Solid Cedar / Pau Ferro Classical Travel Guitar – OC520

Solid Cedar / Pau Ferro Classical Travel Guitar – OC520

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$649.99

SKU: 643485843382

The Overhead OC520 is an amazing collapsible acoustic classical travel guitar with solid cedar top and pau ferro layered back and sides, and features a sound port in the upper bout. It’s super ergonomic with the thicker Manzer© wedge and a smaller parlor sized body. The standard 52mm nut and 650mm scale, the Torres bracing, and a sound port make this guitar sound almost as loud as a standard classical guitar! Barre chords are easy, and the body shape makes for hours of playing without shoulder fatigue. It collapses to carry-on dims in our patented bag that has more than enough room for all your gear with amazing protection. Premium appointments make this guitar a great for classical guitarists who need a ultra-portable classical guitar that sounds and feels great to play! (If viewing product category list, click on product image on the left to view full specs, otherwise scroll down for specs and media.)

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Designed for Travel

  • The Overhead travel guitar uses a patented collapsible neck system which allows for assembly/disassembly in a matter of seconds. [View Youtube Video]
  • After packing in its travel backpack the Overhead travel guitar can be carried-on to most major airlines, easily fitting in the overhead bin compartment.
  • Travel backpack includes a TSA compliant laptop tablet fold-out panel which can be scanned by airport security without having to separately remove laptop.
  • Proprietary under-bridge transducer pickup system accurately amplifies the guitar and comes with all Overhead guitars.
  • You should tune each string down at least 1 full tone prior to disassembly for all nylon string collapsible models to prolong string life.

Full Tone in a Travel Body

  • The wedge design gives a lower shoulder/bout depth that’s deeper than a dreadnought, allowing the smaller body size to deliver great volume and booming bass.
  • Bone nut & saddle help produce the the tone preferred by classical guitarists.
  • Traditional sound-hole design with forward-shifted, classical Torres maximizes the resonance and volume of the soundboard.

Comfortable to Play

  • The wedge design angles the guitar into your body which places the guitar in a comfortable position for fingerboard access and viewing.
  • The dual-action steel truss-rod enables fine tuning of relief to suit any playing style.
  • Satin-finish low-c profile neck make this 650mm scale super comfortable to play.

Guitar Specifications

Proprietary Body Design:

Stylized 00 body shape

Center sound hole with Pau Ferro/MOP rosette

Wedge design for increased volume, comfort and efficiency

Soundboard:

Solid Cedar

Back and Sides:

Premium Layered Pau Ferro

Bracing:

Classical Torres Bracing

Compound block for reduced weight and strengthened latch support

Binding and Markings:

MOP logo and position markings

Maple binding

Scale:

650mm Full Classical Scale

Finish:

Matte polyurethane on soundboard & Matte polyurethane on back and sides

Bridge:

Ovangkol, high break-angle

Tuners:

18:1 Precision Open Tuners

Electronics:

Included JourneyTek™ under-bridge passive 3-piezo transducer pickup system delivers accurate and clear amplification for any PA system or amp.

Removable Neck Assembly:

Stainless steel load-bearing components

Push-button release latch under neck

Large adjustment knob on back

Neck:

Carbon fiber reinforced Spanish shape with two-way adjustable truss rod

Solid African Mahogany

Neck width at nut: 52mm

12 Frets to body

17 Frets total

Fret Board:

Ovangkol

Medium brass fret wire

String Spacing:

52 mm at nut

Compensated bone saddle

Strings:

Savarez 520B Low Tension

Guitar Dimensions and Weights:

Weight: 4.4 lbs (2.0kg)

Weight With Case: 7.4 lbs (3.3kg)

Maximum depth: 4.64 in (11.8cm)

Minimum Depth: 3.5 in (8.9 cm)

Body Length: 18 in (45.7cm)

Lower Bout Width: 12.5 in (31.8 cm)

Travel Backpack Specifications

Tech Travel Ready:

TSA compliant 14-inch computer compartment for optimal airport security inspection

Easy-access tablet pocket for up to 9.5 inch tablet devices

All- Premium Material Construction:

Extra-durable Ballistic Nylon external case with premium nylon and velour lining

Extra-padded Body compartment with premium velour

Internally-accessible padded neck compartment with premium velour and string slot

Padded string panel with strings positioning tab

Padded Top and Side handles

Extra Compartments for Your Journey:

Internal/externally accessible compartment for accessories

Additional external topside pocket for additional accessories

Additional elastic pockets in computer compartment

Hideaway, reinforced padded backpack straps with padded back

Maximum Case Dimensions: L*W*H: 22*14*9 in ( 55.9*35.5* 22.9 cm)

UPC:643485843382

Weight 9 lbs
Dimensions 22 × 10 × 15 in

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Customer reviews

Classical Guitar Magazine

As the recent Summer NAMM 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee, there were, as usual, a number of classical-guitar makers showing their wares. One that caught our eye is this collapsible travel guitar, which can fit into a standard carry-on suitcase. Besides being convenient for travel, the OC520 guitar from Journey Instruments also boasts a cedar top, laminate rosewood back and sides, and a piezo passive pickup. In this video we shot in Nashville, Journey Instruments’ Ryan Creager shows off the instrument and demonstrates the detachable neck
Link: http://classicalguitarmagazine.com/from-nashville-namm-a-collapsible-travel-classical-guitar/

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