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Best Acoustic Guitar under a 1,000

Discussion in 'Sports, Hobbies & Interests' started by raswank, Oct 26, 2011.

  1. Oct 26, 2011 at 7:15 AM
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    raswank

    raswank [OP] Well-Known Member

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    What would people say is the best Acoustic guitar, American made, all solid wood? And 1,000 and under? Doesn't have to be Acoustic/Electric. And it has to be new in condition. NO LAMINATES
     
  2. Oct 26, 2011 at 8:28 AM
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    No substitute for listening.

    Go down to the shop and feel and listen to the ones in your price range.

    Pick the one you like best.
     
  3. Oct 26, 2011 at 8:33 AM
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    Was looking at the new Yamaha AC3M all solid wood, but can't find any in stock around here.
     
  4. Oct 26, 2011 at 3:11 PM
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  5. Oct 26, 2011 at 3:17 PM
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    jgwheeler17 I'm a zit. Get it?

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    when you say "all solid wood" what do you mean? most acoustics have a mahogany back and sides with a spruce top and different necks from rosewood to mahogany and all in between there. when you get into Martins they will use some more fancy wood like rosewood all around. . . which is my suggestion if you want high quality american (which is rare enough). any Martin & Co will have a neck that you can fly your fingers up and down and legendary bracing and tone. . . taylors are cool too, and growing fast in popularity lately. im just a Martin man (well, hope to actually be one one day :eek:)
     
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    jgwheeler17 I'm a zit. Get it?

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    are there any yamahas actually made in america?
     
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    I'd say get a martin
     
  8. Oct 26, 2011 at 5:15 PM
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    jgwheeler17 I'm a zit. Get it?

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    OP do you have a particular music you like to play, brand loyalty of any kind, opinions or questions on our suggestions? . . i'd love to help. not enough guitar threads on this site.
     
  9. Oct 26, 2011 at 5:28 PM
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    It's not all wood, but I absolutely love my Ovation! :crapstorm:

    If I could have any acoustic guitar, I would probably get a Martin.
     
  10. Oct 29, 2011 at 11:43 AM
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    just flipping through my CP and i clicked on this again for kicks. just want to say OP this^^^^^ advice is totally the best in the thread. for example i was in guitar center the other day and i picked up an acoustic from a brand i had never heard of (and don't even remember now) and played a few riffs on it. It sounded absolutely amazing and was only $250!! i was so temped to buy it on the spot cause every song i played on it sounded great. . . .but i have all the acoustics i need and i couldn't justify it (and i don't need to spend the money haha).

    but just wanted to reiterate what he said with that little short story.
     
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