Hohner Expands A+ Acoustic Guitar Line

The line will now include full-size dreadnoughts.

Glen Allen, VA (December 15, 2014) -- Hohner Inc. is expanding their new A+ acoustic guitar line to include full-size dreadnoughts. Designed as an extension of the A+ student series guitars, the 300 series guitars represent the next logical step for advancing guitarists that need a full-sized guitar.

The A+ 300 series consist of the model 305 (featuring a laminate top, dot inlays, chrome hardware with matte black tuning pegs) available in Tobacco sunburst, Black and Natural satin colors as acoustic full-body instruments or, with a cutaway and a pickup/pre-amp featuring an on-board tuner, and the model 355 (featuring resonate solid tops, diamond inlays, gold hardware with matte black tuning pegs and inlaid rosette). The 355 dreadnoughts are also available in Tobacco sunburst, Black and Natural satin colors as acoustic full-body instruments or with a cutaway with an enhanced pickup/pre-amp featuring an on-board tuner.

All 300 series dreadnoughts incorporate many special A+ feature and construction advantages that A+ instruments are known for and ship with a padded, black gig bag.

“By adding these full size dreadnoughts with A+ refinements to our student instruments, the A+ brand continues to inspire and encourage advancing players to the next level of musical enjoyment. Now adults can enjoy the features and benefits of an A+ instrument,” said Rock Clouser, Product Manager for stringed instruments.

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