A beautiful lute that DW7-12, a nice shape that is reminiscent of some of Martin.
Here are the features:
Body: Engelmann Spruce
Back & Sides: Rosewood
Body height: 100 - 125 mm (3.93 "- 4.92")
Scale Length: 650mm (25.59 ")
Tuners: Diecast Gold
Finish: natural gloss
For 12, the handle is closer to a 6, it is easy and has a nice comfortable shape that allows to play even in long barred without typing cramps!
The frets are precise and crisp leaves.
THE sound is very broad and surprising.
Even with a set of strings Light, it is clear punchy bass with harmonics équiibrés crystal.
Start you on a Stairway to Heaven and it's smile insured.
His big sound and precise and it exudes versatility. When
wants a 12, because it is affected by its so specific.
A harp in the horisontal which allows you to make arrangement crazy on any song.
This Yamaha is a very nice representative and I tried a bunch before choosing this one.
Far from being the most expensive, yet it is one I found most balanced, most convincing in terms of violin and especially with an exceptional playing comfort.