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Fender FA135CE Concert Acoustic-Electric Guitar Natural 

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The Fender FA135CE Concert Acoustic Guitar is built on the concert-style platform for a sleek, modern design. The laminated spruce top features X-bra...Read More

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laminated spruce top, basswood back and sides, and Fishman ION-T preamp system.

The Fender FA135CE Concert Acoustic Guitar is built on the concert-style platform for a sleek, modern design. The laminated spruce top features X-bracing for bright, punchy tone, ideal for lead guitar. The neck is nato, and the back and sides are laminated basswood—both tone woods known for letting the mid and high frequencies sing out.

Thanks to the basswood back and sides, the Fender FA135CE is very light, avoiding strain to your neck or back during prolonged playing. The chrome tuners offer precision tuning. The guitar also features an impressive electronics system, featuring the Fishman ION-T preamp and built-in chromatic tuner, which provides lightning-fast tuning and amplification. The preamp features a volume dial, phase and contour buttons, and a tuner power button.

The FA135CE is fashioned with a natural gloss polyurethane finish, aged fretboard and body bindings, and a white concentric ring rosette that offers a striking contrast, and an appearance as beautiful as its sound.

Case sold separately.

FEATURES
  • Body Style: concert
  • Finish: gloss polyurethane
  • Top: laminated spruce
  • Bracing: X-bracing
  • Back and Sides: laminated basswood
  • Neck: nato
  • Fingerboard: rosewood
  • Frets: 20
  • Bridge: rosewood with compensated saddle
  • Machine heads: die-cast chrome
  • Electronics: Fishman Ion-T preamp with built-in tuner
  • Black pick-guard
  • Aged bridge pins with black dots
  • Aged fingerboard and body bindings
  • Rosette: Multi-ABS inlays
  • Inlay: White dot position
  • Headstock: matching paint with gold fender logo
  • Strings: D'Addario EXP-26 phosphor bronze, gauges 11 to 52
  • Case sold separately

Get started playing the right way with Fender quality and style at a very friendly price!

SPECIFICATIONS

FA135CE Concert Acoustic-Electric Guitar

  • Scale Length: 25.3"
  • Body Depth: 3.25" to 3.5"
  • Width at Nut: 1.69"
  • Width at Heel: 2.24"
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FenderFA135CE Concert Acoustic-Electric Guitar
 
4.1

(based on 22 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good audio (13)
  • Fun to play (11)
  • Good feel (10)
  • Stays in tune (9)
  • Consistent (8)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Practicing (14)
    • Jamming (10)
    • Small venues (7)
    • Recording (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Novice (6), Experienced (5), Professional musician (4)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Sweet sounding and at a GREAT PRICE !!!!!!

    This is a must have for any musician out there. In general this is a well rounded instrument that need not be overlooked because of the price. Fender payed attention to detail, all...Read complete review

    This is a must have for any musician out there. In general this is a well rounded instrument that need not be overlooked because of the price. Fender payed attention to detail, all the way down to the strings. Despite the value your getting, your also getting a guitar that's probably twice what MF is selling it for. Good job MF and Good job Fender.
    The electronics on this guitar are awesome. You are allowed to tailor your sound pretty much how you want. Fishman says it all.
    Being a Fender, quality is one thing they are known for. I wouldn't expect anything else from Fender.
    Honestly, This is pretty much why i bought it. I figured 150 wasn't much to lose if it didn't work out for me, but boy was i suprised.

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    fender FA135CE Concert Acoustic-Electric Guitar

    This Guitar sounds ok and has decent features..my main dislike would be the inner electronics (made in china of course)..definatly a guitar for begginers. I have played electric guitar for...Read complete review

    This Guitar sounds ok and has decent features..my main dislike would be the inner electronics (made in china of course)..definatly a guitar for begginers. I have played electric guitar for years and never had an acoustic so i figured i would buy a cheap acoustic electric and i got what i payed for. im happy with my purchase but i would recommend this for someone who is a begginer or wants to build strength and accuracy which is why i bought it ... whoever is learning how to play at the moment or looking to buy their first guitar should start with an acoustic or acoustic/electric and you will find that playing an electric is suprisingly easy

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    5.0

    Great price for this guitar

    By Jerick

    from Eau Claire, WI

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

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

    Cons

    • Poor Construction
    • Quality

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing
    • Recording
    • Rock Concerts
    • Small Venues

    Comments about Fender FA135CE Concert Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

    Great first acoustic guitar.

