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Yamaha APX500II Thinline Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar Black 

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YamahaAPX500II Thinline Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar
 
4.5

(based on 23 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (15)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

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77%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

    Cons

      Best Uses

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No (4)

        Most Liked Positive Review

         

        Very nice for the price!

        I recently purchased this guitar for my Wife and have it hanging next to my Martin. For the price it sounds great and seems very well made. It's a smaller body and my Wife...Read complete review

        I recently purchased this guitar for my Wife and have it hanging next to my Martin. For the price it sounds great and seems very well made. It's a smaller body and my Wife found it easier to play vs a full sized guitar.

        She chose the green "burst" model and it is much darker than the one pictured here. It looks fantastic.

        The on-board tuner is a nice touch and seems very accurate. I have it amplified through a 60w Crate acoustic amp and am very pleased with its overall sound.

        If you are looking for a beginner guitar spend the extra cash and get this one...it is far better than the "packs" guitars and well worth it. I've see the white finish model and it also looks very good - I may buy that one myself!

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        Most Liked Negative Review

         

        It's ok

        first off, if you're a profesional guitarist, or have done some serious playing for some time, you won't be very satisfied with this guitar.
        I've been playing for 6 years, and...Read complete review

        first off, if you're a profesional guitarist, or have done some serious playing for some time, you won't be very satisfied with this guitar.
        I've been playing for 6 years, and play just under a profesional level. The sound isn't amazing, but it isn't horible. If you do recording with acoustic guitars, this deffinetly isn't your guitar. However, if you play live this is your guitar. Its lightweight, comfortable to hold, and the jack is in the strap button which is awesome. The built in tuner is great also.

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        (1 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Good gutair needs the bundle option

        By AKA

        from Valdosta, GA

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Beautiful Gutair
        • Great sound

        Cons

        • Found Wbundle Other Site
        • Too Big For A 6 Year Old

        Best Uses

          Comments about Yamaha APX500II Thinline Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

          Nice but wished it come with more. Found same guitar somewhere else with stand, bag, picks, and dvd's

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

          Comment on this review

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          3.0

          It's ok

          Pros

          • Jack In Strap Button
          • Lightweight
          • Really Comfortable Shape

          Cons

          • Not Real Loud
          • Sound Not Spectacular

          Best Uses

          • Playing Live
          • Rhythm Guitar
          • Worship

          Comments about Yamaha APX500II Thinline Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

          first off, if you're a profesional guitarist, or have done some serious playing for some time, you won't be very satisfied with this guitar.
          I've been playing for 6 years, and play just under a profesional level. The sound isn't amazing, but it isn't horible. If you do recording with acoustic guitars, this deffinetly isn't your guitar. However, if you play live this is your guitar. Its lightweight, comfortable to hold, and the jack is in the strap button which is awesome. The built in tuner is great also.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          Comment on this review

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          great for beginners and pros

          By neil not so young

          from spfd. ohio

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Nice Small Body

          Cons

          • Action Wasn' Great

          Best Uses

          • Sitting around the house

          Comments about Yamaha APX500II Thinline Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

          nice little guitar . Action needed worked on but we're getting it were it needs to be.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          Comment on this review

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          No fears...buy it!

          By MJ

          from Florida

          Comments about Yamaha APX500II Thinline Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

          Went to the music store today to grab a quick lower end acoustic electric for a recording project. Last one I picked up to try was the Yamaha. I was BLOWN AWAY. I echo what everyone else here says about neck feel, tone, craftsmanship, etc. I will probably go back and get a 2nd one to store away in case this one ever gets damaged or stolen. I have high end guitars...this one truly is not far off the mark in sound and ease of playing.

          Comment on this review

          (2 of 36 customers found this review helpful)

           
          2.0

          BAD QUALITY GREAT SOUND!

          By Megamind513

          from Cincinnati, OH

          Pros

          • Great Factory Action
          • Sounds Great

          Cons

          • Chips After 1 Year
          • Finger print magnet
          • Hate It So Much
          • very fragile

          Best Uses

          • To Destroy

          Comments about Yamaha APX500II Thinline Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

          I HATE THIS GUITAR!

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          Comment on this review

          (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Great Sound at a Great price

          Pros

          • Affordable
          • Beautiful tone
          • Easy to play
          • Sounds Great
          • Well Made

          Cons

          • I can't find any

          Best Uses

          • An Any-time Playing Guita
          • Lovely Chime-like Sound
          • Playing
          • versatile

          Comments about Yamaha APX500II Thinline Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

          I had bought a Yamaha Dreadnought, and was not overwhelmed with it so I rarely played it as I have other Dreadnoughts that I thought were better. I came back to return it and went looking fro a replacement. I saw this, and played it. The beautiful sound impressed me right away. Clear,bell-like tones on the high end and equally deep lows made me buy this guitar. It stays in tune and is a joy to play. I think any player in the spectrum would enjoy themselves on the gem. Well made and a nice price. You'll love it, as I do. It's my go to guitar.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          Comment on this review

          (11 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Very nice for the price!

          Pros

          • Appearance
          • Fit and finish
          • Onboard Electronics
          • Onboard Tuner
          • Size

          Cons

          • None at this price

          Best Uses

          • Whatever you like

          Comments about Yamaha APX500II Thinline Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

          I recently purchased this guitar for my Wife and have it hanging next to my Martin. For the price it sounds great and seems very well made. It's a smaller body and my Wife found it easier to play vs a full sized guitar.

          She chose the green "burst" model and it is much darker than the one pictured here. It looks fantastic.

          The on-board tuner is a nice touch and seems very accurate. I have it amplified through a 60w Crate acoustic amp and am very pleased with its overall sound.

          If you are looking for a beginner guitar spend the extra cash and get this one...it is far better than the "packs" guitars and well worth it. I've see the white finish model and it also looks very good - I may buy that one myself!

          Comment on this review

          (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Feels good,Plays well.

          By Bobby

          from Covington,VA

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Comfortable
          • Good neck

          Cons

          • none

          Best Uses

          • Variety

          Comments about Yamaha APX500II Thinline Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

          Good over all.

          Comment on this review

          (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Lightweight and Well Constructed

          By Jeep123

          from Nashville

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Looks
          • price
          • Quality
          • Use with amplifier
          • Weight

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Yamaha APX500II Thinline Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

              I was using a friends old guitar, and chose this one for my own. I've been playing it for about a month now and absolutely love it! I will be purchasing a case soon.

              Comment on this review

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              not bad

              Pros

              • Acoustic Electric
              • Built in tuner
              • Sound for price
              • Style
              • Thin Body-comfortable

              Cons

              • Guitars Action

              Best Uses

              • Low Budget Or Travelbuddy

              Comments about Yamaha APX500II Thinline Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

              This guitar is simply amazing minus the high action. I did adjust the truss rod and it helped but not as much as a quality taylor or martin would.

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