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Guild D-125-12 Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar (12-String with Case)

If you're lusting after the robust sound of a 12-string, it's time to try the exceptionally warm, all-mahogany Guild D-125-12 acoustic guitar. (7) Read 6 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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What's special about this product?
Features: What it does for you:
Mahogany back and sides Dry and airy tone; clear, present midrange
Mahogany top Warm tone with long sustain
Scalloped spruce bracing Weight-relieved for improved resonance
Rosewood fretboard Open, warm tone and smooth playing feel

Product Description

The all-mahogany body of the Guild D-125-12 dreadnought (12-string sibling of the D-125) boasts unique presence and balance, with clear, tight bass and warm, airy top end that make it a versatile instrument great for a broad range of styles. Its slim satin-finish mahogany neck imparts smooth playability and silky feel; premium appointments include mother-of-pearl rosette and inlays, and rosewood fingerboard, bridge and headcap.

Features:

- Solid mahogany top, back and sides
- Rosewood fingerboard, bridge and headcap
- Satin-finish mahogany neck with slim profile
- Mother-of-pearl rosette and inlays

zZounds is an authorized dealer of Guild products.
General
- Model Name: D-125-12
- Series: GAD Series

Body
- Body Shape: Dreadnought
- Body Back: Solid Mahogany
- Body Sides: Solid Mahogany
- Body Top: Solid Mahogany
- Bracing: Scalloped Spruce
- Rosette: Mother-Of-Pearl Rosette
- Purfling: Cream/Black/Cream/Black
- Body Binding: Black Abs

Neck
- Number Of Frets: 20
- Position Inlays: Pearl Dot Inlays
- Fretboard Radius: 16" (40.64 Cm)
- Fretboard: Rosewood
- Neck Material: Mahogany
- Neck Finish: Satin
- Nut Width: 1.875" (47.6 Mm)
- Scale Length: 25.5" (64.8 Cm)

Hardware
- Hardware: Chrome
- Bridge: Rosewood
- Bridge Pins: Ivory Colored Plastic
- Tuning Machines: Chrome Die-Cast Mini Tuners
- String Nut: Nu-Bone
- Saddle: Nu-Bone, Compensated

Miscellaneous
- Strings: D'addario Exp 38 Coated Phosphor Bronze 12-String, (.010-.047 Gauges)
- Unique Features: All-Mahogany Construction, Satin Finished Neck With Slim Profile, Mother-Of-Pearl Rosette And Inlays

Accessories
- Case/Gig Bag: Deluxe Hardshell Case
Weight, Dimensions, and Manufacturer Part Numbers
Shipping Weight: 21 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 48 x 21 x 8 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 3810120821
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 480-596-7195
zZounds Expert Review
This Guild 12-string is yet another steal compared to other acoustic guitars in this price range. A completely solid-wood mahogany guitar will usually cost you much more, but in this case, it is very reasonably priced. The guitar has a certain snappiness to it that I enjoyed, which was accented by the 12-string configuration. More dense jazz chords sounded really nice and articulate on this one, but when strummed, the guitar was able to handle it without any audible distortion. Overall, it is a pretty bright-sounding guitar, so keep this in mind if you are picky about how your acoustics handle low frequencies. That being said, the D-125-12 has wonderful overtones and gives notes a good degree of depth and ability to cut through mixes easily. The action was pretty good without any modification, so I personally didn't feel I was fighting to fret chords anywhere along the neck. The tuners were also stable and held tune well, which is a plus considering how much of an issue it can be with other 12-strings. If you'd like a great all-solid-wood 12-string, you really can't beat the features and playability of this Guild.

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4.5 out of 5 (7 ratings) Rate and Review This Product
zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. "Guild D 125 12 String"
Overall: I just received mine yesterday - a birthday present from my wife and kids. This is a beautiful rig with great, full sound, crisp treble and low fretboard action - a must for any twelve string guitar! I tuned it up to Pink Floyd's Wish You Were Here and stayed up all night just playing it on a number of twelve string classics(i.e. Gordon Lightfoot's "Wreck of the Edmund Fitgerald" and "Too Much of Anything" off the Who's Next album. This is a great value for the price and it comes with a fairly decent hardshell case also. I ike the mahogany finish - it's unique in both style and playability - I love this guitar. I'd recommend it to anyone looking for real value at a reasonable price.
Style of Music: folk/rock, contemporary, pop
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zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. "Not a Guild D212M but that's ok"
Overall: A friend of mine let me borrow his 1968 Guild D212M 12 string (US made) before I purchased this Guild D 125 12 (made in China). The only things these two guitars have in common is they look alike and they have 12 strings....that's about it. Their feel and sound are completely different. The 1968 D212 has a very dark and rich sound. The new D 125 12 has a much brighter sound, the guitar is lighter in weight and the neck is easier to play. I was planning on monkeying around with diffident string and bridge pins...one small problem....the action is ...well...perfect rihgt out of the box. How did that happen? As matter of fact, it's action is better than my Taylor 415! I might mess with it in the future after I break a few little g strings. The neck on this Chinese made Guild is excellent. Like the US build this Chinese build has a double truss rod. Another difference is the US build adjusts it truss rod thru the head and the Chinese adjusts thru the sound hole. The double truss rod feature is what made Guild a really great 12 string because it makes the neck stronger. Over time most 12 string will warp around the 5 fret or the bridge will pull out...or both. This guitar is so nice. It's caused me to reconsider the whole Guild guitar line. For the money, you really can't beat this 12 string. It's solid wood and comes with a nice case. The only complaint I almost have is...Guild pick guards are ugly...but that makes it a Guild. Buy this guitar while you still can...the old Guilds are almost gone!
Style of Music: Christian, Blues & Rock
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