Höfner HM92 Sarabande

Sarabande Master Guitar

  • Air-dried solid cedar top
  • Back & Sides: Solid Palisander (Dalbergia latifolia)
  • Oiled and waxed mahogany neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Scale length: 650 mm
  • Nut Width: 52 mm
  • Rosewood bridge (Dalbergia latifolia)
  • Wafer-thin surface finish
  • Finish: Natural
  • Includes case
  • Made in Germany

Further Information

Cutaway No
Top Cedar
Back and Sides Rosewood
Pickups No
Fretboard Ebony
Nut width in mm 52,00 mm
Scale 650 mm
Colour Natural
Case Yes
Incl. Gigbag No
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Master guitar with character

pavane, 01.05.2012
The guitar looks very noble and expensive. The matt surface of the ceiling is particularly striking. Höfner speaks of a thin surface finish. The processing and the wood are the finest! A special detail is the two holes in the bridge for each string (12-hole bridge), you pull the ends of the strings through, make a loop and done, the string change is quickly done.

The tuning stability is also very good for new strings. The string position is much deeper than with the other Höfnermeistergitarren I know (eg HM87 and Hm88). Barré handles in high positions are therefore easier and clean possible.

Despite the low strings, you can not hear a sneaky noise in a strong stroke.

The guitar is supplied with the Höfner premium strings, from Höfners view understandable and not a bad string set, but for my taste not the best strings for this guitar. But it is a matter of taste, so I do not name names at this point.

In guitar guitars it is to be read that the sound of a cedar blanket is fully developed and mature after about 100 hours of play. This guitar needs a longer playing time, I had only after an estimated 300 hours the feeling that it is played.

The guitar does not sound typical Spanish or typical German or typical ..., with a strong attack it sounds voluminous, powerful, as one expects it from a cedar, with a withdrawn stop it sounds more like an old well-played spruce.

The potential of this guitar is enormous, professionals can conjure on it, amateurs like me, can learn more easily to conjure. In rooms with a particularly nice acoustics, it is a drug, in rooms with bad acoustics, there is no disappointment and remains a drug, say the guitar is not as room-dependent as so many guitars I know. The volume is enormous, so performances without an amplifier are possible without problems.

My expectations were exceeded. In this price class I had such a high quality not yet expected.
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Very good guitar

Tobi1978, 24.10.2017
I've been playing the guitar for three years now.

She exceeded my expectations. Good sound in the treble and beautiful and soft bass. The string position is great. I can only recommend the guitar.
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