Seagull Guitars S6 Original - Sunburst

6-string Acoustic-electric Guitar with Spruce Top, Cherry Back and Sides, Maple Neck, Rosewood Fingerboard, and Quantum Electronics with Built-in Tuner - Sunburst
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$649.00
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Robust Sound, Stage-ready Tone

When you've got your eye on value but don't want to compromise quality, the Seagull S6 Original acoustic-electric guitar is an ideal choice. Thanks to the S6 Original's solid spruce/wild cherry tonewood combination, you get a robust sound with rich overtones, that's full of natural projection and sustain, making everything you play come to life dramatically. And when it's time to hit the stage, the S6 Original's Quantum I preamp system (which is highly regarded here at Sweetwater) ensures that you'll experience Grade-A plugged-in performance. No matter how you slice it, the Seagull S6 Original is an amazing acoustic-electric guitar!

Seagull Guitars S6 Original Acoustic-electric Guitar at a Glance:
  • Seagull's quest for tone gives you a better playing and sounding guitar
  • Innovative neck construction and mounting delivers killer playability and tone
  • Handcrafted in Canada for more than a quarter of a century
Seagull's quest for tone gives you a better playing and sounding guitar

Robert Godin, owner of Seagull Guitars, has never been satisfied with good enough. His tireless search for the better guitar has created quite a few innovations that go into every guitar model that Seagull makes. Every S6 Original acoustic-electric guitar's top is pressure-tested for rigidity and stiffness to ensure maximum harmonic vibration. The unique compound-curved top adds structural integrity to the guitar and allows for thinner bracing. Take it from the Sweetwater crew - the Seagull S6 Original will give you years of great performance.

Innovative neck construction and mounting delivers killer playability and tone

The attention and care given to each Seagull shows in their looks, playability, and tone. Seagull has also taken extra care to ensure that the S6 Original acoustic-electric's neck helps create an amazing guitar experience. An acoustic-electric guitar's neck is more than just a fretboard used for playing, it also creates the guitar's tone. Seagull's Integrated Set Neck gives your guitar the sound you want and the stability you need in a performing guitar. This system provides stable and consistent action that also reduces warping and twisting. Thanks to this integrated system, the S6 Original's neck pitch is perfectly set. If it's too far forward the instrument will sound muddy, or if it's too far back the guitar will sound tinny. Seagull's design assures optimized sound and playability with these and other innovations found in the entire Seagull line.

Handcrafted in Canada for more than a quarter of a century

For over 25 years, Seagull guitars have been handcrafted in the small village of La Patrie in eastern Quebec. About half of the population works creating these exquisite guitars. All of the guitars in the Seagull line are made in Canada from the S6 Original models to the Maritime models to the top-of-the-line Artist-series guitar. Most of the tonewoods are also harvested from Canadian forests. You'll love the attention to detail, the quality tonewoods, and Seagull's commitment to make the best guitar possible. Grab a Seagull S6 Original acoustic-electric guitar and experience the difference!

Seagull Guitars S6 Original Acoustic-electric Guitar Features:
  • Pressure-tested solid spruce top offers robust tone, projection, and response
  • Wild cherry back and sides deliver a detailed tone between warm mahogany and bright maple
  • Integrated set neck offers tuning and playing stability and eliminates twisting and warping
  • Quantum I preamp system delivers great plugged-in tone
  • Tapered headstock gives you a straighter string pull, better tuning, and less stress, especially when using altered tunings
  • Tusq nut and compensated saddle offer a sound similar to bone but with more harmonics
  • Thin, custom-polished finish lets the guitar vibrate more freely
  • Dual-function truss rods assure the perfect neck alignment and relief
  • Handcrafted in Canada
Get killer sound and unbelievable value with the Seagull Guitars S6 Original acoustic-electric guitar!

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Additional Media

Acoustic Guitar Buying Guide

Tech Specs

Top Wood Spruce
Back & Sides Wood Wild Cherry
Manufacturer Part Number 040308

Customer Reviews

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S6 sunburst

This is a very nice guitar. I really like the satin finish on the back of the neck. This makes for a, "no need to sand the neck" so your hand will not stick going up and down when you play. The sound from it is very good. You may need to have your luthier adjust the action. It was a little on the high side for me. Others may like it just fine. There was nothing wrong with it, just personal taste. It may not be a professional grade guitar, but it sure as well can pass for one. For a beginner, it is almost too good, however, the price certainly puts it in the running.
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