McPherson MG 4.5 XP, Wenge, Koa, & Red Spruce

$11,900
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We're huge fans of McPherson's precisely crafted guitars, with their gorgeous tonewoods, unusual design features, and player-friendly upgrades, and this unusual MG 4.5 XP is no exception. The MG is their take on a large-bodied dreadnought design, but with graceful curves and an unusual cutaway, it's a versatile shape that can tackle any style. The XP refers to the enlarged soundhole, giving this guitar even more of a dynamic boost. But where this model particularly stands out is the striking three-piece back. The concept isn't totally foreign, as we've all likely played or seen the Martin D-35. But a three-piece with a combo like wenge and koa? That's not something you're likely to find just anywhere. Wenge is a gorgeous tonewood that often has a glassy clarity, and McPherson have harnessed its best qualities. The touch of koa adds a woody brightness, and the end result is a wonderfully articulate guitar with a unique character and look.

  • Model: MG 4.5 XP
  • Top: Red spruce
  • Back: Wenge and koa
  • Sides: Wenge
  • Binding: Koa
  • Fretboard: Ebony
  • Neck: Cantilevered African mahogany
  • Truss rod: Unidirectional high-mod carbon, non-adjustable
  • Frets: Gold EVO
  • Bridge: Ebony
  • Brace kit: Spruce/rosewood/spruce
  • Scale length: 25.5"
  • Nut width: 1-3/4"
  • String spacing: 2-3/16"
  • Fretboard radius: 14"
  • Lower bout: 16"
  • Depth: 4-1/2"
  • Serial number: 2657
  • Pickup: L.R. Baggs EAS w/ volume control
  • Case: Ameritage custom hardshell

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Key Features

McPherson MG 4.5 XP, Wenge, Koa, & Red Spruce
Design
McPherson's MG 4.5 is a dreadnought-inspired large bodied guitar with versatility
Features
This guitar sports an unusual bracing system, offset soundhole and player-friendly upgrades like EVO gold fretwire and an L.R. Baggs pickup
Tonewoods
An unusual combination, a wenge and koa back give this guitar a unique tone and look

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McPherson Guitars

More than three decades ago, McPherson revolutionized the acoustic guitar world by introducing a unique Offset Soundhole Technology. This breakthrough design increased the total flexible surface area on the central part of the instrument.

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