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Ibanez AEL152ETBS 12-String Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar  Transparent Blue Sunburst 

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A large body guitar isn't always what you want if the sound isn't right. The Ibanez AEL Series, however, has the size, projection and beautiful tones...Click To Read More About This Product

Available 02-27-2017

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Big body, big sound, at a price that's not, well, big.

A large body guitar isn't always what you want if the sound isn't right. The Ibanez AEL Series, however, has the size, projection and beautiful tones that you need for any situation. The largest of acoustic guitar body offered by Ibanez, all AEL Series guitars, including the AEL152ETBS, is an excellent choice for players who want an expansive, natural acoustic sound.

Plugged in, it benefits from an Ibanez under saddle pickup and Ibanez SPT Shape Shifter preamp with onboard tuner delivering a sweet cascade of acoustic tones, never harsh or tinny. The AEL152ETBS features a solid mix of popular tonewoods with a spruce top, maple back and sides, and rosewood bridge and fingerboard, accented by a pearl rosette, chrome die-cast tuners, and a transparent blue sunburst finish.

Case sold separately.

FEATURES
  • AEL body
  • Spruce top
  • Maple neck and sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • Rosewood bridge and fingerboard
  • Chrome die-cast tuners
  • Pearl rosette
  • Ibanez Under Saddle pickup
  • Ibanez SPT Shape Shifter preamp with onboard tuner
  • Balanced XLR and 1/4" outputs
  • D'Addario EXP strings
  • Ibanez Advantage bridge pins
  • Case sold separately

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IbanezAEL152ETBS 12-String Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar
 
4.8

(based on 6 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (5)

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    (1)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good audio (5)
  • Fun to play (4)
  • Good feel (4)
  • Stays in tune (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Jamming (3)
  • Small venues (3)
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    • Experienced (3)

Reviewed by 6 customers

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5.0

Pretty guitar, no regrets.

By Lee

from Oak Island NC

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Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing
    • Small Venues

    Comments about Ibanez AEL152ETBS 12-String Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

    Have gotten lots of compliments on it. A 12 string can make anyone, who can play basic chords sound like a pro.

     
    5.0

    Very Happy!

    By Lee

    from Oak Island NC

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    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Jamming
      • Small Venues

      Comments about Ibanez AEL152ETBS 12-String Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

      Very pretty guitar. Sounded good, right out of the box.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      What a sound!!

      By Weatherman John

      from Pittsburgh PA

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      Pros

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

      Cons

      • Kind of bulky
      • Requires Constant Tuning

      Best Uses

      • Jamming
      • Practicing

      Comments about Ibanez AEL152ETBS 12-String Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

      First 12-string...plays very strong and has ringing deep sound. Bit bulky to hold but expected that with a 12 string "jumbo"! No scratch guard, though this allows for the color to be seen and enjoyed. Buy a clear removable one online. Color a little darker than expected and advertised. Needs continuous tuning which is a little annoying with a 12 string.
      Quality construction as expected from Ibanez.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      I would buy this ax again!

      By Wildmann

      from Cocoa Beach Fl.

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      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Recording
        • Small Venues

        Comments about Ibanez AEL152ETBS 12-String Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

        I have used 12's forever. I had a Mosrite Double Neck, 6/12, in the day, I now have 2 Dean 'Boca' 12s, an original '65 Fender 'Electric 12', a '70's Martin 'Sigma' 12, and back in the day, 2 different 'Kingston' 12s. Wish I still had the Relics, Who Knew?? After a truss rod tweak, and filing the underside of the bridge 'Bone' with sandpaper, the action at the 12th fret is (3)32d's I believe it could be made LOWER, But, that's pretty good. Sound is great, through an amp,[Fender Acoustasonic-15], and Pure Acoustic! I used to own a Guitar/Amp shop in the '70s, Sooo I've done lots of set-ups. The Blue color, Grows on ya!

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Ibanez ROX!

        By Big Bad Blufish

        from Appallachia, SC

        Pros

        • Sweet Top Of The Line

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Ibanez AEL152ETBS 12-String Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

            I told myself after checking this instrument out; "There is no way you just bought a guitar like THIS for this much money." my reply? YES! WAY! I have been playing guitar & stringed instruments for a number of years and I am severely impressed with the level of quality & playability in this price range.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            It sounds as beautiful as it looks.

            By Breaker-breaker

            from Biloxi, Mississippi

            Pros

            • Beautiful finish
            • Easy to play
            • Great sound

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Ibanez AEL152ETBS 12-String Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

                I suggest buying this beautiful guitar, because it is a good price for a great sound, great look, and just overall easiness to play.

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                • Yes

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