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Ibanez Performance Series PF1512 Dreadnought 12-String Acoustic Guitar Natural

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A full-sounding guitar with a spruce top and die-cast tuners.

The Ibanez Performance Series PF1512 Dreadnought 12-String Acoustic Guitar offers professional features, quality, and great sound at an extremely inexpensive price, all backed by the Ibanez name and quality. This full-size guitar has a spruce top, mahogany back and sides and a mahogany neck, a proven combination of excellent tonewoods. A natural finish, multi rosette, top binding and die-cast tuners complete the list of oppointments of this affordable 12-string guitar.

Case sold separately.

FEATURES
12-string model
Dreadnought body
Spruce top
Mahogany back and sides
Mahogany neck
Rosewwod fingerboard and bridge
Black and white multi rosette
Chrome die-cast tuners
Natural high-gloss finish
Case sold separately

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SPECIFICATIONS
Neck Dimensions
Scale: 650mm
Width at Nu:t 42mm
Width at 14th: Fret 54mm
Thickness at 1st: 21.5mm
Thickness at 7th: 23.5mm
Radius: 250mmR

Body Dimensions

Length: 20"
Width: 15 3/4"
Depth: 5"
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IbanezPerformance Series PF1512 Dreadnought 12-String Acoustic Guitar
 
4.3

(based on 12 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Consistent (9)
  • Good feel (9)
  • Stays in tune (9)
  • Good audio (8)
  • Fun to play (7)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Jamming (7)
  • Practicing (6)
  • Small venues (6)
  • Recording (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (5), Novice (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Full Sounding 12 String

I bought this to replace a Rogue Herringbone 12 string I have had since 2006. I retired my previous 12 string after it survived deployment to Iraq.

This Ibanez PF1512 kept...Read complete review

I bought this to replace a Rogue Herringbone 12 string I have had since 2006. I retired my previous 12 string after it survived deployment to Iraq.

This Ibanez PF1512 kept finding me while I was looking for a new guitar. I couldn't find any reviews, but decided to take the plunge when I found a really good deal on one. The guitar is a lower end model, but still better quality than a generic offering. Compared to my Rogue, this is a better guitar.

The sound is full and clear. Without any setup it was easy to play. It tunes nicely and stays in tune (a nice asset for a 12 string). This is my "go-to" for just wanting to strum.

If you can't afford a grand guitar then this model will not dissapoint for price and playability.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Change your strings before your two years are up!

Bought this as my first guitar two years ago. It sounded really sweet and stayed in tune rather well. It convinced me to buy two other Ibanez products, a 6-string and a...Read complete review

Bought this as my first guitar two years ago. It sounded really sweet and stayed in tune rather well. It convinced me to buy two other Ibanez products, a 6-string and a bass. Last week, the lighter G string broke, so I figured it was about time to put new strings on it. The bridge pins were not only NOT hand-removeable, I stripped my pin-puller trying to get the first one out. The second pin snapped as I tried to ease it out with needle-nose pliers. Looks like I'm going to have to drill the rest out and buy new pins. I hope I don't have this problem with my newer guitar... I wonder if that's covered in the limited two-year warranty.

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(9 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Full Sounding 12 String

By Drcushing

from Texas

About Me Novice

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Ibanez Performance Series PF1512 Dreadnought 12-String Acoustic Guitar:

      I bought this to replace a Rogue Herringbone 12 string I have had since 2006. I retired my previous 12 string after it survived deployment to Iraq.

      This Ibanez PF1512 kept finding me while I was looking for a new guitar. I couldn't find any reviews, but decided to take the plunge when I found a really good deal on one. The guitar is a lower end model, but still better quality than a generic offering. Compared to my Rogue, this is a better guitar.

      The sound is full and clear. Without any setup it was easy to play. It tunes nicely and stays in tune (a nice asset for a 12 string). This is my "go-to" for just wanting to strum.

      If you can't afford a grand guitar then this model will not dissapoint for price and playability.

      (6 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Reluctant purchase ends very well

      By Coopdog

      from Washington State

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Jamming
        • Practicing
        • Recording

        Comments about Ibanez Performance Series PF1512 Dreadnought 12-String Acoustic Guitar:

        Hesitated to buy this guitar because of the low asking price. Then I picked it up and played it and was sold immediately. Even out of tune it sounded amazing, but after tuning it properly it rings like a bell and fills the room with beautiful tones and the easiest action of any 12 string I have ever handled by far.

        (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Good 12 string for the price

        By xxxxxxxxxxxx

        from Worthington Ohio

        About Me Experienced

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        Pros

        • Consistent
        • Fun To Play
        • Good Feel

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Jamming
          • Practicing

          Comments about Ibanez Performance Series PF1512 Dreadnought 12-String Acoustic Guitar:

          I have several 12 strings, Martin D28-12, Gibson B25-12, Seagull S-12. I bought the PF 1512 as a "beater"! Something I can drag around to play anywhere and not have to worry about it being knock off it'stand or otherwise hurt. (yes hurt....guitars can feel pain). It sounds okay, even when it's D tuned and capoed up. For the money it's a good deal.

          (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Awesome guitar!

