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Rogue RA-100D Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar  

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A marvel for its price, the traditional dreadnought design makes for one very playable guitar with a great, full tone. Perfect for strumming or finge...Read More

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A worthy starter guitar.

A marvel for its price, the traditional dreadnought design makes for one very playable guitar with a great, full tone. Perfect for strumming or fingerpicking any style of music, it's no wonder this guitar has been so highly rated by our customers. Features a genuine spruce top, die-cast tuning machines, 25-1/2" scale nato neck, and bound rosewood fretboard. It's easy to tune and stays that way. Rich, resonant sound and excellent projection and intonation make this a first guitar to be proud of. It's also great for camping or as a second guitar. Each guitar ships with genuine Martin strings for a quality sound right out of the box.

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Case sold separately

FEATURES
  • Genuine spruce top
  • Die-cast tuning machines
  • Nato neck
  • 25-1/2" scale length
  • Bound rosewood fretboard
  • Martin strings
  • Case sold separately
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RogueRA-100D Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar
 
4.5

(based on 471 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (329)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (98)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (25)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (10)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good feel (37)
  • Fun to play (36)
  • Good audio (33)
  • Stays in tune (32)
  • Consistent (23)

Cons

  • Poor quality (7)

Best Uses

  • Practicing (44)
  • Jamming (33)
  • Small venues (16)
  • Recording (11)
  • School bands (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (29), Novice (21), Professional musician (9)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Wow, great guitar for the price!

I've had this guitar for about four years now, so it is time to do a review on this seasoned veteran, who has seen countless hours of play time at my hands.
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I've had this guitar for about four years now, so it is time to do a review on this seasoned veteran, who has seen countless hours of play time at my hands.

Intonation is good, but not great. I hardly notice any issues most of the time.
Finish has minor blemishes that don't bother me for the price. I have the black model and the paint is a bit blotchy, but hardly noticeable.
Sounds very good for an eighty buck instrument, and the tone has improved over time. Nice, rustic sound - somewhere in-between warm and bright. Honestly, it sounds like it is made of cedar rather than spruce, or at least mine does.
Tuners are okay. Stay in tune fairly well.
Bridge saddle, bridge pins, and nut are of the same, cheap plastic that the binding is made of. It is kind of flaky, but has held up so far.
Neck is glossy and not as fast as a satin neck.
Rosette looks nice for a decal.

Bottom line - it sounds good and plays well. I have received compliments, saying that it sounds/feels like a guitar costing several hundred more. This is coming from two different players, one a virtuoso, both who used to be professional musicians and have played for 25+ years. My friend who has been playing about as long as I have (10 years) brings his Fender acoustic to my house, but I always end up stuck with the Fender because he won't put my Rogue down! :)

When I bought this, I had planned on replacing this a year or two after I got it with a higher end instrument, but it is still my first and only acoustic guitar. Buy it.

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Needs A LOT of work

This guitar I would say is a good starter guitar for a kid to beat on and miss treat.

I normally play the higher end guitars but I gotten this one...Read complete review

This guitar I would say is a good starter guitar for a kid to beat on and miss treat.

I normally play the higher end guitars but I gotten this one as a gift over christmas. I figured it is the thought that counts and I should atleast play it to get use to it so when I am asked to play it. It does not sound that bad to the listeners.

First thing is first. The string high or action of the guitar is set up way to high for my liking. I do not like to fight the guitar to play it. But at the same time most starting out guitarist quit because they do not know or cannot adjust the action. I tried everything to get the string hight correct. My last ditch atttempt was taking off the strings and pulling appart the saddle of the bridge out and filing it down by 1/18th of an inch at a time to get corret hight. But here lays another problem. The fret board is made of rose wood. It looked like it was not cared for so I had to go over while my strings are off and re-oil them and polish them off so they look and stayed clean.

I am right now thinking of refretting the guitar because the frets sit pretty high up from the neck which cause a very undelightful buzz sound. I first thought it was my playing but I grabbed my other acoustic guitar and played it and I go no buzz. I took a better look and notice the strings in compairison to the fret board have about .9mm off space when I push on the fret.

For a real serious guitar player this guitar is a work in progress but for the price it is not a bad buy if you got the time to put work into it to make the guitar sound perfect. I do like how the wood gain is almost perfectly stright and solid. But at the same time I would of aged the wood longer to give it better deeps.

If your child or you are wanting to learn guitar I would strongly recomend it for that and that alone. But buy an electric tuner because this thing falls out of tune real easy.

If you are a hardcore guitar player like me. I would say look for a different low end guitar this one needs a lot of work to make it play and sound like a high end.

I would give it 3 out of 5 stars
Price: 5
Playable: 2
Construction: 3
Reliable: 1

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5.0

Great guitar for the price!

By Deagle911

from Pennington Gap, VA

About Me Experienced

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing

    Comments about Rogue RA-100D Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar:

    My best comment regarding this product actually has to do with Musician's Friend, the company. I purchased this product online and it shipped very fast, but unfortunately came with a little paint finish chipped off the headstock. I wrote one e-mail with a picture of it and immediately was given a pre-paid return label and Musician's Friend sent another of the same model guitar, immediately! The second guitar was in perfect condition and I sent the first one back with no hassle at all. Guitar plays great and is ideal for what I purchased it to do...be a second guitar to use for teaching lessons, jamming, etc.

