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Takamine GN93CE G Series NEX Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar Natural 

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Featuring Takamine’s sleek and curvaceous NEX-style body, the GN93CE is an acoustic/electric guitar with a solid top and special back construction ...Read More

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Special back construction and exceptional preamp combine for a guitar that demands attention.

Featuring Takamine’s sleek and curvaceous NEX-style body, the GN93CE is an acoustic/electric guitar with a solid top and special back construction that give it an upscale feel and distinctive sound. For players seeking a well-balanced guitar with great performance features and refined looks, the GD93CE has a solid spruce top, rosewood sides and a beautiful three-piece rosewood/quilt maple back. 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.

The GN93CE's other premium features include maple body, neck and headstock binding; dark wood rosette and body purfling; synthetic bone nut and split bridge saddle; rosewood headcap; abalone dot inlays; gold die-cast tuners with black buttons; and a beautiful gloss finish. Case sold separately.

FEATURES
  • Body shape: NEX Cutaway
  • Bracing: Quartersawn "X"
  • Body back: 3-piece rosewood with quilt maple center
  • Body sides: Rosewood
  • Body top: Solid spruce
  • Neck material: Mahogany
  • Neck finish: Gloss
  • Scale length: 25.4" (644mm)
  • Fingerboard: Bound rosewood
  • Fingerboard radius: 12" (305mm)
  • Number of frets: 20
  • String nut: Synthetic bone
  • Nut Width: 1.6875" (42.8mm)
  • Position inlays: Abalone dot
  • Special Electronics: Takamine TK-40D Preamp with Built-In Tuner
  • Bridge: Rosewood
  • Hardware Finish: Gold
  • Tuning Machines: Gold Die-Cast with Black Buttons
  • Strings: D'Addario EXP 16 Coated Phosphor Bronze (.012-.053 Gauges)
  • Color: Natural
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Case sold separately

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TakamineGN93CE G Series NEX Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar
 
4.5

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        5.0

        Great guitar for the money

        By G

        from Oak Grove Alabama

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              Comments about Takamine GN93CE G Series NEX Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

              I am the Music Minister and Worship Leader for a small church. I have played a Takamine for over 20 years and decided I wanted to try the NEX body style.
              The tone is impressive, with our without the electronics. This guitar proves that you don't have to break the bank to own a beautiful and great sounding guitar. I have been running it through my Fishman Loudbox Artist and it's a great combination. This combo suits my every need.

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              4.0

              A Nice Axe for a Good Price

              By JT

              from Salt Lake City, UT

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              Pros

              • Comfortable
              • Good bang for the buck
              • Good electronics
              • Plays Well
              • Sounds good

              Cons

              • A Bit On The Bright Side
              • Cheap Tuners
              • High action

              Best Uses

              • Bar gigs
              • Bar mitzvahs
              • Fingerstyle
              • Honky Tonks
              • Juke Joints
              • Performances
              • Rehearsals
              • Weddings

              Comments about Takamine GN93CE G Series NEX Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

              I'd been looking for a grand auditorium-style guitar for a while, and found one of these slightly used for a really good price. I was very pleased when I got it. Overall, this is a very beautiful, well-built guitar for the price. It just goes to show how much better Chinese guitars are getting.

              I did replace the tuners, as the ones it comes with are pretty cheap plasic ones, and it's hard to get a precise tuning. Also, as another reviewer mentioned the frets were a little sharp, but that's to be expected when you by a Chinese guitar. The solid spruce top looks and sounds nice, the back and sides are laminate, but since I live in a dry climate and play a lot of bar gigs, I appreciate the sturdiness. The nut and saddles aren't bad quality, but the action was high, which is easy to take care of if your willing to pay for a good set up and upgrade.

              The pickup has a surprisingly natural sound, and the built-in tuner is a nice extra. Not quite as hot as my dreadnought's Fishman, but it doesn't have that bright, nutty sound that a lot of piezos have.

              If you're looking for a perfect guitar right out of the box, you better plan on spending another grand on something else. However, if you're willing to have a luthier set it up, replace the tuners, and install a bone nut and compensated saddles, you'll have a really useable workhorse axe.

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              5.0

              AMAZING

              By Jamisstrawberries

              from Becker, MN

              Pros

              • Feels Great
              • Good for Anything
              • Gorgeous
              • High Quality
              • Perfect tone

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everything Else
                • Gigs
                • Off Stage
                • On stage

                Comments about Takamine GN93CE G Series NEX Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

                I got this awhile back and haven't been able to put it down! I was amazed at the quality of this awesome instrument as soon as I picked it up. Very highly recommended!

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                4.0

                good and the bad

                Pros

                • Looks great
                • Nice Low Action
                • Sounds Great
                • Well Made

                Cons

                • Fret Ends Very Sharp
                • Hade To File Fret Ends

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Takamine GN93CE G Series NEX Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

                  guitar was what I expected - however be prepared to file the fret ends

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