          By Bob the Irked

          from Tucson AZ

          About Me Novice

          See all my reviews

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Jamming
            • Practicing
            • Recording
            • Small Venues

            Comments about Ibanez Performance Series PF1512 Dreadnought 12-String Acoustic Guitar:

            My first guitar... a quality instrument to last me the rest of my life. Got the Twelve-string and a nice case... I'll be back as I discover electrics and keyboards and amps and....

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Sweet sound

            By William

            from undisclosed

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            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Ibanez Performance Series PF1512 Dreadnought 12-String Acoustic Guitar:

            Very mellow sound. Not your typical thin 12 string sound. Well built. I couldn't pass it up for the price.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great guitar

            By chris

            from bradford,il

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            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Jamming
              • Practicing
              • Recording
              • Small Venues

              Comments about Ibanez Performance Series PF1512 Dreadnought 12-String Acoustic Guitar:

              Feels good and easy to play.

              (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Great guitar!

              By bong

              from san fran

              About Me Novice

              See all my reviews

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Jamming
                • Practicing
                • School Bands
                • Small Venues

                Comments about Ibanez Performance Series PF1512 Dreadnought 12-String Acoustic Guitar:

                This is my first 12-string and so far I am having a lot of fun playing it

                 
                5.0

                Performance Series PF1512 Dreadnought 12-String Acoustic

                By GibsonBoy

                from Northeast WI.

                About Me Experienced

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                Ask me a question

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                Pros

                • Consistent
                • Good Feel
                • Rich Sound
                • Stays In Tune

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Jamming
                  • Small Venues

                  Comments about Ibanez Performance Series PF1512 Dreadnought 12-String Acoustic Guitar:

                  Right out of the box and after tuning this 12 string it sounded great.Intonation up and down the neck was excellent.The action was set up nicely on the neck.I've played higher priced 12 strings but this 12 string sounds just as good if not better.Very satisfied with this instrument.I Thank You MusiciansFriend.

                   
                  5.0

                  Performance Series PF1512 Dreadnought 12-String Acoustic

                  By GibsonBoy

                  from Northeast WI.

                  About Me Experienced

                  See all my reviews

                  Ask me a question

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Consistent
                  • Good Feel
                  • Rich Sound
                  • Stays In Tune

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Jamming
                    • Small Venues

                    Comments about Ibanez Performance Series PF1512 Dreadnought 12-String Acoustic Guitar:

                    For the money to me this is an excellent acoustic 12 string guitar.Right out of the box after tuning this 12 string sounded great.I've play much higher priced 12 string guitars I won't say their names,but this guitar sounds just as good it not better. Nice action and good intonation up and down the neck,and stays in tune nicely.I'm very satisfied with this instrument.I Thank You MusiciansFriend

                     
                    3.0

                    Every Recording Needs a12string

                    By travis

                    from muncie in

                    About Me Professional Musician

                    Pros

                    • Fun To Play

                    Cons

                    • Requires Constant Tuning

                    Best Uses

                    • Recording

                    Comments about Ibanez Performance Series PF1512 Dreadnought 12-String Acoustic Guitar:

                    Back in the high school days my buddy had a cheap 12string we were trying to get that David Gilmour Pink Floyd sound. Every time I see a twelve string I think back to being in a cover band playing wish you were here. So I bought an Ibanez pf12 about 8years ago. And I sold it Im thinking of buying this model. What I didnt know at the time David Gilmour also used a guitar in nashville tuning for comfortably numb he shows this guitar in an interview on you tube where he is talking about Sid Barrett. For anyone interested in nashville tuning its where you replace strings 3 4 5 and 6 with octave strings of a twelve string set and strings 1 and 2 stay the same an old studio trick for getting a fuller sound.

                    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    1.0

                    Change your strings before your two years are up!

                    By Bob the Irked

                    from Tucson AZ

                    About Me Novice

                    See all my reviews

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Rich Sound
                    • Stays In Tune

                    Cons

                    • Poor Construction

                    Best Uses

                    • Practicing
                    • Recording
                    • Small Venues

                    Comments about Ibanez Performance Series PF1512 Dreadnought 12-String Acoustic Guitar:

                    Bought this as my first guitar two years ago. It sounded really sweet and stayed in tune rather well. It convinced me to buy two other Ibanez products, a 6-string and a bass. Last week, the lighter G string broke, so I figured it was about time to put new strings on it. The bridge pins were not only NOT hand-removeable, I stripped my pin-puller trying to get the first one out. The second pin snapped as I tried to ease it out with needle-nose pliers. Looks like I'm going to have to drill the rest out and buy new pins. I hope I don't have this problem with my newer guitar... I wonder if that's covered in the limited two-year warranty.

                     
                    5.0

                    Simply Awesome!!!!

                    By drummer boy

                    from Roswell, NM

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Consistent
                    • Good Feel
                    • Stays In Tune

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Ibanez Performance Series PF1512 Dreadnought 12-String Acoustic Guitar:

                        I'm a drummer...learning to play the acoustic and with this ibenez 12 string is just awesome...smooth action, great sound, simply awesome for the price.....thank you Musicians friend....would highly recommend.....look forward to buying more products

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