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Gangleri 10-14-2011 02:49 AM

The input may be useless now but I'm a fan of the Tanglewood acoustics, even the cheaper ones, I'd recommend looking at those to see if they fit your or any beginning guitarist's bill.

Garrett 11-22-2011 11:19 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by CGio (Post 1001663)
I don't have big hands so something with a thinner neck?? would be good too.

You could look into Tenor Guitars, they are a fretted four stringed Guitar with a slim neck and shorter scale. There are several tuning for them including standard guitar tuning. There is a great site to learn more if you are interested, just put tenorguitar.com in search engine.

Good luck with your decision!

Odyshape 01-16-2012 09:00 PM

I have to agree with getting a F310. My friend had one and it was so light and comfortable and the easiest acoustic I have ever played (although I had to tune it funny to play it since it was right handed). Its just so comfortable and nice I really thought it was a 500$+ guitar. Everyone at the house loves it too and most of them have been playing guitar for a very long time. I don't think its the most durable thing but if you are careful I am sure that won't be an issue.

ThePhanastasio 01-16-2012 09:26 PM

I really do recommend the Jasmine by Takamine S34c.

There is a chance that if you order it, it won't be to your specifications...but if you get a good one (as I did) it will play like a $600 guitar. If your local music shop(s) carry this guitar, you are in for a treat.

I've not had to change the strings once, and I've had it for a year. I was going to, but it hadn't gotten to that point.

Friends of mine still demand I allow them to play this guitar, because it's body shape and overall style are so rewarding.

AvaMusic 01-17-2012 04:47 PM

I would go with Taylor Big Baby. They are a little smaller than the average acoustic, but that can be a good thing. You can take it wherever you go and practice. They sound great

10thLineStudio 01-22-2012 06:46 AM

For beginner guitar, I would go Yamaha. You can pick one up for a few 100$ and you're good to go. My niece got one for christmas and it play very good. Not comparable to my Taylor, but still, I found it very very good!!!


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