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Rating and Reviews: Takamine Jasmine ES45C

If you're looking for an affordable yet reliable beginner guitar, you're looking for a Takamine Jasmine acoustic electric. It features a mahogany body with a spruce top and gloss finish.

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"A Steal for this Price!"

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Sound: It makes a very clean beginner sort of sound, perfect for those who want an easy, affordable, and reliable guitar. The guitar is not particularly suited for electric amplification, and usually works best when played acoustically. Extremely crisp live sound and does not drown out other instruments. In fact, I played an acoustic concert with one and the acoustic bass was easy to hear. Wonderful guitar. Feature: Fairly standard equipment and parts come with the kit, it really depends on who you buy it from. All of its initioal peices are very sturdy and well built. You can tell that each Takamine was put together with care and precision. Quality: Everthing comes in great condition. Very reliable and looks great when it arrives. Value: Its almost a steal at its usual price! Manufacturer Support: Never contacted the company but I am thuroughly impressed. The Wow Factor: It may just be me, but I particularly fall for he white guitars, it came with a beautiful glossy finish and I practically drooled right there. Overall: This a guitar you have to keep. Everything about it is just spectacular. From the inventive cutaway, to the electronic hookup's quality are top-notch. If I lost mine it would only be replacesd by another one.
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"great guitar!" submitted February 15, 2010

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Music Style: Christian, Instrumental
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Sound: The sound is great it has a better sound pluged in, on acoustic its great! But sounds even better pluged in, it is perfect both ways though and it has a nice finish and for starters and advance players with the brand and the price you can not go wrong! Feature: The parts are good. Ease of Use: its clear pluged in and clear acoustic wise! Quality: I never had problems with it and its a great guitar! Value: The price is realy low and the brand one of the best! Manufacturer Support: Never needed any! The Wow Factor: I got it! And glad i did! Overall: It is great!
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Takamine Jasmine ES45C Customer Review submitted December 10, 2003

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Sound: amazing sound for the price. nice highs. a beginner can't ask for much more. Feature: awesome. cut-away and piezo are nice. Quality: very nice gloss finish. there is one spot that did not get finished very well. you can't notice this because it's in the curve of the cut-away. you really can't notice it unless you squint.
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"Amazing value for the money -- easy to play, good sounding, and beautiful to look at."

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Sound: I haven't plugged it in yet, but as an "acoustic" it sounds really good. I'm not even close to an expert, since I just started playing about 6 months ago, on a regular-style (not cutaway) dreadnought steel-string acoustic. To me, this guitar doesn't sound quite as "full" as the regular dreadnought, but it's so much easier to play that right now I'll take the tiny bit of lost fullness. Feature: I'm really impressed with the features for the money -- it was the only new, name-brand acoustic-electric I found under $199, and it even came with the cable for plugging in! Quality: For the money, the fit and finish is amazing. It's a really great-looking guitar, and it seems well-built. The back, which is dark "nato" "mahogony-type" wood, is really beautiful. Value: I can't believe I got this good of a guitar, new, for this money. Manufacturer Support: Fortunately I haven't needed any support yet, but I was impressed that it comes with a limited lifetime warranty (on "non-wear" items).
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Takamine Jasmine ES45C Customer Review submitted January 14, 2006

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Sound: the sound is crappy. on mine the 6th string buzzes on the first fret making it sound liek a dying weasle Feature: at least it has some kind of control but its just gain and tone. its better than nothing but i get a lot of different sounds coming out of my guitar when i use it electric. Quality: everything is good but the tuning heads could be a little better Value: i payed about 200 for this guitar it should be about 75 The Wow Factor: i like the wood but the body looks kinda ugly Overall: everything about this guitar is horrible
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