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Decent acoustic that tracks well?

Discussion in 'Backline' started by madbutcher, Mar 14, 2012.

  1. madbutcher

    madbutcher Member

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    I've never owned an acoustic guitar and now that I've decided to sell my Gibson V, I think it's about time to get one. I have little to no knowledge in what's good really so any opinions would help. Price range would be whatever I can fetch for the V.
     
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    Headof75 Somewhere in Brum

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    It depends what you want it for - strumming or picking?
     
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    I used to work for Guitar Center and played many. A good bang for your buck acoustic guitar that both sounds good and plays good is an Epiphone Masterbilt. Usually in the $500usd range.
     
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    professorlamp I are Joe

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    I've got a taylor 114 (no electronics) and it sounds aweeeeeeeeeeeeeesome, practically no post processing needed.



    Taylor is on the right, and all it needed was a high pass at 80hz
     
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    IMO you can't find much better than an old Guild for the price. You can find 70's and 80's Guilds for $400-$800.
     
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    Liking the Taylors, I'm all about an ebony fretboard. And definitely want a cutaway model. Will try out the Epiphone model and Guilds too. Thanks dudes!
     
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    Check out breedlove guitars too!! The inexpensive ones are really really great!!!
     
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    Sloan Sounds like shit!

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    For cheap, I've always liked Alverez, had a friend that hauled the same one around for years and it always sounded great to me. Also, old 70's Yamaha acoustics are said to be a great deal.
     
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    ive heard and played some cheap Ibanez acoustics that were dynamite for the price. in fact spent a few hrs at GC once my two favs were a Taylor and the 1/4 of the price ibanez.
     
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    yes you can definitely find some good acoustics for cheap. In my case ill have to order from abroad so im leaning twds taylor as well (safe bet!)
     
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    try the taylor big baby. its really the best i've heard for the price range. sounds sweer
     
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    taylor 114e ftw
     

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