Alpha Audio Works, Inc.
Description

The WY1 is a benchmark model for Alvarez-Yairi. It was Originally designed for, and with Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead, hence where the “W” came from in the model number, and was a unique body size for Yairi when it launched.

It AA Western Red cedar top paired with Rosewood works for all playing styles and its body size being deeper than our stand OM’s, provides more air volume and projection while still being a very comfortable size.

The WY1 has an extended dovetail neck construction that maximizes the energy transfer between the neck and body. It also allows for a wider range of rod adjustment and decreases the risk of any neck/body irregularities.

Further innovation comes with the Direct Coupled Bridge. This system displays the craftsmanship with which these guitars are made. The DC Bridge means the pins actually go into the top of the guitar, taking the vibration to the heart of the soundboard and simultaneously increasing the break angle from the saddle to the top. This increased down pressure raises string tension, giving the guitar a very responsive feel and adding quality to its volume and sustain.

Like all Yairi Masterworks, this guitar is made from premium tonewood that has been seasoned naturally for 5 to 15 years in the perfect climate of Kani.

  • USA SHIPPING ONLY * (lower 48)
2023
Alvarez Yairi
Brand New
Natural
Original Hard
23 Years
$1,999
Alpha Audio Works, Inc.
Randy
860 572 0460
Mystic, CT
10:17 AM
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24 hour customer approval period allowed on all mail-ordered instruments. All shipping charges to be paid by customer.