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    4.0

    Worth the money

    By Old Phart

    from Fillmore utah

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Practicing
      • Small Venues

      Comments about Rogue RA-100D Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar:

      While I did have to adjust the bridge to keep the top E string from buzzing the frets, & had to replace one tuner for one of better value I still feel this is hard to beat for the money. The sound is excellent & projects well, the kind of unit to take out for fun, even camping. the sound is not for off the sound of the considerably more costly units. If you're like me get a hard case as I did, no sense in hurting it in transit, & these guys have prices you can't beat.

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Good beginner, but has potential.

      By Teacher

      from Tennessee

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Rich Sound
      • Stays In Tune

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Practicing

        Comments about Rogue RA-100D Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar:

        This instrument didn't cost much so it is ideal for beginners and instructional purposes or someone who wants a "beater". The sound is pretty good. The neck and everything else appears fine including the finish. The tuners hold. The action will need adjusting after the woods cure a bit. It has some slight fret buzz with one of the frets and it will need filing.

        I got it for instructional/classroom and it will work fine for that. It just needs a little work if you want it to sound and play like a more expensive guitar.

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        5.0

        Amazing value for the money

        By Mr. Tragic

        from Salt Lake City, UT

        Pros

        • Fun To Play
        • Good Feel
        • Rich Sound

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Rogue RA-100D Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar:

            This is an excellent starter guitar. Sounds and feels nice. Great value for the money.

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            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Cannot Be Beat for the price

            By Coach Mike

            from Ojai, CA

            About Me Novice

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Jamming
              • Practicing
              • School Bands
              • Small Venues

              Comments about Rogue RA-100D Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar:

              This is the third Rogue Dreadnought I've owned. The first one did an 18 month tour in Iraq before it was handed over to my son in 2006, and it's still going strong - sounding just as good as the day I got it.
              This new one has not disappointed. Well built, good sound, and an excellent value.

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              (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Granddaughter liked it.

              By Vivian

              from monroe, la

              About Me Novice

              Pros

              • Need A Booklet For It

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Rogue RA-100D Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar:

                  My granddaughter loved it. However, a booklet for it, explaining what to do with it, giving details about it, etc. would be great. Please let me know if anything is available. thanks.

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                  (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Great deal, just what I needed

                  By tybo617

                  from Williamsport, PA

                  About Me Novice

                  Pros

                  • Good For Beginner
                  • Great deal
                  • Low Price
                  • Quick Shipping

                  Cons

                  • Poor Construction

                  Best Uses

                  • Jamming
                  • Learning
                  • Practicing

                  Comments about Rogue RA-100D Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar:

                  This guitar is exactly what I needed since I'm just beginning to learn. When I received it, there were a few tiny wooden pieces loose inside the guitar, but I just shook them out. The guitar arrived incredibly quickly and I got the tracking number to know when it was coming (which is unexpected for free shipping!). Packaging was adequate.

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                  (5 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  2.0

                  Intonation off otherwise a killer deal

                  By New City Cowboy

                  from Rockland MA

                  About Me Professional Musician

                  Pros

                    Cons

                    • Poor Construction

                    Best Uses

                    • Practicing

                    Comments about Rogue RA-100D Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar:

                    I got a Musicians Friend gift certificate as a Xmas gift from one of my many students (I teach guitar full time)that just about paid for this guitar. What a deal, right? They used to be, but sadly not anymore. Years ago I could recommend this very model to students and they would always be great. Guitar looks great, straight neck, good tuners, and great tone! But their manufacturer can't seem to place the nut accurately in the last two years, making it impossible to tune well. I know this because my students who have bought this very guitar all have the same issue- poor intonation, all because of the same manufacture's defect. The problem is ABSOLUTELY that they place the nut in the wrong position by about 2 mm. I know this because it is impossible to tune this model now with open strings and no capo- the dead giveaway is you can get the chords in one key to sound good, then switch to chords in another key and tuning is just awful- that indicates severe intonation problems. However when you place a capo on any fret on the guitar and then play from there, tuning with my Snark tuner is successful and tuning is PERFECT with all chords in tune in all keys- perfect intonation. After I narrowed down the problem I noticed that the nut on this guitar was placed about 2 mm. to the left too far vs. all my other identical sized, but more expensive and professional, dreadnaught sized guitars in the same scale size. That's it! So I knocked out the nut, routered out 2 mm. from the end of the now exposed fretboard to match the distance between the nut and the first metal fret with my good guitars, re glued the nut into the new position and presto- perfect intonation! Musicians friend is SO close to having a perfect and inexpensive beginner guitar in their lineup- please just call the manufacturer and ask them to recalibrate their CNC routing machines to place that nut correctly- it's a manufacture's defect that would be EASY for them to correct!

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                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Very Pleased with my purchase!!

                    By crevaz

                    from California

                    About Me Novice

                    Pros

                    • Fun To Play
                    • Good Feel

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Rogue RA-100D Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar:

                        It made a fine Christmas gift.

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                        5.0

                        Rougue RA-100

                        By Happy Dad

                        from Yardley, PA

                        About Me Novice

                        Ask me a question

                        Pros

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Rogue RA-100D Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar:

                              I never actually had the opportunity to give this to my son because it arrived damaged. However, Musician's Friend, was outstanding. They found a replacement guitar and even expedited the shipping so my son would not be disappointed on his birthday.

                              I'll be buying from Musician's Friend again. Great customer service!

                              Thank you.

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