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« on: December 01, 2017, 01:07:25 PM »

 I have a 2007 L-05 on the way and wondering if it’s s. American or khaya mahogany? Looks like the typical orangish/honey color of Honduran but I’m not 100%.
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« Reply #1 on: December 01, 2017, 06:02:33 PM »

I have a 2007 L-05 on the way and wondering if it’s s. American or khaya mahogany? Looks like the typical orangish/honey color of Honduran but I’m not 100%.

Send Larrivee an e-mail (from their website) and give them your serial number - they should be able to tell you which mahogany it's built with.
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« Reply #2 on: December 01, 2017, 07:28:53 PM »

I believe it was after 2010 or somewhere thereabouts. One of the Larrivee bros said it here on the forum before so you might be able to search it.
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« Reply #3 on: December 01, 2017, 08:17:21 PM »

I messaged them. They are fairly confident it’s Honduran.




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« Reply #4 on: December 01, 2017, 08:29:28 PM »

The wood looks just like my old 000-50.    I'm pretty pretty sure it's Honduran mahogany
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« Reply #5 on: December 01, 2017, 10:55:35 PM »

Beautiful guitar. Enjoy when it arrives!

 nice guitar
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All guitars are left-handed:
1979 L-19
1992 OM-05    
2010 D-03 w/Italian Spruce top
2010 RS-4 in Candy Blue
2013 C-10 Italian Spruce/Silver Oak
2016 L-05 Custom
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