With manageable dimensions and a large voice, the Tanglewood Roadster TWR SF CE Acoustic Guitar offers more than a travel guitar in an instrument that is more compact than a dreadnought. With the capability to plug-in as well, this Super Folk guitar is a winner.
Small but Loud
The Tanglewood Roadster TWR SF CE Acoustic Guitar is a little larger than a parlour-sized guitar but more compact than a dreadnought, giving a nice balance between portability, ease-of-play and high-level projection.
So if you struggle with larger instruments or need a smaller guitar to travel with but don’t want to lose too much volume, the Super Folk body shape here will more than satisfy.
Spruce Top, Mahogany Back and Sides
To craft the body of the Tanglewood Roadster TWR SF CE Acoustic Guitar , Tanglewood have employed a classic combination of woods, to give a broad range of tones. This combination is comprised of a spruce top and mahogany back and sides.
A long-time favourite of luthiers, spruce offers a large tonal palette, with deep lows, warm mids, and crisp highs. The wood is also known to be strong but also elastic, which allows it to resonate more freely and produce a clear, focussed sound. The mahogany used at the back and sides of the instrument brings warmth to the mid and low ranges, and provides richness to the overall tone.
650mm Scale Length
Although the dimensions of the super folk shape of the Tanglewood Roadster TWR SF CE Acoustic Guitar make it more compact and manageable, it still offers a full 650mm scale length, so you don’t need to worry about altering your playing style when moving between this and other guitars.
The scale length is made up of a mahogany neck, topped by a rosewood fingerboard with dot position markers. This rests between a 43mm ABS nut and an ABS compensated saddle fitted into a rosewood bridge, while at the headstock a set of chrome die-cast machine heads deal with tuning.
Plug-in, Turn Up
The Tanglewood Roadster TWR SF CE Acoustic Guitar is also equipped to perform with at any venue, with the on-board Tanglewood TEQ-3BT electronics giving you the capability to plug into an amplifier or P.A. system. These electronics also give you on-board control over your tone, with a 3-band EQ, along with a volume control and a handy built-in tuner, and low battery indicator LED.
Manufacturer Tanglewood Model Roadster TWR SF CE Shape Super Folk Top Spruce Back Mahogany Sides Mahogany Neck Mahogany Fingerboard Rosewood Bridge Rosewood Binding None Saddle ABS White, Compensating Nut Width ABS White (43mm) Scale Length 650mm Machine Heads Chrome Die Cast Finish Natural Satin Strings Bronze Light Electronics Tanglewood TEQ-3BT
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