The New LH-302T
Thinbody Archtop Cutaway
From smoother acoustic tones to aggressive power chords, The Loar thinbody archtops deliver style, elegance and power for players who want true vintage inspiration in an impressive package. The LH-302T thinbody archtop with dual humbuckers is available in vintage sunburst or gloss black finishes.
& the LO-215
Please welcome singer/songwriter Aaron Gillespie (Underoath, The Almost) to The Loar Family. Aaron plays the Small Body LO-215.
Shovels & Rope
Live on Letterman
Winter NAMM 2015
Get the lowdown on our new releases from Winter NAMM 2015! Marketing Director Ashley Atz and Product Development Director Travis Atz introduce new electrics from The Loar, the fully hollow LH-302TC and 304TC.
Come one, come all!
Doors are open at The Loar Store! Don't miss your chance to pick up some hats and stickers.
& the LH-600
Please welcome singer/songwriter William Fitzsimmons to The Loar Family. William plays the All Solid Archtop LH-600.
Thinbody Archtop Cutaway
From smoother acoustic tones to aggressive power chords, The Loar thinbody archtops deliver style, elegance and power for players who want true vintage inspiration in an impressive package. The LH-304T thinbody archtop with dual humbuckers is available in vintage sunburst or gloss black finishes.
Supreme Series Mandolin
The LM-700 is a tribute to classic design techniques. From the hand-carved, hand graduated AAA spruce top and AAA Flamed Maple back and sides to the abalone/mother-of-pearl headstock inlay, these mandolins were built to represent Golden Age craftsmanship updated for the modern era.
Summer NAMM 2015
Premier Guitar checks out the LH-279
RECREATING AMERICAN CLASSICS
"The Loar has introduced two hand-carved 16-inch guitars, the LH-600 and LH-700. Both are quite impressive and offer quality and tone far beyond their low price tags... The overall workmanship on these instruments is amazing"
LH-200 GUITAR GETS RAVE REVIEW IN VINTAGE GUITAR
The Loar's LH-200 Acoustic Guitar gets an incredible review in the July 08 issue of Vintage Guitar.
In a feature called "Blues Guitars On a Budget," the magazines says the LH-200 "plays well, sounds great, and leaves a striking visual impression with the generous shellwork on the headstock."
Acoustic Guitar Magazine interviews The Loar's Director of Product Development Travis Atz about his formative experiences with instrument building and what it takes to deliver guitars and mandolins that get players excited.
ARCHTOP ACOUSTIC REVIEWED IN GUITAR WORLD ACOUSTIC
The June 2007 issue of Guitar World Acoustic reviews The Loar LH-500 Archtop.
Reviewer Adam Perlmutter says, "As one of the only affordable traditional archtops on the market, it is perfect for both a working jazzer or a player who's just starting to get into that swing thing."
Sammy Brue & Joe Fletcher
Aaron Lee Tasjan
Traveller: Jonny Fritz, Robert Ellis & Cory Chisel
James Maple & Shakey Graves
ARCHTOP ACOUSTIC REVIEWED IN ACOUSTIC GUITAR
The February 2007 issue of Acoustic Guitar reviews The Loar LH-500 Archtop.
Reviewer Michael John Simmons says, "Until Music Link began offering the LH-500, it was virtually impossible to find an inexpensive, high-quality guitar inspired by the classic L-5."
MARK OF EXCELLENCE AWARD FOR LH-200
The Holiday 2006 issue of Guitar One reviews The Loar LH-200 and gives it the Mark of Excellence award.
Reviewer Douglas Baldwin says, "This is a modestly priced guitar that may make you rethink what constitutes greatness in a musical instrument."
Love archtops but want something a little different? Our limited-edition hand-carved archtops deliver the classic sound of traditional archtop guitars dressed up in subtly understated black matte finishes. These black matte versions have all the impressive features of our best-selling 300 series archtops - hand-carved tops, vintage profile necks, precision tuners - but offer the perfect alternative for players who want to combine historic feel with a modern vibe.
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LH-309 GUITAR GETS RAVE REVIEW IN VINTAGE GUITAR
Check out this great review of the LH-309 archtop from Vintage Guitar magazine.