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Gon Bops Fiesta Cajon Mahogany Front Plate   

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This Fiesta Cajon by Gon Bops features a mahogany frontplate and finish. Heavy-duty rubber feet ensure bass tones don't get lost in the floor, and th...Read More

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Ideal for early players.

This Fiesta Cajon by Gon Bops features a mahogany frontplate and finish. Heavy-duty rubber feet ensure bass tones don't get lost in the floor, and this mahogany model comes with four internal guitar strings and a set of small adjustable bells; the string tension is adjustable via two small hex bolts with hex key conveniently housed inside the drum. Additionally, this "box" includes a free padded gig bag and seat cushion for an added value.

FEATURES
  • Heavy-duty rubber feet
  • Four internal guitar strings
  • Set of adjustable bells

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Fiesta Cajon Mahogany Front Plate

  • 12" x 11.5" x 19.75"
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Gon BopsFiesta Cajon Mahogany Front Plate
 
3.7

(based on 9 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

78%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Great sound (6)
  • Responsive (3)
  • Versatile (3)

Cons

  • Poorly made (3)

Best Uses

  • Small venues (6)
  • Accompaniment (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (4), Professional musician (3)

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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Fiesta Cajon Firewood W/Carrying Bag is more like it.....

By Catch 22 rock band

from Niles, Ohio

About Me Professional Musician

Pros

    Cons

    • Box Sounds Better
    • Not Sensitive
    • Poorly Made

    Best Uses

    • Window Sill Flowerbox

    Comments about Gon Bops Fiesta Cajon Mahogany Front Plate:

    I bought this drum to do acoustic sets with my rock band while doing restaurant gigs. I was impressed with how nice the thing was packaged and even the bag was pretty nice. When I pulled it out of the bag I thought I was opening up a 5 graders shop class project some kid made as a gag out of 1/8 plywood rounded off with a belt sander on the edges and corners. I over looked the craftsmanship or lack of and started to play it, that's when I almost got my own jigsaw out and made it into a toilet. They put 2 guitar strings inside the drum face on a tension bar you tighten with an Allen wrench, fastened a cat's bell collar to the center post and call it a snare effect. The only snare effect it gives you is that you were caught in a snare of a trap for buying this piece of scrap wood. I lasted 2 minutes trying to adjust it until I packed it back up in the box and taped it shut for return.

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    1.0

    Bag or Not, not a good buy.

    By Joby

    from North Carolina

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

      Cons

      • Poorly Made

      Best Uses

      • Firewood

      Comments about Gon Bops Fiesta Cajon Mahogany Front Plate:

      Out of the box, everything was great, it came as advertised. The sound was horrible. No deep sound only a cheap rattle with a bell reverb. The front panel is not removable, take a closer look at the photo. The four guitar strings sound ok but since the front panel is too thin, they combine to make most of the noise, and it is noise, not percussion. I put a tuner on it and tried to adjust the sound. Nothing worked. Great price, good bag, bad design. The front panel needs to be thicker.

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      4.0

      Awesome buy

      By jammer123

      from Idaho

      About Me Novice

      Pros

      • Great Sound

      Cons

      • Bag Was Broken

      Best Uses

        Comments about Gon Bops Fiesta Cajon Mahogany Front Plate:

        I never owned a cajon before, so I'm not sure what to compare it to. But I'm very impressed with it. The zipper on the bag was broken, which was a bummer, but kind of expected.

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        4.0

        Great value.

        By Pali

        from Black Mountain, NC

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Great Sound

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Accompaniment
          • Small Venues

          Comments about Gon Bops Fiesta Cajon Mahogany Front Plate:

          Great value. Completes my percussion set up. DID NOT have any problems with the bag that came with it. Looks like I can modify the snare set up-which is a little weak.

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          5.0

          Great for all levels of experience!

          By Val

          from Armed Forces Pacific

          About Me Experienced

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          Pros

          • Great Sound
          • Huge Tone
          • Responsive
          • Versatile

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Accompaniment
            • Small Venues

            Comments about Gon Bops Fiesta Cajon Mahogany Front Plate:

            More than expected. Great for any acoustic activity indoors or outdoors. The front plate will respond every time with crisp tones very forgiving. Easy tuning. The Cajon is affordable you cannot go wrong.

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            5.0

            First time user

            By Hop

            from Daytona Beach, Florida

            About Me Novice

            Pros

            • Great Sound
            • Responsive
            • Sensitive

            Cons

            • Bad Cheap Bag
            • Bag Is Horrible
            • Poorly Made

            Best Uses

            • School Bands
            • Small Venues

            Comments about Gon Bops Fiesta Cajon Mahogany Front Plate:

            The box sounds great and is very sensitive. I get snare, toms, and bass drums sounds. The zipper broke the first time I used it.

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Sweet Sound & Nice Gig Bag!

            By MontanaMitch

            from Conrad, MT

            About Me Professional Musician

            Pros

            • Great Sound
            • Huge Tone
            • Many Tones
            • Versatile

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Accompaniment
              • Small Venues

              Comments about Gon Bops Fiesta Cajon Mahogany Front Plate:

              We play weekly as an acoustic duo (two guitars), and have a 3-piece band that plays weekends. We talked our drummer into trying this. He had never played anything like it. He now can now join us for our acoustic shows. GREAT sound, and the gig bag is fantastic! So many tones...our drummer is loving it, and so are we!!

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Excellent value!

              By Drummer83

              from Charlottesville, VA.

              About Me Experienced

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Excellent Price
              • Fun To Play
              • Good sound
              • Great Starter Cajon
              • Higher Quality Than Expec
              • Quality Case

              Cons

              • Strings Hard To Adjust
              • Strings Not Very Adjstabl

              Best Uses

              • Accompaniment
              • Jam Sessions
              • Latin
              • Small Venues

              Comments about Gon Bops Fiesta Cajon Mahogany Front Plate:

              Excellent value. Higher quality than I expected, and fun right out of the box. I use a handkerchief to dampen the strings somewhat, as they are not very adjustable. That's the only thing that kept me from giving it five stars - It should be 4.5.
              Cajon was backordered for some time, but worth the wait (after all, it is made in Peru!).
              Customer service was very helpful.
              I also purchased the warranty, which I hope I never have to use.

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              (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              So far so good!

              By Wild drummer 13

              from Springfield, LA

              About Me Professional Musician

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Great Sound
              • Inexpensive
              • Nice Carrying Bag
              • Responsive
              • Sensitive
              • Versatile

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Accompaniment
                • Acoustic Gig
                • Small Venues

                Comments about Gon Bops Fiesta Cajon Mahogany Front Plate:

                I play in several bands and am looking forward to using this when we do quiet accoustic venues.

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