I give this guitar a 10 for overall because it really shines through all of its competition and has the quality of a more expensive guitar for the price of a mid-level guitar. This guitar, which seems to be a close copy of the , is made in China. . Interesting sidenote: He's living in Arizona now but when I told him my address he kinda chuckled and said he had moved from this very town just a couple years back. I use it for open mics and the other guy I play with has one too. If I really have the means I certainly would have made the D-28 although, since I was the Guild, I have not tried again with Martin but now I think I would do the same choice.
It's the only guitar that I found interesting and had the sound I was looking really except for D-28 models and above and frankly, considering the price, do not hesitate. At other times it clutters up the sound a little. Sorry you've noticed some minor finish issues. I'd question them about it, they may have just grabbed any old end pin. It has a real classic acoustic sound. According to Guild's specs, this model ships with. There are probably many newish players who are in the same boat as me, having played long enough to know that I'm going to take the project of learning guitar seriously, and therefore ready to upgrade from a cheap starter instrument.
To my tastes, the natural looks just too, too white. See for program details Term for New Gear begins on date of purchase but does not replace the store return policy or manufacturer coverage. I like mellow, sing mellow, I put silk strings on it. Haha I've been bargaining with music stores since I started playing, it's just always been my nature. You can also shop popular digital pianos like the Yamaha Clavinova Series. Looks to be a nice guitar.
I don't see any extra glue inside the body. Not for snob appeal reasons, but because I have possibly misplaced faith that a guitar from a well-known, established brand is likely to be better constructed and last longer than a guitar from a new or fly-by-night company. I'd question them about it, they may have just grabbed any old end pin. After receiving this model, I have no need to search out the American-made real thing. Marty, To try and answer of couple of your basic questions.
The notes lower on the neck ring clear but sound organic. If it matters to you, get on them about it. I like mellow, sing mellow, I put silk strings on it. It's a very typical and very style Martin, but really not very folk metal or electric at least in acoustics When the branch, you obviously have a good amp because it is full of bass. Back then I chose a of all the fine guitars in the store to buy for myself. A chord strummed on Mahogany is simpler, with less 'going on', you can hear individual notes better. Another had a curiously loud B string.
I give this guitar a 10 for sound because you can't beat the bang for the buck of this guitar in terms of sound. The sound is very round and well balanced between bass and treble. I have a great rapport with all the folks at my local store and they've never hesitated to give me deals. But neither of these were deal-breakers for this price range. I tried various drafts but nothing works. This is not true of all guitars: the extra tension caused by putting.
While I appreciate these differences to me the Guild generally sounds better than, and not just different from, the Yamaha , I don't want to exaggerate them. I immediately had a good feeling with this shovel. A guitar worthy of representing over 50 years of fine guitar building by Guild R Guitars. Occasionally some of the main notes of a song are lost in the sonic mayhem produced by all the non-plucked strings and by the long-sustaining strings that were plucked earlier. I'm hanging the guitar on my wall and only playing it in my home. Find the best price on electric guitars and basses like the new Fender Player Series, acoustic guitars, guitar effects and amplifiers. The manual and warranty can be downloaded from the web, so I don't mind not having the documentation.
I didn't care for the smaller folk model. My way if I had access to shops would be to just play guitars in my price range until I pick one up and hear it calling my name, but hey, we all got our ways and it worked for you, good call. I feel exonerated loving my Madeira all these years! They had a couple of the dreads, a folk model and a mini jumbo. It felt a bit heavy compared to some of the other guitars I played today, but it was in the top 25%. And the store unbundled the guitar from the admittedly very nice case, so I came in well under my budget.