Paracho Elite Bravo Acoustic Bajo Sexto Guitar
Players of Latin and Mariachi styles of music will recognize the Bravo bajo sexto. The single cut body has been constructed with a solid cedar top, encircled by a double-figured binding, complete with deep brown mahogany back & sides.
A butterfly inlaid Abalone rosette, hand carved rosewood fingerboard & “whale tail” bridge complete the look of this 12 stringed instrument.
The Bravo bajo sexto produces the warmest of tones! (Named the Bravo for a reason).
- Solid Cedar Top
- Mahogany Back & Sides
- Rosewood Fingerboard & Bridge
- Ebony & Ivory Striped Binding
- Bajo Sexo Spanish for "Sixth Bass"
Baja Sexto Tuning Guide:
Beginning at position 1 (equivalent to the 1st string on a guitar or little E), the first two strings are tuned, in unison, to the note of F. The pitch is equivalent to the F note which is found on the 3rd fret of the 4th string on a guitar.
At position 2, the next set of strings moving upward, both strings are tuned in unison to the note of C, equivalent to the C found at the 3rd fret of the 5th string on a guitar.
At position 3, the next two strings are tuned in unison to the note of G, equivalent to the G note found at the 3rd fret of the sixth string of a guitar.
At position 4, you will find two strings of different size. The smaller string is tuned to the note of D, equivalent to the open 4th string of a guitar, also found on a tuner. The larger string is tuned also to the note of D, one octave lower than the other string, which can be found on a bass tuner or simply tuned by ear, one octave lower than the smaller string.
At position 5, tune the smaller string to the note of A, equivalent to the open 5th string of a guitar, which is also found on a guitar tuner. The larger string is tuned one octave lower (A) or found on a bass guitar.