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Takamine G Series Dreadnought Solid Top Cutaway 12-String Acoustic/Electric Guitar Natural 

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Overview
  • Body Finish: Gloss
  • Body Shape: Dreadnought Cutaway
  • Bracing: Quartersawn "X"
Description & Specs
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Great all-around 12-string acoustic sound with the bonus of Takamine TP-4TD Preamp for even better plugged in tone-shaping.

The GD30CE-12 is a stage-worthy acoustic/electric dreadnought 12-string guitar that features solid-top construction, a soft Venetian-style cutaway and a superior-sounding Takamine electronics system. Ready for any performance situation, the GD30CE-12 has a solid spruce top and mahogany back and sides that provide you with e a rich, resonant sound.

The slim mahogany neck and 12”-radius rosewood fingerboard provide great feel and playability, while the onboard Takamine TP-4TD preamp system gives you a built-in tuner and 3-band EQ and gain controls for excellent amplified performance and versatility.

The GD30CE-12 also includes a rosewood bridge, synthetic bone nut and split bridge saddle, rosewood headcap, pearloid rosette and dot inlays, chrome die-cast tuners and a beautiful gloss finish. Available in natural.

Case sold separately.

Features
  • Body Finish: Gloss
  • Body Shape: Dreadnought Cutaway
  • Bracing: Quartersawn "X"
  • Body Back: Mahogany
  • Body Sides: Mahogany
  • Body Top: Solid Spruce
  • Neck Material: Mahogany
  • Neck Finish: Satin
  • Scale Length: 25.3" (643mm)
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Fingerboard Radius: 12" (305mm)
  • Number of Frets: 20
  • String Nut: Synthetic Bone
  • Nut Width: 1.875" (47.6mm)
  • Position Inlays: Pearloid Dot
  • Special Electronics: Takamine TP-4TD Preamp with Built-In Tuner
  • Bridge: Rosewood
  • Hardware Finish: Chrome
  • Tuning Machines: Chrome Die-Cast
  • Strings: D'Addario EXP 38 Coated Phosphor Bronze 12-String, (.010-.047 Gauges)
  • Finish: Natural
  • Case sold separately

Order this great Takamine guitar today! You won't regret it.

 
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TakamineG Series Dreadnought Solid Top Cutaway 12-String Acoustic/Electric Guitar
 
4.0

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4.0

Actually a Takamine GD30-12

Pros

  • Amber Stain Top
  • Plays Great
  • Sounds Great
  • Well Made

Cons

  • Tuner Could Be Better

Best Uses

  • Acoustic rock
  • Folk Rock
  • Gospel

Comments about Takamine G Series Dreadnought Solid Top Cutaway 12-String Acoustic/Electric Guitar:

First, I don't know why Musicians' Friend doesn't list it as such, but the model number is a Takamine GD30-12.

I pretty much ordered this 12 string blind because the model is so new, there aren't any reviews or You Tube videos to judge it by. I went ahead and ordered it thinking that if I didn't like it, I'd send it back. The only thing I had to do when I got it was adjust the truss rod.

I've been playing this guitar for a month, and the more I play it, the better it sounds. The workmanship is pretty good. I like the vintage amber stained top and the abalone sound hole. The tuning keys do a great job of keeping the guitar in tube, but expect to tune the strings every time you play it. I usually tuned the guitar a full step down to reduce the tension on the neck.

The only thing I not crazy about is the tuner.... frankly I've had better onboard tuners. I haven't tried the other electronics yet.

Even with the mediocre tuner, the guitar sounds great. You'll get your money's worth for sure.

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