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 Martin LXK2 Little Martin KoaThe first product we will be looking at is the Martin LXK2 Little Martin Koa.

 Yamaha FS800 Small Body SolidNext let's have a look at the Yamaha FS800 Small Body Solid.


Martin LXK2 Little Martin Koa

Yamaha FS800 Small Body Solid


+ The LXK2 is built symmetrically, so is suitable for both left and right-handed players.
+ Small body without sacrificing a full sound.
+ Light and portable making it suitable for travel.

+ Suitable for people with a smaller frame, who may find it difficult to play a full-sized dreadnought guitar.
+ Can be purchased with a bundle including a hard case, which can protect the instrument while travelling internationally.


Martin is renowned for producing high quality guitars, and this model is no exception, its smaller frame using less material allows the instrument to be affordable.

Yamaha is renowned for producing a range of quality instruments and introduced the FA series over 50 years ago, this means that a lot of time and experience has gone into developing the instrument.

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