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Ibanez AEL152ETBS 12-String Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar Transparent Blue Sunburst

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Product Price $399.99
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A large body guitar isn't always what you want if the sound isn't right. The Ibanez AEL Series, however, has the size, projection and beautiful tones...Click To Read More About This Product

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Big body, big sound, at a price that's not, well, big.

A large body guitar isn't always what you want if the sound isn't right. The Ibanez AEL Series, however, has the size, projection and beautiful tones that you need for any situation. The largest of acoustic guitar body offered by Ibanez, all AEL Series guitars, including the AEL152ETBS, is an excellent choice for players who want an expansive, natural acoustic sound.

Plugged in, it benefits from an Ibanez under saddle pickup and Ibanez SPT Shape Shifter preamp with onboard tuner delivering a sweet cascade of acoustic tones, never harsh or tinny. The AEL152ETBS features a solid mix of popular tonewoods with a spruce top, maple back and sides, and rosewood bridge and fingerboard, accented by a pearl rosette, chrome die-cast tuners, and a transparent blue sunburst finish.

Case sold separately.

FEATURES
  • AEL body
  • Spruce top
  • Maple neck and sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • Rosewood bridge and fingerboard
  • Chrome die-cast tuners
  • Pearl rosette
  • Ibanez Under Saddle pickup
  • Ibanez SPT Shape Shifter preamp with onboard tuner
  • Balanced XLR and 1/4" outputs
  • D'Addario EXP strings
  • Ibanez Advantage bridge pins
  • Case sold separately

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IbanezAEL152ETBS 12-String Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar
 
4.9

(based on 9 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

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    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good audio (8)
  • Good feel (7)
  • Fun to play (6)
  • Stays in tune (6)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Jamming (5)
  • Practicing (4)
  • Small venues (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (5)

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(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

What a sound!!

By Weatherman John

from Pittsburgh PA

About Me Experienced

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

  • Kind of bulky
  • Requires Constant Tuning

Best Uses

  • Jamming
  • Practicing

Comments about Ibanez AEL152ETBS 12-String Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

First 12-string...plays very strong and has ringing deep sound. Bit bulky to hold but expected that with a 12 string "jumbo"! No scratch guard, though this allows for the color to be seen and enjoyed. Buy a clear removable one online. Color a little darker than expected and advertised. Needs continuous tuning which is a little annoying with a 12 string.
Quality construction as expected from Ibanez.

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

I would buy this ax again!

By Wildmann

from Cocoa Beach, Florida!

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Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Recording
    • Small Venues

    Comments about Ibanez AEL152ETBS 12-String Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

    I have used 12's forever. I had a Mosrite Double Neck, 6/12, in the day, I now have 2 Dean 'Boca' 12s, an original '65 Fender 'Electric 12', a '70's Martin 'Sigma' 12, and back in the day, 2 different 'Kingston' 12s. Wish I still had the Relics, Who Knew?? After a truss rod tweak, and filing the underside of the bridge 'Bone' with sandpaper, the action at the 12th fret is (3)32d's I believe it could be made LOWER, But, that's pretty good. Sound is great, through an amp,[Fender Acoustasonic-15], and Pure Acoustic! I used to own a Guitar/Amp shop in the '70s, Sooo I've done lots of set-ups. The Blue color, Grows on ya!

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Ibanez ROX!

    By Big Bad Blufish

    from Appallachia, SC

    Pros

    • Sweet Top Of The Line

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Ibanez AEL152ETBS 12-String Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

        I told myself after checking this instrument out; "There is no way you just bought a guitar like THIS for this much money." my reply? YES! WAY! I have been playing guitar & stringed instruments for a number of years and I am severely impressed with the level of quality & playability in this price range.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        It sounds as beautiful as it looks.

        By Breaker-breaker

        from Biloxi, Mississippi

        Pros

        • Beautiful finish
        • Easy to play
        • Great sound

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Ibanez AEL152ETBS 12-String Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

            I suggest buying this beautiful guitar, because it is a good price for a great sound, great look, and just overall easiness to play.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes
             
            5.0

            I would buy this guitar again - it's amazing for the price!

            By Scrapper

            from Seattle

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            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Jamming
              • Practicing

              Comments about Ibanez AEL152ETBS 12-String Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

              I cannot find a single flaw in the construction

              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              The guitar is made well.

              By ALEX

              from brooklyn,NY

              About Me Professional Musician

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Good Feel
              • Rich Sound

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Ibanez AEL152ETBS 12-String Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

                  The guitar is very good.

                   
                  5.0

                  My new baby

                  By Jimtheplumber

                  from St Croix USVI

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                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Jamming
                    • Practicing
                    • Recording
                    • Small Venues

                    Comments about Ibanez AEL152ETBS 12-String Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

                    Right out of box the on board tuner is more accurate than my Snark and produced well balanced harmonies! It's as easy to play as a six string.
                    A good candidate for the Tonewood amp

                     
                    5.0

                    Pretty guitar, no regrets.

                    By Lee

                    from Oak Island NC

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                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Jamming
                      • Practicing
                      • Small Venues

                      Comments about Ibanez AEL152ETBS 12-String Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

                      Have gotten lots of compliments on it. A 12 string can make anyone, who can play basic chords sound like a pro.

                       
                      5.0

                      Very Happy!

                      By Lee

                      from Oak Island NC

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                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

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

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Jamming
                        • Small Venues

                        Comments about Ibanez AEL152ETBS 12-String Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

                        Very pretty guitar. Sounded good, right out of the box.

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