Yamaha LL16-12 Mid Range Handcrafted Guitar
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YAMAHA

Yamaha LL16-12 Mid Range Handcrafted Guitar

$999.99

TEXT US: 647-360-0026

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

If you have ever owned a Yamaha Guitar or Bass you know that they are great value for money and offer incredible quality at every price point. This is no different on the LL16-12 ARE...

Product Type 12 String Acoustic
Brand Yamaha
Product Code LL1612
UPC
L.A. Music is a Canadian authorized Yamaha retailer.

If you have ever owned a Yamaha Guitar or Bass you know that they are great value for money and offer incredible quality at every price point. This is no different on the LL16-12 ARE acoustic or the rest of the L series with ARE. With solid rosewood back and sides topped off with a lovely piece of solid engelmann spruce this guitar is a traditional medium sized dreadnaught style acoustic delivers a wonderfully loud and dynamic sound. Known for its volume and clarity the LL body shape has fantastic tonal balance and is a great choice for any style of player.

A.R.E. Treatment On The Top

While the woods used alone are enough to justify this guitars position as a great value instrument. Yamaha have treated the top with their Acoustic Resonance Enhancement that previously was only available on their higher end Japanese made instruments. This treatment artificially ages the wood through precisely controlling temperature, humidity and pressure during the manufacturing process. Older acoustic have a certain played in sound that will only come with time but this treatment gets it pretty much spot on right out of the box. This means you don't need to worry about aging it yourself and waiting 3 years to take it on the road as it is now ready straight away.

6 More Strings

12 string guitars while not being the most common guitars to see day to day, have appeared on records with John Lennon, Bob Marley, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Richie Sambora and many more. The extra 6 strings are tuned to an octave above their partnered string which gives this guitar bright overtones and a chorus effect that comes from frequency disparities between the normal and octaved strings. If you don't have a 12 string in your arsenal and want to get one that will work with any style you can not go wrong with this wonder.

Simple Hardware

You may be looking at this guitar and wondering why we called it an electro acoustic when it doesn't have a preamp. That is because instead of focusing on adding in active hardware this acoustic has an entirely passive pickup system. This does mean that you need to plug this guitar into a DI or acoustic preamp to get the most out of it but it does give you a crisper clearer sound with great low end response. Also as you will most likely use an external preamp with this guitar you can really get a sound that is specific to you. Have the guitar be a high quality guitar and let an external preamp of your choice create your sound.

New Comfortable Neck

No matter if you are a traditional folk style guitarist or prefer a more modern feel the LL16-12 ARE will feel great in your hands. Although the new neck is rounder and with a slimmer taper this guitar still has a traditional acoustic feel that suits itself best to strumming players who like to finger pick occasionally. Speaking of the neck it now also has a 5 ply mahogany and rosewood design. This makes the neck a lot stronger and more stable so it won't twist or warp.

Specifications

  • Top:  Solid Engelmann Spruce A.R.E.
  • Back:  Solid Rosewood
  • Side:  Solid Rosewood
  • Neck:  Mahogany & Rosewood 5ply
  • Fingerboard:  Ebony
  • Body Depth:  100-125 mm (3 15/16"-4 15/16")
  • Nut Width:  46 mm (1 13/16")
  • String Length:  634 mm (25")
  • Body:  Original Jumbo Type
  • Tuners:  Die-cast Gold (TMW-28G)
  • Color:  Natural
  • Finish:  Urethan
  • Standard Accessary:  Hard Bag
  • Bridge:  Ebony
  • Pickups:  SRT Zero Impact Pickup

SHIPPING POLICY

Shipping Charges

Shipping charges apply to orders under $499. $29.95 is the usual shipping price for most products under $499, however there can be added shipping costs for over-sized, over-weight shipments, and items shipping to "Beyond Point" areas as outlined below. The customer will be notified of any additional costs before the order is shipped.

Free Shipping on $499 and over.

