Big News - We now have a new favorite guitar for under $500! Check out the Recording King Torrefied Series for an excellent affordable acoustic guitar with an incredible tone to match!
This RD-T16 guitar plays great up and down the neck and has a tone like no other in this price range. The torrefication process used on the Adirondack Spruce Tops in this series of guitars produces a great vintage tone similar to an instrument that has been broken in for years. Recording King has managed to create an easy to play guitar with punch, projection, and warm vintage-style tone everywhere on the fretboard - all for under $500.
Torrefaction is a specialized process used on these Recording King Adirondack spruce tops where the wood is heated at a low temperature in an oxygen-free environment.
This curing process reduces impurities in the wood and results in weight reduction and increased stiffness, producing a similar chemical transformation to wood that has been dried for decades.
The end result is a lightweight, extra-resonant top that produces similar tone to a vintage instrument that's been loved and played for years.
Come and try one out for yourself and see what you think!!!