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    5.0

    A Very Nice Guitar

    By One from The Responders Band

    from Long Island, NY

    About Me Professional Musician

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Jamming
      • Practicing
      • Small Venues

      Comments about Fender FA135CE Concert Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

      I bought this for my son as a Christmas Present. He wants to learn to play and this Guitar proved to be excellent for a young adult learner. It will serve him well even after he becomes an accomplished player. The tone is excellent and the electronics are also terriffic. It stays in tune and is an bargain for the price. I'm an accomplished guitarist and I enjoyed playing this instrument!

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      5.0

      Very pleased with this guitar.

      By Rev Al

      from Grand Rapids, MN

      About Me Novice

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Church Choir
        • Practicing

        Comments about Fender FA135CE Concert Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

        This is the first new guitar I have purchased and I am very pleased with it. It arrived shortly after I ordered it in great shape. The sound, feel and appearance are great. I am very well pleased with this purchase and would recommend it to others.

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        4.0

        Christmas Gift

        By Joe

        from WV

        About Me Novice

        Pros

        • Fun To Play
        • Good Feel
        • Rich Sound

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Jamming
          • Practicing
          • School Bands
          • Small Venues

          Comments about Fender FA135CE Concert Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

          Good Guitar for the price. My Son wanted this Guitar for Christmas, picked it out himself. He is well pleased with it and I am pleased that He is pleased. Well Done.

          Comment on this review

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Great Purchase Worth The Money

          By Smoothstrings

          from Dallas, Texas

          About Me Professional Musician

          Pros

          • Comparable To Many
          • Consistent
          • Fun To Play
          • Good Feel
          • Rich Sound

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Jamming
            • Practicing
            • Recording
            • Small Venues
            • Teaching

            Comments about Fender FA135CE Concert Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

            I've been playing guitar for over 40yrs and I have never bought a guitar in this price range that could measure up to this guitar, and I have played just about every guitar on the market and not to leave out the hundreds that have been discontinued. I consider myself a pro musician and a good judge of guitars. If you purchase this guitar you will get your monies worth right out of the box and when you see, hold, touch, and play this guitar, you will immediately understand.

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            (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            bad choice

            By pj

            from bloomington, in

            About Me Novice

            Ask me a question

            Pros

            • Good Feel

            Cons

            • Not Consistent
            • Poor Construction
            • Requires Constant Tuning

            Best Uses

            • Practicing

            Comments about Fender FA135CE Concert Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

            the guitar came from the factory filthy, not dirty, filthy. stain had run down from the neck across the top of the guitar to the pickguard, so obviously no quality control at all, giving the appearance of something very cheap. the g string broke the first time i tried to tune it and that was just up to d. the tuner isn't as good as my ear and that is not saying much. the electronics are awful. the base overwhelms everything else even when turned down as far as you can still get any sound on both the guitar and the amp.

            i bought this for the fender name, never again. bottom line...comparing this product to a musical instrument is like comparing a big wheel to a motorcycle.

            Comment on this review

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            I like it

            By donner

            from Broken Arrow USA

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            Ask me a question

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Jamming
              • Practicing
              • Recording
              • Small Venues

              Comments about Fender FA135CE Concert Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

              This is a great little guitar for the price. It plays well it looks good and for the price you can't beat it. It has a fishman piezo pickup that sounds good and the tuner works really well. It is light and just really plays easily. I will be changing the strings here shortly whenever I get a chance or finally put it down.

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              3.0

              A big bang for the buck

              By JOSEPH

              from YONKERS, NY

              About Me Novice

              Ask me a question

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Consistent
              • Good Feel
              • Rich Sound

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Practicing

                Comments about Fender FA135CE Concert Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

                I was very pleased with this instrument it is very light and easy to hold. It's amazing how much one guitar can be from another classical guitar.

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                5.0

                Great Guitar for the $$$

                By Dringlemcgee

                from Columbus, OH

                About Me Professional Musician

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Great feel
                • Rich Sound
                • Stays In Tune
                • Very Good Tone

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Jamming
                  • Practicing
                  • Small Venues

                  Comments about Fender FA135CE Concert Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

                  I am very happy with this purchase

                  Comment on this review

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Decent intermediate guitar

                  By Clutch

                  from PHX, AZ

                  About Me Experienced

                  Ask me a question

                  Pros

                  • Fun To Play
                  • Good Feel
                  • Rich Sound

                  Cons

                  • Requires Constant Tuning

                  Best Uses

                  • Practicing

                  Comments about Fender FA135CE Concert Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

                  I had purchased a new Epi A/E that was a piece of work so I thought I would try the Fender. Out of the box it compared favorably with the Epi in build and sound. The fret action is better on the Fender but had to change out the strings,too dull in acoustic mode, went to DR ZE-10's and the sound improved 50% or more. Love the on-board tuner, not always accurate but close enough to start. Great sound when plugged in. Priced right for the value rec'd.

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