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 Cordoba FCWE Flamenco Acoustic-Electric Guitar, Spanish Cypress, Fishman Electronics
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Cordoba FCWE Flamenco Acoustic-Electric Guitar, Spanish Cypress, Fishman Electronics

European Spruce Top, Spanish Cypress Back and Sides, Fishman Preamp

Condition: New

SKU: COR-FCWE

Out of stock

Details

Player's Perspective

Music Store Live is proud to offer up this FCWE Gypsy Kings flamenco style acoustic guitar from our friends over at Cordoba.

When it comes to classical and traditional spanish style acoustics, few in the industry can compare to Cordoba. After all, the company comes from a long history and is inspired by the builds of the past that keep people coming back for more. This guitar combines expert craftsmanship with superb tone to give you an incredible playing experience. The neck is very easy to maneuver around on and the playability is buttery smooth. Fast flamenco style lines are a breeze and the action is nice and low.

Plug it in to let the Fishman preamp do some of the heavy lifting for when you need some extra volume. There's an undersaddle piezo as well as a microphone in the guitar and those can be combined in more ways than we can count to allow you to fully shape your tone as little or as much as you want. Everything you need to control your tone is right there on the guitar. Whether played completely acoustically or plugged in, this guitar sounds absolutely phenomenal.

Manufacturer's Description

The FCWE was Cordoba’s first thinbody cutaway electric guitar, first released in the late 1990s. The FCWE is handmade in Spain with a solid European spruce top and solid Spanish cypress back and sides. With its Fishman Prefix ProBlend onboard electronics with 3-band EQ and built-in microphone, the FCWE is stage-ready, and its thinbody design helps reduce feedback when the guitar is amplified at high volumes. With low action and little relief in the neck, this guitar offers substantial comfort and ease of playability.

The FCWE’s thinbody design and all-solid construction make it the perfect choice for exploring the nuances in sound that can only be captured with nylon strings, and bringing them to the stage. Like every Cordoba guitar, this model also has a two-way truss rod built into the neck. Other premium features include a Spanish cedar neck, ebony fingerboard, Indian rosewood binding and bridge, a clear flamenco-style tap plate, and Savarez Cristal Corum strings. 

Ready to take the stage with you, the FCWE’s powerful built-in Fishman Prefix ProBlend preamp and thinbody design helps reduce feedback when the guitar is amplified at high volumes. Low action and little relief in the neck make this guitar comfortable and easy to play. A two-way truss rod is built into the Spanish cedar neck for longterm stability. Other premium features include an ebony fingerboard, Indian rosewood binding and bridge, a clear flamenco-style tap plate, and Savarez Cristal Corum strings. Comes in a humidified Humicase Protege case.

Specifications

Body

  • Model: FCWE
  • Top: Solid European Spruce
  • Back and Sides: Solid Spanish Cypress
  • Bracing Style: Spanish Fan
  • Back Binding: Indian Rosewood
  • Back Center Stipe: Ebony
  • Rosette: All Wood Traditional
  • Top and Side Purfling: Ebony and Maple
  • Top Binding: Indian Rosewood
  • Tap Plate: Yes

Neck

  • Neck Joint: Spanish Heel
  • Fretboard: Ebony
  • Neck Wood: Spanish Cedar
  • Scale Length: 25.6"
  • Neck Profile: U Shape
  • Nut String Spacing: 42mm
  • Nut Width: 2" (50mm), Bone
  • Thickness @ 1st Fret: 21.5mm
  • Thickness @ 9th Fret: 25mm
  • Total Frets: 19

Electronics

  • Preamp: Fishman Prefix Pro Blend OEM-MAN-B56
  • Pickup Type: Undersaddle Piezo + Microphone

Hardware

  • Tuning Machines: Cordoba Premium Gold w/ Black Buttons, 14:1 Ratio
  • Bridge: Indian Rosewood
  • Saddle: Bone

Miscellaneous

  • Case: Humicase Protege Thinbody Classical
  • Made In Spain
  • Instrument Weight: 3.7 lbs.
  • Serial #: 3210131

Overall Condition

Music Store Live is proud to be an authorized dealer for Cordoba. This FCWE is 100% brand new and is being sold with a full manufacturer's warranty. Photos are of the exact guitar you'll receive.

Our in-house guitar tech will inspect, test, set up, and clean all of our instruments on site prior to shipping. All of our instruments are guaranteed to be fully functional upon arrival.

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