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  • Whats a decent acoutic for the money?

    I'm looking to spend around $250-400
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    <div class="message">You mean did I preform oral on her? No way bro. We just made out, then I fingered her, then she blew me, then I told her I had to do homework.</div>

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    For that money, I say it starts and ends with Yamaha. I would steer clear of all the primarily electric brands like Fender/Epi/Ibanez, and that's not enough for a Martin (unless you wanted a 3/4 scale, which I absolutely would, but that's neither here nor there), so yeah, Yamaha.



    I have a Yamaha FG Junior 3/4 scale and it sounds great. Their full size ones are pretty nice for the money as well.
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      For that money, I say it starts and ends with Yamaha. I would steer clear of all the primarily electric brands like Fender/Epi/Ibanez, and that's not enough for a Martin (unless you wanted a 3/4 scale, which I absolutely would, but that's neither here nor there), so yeah, Yamaha.



      I have a Yamaha FG Junior 3/4 scale and it sounds great. Their full size ones are pretty nice for the money as well.
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      • #4
        I got a martin 12 string for about 400 bucks and it not only outplayed, but sounded much nicer than any other guitar in the whole place. we tried about a dozen looking for the diamond in the rough haha. Was a nice place too, the acoustic room had well over 60 acoustics on the wall. Play around, sometimes you get lucky!



        Takamine makes a few low priced models that might do the job as well as yamaha.
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        • #5
          I got a martin 12 string for about 400 bucks and it not only outplayed, but sounded much nicer than any other guitar in the whole place. we tried about a dozen looking for the diamond in the rough haha. Was a nice place too, the acoustic room had well over 60 acoustics on the wall. Play around, sometimes you get lucky!



          Takamine makes a few low priced models that might do the job as well as yamaha.
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          <img src="images/misc/quote_icon.png" alt="Quote" /> Originally Posted by <strong>DunwichAmps</strong>
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          <img src="images/misc/quote_icon.png" alt="Quote" /> Originally Posted by <strong>assface jackson</strong>
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          • #6
            Check out the various godin lines (art & lutherie, Simon & Patrick, etc.)
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            <img src="images/misc/quote_icon.png" alt="Quote" /> Originally Posted by <strong>Cränky Bästärd</strong>
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              Check out the various godin lines (art & lutherie, Simon & Patrick, etc.)
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              <img src="images/misc/quote_icon.png" alt="Quote" /> Originally Posted by <strong>tamoore</strong>
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              <div class="message">That's America, in a nutshell; If I don't have a problem, **************** everyone else! <img src="http://img3.harmony-central.com/acapella/ubb/smile.gif" border="0" alt="" title="Smilie" class="inlineimg" /></div>

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              <img src="images/misc/quote_icon.png" alt="Quote" /> Originally Posted by <strong>Cränky Bästärd</strong>
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              <div class="message">I don't have a &quot;guy.&quot; Ronald Reagan was a moron. Bush was a moron with a more expensive education. Obama is much smarter than them. In fact, Obama is perhaps the smartest Republican I've ever seen.</div>

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              • #8
                Alvarez

                Epiphone

                Yamaha
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                • #9
                  Alvarez

                  Epiphone

                  Yamaha
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                  • #10
                    Can't go wrong with something like a Yamaha FG720 or 730. Basic but decent action, intonation and a good sound. Plus it works fine with fingerpicking and plectrum. Other than that maybe a Taylor, but that'll cost a bit more. Obviously try it out first.

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                    • #11
                      Can't go wrong with something like a Yamaha FG720 or 730. Basic but decent action, intonation and a good sound. Plus it works fine with fingerpicking and plectrum. Other than that maybe a Taylor, but that'll cost a bit more. Obviously try it out first.

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                      • #12
                        For that price range, the following are IMO the best choices:



                        Epiphone Masterbilt

                        Seagull

                        Guild GAD (especially the older line) - possibly

                        Recording King

                        Yamaha



                        Not that long ago, I upgraded my acoustic (figured it was worth it, since it's what I mostly play), and those were the brands that consistently had the best stuff when I was trying things out. I ended up with a Guild GAD M20, but was very close to something from each of those other brands, particularly an Epi AJ-500M.
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                        Peavey Classic 30 - <a href="http://acapella.harmony-central.com/showthread.php?2771476-Peavey-Classic-30&amp;p=42751063#post42751063" target="_blank">http://acapella.harmony-central.com/...3#post42751063</a></div>

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                        • #13
                          For that price range, the following are IMO the best choices:



                          Epiphone Masterbilt

                          Seagull

                          Guild GAD (especially the older line) - possibly

                          Recording King

                          Yamaha



                          Not that long ago, I upgraded my acoustic (figured it was worth it, since it's what I mostly play), and those were the brands that consistently had the best stuff when I was trying things out. I ended up with a Guild GAD M20, but was very close to something from each of those other brands, particularly an Epi AJ-500M.
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                          Peavey Classic 30 - <a href="http://acapella.harmony-central.com/showthread.php?2771476-Peavey-Classic-30&amp;p=42751063#post42751063" target="_blank">http://acapella.harmony-central.com/...3#post42751063</a></div>

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                          • #14
                            Double post.
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                            Peavey Classic 30 - <a href="http://acapella.harmony-central.com/showthread.php?2771476-Peavey-Classic-30&amp;p=42751063#post42751063" target="_blank">http://acapella.harmony-central.com/...3#post42751063</a></div>

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                              Double post.
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                              Peavey Classic 30 - <a href="http://acapella.harmony-central.com/showthread.php?2771476-Peavey-Classic-30&amp;p=42751063#post42751063" target="_blank">http://acapella.harmony-central.com/...3#post42751063</a></div>

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