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 Cheap GOOD acoustic? 
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Post Cheap GOOD acoustic?
What's a good cheap acoustic guitar (max. budget is 350$). obviously i know it wont be anything amazing, but i was wondering whats the best bang for your buck for a beginner guitarist looking to start playing?

Fri Mar 05, 2010 4:53 am
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I also want a cheap one. Actually, I need a classical AND a regular one :?

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Fri Mar 05, 2010 11:13 am
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I'm not too familiar with acoustics, but try checking out Yamaha and Art & Lutherie. I've enjoyed my experiences with both and you can find both for fairly cheap.

Fri Mar 05, 2010 11:01 pm
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Some Seagull acoustics might fall into that price range.
They're worth checking into.

Fri Mar 05, 2010 11:21 pm
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Yamaha makes pretty decent acoustics at affordable prices. :wink:


Fri Mar 05, 2010 11:55 pm
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I'll also have to agree that Yamaha makes exceptional acoustic guitars at that price range. Definitely consider them.

Sat Mar 06, 2010 1:55 am
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Seagulls are good. They have a unique tone, and have chunky necks.

I still say the best acoustic for the money is the Yamaha FG700MS.

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Sat Mar 06, 2010 2:32 am
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Yamaha and Cort are good brands, I'd check them out! :D
There is also an Italian brand called EKO (Hendrix played some EKOs back in the years, and they also built some VOX wah-wahs) which makes a cheap guitar for 400€ that has a great sound.. in fact if I have to buy an acoustis, I'd buy this one, it's the Massimo Varini model. :D

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Sat Mar 06, 2010 1:56 pm
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Got an acoustic a couple of months back, for £350. Freshman 2OC. It's REALLY good, I love it. I would certainly reccomend Freshman, I don't know what their other models are like, but the one I have should definately be worth considerably more than what I paid for it.


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