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Takamine GJ72CE-12 G Series Jumbo Cutaway 12-String Acoustic-Electric Guitar   

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With its mighty jumbo body style, solid-top construction, stunning cosmetic features and premium electronics, the GJ72CE-12 is a commanding acoustic/...Read More

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With its mighty jumbo body style, solid-top construction, stunning cosmetic features and premium electronics, the GJ72CE-12 is a commanding acoustic/electric 12-string guitar that is built to perform. Featuring a solid spruce top and flame maple back and sides, the GJ72CE-12 produces all the lush, robust sound that players expect from a jumbo 12-string guitar. The slim mahogany neck and 12"-radius bound rosewood fingerboard provide great feel and playability, while the onboard Takamine TK-40D preamp system gives you a built-in tuner, 3-band EQ and gain controls, mid-contour switch, notch filter and EQ bypass switch for the ultimate in versatility and sound quality.

Other great features include a synthetic bone nut and split bridge saddle, rosewood headcap, abalone rosette, abalone "reversed mountain" inlay at the 12th fret, gold die-cast tuners with pearl buttons, and a beautiful gloss finish.

Great looks, premium sound quality, solid-top construction, elegant appointments and upgraded electronics.

FEATURES
  • Body
  • Body Finish: Gloss
  • Body Shape: Jumbo Cutaway
  • Bracing: Quartersawn "X"
  • Body Back: Flame Maple
  • Body Sides: Flame Maple
  • Body Top: Solid Spruce
  • Neck
  • Neck Material: Maple
  • Neck Finish: Gloss
  • Scale Length: 25.4" (644 mm)
  • Fingerboard: Bound Rosewood
  • Fingerboard Radius: 12" (305 mm)
  • Number of Frets: 20
  • Nut Width: 1.875" (47.6 mm)
  • Position Inlays: Abalone Reversed Mountain at 12th Fret
  • Hardware
  • Bridge: Rosewood
  • Hardware Finish: Gold
  • Tuning Machines: Gold Die-Cast with Pearl Buttons
  • Miscellaneous

An exceptional Jumbo at a non-jumbo price. Order today!

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TakamineGJ72CE-12 G Series Jumbo Cutaway 12-String Acoustic-Electric Guitar
 
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5.0

Best 12 String Value You Can Find Anywhre

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Pros

  • Fabulous electronics
  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Perfectly Balanced Sound
  • Playability and action as good as it gets.
  • Rich Sound
  • Stays In Tune

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Compliments voice without being overpowering
    • Great sound into Marshall AS100D
    • Jamming
    • Practicing
    • Recording
    • Small Venues

    Comments about Takamine GJ72CE-12 G Series Jumbo Cutaway 12-String Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

    Every once in a while a truly excellent product is made. This Takamine is one of them. I had a J40 Martin 12 string that was very loud, but didn't have a cutaway or electronics. I took a chance on this guitar due to the great reviews. I like is so much I sold the Martin. The quality of construction is first rate. The action and setup needed nothing, and I'm extremely picky. Intonation is perfect on all frets. Oh, and it looks great. Although the back and sides are laminated maple, the top is a VERY fine grained spruce. Guitars mostly age from the top. Gloss finish is also appreciated as is the superb inlay work. You will not be disappointed in this guitar. It sounds great, is durable, and looks wonderful. The case is so-so, typical quality case, not great but not bad. It does the job.

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    5.0

    Great Instrument.

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    from Danbury CT

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          Comments about Takamine GJ72CE-12 G Series Jumbo Cutaway 12-String Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

          Well-made. Sweet sound, acoustic and plugged in. Good low bottom and sparkle. Electronics work well. Nice action. Plays easy for a twelve-string.

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          5.0

          Great sound. Great value.

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          from Mississippi

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          Pros

          • Good Intonation
          • Low action
          • Nice Finish
          • That 12 String Jangle
          • Well Made
          • Worth the money

          Cons

          • none

          Best Uses

          • '60's Folk Music
          • Sing along
          • Strumming

          Comments about Takamine GJ72CE-12 G Series Jumbo Cutaway 12-String Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

          Great choice for entry level 12 string acoustic guitar.

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          5.0

          Glorious lush orchestral sounds

          Pros

          • Balanced
          • Cool looking
          • Cool Sounding

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Recording

            Comments about Takamine GJ72CE-12 G Series Jumbo Cutaway 12-String Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

            Very good guitar

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