which is why it’s maybe the most well-liked tone wooden used for instrument tops! Over time because it ages spruce will enhance and develop a extra mature sound with elevated overtone’s which are certain to please; that is the fantastic thing about investing a little bit more cash in an all strong wooden instrument of any type; they only proceed to sound sweeter and sweeter as the times go by! Identical to a talented craftsman, the extra a musician works with the wooden the higher it turns into!
In reality, the extra I play this guitar the extra I get pleasure from it and the extra I appear to have the ability to pull from this guitar! This can be a good trying guitar too, with a high quality slender determine and people snug thinner mahogany sides; contrasted with the creamy coloured spruce prime! This guitar may be very interesting, sporting good straight grain which is wider on the skin’s and tighter towards the mid part and a tasteful abalone inlay across the sound gap which provides simply the proper contact of sophistication! So if in case you have been in search of an OM model guitar with this mixture of woods then look no additional, the Revival RG-26 mannequin acoustic guitar scores a knock out punch and provides a substantial quantity of bang for the bucks!