Yamaha FG850 Solid Mahogany Top Acoustic Guitar: an all-mahogany FG. Using mahogany for the body binding as well gives this model a warm, woody design to match the distinctive richness in the middle frequencies.
- Traditional Western Body
- Solid Mahogany Top
- Mahogany Back & Sides
- Newly Developed Scalloped Bracing
- Warm and Woody Design
Newly Developed Scalloped Bracing
A new FG has louder and stronger sound in the low- to mid-ranges, thanks to cutting-edge acoustic analysis technology developed by the Yamaha R&D Division. Yamaha’s engineers have achieved this sound by utilizing analysis and simulation to arrive at the best bracing design without depending on tradition or guesswork. This analysis led to the development of the new scalloped bracing pattern, a new and ideal acoustic structure that maintains the durability of the top board while bringing out the most sound the Yamaha FG has to offer.
50 Years of History
The history of Yamaha‘s FG series started in 1966 with the release of the FG180 and FG150. Over the 50 years since its introduction, we have developed and produced several generations of FG – all of which have made FG the ideal acoustic for contemporary players. In all, there have been over 200 FG models since 1966.
|Body Shape||Traditional Western|
|Scale Length||650mm (25 9/16”)|
|Body Length||505mm (19 7/8″)|
|Total Length||1038mm (40 7/8″)|
|Body Width||412mm (16 1/4″)|
|Body Depth||100-118mm (3 15/16”- 4 5/8”)|
|Nut Width||43mm (1 11/16”)|
|String Spacing *||11.0mm|
|Top Material||Solid Mahogany|
|Fingerboard Radius||R400mm (23 5/8″)|
|Bridge Pins||Black ABS with White Dot|
|Body Binding||Mahogany + Cream|
|Soundhole Inlay||Abalone w/ Black + White|