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Dean Evo XM Electric Guitar Natural Mahogany 

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The Dean EVO XM Electric Guitar is the ultimate break-in guitar for the rocker who's just getting started. The fast and solid bolt-on maple neck has ...Read More

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Great style and function at a very affordable price.

The Dean EVO XM Electric Guitar is the ultimate break-in guitar for the rocker who's just getting started. The fast and solid bolt-on maple neck has a rosewood fingerboard. Dual humbucker pickups dish up tasty tones and sealed tuners keep your tuning stable. A patented angular neck joint makes the Dean EVO XM and electic guitar that is wonderfully easy to play.

Check the drop-down menu to the right to select colors and/or other options. Case sold separately.

FEATURES
  • Basswood body
  • Bolt-on maple neck
  • Rosewood fingerboard
  • Dual humbuckers

Get the XM in your hands and find out what kind of insane rocker has been hiding inside you waiting for release. Order today.

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DeanEvo XM Electric Guitar
 
4.3

(based on 203 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (110)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (58)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (21)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (5)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good feel (17)
  • Fun to play (14)
  • Good tone (13)
  • Good pick up (9)
  • Solid electronics (9)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Practicing (15)
    • Jamming (10)
    • Small venues (4)
    • Recording (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Experienced (11), Novice (6), Professional musician (3)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Five Star guitar for a beginner

    For a beginner, doing chords and bends for the first time seems to be easy and scares me! Getting comments from the other rooms in the house like, "Hey...you're really...Read complete review

    For a beginner, doing chords and bends for the first time seems to be easy and scares me! Getting comments from the other rooms in the house like, "Hey...you're really getting good!"
    Yet, I know it's the electric guitar that should take all the credit.
    Wasn't sure such a reasonably priced guitar would sound this good, but, IT DOES!!!

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Great Value for the Money

    This guitar is a great plays to start out, have as an extra or for a recreational player.
    Solid construction, nice feel, great tone. We're not talking about the finest hand...Read complete review

    This guitar is a great plays to start out, have as an extra or for a recreational player.
    Solid construction, nice feel, great tone. We're not talking about the finest hand craftsmanhip, but we also not talking about a mess. It is well built, and is an excellent guitar for a beginner or for someone like me who likes to have a guitar around but isn't going to be making a living with it. That being said, I also wouldn't have any problems seeing this as a guitar that gets used extensively for gigging.
    This is my second Dean item and they have both been fantastic. My first Dean cost significantly more than this, but plays and sounds just as good. There are not a lot of bells and whistles but what is included works well, and sounds great. It is a very good buy.

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    4.0

    Amazing, for the price.

    By RavenHavok

    from Pennsylvania

    About Me Professional Musician

    Pros

    • Good Feel
    • Good Pick Up
    • Good Tone

    Cons

    • Frets Need Filed Down
    • Poor Quality Craftsmanship

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing
    • Recording

    Comments about Dean Evo XM Electric Guitar:

    I move around a lot and am tired of losing valuable equipment. I bought this guitar to write and flesh out new material and to be more to the point, I was surprised. Considering the price little work is needed to get this guitar sounding great on the peavey vypyr vip1 I bought strictly to accompany it. Worst feature is the frets are rough and need filed, so be warned on that end. A little tweaking on the modeling amp and this guitar sounds like a much more expensive model.

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    4.0

    This is a good Guitar

    By Unslick

    from Ann Arbor Michigan

    About Me Novice

    Pros

    • Good Feel
    • Good Pick Up

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Practicing

      Comments about Dean Evo XM Electric Guitar:

      The Shop that did the Set-up was able to do it. The Musician's Friend Folks were outstanding on their return policy. The Folks I dealt with were knowledgeable and professional. They put up with my persistence to get a working, useable guitar. I would use these Folks again and recommend them to others. Not because the quality of the Dean Product but because of their People and return policy. They paid far more in shipping for the 3 returns than I did for the Guitar.

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      4.0

      Great Starter, Good Sound.

      By JDubya

      from Orlando, FL

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Fun To Play
      • Good Feel
      • Good Pick Up
      • Good Tone
      • Solid Electronics

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Jamming
        • Practicing

        Comments about Dean Evo XM Electric Guitar:

        First off, i have to say if i say anything negative, it should be taken with a grain of salt because in its price range, this is a great guitar.

        Right out of the box, i found the color not matching the image, however personally i found its true color pleasing. The guitar has a comfortable feel, not overly heavy, but not cheap feeling either. The neck feels comfortable, the tuners generally stay well in tune. i like the adjustable bridge, its a nice feature. The tone control is decently dynamic. the selector is a bit sticky sometimes, and that can become annoying. Also i find that the pickups are a bit close in range so as not to give the greatest differentiation, but still, its not an expensive guitar.