Free shipping is a limited time offer available on qualifying orders $499.00 and over (excluding tax) anywhere in Canada with the exception of:

  • Over-sized / over-weight shipments. We reserve the right to add shipping charges when required. The customer will be notified of any additional costs before the order is shipped.
  • All purchases qualify for a free shipping allowance. For most orders this allowance will cover the entire shipping cost. In some cases where product price is low and the weight/size of the product is high or large we may need to charge a small shipping charge. If there are any additional shipping costs you only pay the difference between our shipping allowance and the actual cost. We will subsidize most of the extra shipping costs. An example of this is: Behringer products they may cost very little but weight a lot. We will try to post the surcharges on the products at the time of checkout however sometimes we may need to contact you before shipping. If you have any questions please contact us by phone and we will look into the shipping rates for your area.
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Shipping/Delivery Times

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All delivery times are measured in Business Days, meaning Monday-Friday. This means, for example, an order placed Friday is processed Monday.

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International Shipping

L.A. Music Custom Guitars primary ships to Canada. There are some brands we do ship Internationally. Please call us toll free for more details. Please create an account by clicking the "My Account / Order Status" link at the top right hand side of our site. During signup we'll ask for your shipping address details including country. If your country is not in the drop-down menu of available countries, unfortunately we cannot ship to your country at this time. At this Point.

Fender Musical Instrument Corporation "FMIC" products do not ship outside of Canada.

If you have any further inquiries, you may contact us at:

L.A. Musical Instruments
230 Lakeshore Road East
Mississauga, ON
L5G 1G9
1-877-76-MUSIC

RETURN POLICY

Our In Store Policy:
7-Day 100% Satisfaction Guarantee by Exchange or Store Credit

If you are not completely satisfied with any product for up to 7 day after your order is received, we will offer an exchange or a full store credit (store credit has no expiry date).

Our Online Policy:
7-Day 100% Satisfaction Guarantee

Because of the nature of online purchases and the lack of actual "touch and feel" perspective for items, L.A Music offers a 7 day return window from when your order received. A minimum 5% restocking charge will apply for returns on online purchases only.

Our online return policy does not apply to any in store pickups or purchases because you will be able to physically inspect the item and try it before leaving the store. Any in store pickups or purchases as such will apply to our 7-Day 100% Satisfaction Guarantee by Exchange or Store Credit.

Return Procedure

Returns will only be accepted within 7 days of receiving your purchase either by in-store pickup or by the ship date you received it. All returns are subject to a minimum 5% restocking fee. Items must be returned in original, as-shipped condition with all original packaging and no signs of use. Buyer assumes responsibility for all shipping costs unless the item was not received as described. Buyer receives a full refund in their original payment method less any shipping charges and a minimum of 5% restocking fee.

Returns must include all original packaging, manuals and warranty cards. Customer must supply a copy of the original invoice. All returns will be inspected for wear or abuse, additional charges may apply. Returns after 10 days will NOT be accepted. No returns on special orders/non-stock, discontinued or clearance items, software, books, CD's, clothing, opened or used strings, internal earphones, harmonicas, drum heads, or sticks, turntable cartridges, bulbs, or tapes. L.A. Music does not give cash refunds if you paid by Visa or Mastercard you will be refunded by a credit to your card (processed within 7 business days). Other Authorized returns will be at your choice, credited on account, exchanged, or L.A. Music cheque (processed within 7 business days).

Email us or call us at 1.877.76 MUSIC (1.877.766.8742) or 905.271.0303 to receive a Return Authorization Number. Once you have your RA# (Return Authorization), write it in the space provided on the label. Returns sent to us without a Return Authorization Number will not be accepted.

Send your return to:

L.A. Musical Instruments
230 Lakeshore Road East
Mississauga, Ontario
L5G 1G9
Canada
905-271-0303

Return Policy

Our In Store Policy:
7-Day 100% Satisfaction Guarantee by Exchange or Store Credit

If you are not completely satisfied with any product for up to 7 day after your order is received, we will offer an exchange or a full store credit (store credit has no expiry date).

Our Online Policy:
7-Day 100% Satisfaction Guarantee

Because of the nature of online purchases and the lack of actual "touch and feel" perspective for items, L.A Music offers a 7 day return window from when your order received. A minimum 5% restocking charge will apply for returns on online purchases only.

Our online return policy does not apply to any in store pickups or purchases because you will be able to physically inspect the item and try it before leaving the store. Any in store pickups or purchases as such will apply to our 7-Day 100% Satisfaction Guarantee by Exchange or Store Credit.