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McPherson 4.0XP Port Orford Cedar/Monterey Cypress #1629, from McPherson

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McPherson 4.0XP Cedar & Cypress Acoustic Guitar Demo

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The McPherson 4.0XP Acoustic Guitar with Port Orford Cedar top and Monterey Cypress Back and Sides is recorded beautifully inside the Sound Pure Guitar Boutique Showroom. This wonderful guitar, availa...

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The McPherson 4.0XP Acoustic Guitar with Port Orford Cedar top and Monterey Cypress Back and Sides is recorded beautifully inside the Sound Pure Guitar Boutique Showroom. This wonderful guitar, available for purchase from the Sound Pure Guitar Collection was recorded using the Telefunken M260 tube pencil microphones with Cardioid Capsules, through a Great River MP2NV Microphone Preamplifier. These incredible McPherson Guitars, and fabulous recording equipment is available from Sound Pure, and was used to capture this recording in one of the untreated rooms here at Sound Pure, further proof of the impressive performance of these microphones on this stunning acoustic instrument. Our recording experts and guitar professionals are available with answers to any question that you have, so please feel free to call us toll free at 888-528-9703, anytime.

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Join Matt McPherson on a discussion about acoustic guitar bracing and stereophonics. The bracing on these instruments is indeed one of the most unique and impressive aspects of these guitars, and a k...

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Join Matt McPherson on a discussion about acoustic guitar bracing and stereophonics. The bracing on these instruments is indeed one of the most unique and impressive aspects of these guitars, and a key part of what makes a McPherson a McPherson. 

Top: Port Orford Cedar

Back and Sides: Monterey Cypress

 

Despite its name, Port Orford Cedar is a member of the cypress family and not a true cedar. It falls tonally between spruce and cedar, leaning toward a warm spruce top in sound and stiffness.

Traditionally used for flamenco and classical guitars, Monterey Cypress is a very light and expressive wood.

 

Depth: 4" at block and 4" at tail block

 

Scale Length: 25"

 

Upper Bout: 11 1/8"

 

Waist: 10"

 

Lower Bout: 16"

 

Body Length: 20 1/8"

 

Overall Length: 41"

 

Neck Width: Standard 1 3/4" at nut, 2 5/32" at 12th

 

Neck Width: Wide 1 7/8" at nut, 2 5/32" at 12th

 

String Spacing: E to E 2 3/16"

 

Offset Sound Hole

 

Cantilevered Neck

 

Truss Rod: Non-Adjustable, unidirectional high-modulus carbon fiber

 

Ebony Bridge

 

Ebony bridge pins: unslotted with mother of pearl dot

 

Fingerboard: Ebony with 14" radius

 

Frets: All frets dressed by Plek Pro

 

Nut: Natural Bone

 

The Buzz Feiten intonation system: Three custom bone saddles set up for low, med, and tall action

 

Binding: Flamed Koa

 

Electronics: L.R. Baggs RTS2 system. Ribbon transducer pick-up, pre-amp and volume control

 

Tuners: Schaller M6G Gold Tuning Machines

 

Gold Strap Button

 

Case: Custom fit Ameritage case with built in humidification system

 

Inlay: McPherson mother of pearl inlay on head cap and mirror image on bridge plate

 

Finish: UV finish. An extremely durable clear finish which retains tonal integrity of the wood while protecting the guitar from harmful elements

 

Strings: Elixir Nanoweb medium gauge strings

 

 

 

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