        So all in all, i recommend this model for the price, it has a good sound and i find it pleasing. it also has a lot of potential. I made just go crazy and drop some P-90's in there, who knows. lol :) great for starter, or just a base for a custom.

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        5.0

        LUV IT, LUV IT, LUV IT

        By broKenh

        from Canton, TX.

        About Me Professional Musician

        Pros

        • Comfortable neck
        • Easy to play
        • Friendly Fingerboard
        • Fun To Play
        • Good Tone
        • Great Performance Guitar
        • Great sound quality
        • Solid Electronics
        • Tuners Do Not Slip

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Practice And Performance

          Comments about Dean Evo XM Electric Guitar:

          Purchased as a practice, knock around guitar. Like the sound and performability better than Les Paul or 335. It plays a lot like Strat but with less weight than any of the above. All around great guitar. I just don't see how Dean can make this quality guitar and sell for this price. I use it for Country/western Bluegrass, and Gospel. Great all around guitar.

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          4.0

          nice guitar playing well

          By kevin vincent

          from in youngsville . louisiana

          About Me Professional Musician

          Pros

          • Fun To Play
          • Good Feel
          • Good Pick Up
          • Good Tone
          • Love it
          • Solid Electronics

          Cons

          • Dull Finish

          Best Uses

          • Great sound
          • Jamming
          • Practicing
          • Recording
          • Rock Concerts

          Comments about Dean Evo XM Electric Guitar:

          it plays well , has a great sound , the only thing is that the finish is flat a dull looking , not look like the picture .other wise love it , a good runner up for a les paul .

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          3.0

          Good value, needed serious setup.

          By Minataur

          from Ontario, Canada

          About Me Novice

          Pros

          • Fun To Play
          • Good Feel

          Cons

          • Fret Buzz

          Best Uses

          • Jamming
          • Practicing

          Comments about Dean Evo XM Electric Guitar:

          Good price, but stated 'near new' condition did not indicate major dent on top edge of body, so bad so that a piece of the body was ready to fall out. Needed serious setup to get rid of fret buzz, and at the same time managed to rid of 'drop outs' on the pickups (i assume because the strings were actually too close to the pickups).

          However, after a little TLC, new strings and a little patience, great practice and jamming axe.

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          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          GREAT GUITAR FOR THE PRICE!

          By BLUBYU2

          from KEYSTONE HEIGHTS FL.

          About Me Experienced

          Pros

          • Fun To Play
          • Good Feel
          • Good Pick Up
          • Good Tone
          • Solid Electronics

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Jamming
            • Practicing
            • Small Venues

            Comments about Dean Evo XM Electric Guitar:

            1ST ELECTRIC GUITAR I'VE OWNED SINCE THE LATE SIXTIES. GUITAR IS LIGHT,AND EASY TO PLAY. BASSWOOD BODY CREATES GOOD SUSTAIN.

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            This is just fine for the cost

            By Buzzroy

            from St. Louis

            About Me Experienced

            Pros

            • Comfortable
            • Good sound
            • Great for the money

            Cons

            • Frets Are A Little Sharp
            • Selector Switch Testy

            Best Uses

            • Beginners Or Intermediate
            • Garage Rocker

            Comments about Dean Evo XM Electric Guitar:

            This is an excellent choice for the moola. The finish is more of a primer-like matte, the selector switch needs a shot of tuner cleaner, and the frets could use a little softening on the edges. This guitar sounds like a hopped-up Les Jr. through my 50-watt, all tube combo (which I also purchased from Musician's Friend and could't be happier with), and played within modest expectations right out of the box. Nice litte rocker!

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Great Guitar for the price

            By Scooterpaula

            from Maine

            About Me Novice

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            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Fun To Play
            • Good Feel
            • Good Pick Up
            • Good Tone

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Jamming
              • Practicing
              • Small Venues

              Comments about Dean Evo XM Electric Guitar:

              Really love the feel and playability of this Guitar. The neck is a great size and the sound is wonderful. A minimal investment for someone who is getting back into playing after a long break. This will be a favorite for many years. I compare this guitar to my son's Fender Squire and find that it is much more comfortable.

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              (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              3.0

              Nice guitar for the money

              By John

              from Lafayette, LA

              About Me Experienced

              Ask me a question

              Pros

              • Fun To Play
              • Good Feel
              • Good Tone

              Cons

              • Poor Quality Craftsmanship

              Best Uses

              • Jamming
              • Practicing

              Comments about Dean Evo XM Electric Guitar:

              Bought this guitar for my son from the used gear section. Out of the box, I had to file the rough fret edges. Intonation was a bit off and I couldn't fix the intonation on the low E string because the bridge screw would not back out far enough. I was working on a budget, but wish I could have spend a little more for a little better guitar. Maybe replacing the bridge would have worked. But for the price, it's okay. The finish is good. And after stretching the strings, they seemed to stay in tune.

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