In my search for a guitar with this warm, deep, not too bright/"glassy", sweet if I want, "Spanish" sound I found in my circles the Manuel Contreras II cedar top guitar, model Concierto N 3, 650/52 mm., from 2009 year. I will have a chance of test playing this instrument in few weeks, so I am asking now, Dear Delcamp Friends, for your thoughts, impressions and opinions on this model of the Contreras guitar. I am also interested to which model of the Jose Ramirez guitars would you compare this Contreras N 3 - 4NE, SP, other ?. I understand that this Contreras is constructed in the Contreras workshop, it is not outsourced like some of the Jose Ramirez models. Is it so ? And: some of the Jose Ramirez guitars are known of being "hard" under LH fingers, they have high string action. How it is with the Contreras, possibly with this N 3 model ?
Antonio Picado, model 60, 2015, Cedar/IRW. Scale 640 mm.
Antonio Picado, model 62, 2018, Cedar/Madagascar Palosanto. Scale 640 mm. Doble Tapa.