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Fender CD 280S Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar

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The Fender CD280S dreadnought guitar features scalloped X bracing, all-solid rosewood bridge plate, chrome die-cast machine heads for easy and accura...Click To Read More About This Product

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The best of both worlds—a solid spruce top for that nice mellow sound, with rosewood back and sides for a bright, classic tone.

The Fender CD280S dreadnought guitar features scalloped X bracing, all-solid rosewood bridge plate, chrome die-cast machine heads for easy and accurate tuning and coated D'Addario strings for long-lasting tone.

FEATURES
  • Dual Action Truss Rod
  • Tortoise Shell Pickguard
  • Scalloped X Bracing
  • Compensated Urea Saddle
  • Gold Silkscreen Logo
  • Traditional Fender Bridge
  • Factory Mounted Forward Strap Button with Internal Block Reinforcement
  • White Dot Position Inlays
  • Multi-ABS Inlays on Soundhole and Body Edge
SPECIFICATIONS
  • Body Style: Fender Style Dreadnought
  • Finish: Gloss, (Polyurethane)
  • Top: Solid Spruce
  • Bracing: Scalloped X Bracing
  • Back and Sides: Laminated Rosewood
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • No. of Frets: 20
  • Bridge: Rosewood with Compensated Saddle
  • Machine Heads: Chrome, (Die-Cast)
  • Scale Length: 25.3" (643mm)
  • Body Depth: 3.94" (100mm) to 4.92" (125mm)
  • Width at Nut: 1.69" (43mm)
  • Width at Heel: 2.24" (57mm)
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5.0

(based on 3 reviews)

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5.0

Play makes the Fender CD280S better

By roge

from Sumter SC

I got a Fender CD280S Dreadnought acoustic guitar in October of last year(2009) from MF. It sounded ok at first but not particularily praiseworthy. However, that has changed. I have been playing it pretty heavily since-average 2 hours daily. It really sounds awesome now. No one can fault the sound of This guitar. It is great playing lead and just fine strumming. One thing I should mention is that my guitar doesn"t care for Martin strings. The D'Addarrio EXP 26 do just fine after a few hours of break-in playing, hold their tune good and last and last. These are what came with the guitar initially. I highly recommend this guitar to any one looking for a guitar under the price range of $600. $500.

 
5.0

Fender cd280s acoustic

By stompy

from Massanutten Va

Pros

  • Awesome guitar

Cons

  • none

Best Uses

  • Playin Music

Great Quility & value ,we tried many others in this price range,this is the best all around guitar.

 
5.0

What a deal!

By OperaMan1620

from Appleton, WI

I am an active performing musician. While my first loves are keyboard and voice, I picked up guitar 6 years ago. I was looking to get a relatively cheap guitar which would give me some great sound and this fulfilled that desire. The Tone is not overly bright, I would call it very crisp. Its bass also maintains the resonance that is heard within the treble and mids. The neck is comfortable, and the action(when I got it) was near perfect. I don't LOVE the look of the tortoise pick guard, but I don't mind. The 280S stays in tune well both sitting in its case, and during performance. The only thing I don't think this guitar would be GREAT for would be maybe blues, unless you have a great amp or pedal to mollify the crisp brighter tone. But I think in a fix, this would work just fine.All in all, I loved the guitar. For the price, I don't think you'll find an equal.

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