Guitar Reviewer » acoustic guitar http://guitar-reviewer.com Guitar Reviews and Information Fri, 01 Oct 2010 12:24:30 +0000 en hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.1 Gretsch G400C Synchromatic Cutaway Acoustic Guitar Review http://guitar-reviewer.com/gretsch-g400c-synchromatic-cutaway-acoustic-guitar-review http://guitar-reviewer.com/gretsch-g400c-synchromatic-cutaway-acoustic-guitar-review#comments Wed, 29 Sep 2010 09:18:24 +0000 admin http://guitar-reviewer.com/?p=592 The Gretsch G400C Synchromatic Cutaway Acoustic Guitar features selected rock maple back, sides and necks, a fine-grained spruce top, hand polished dark brown lacquer finish over  sunburst shadings. This guitar brings back the rich history of acoustic guitars. You will fall in love the instant you look at the G400C.

The edges of the G400′s body, fingerboard, headpiece and guard plate are fully bound in extra wide black and ivory celluloid. Other fittings on this Gretsch guitar include the easy-playing, steel-reinforced neck, oval rosewood fingerboard with extra-broad nickel silver frets, “Chromatic” tailpiece and “Synchronized” bridge.

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Gretsch G400C Synchromatic Cutaway Acoustic Guitar Features:

  • Solid spruce top
  • 3-piece maple neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Chromatic Tail-Piece
  • Gloss Urethane Finish
  • Inlaid Pearloid Split Hump Block Position Markers
  • Bound Tortoise Shell Streamlined Pickguard
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Martin Performing Artist Series DCPA1 Acoustic Guitar Review http://guitar-reviewer.com/martin-performing-artist-series-dcpa1-acoustic-guitar-review http://guitar-reviewer.com/martin-performing-artist-series-dcpa1-acoustic-guitar-review#comments Tue, 28 Sep 2010 09:19:09 +0000 admin http://guitar-reviewer.com/?p=582 The Martin Performing Artist DCPA1 acoustic guitar is very close to the perfect acoustic guitar. Its comfort and balance are second to none. The Performing Artist Series was designed to blend Martin’s legendary guitar tone and appointments with player-friendly features for outstanding playability and tonal performance. The DCPA1 features a solid Sitka spruce top, 2-ring rosette, solid East Indian rosewood back and sides, solid ovangkol binding, 25.4″ scale length, 1-3/4″ width at nut, solid black ebony bridge, and gold tuning machines enclosed with large buttons.

The Fishman Aura Blender electronics are simply amazing as well. They provide an easy-to-use, powerful, and great sounding amplification. They keep it simple with only 2 low profile knobs and a single LED display which control a digital chromatic tuner, volume and blend controls, independent 3-band EQ for both pickup and image signals, compressor, phase control and an automatic anti-feedback filter with up to 3 notches.

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Martin Performing Artist Series DCPA1 Acoustic Guitar Features:

  • Solid Sitka spruce top
  • Solid East Indian rosewood back & sides
  • 25.4″ Scale length
  • Solid black ebony bridge
  • Gold enclosed tuning machines
  • Fishman F1 Aura electronics
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Fender CD-160 SE-12 12-String Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar Review http://guitar-reviewer.com/fender-cd-160-se-12-12-string-dreadnought-acoustic-guitar-review http://guitar-reviewer.com/fender-cd-160-se-12-12-string-dreadnought-acoustic-guitar-review#comments Fri, 03 Sep 2010 10:26:49 +0000 admin http://guitar-reviewer.com/?p=204 Fender’s CD60SE-12 acoustic guitar is an outstanding 12 string guitar, considering it’s low price tag. Both the quality and sound are simply amazing. You will want to take this guitar out at every available opportunity. This is the perfect “first 12-string” guitar.

The Fishman Aero electronics with the built-in tuner are among the best in this price range and perform beautifully on the CD60SE-12. The body is made up of a solid spruce top with mahogany sides and back. The rosewood fingerboard is is beautifully annointed with snowflake inlays. The gig-ready Fishman Aero electronics include a tuner with an LED Display and on/off switch, volume, bass, mid, treble, phase switch, and a low battery indicator light.

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Fender CD-160 SE-12 12-String Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar Features:

  • Solid Spruce top
  • Rosewood fingerboard
  • Mahogany neck, back and sides
  • Fishman Aero Active Onboard Preamp
  • Snowflake inlays
  • Inlaid pearl hedstock logo
  • Wood mosaic on the back center
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Epiphone Dave Navarro Signature Model Acoustic-Electric Guitar Review http://guitar-reviewer.com/epiphone-dave-navarro-signature-model-acoustic-electric-guitar-review http://guitar-reviewer.com/epiphone-dave-navarro-signature-model-acoustic-electric-guitar-review#comments Wed, 01 Sep 2010 09:12:13 +0000 admin http://guitar-reviewer.com/?p=131 The Epiphone Dave Navarro Signature acoustic-electric guitar has an elegant solid-wood on the body with high end electronics on the interrior to produce solid tone regardless of it being played acoustically or plugged in. This is a large guitar, and its size helps it to create a thick, fully balanced tone with more than enough volume.

This guitar features a solid Sitka spruce top with solid mahogany back and sides that help produce that volume along with a very full sound, blending the right amount of acoustic brightness and mid-range presence. The SlimTaper D-shape neck with a 12″ radius and speed an comfort to playing the Dave Navarro signature model and the ebony fretboard, rosewood bridge and bone nut give you the absolute clearest tone, allowing you to hear each and evry note with perfect clarity.

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Epiphone Dave Navarro Signature Model Acoustic-Electric Guitar Features:

  • Drednought cutaway body
  • Solid mahogany back and sides
  • Solid Sitka spruce top
  • Mahogany neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • SlimTaper D-shape neck
  • Rosewood bridge with bone nut
  • eSonic Preamp System with built in tuner, stereo output and ‘anti-feedback’ switch
  • Nickel hardware
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