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Takamine GB30CE Acoustic-Electric Bass Guitar Natural

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The GB30CE features a solid spruce top and mahogany back and sides produces a rich, resonant sound. Its slim mahogany neck and 16-radius rosewood fin...Click To Read More About This Product

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Stage-worthy with solid-top construction, soft Venetian-style cutaway and Takamine electronics at a very affordable price.

The GB30CE features a solid spruce top and mahogany back and sides produces a rich, resonant sound. Its slim mahogany neck and 16-radius rosewood fingerboard provide great feel and playability, while the onboard Takamine TK-40B preamp system gives you a built-in tuner, three-band EQ and gain controls, mid-shift control, bass-boost switch and EQ bypass switch for the ultimate in versatility and sound quality.

Other great features include a dovetail neck joint, synthetic bone nut and bridge saddle, rosewood headcap, pearl dot fingerboard inlays, abalone rosette, chrome die-cast tuners and a beautiful gloss finish.

FEATURES
Body
  • Body type: Other
  • Cutaway: Single cutaway
  • Top wood: Solid Spruce
  • Back & sides: Mahogany Indian
  • Bracing pattern: Info not available
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Orientation: Right handed
Neck
  • Neck shape: Slim
  • Nut width: 1.77" (45mm)
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Neck wood: Mahogany
  • Scale length: info not available
  • Number of frets: 21
  • Neck finish: Gloss
Electronics
  • Pickup/preamp: Yes
  • Brand: Takamine
  • Configuration: Condensor mic
  • Preamp EQ: 3-band
  • Feedback filter: No
  • Tuner: Yes
Other
  • Headstock overlay: Ebony
  • Tuning machines: Chrome
  • Bridge: Indian Rosewood
  • Saddle & nut: Bone
  • Number of strings: 4-string
  • Special features: None
  • Case: Sold separately
  • Accessories: None
  • Country of origin: China

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TakamineGB30CE Acoustic-Electric Bass Guitar
 
4.3

(based on 4 reviews)

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67%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good audio (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Small venues (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (3)

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(6 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

I really like this bass.

By Jammin Kat

from Newhall, CA

About Me Experienced

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Consistent
  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Rich Sound
  • Stays In Tune

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Recording

    Comments about Takamine GB30CE Acoustic-Electric Bass Guitar:

    I finally purchased this acoustic bass after wanting an acoustic bass for years. I was pleasantly surprised when I opened the box and tried mine out. I could tell from the weight and the craftsmanship that this was quality construction. I am an experienced player, so I can tell when an instrument feels cheap. Not so at all with this bass. The finish was gorgeous and it sounds wonderful. It also sounds great plugged in. The acoustic sound from this bass is going to inspire some new music for sure. Can't wait to bring it to the next acoustic jam session.

    (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Nice bass guitar, Takamine standards

    By Kevin

    from Newton Ks

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    Pros

    • Consistent

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Practicing
      • Small Venues

      Comments about Takamine GB30CE Acoustic-Electric Bass Guitar:

      I use this bass a lot for practicing, nice tone and stays tuned. I am impressed with the on board pre-amp and tuner , find nothing cheap about it. bought it as a restock and looked brand new! Play it unplugged most the time... thumbs up!

      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great bass for the money.

      By Ox Bow Guy

      from Millersburg, I N

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      Pros

      • Fun To Play
      • Rich Sound
      • Stays In Tune

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Jamming
        • Practicing
        • Small Venues

        Comments about Takamine GB30CE Acoustic-Electric Bass Guitar:

        Can join in a jam with or without plugging in.

         
        2.0

        Beautiful Bass,but upon playing discovered it had Fret Buzz.

        By Bassman

        from Saratoga Springs,N.Y.

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        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Rich Sound

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Small Venues

          Comments about Takamine GB30CE Acoustic-Electric Bass Guitar:

          Great looking Bass,with potential to play great,but arrived having a Fret Buzz. Calls to Customer service only offered returning it,whereas I offered the option of taking it to a local shop at Musicians Friends expense. Disappointing,I would rather have kept the Bass.

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