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Mason Nylon Cedar Live

$ 545.00

Classic meets modern. Modeled after the original Mason Live, our first-ever nylon string guitar features a solid cedar top, comfortable cutaway shape, and Savarez strings – for ease of playability and a warm, full tone. Elegance is guaranteed with Mason’s gold hardware, white knob tuners, and abalone rosette. Comes equipped with a Fishman Flex Plus-T EQ.

• Body Shape: Grand Auditorium Cutaway
• Top Wood: Solid Cedar 
• Back / Sides: Layered Pau Ferro
• Neck: Mahogany
• Fretboard: Ebony
• Bridge: Ebony
• Gig Bag: Included

• Strings: Savarez Cristal Corum High Tension
• Electronics: Fishman Flex Plus-T EQ
• Tuners: Gold with White Knobs
• Neck Shape: Classical C
• Scale: 25.6"
• Nut / Saddle: Bone
• Nut Width: 48mm
• Bracing: Scalloped X
• Finish: Natural Gloss
• Overall Length: 41”
• Body Length: 19 11/16”
• Body Depth: 4 9/16”
• Upper Bout: 11 5/16”
• Middle Bout: 9 5/8”
• Lower Bout: 15 13/16”

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Designed & Set Up in Los Angeles

All our guitars are professionally set up by our expert technicians for the smoothest "out of the box" experience for our players.

Gig Bag Included

Take your guitar everywhere with our premium gig bag. The durable padding and comfortable straps provide protection for the guitarist on the go.

Fishman Flex EQ

Our Melrose Collection Live models come equipped with an Fishman Flex EQ System. The system features a built-in tuner and onboard volume / tone controls.

World-class Nylon Strings

We use Savarez Cristal Corum High Tension 500CJ strings for flexibility, fast response, and crystal clear tone – simply the best for classical guitars.

Mason nylon string guitar closeup of the bridge

Customer Reviews

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Galeet F.
I really love this guitar

I really love this guitar, she plays so beautifully and I really enjoy the feel of it. Its my first nylon guitar and there is some adjustment but I am really enjoying it as I adjust. I think the sound is beautiful and I feel quickly bonded with this guitar.
I had a few issues with the delivery, which was not Orangewood's fault at all, but their customer service was superb. They were responsive, even over the holidays and extremely helpful. Thank you so much!

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Sheldon R.
Socaman

Love this guitar.just what I was looking for.Very well made.need to adjust the action.Love the color combinations.This song is great acoustic and amplify.Cannot believe this is your first nylon string acoustic great job guys keep up the good work.We’re highly recommend you guys

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Steven H.
Mason nylon guitar

I was very impressed with the construction and quality of the build of the guitar. It certainly is beautiful in appearance! The sound quality through amplification is excellent however when played just acoustically I found it lacking. Majority of my playing is done unamplified. The instrument is being returned in absolute perfect condition. Thank you, Steve Hawkes

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Michael R.
Mildly Disappointed

After buying a Morgan Live and loving it, I am , so far (after one week) , disappointed in my Mason Nylon Live). I am aware that the strings take longer to break in than metal strings but these strings go out of tune just playing a couple of notes. And I play the guitar a couple of hours a day. I don't know if it is the tuners or the strings or both. They are better than the first two days but that's the best I can say.
The sound is nice and the Fishman EQ makes the guitar sound even better. The Fishman tuner is so-so.
I had to tighten the truss rod quite a bit when I received the guitar because the neck was not close to being straight. But that helped lower the action which was quite high (4mm) when the guitar arrived.

Thank you for letting us know about this, Michael! As the strings on your instrument are brand new, they will likely take a couple weeks (possible longer for nylon strings as you said) to stretch and settle. Something that will help speed up this process, is gently tugging up on each string a few times, then re-tuning the instrument - you can repeat this multiple times until the strings start to settle. If you have any questions or if you are still experiencing issues after a couple weeks, please reach out to us at hello@orangewoodguitars.com.

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***Miette H.
Mason Nylon Cedar Review

This guitar is beautiful and plays so well. Nice bright sound that is wonderful for acoustic performances and is a big plus that there’s a pick up on it in order for it to be amplified.

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