I'm glad to see the general consensus is that they are well regarded.Grooveman JS wrote:Just go & play, feel the instrument & hear/see for yourself......then you know for sureguitarboyclint wrote:So they're construction is good and they're good guitars is what I'm looking for compared to any maker are they good guitars. I see various people have them so they can't be too bad
I've owned a concert-j, it was excellent. The PA is at least one step above, to my understanding.guitarboyclint wrote:rinneby wrote:You can't go wrong with a Sakurai if you like the sound, simple as that. The build quality will last a life time and more. What model is it?
The Paris competition and concert j
Even after Masaru Kohno studied in Spain in the late 50s to early 60s, he used parralel bracing similar to the pic as late as early '62. Kohno fan bracing only appeared in late '62. From my early '62 Kono the tone is on the dark side, akin to a cedar top.keithwwk wrote: ↑Mon Mar 27, 2017 7:10 amI just bought a 1976 no.5 a month ago in very good price. The bracing is similar as below which sound really a bit different from tranditional fan brace guitar. Try it you may like it.
But I am not sure how the modern brace in today M.Sakurai now. So this post may be useless to you.