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Dean Playmate Avalanche J 3/4 Size Electric Guitar   (Open Box)
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The Dean Playmate Avalanche J is a 3/4-size guitar making it the ultimate break-in guitar for the rocker just starting out. The fast and solid bolt-on maple neck has a rosewood fingerboard. The Dean Playmate guitar has three single-coil pickups dishing out tasty tones whiile the sealed tuners keep your tuning stable. The Dean Playmate Avalanche J is an electric 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.

The perfect guitar for the beginning rocker!

  • Solid wood body
  • Maple neck
  • 22.7" scale length
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • 3 single-coil pickups
  • 5-way pickup selector switch
  • 1 Volume, 1 Tone control

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DeanPlaymate Avalanche J 3/4 Size Electric Guitar

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A litle Bridge work goes a long way


from Las Vegas

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      Comments about Dean Playmate Avalanche J 3/4 Size Electric Guitar:

      Bought the Avalanche for my child and looked nice upon opening box. Neck a little bowed but action still ok on the top frets nice for childs play. Noticed the D'adarrio strings right off nice touch however when I went to tune the instrument would not tune. Stretched the strings some and no good would not tune. Not sure if intonation way off to tune but should not have received it like this. Not going to pay for a set up on a inexpensive guitar and still not be sure if thats the problem. From what I could hear pick ups sounded good while out of tune and played decent materials looked good. Did not like the tuning peg configuration for first 3 strings too close together to operate properly compared to other 3 but they seemed to turn ok. Did not want to take the chance with another Avalanche I traded for a Laguna LE 50 short scale will try that out for size.

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      Nice little guitar


      from Virginia

      Comments about Dean Playmate Avalanche J 3/4 Size Electric Guitar:

      This guitar does what it's needed to do:
      - Stays in tune to keep my son from being frustrated.
      - Has a forgiving action to let the little guy make progress
      - Looks cool so he'll pick it up and play it (having Rocksmith helps a lot, too)

      I'm 100% happy with this guitar. I've even played it a lot.

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