Takamine GJ72CE Jumbo Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar, 12-String

Achieve powerful, shimmering 12-string tone! The affordable Takamine GJ72CE acoustic-electric boasts a jumbo body crafted from solid spruce and flamed maple.
What's special about this item?
Feature: What it does:
Solid spruce top Punchy, articulate and warm sound
Flamed maple back and sides Beautiful grain, crisp and responsive tone
Bound rosewood fretboard Warm rosewood tone; beautiful binding
TK-40D preamp EQ bypass, notch filter, mid contour, and tuner
With its mighty jumbo body style, solid-top construction, stunning cosmetic features and premium electronics, the Takamine GJ72CE-12 is a commanding acoustic/electric 12-string guitar that is built to perform.

Featuring a solid spruce top and flame maple back and sides, the GJ72CE-12 produces all the lush, robust sound that players expect from a jumbo 12-string guitar. The slim mahogany neck and 12"-radius bound rosewood fingerboard provide great feel and playability, while the onboard Takamine TK-40D preamp system gives you a built-in tuner, three-band EQ and gain controls, mid contour switch, notch filter and EQ bypass switch for the ultimate in versatility and sound quality.

Other great features include a synthetic bone nut and split bridge saddle, rosewood headcap, abalone rosette, abalone "reversed mountain" inlay at the 12th fret, gold die-cast tuners with pearl buttons, and a beautiful gloss finish.

Features:

- Solid spruce top and flame maple back and sides
- Produces all the lush, robust sound that players expect from a jumbo 12-string guitar
- Slim mahogany neck and 12"-radius bound rosewood fingerboard provide great feel and playability
- Takamine TK-40D preamp system gives you a built-in tuner, three-band EQ and gain controls, mid contour switch, notch filter and EQ bypass switch for the ultimate in versatility and sound quality
- Elegant Sunburst gloss finish
- 12 string
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- Series: G70 Series
- Color: Natural
- Body Finish: Gloss
- Body Shape: Jumbo Cutaway
- Bracing: Quartersawn "X"
- Body Back: Flame Maple
- Body Sides: Flame Maple
- Body Top: Solid Spruce
- Neck Material: Maple
- Neck Finish: Gloss
- Scale Length: 25.4" (644 mm)
- Fingerboard Radius: 12" (305 mm)
- Number of Frets: 20
- Nut Width: 1.875" (47.6 mm)
- Position Inlays: Abalone Reversed Mountain at 12th Fret
- Special Electronics: Takamine TK-40D Preamp with Built-In Tuner
- Bridge: Rosewood
- Hardware Finish: Gold
- Tuning Machines: Gold Die-Cast with Pearl Buttons
- Strings: D'Addario EXP 38 Coated Phosphor Bronze 12-String, (.010-.047 Gauges)
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Brown Sunburst
Shipping Weight: 8.75 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 45 x 22 x 6 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): TAK GJ72CE12 BRSB
Natural
Shipping Weight: 8 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 48 x 22 x 6 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): TAK GJ72CE12 NTL
For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 800-423-8388
Email: customerservice@espguitars.com
Web: https://www.espguitars.com/pages/support
(2 ratings)
Submitted April 1, 2021 by Mikki Kennedy-LeFae in Colorado Springs, CO
"Takamine Jumbo 12-string"
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The GJ2CE is a surprise... right from the get go. Fit and finish is flawless, the sound is everything you could want and more. Setup is spot on. It plays like butter. It's my first Takamine, and I can say it will not be my last.

Sound
The GJ2CE has the full bodied, chiming ring, you would expect from a 12-string, (unpluged). But, the minute you plug in, the GJ2CE explodes into full voice, rich full lows, solid mids, and full shimmering ringing highs. The sound is extremely sensitive to your picking attack, from subtle, to booming in your face, and everything in between. The sound quality is that of a guitar 3 to 4 times the price.

Features
There really isn't anything superfluous, feature wise, on the GJ2CE. It is well and efficiently designed. The spruce and flame maple used in construction are, not only beautiful, but a great choice of tone wood. All of which, contribute to its gorgeous appearance and sound.

Ease of Use
Getting great sound was easy as, unboxing, tuning and playing it. I cannot describe the feeling, when I plugged it in. Everything I expect from a 12-string, was there and so much more.

Quality
The GJ2CE's build is flawless. This will turn heads. I look forward to unleashing its voice on stage.

Value
The GJ2CE is more than worth its price. It is a solid value, a true bargain.

Manufacturer Support
Have not needed to consult Takamine. read more

The Wow Factor
The GJ2CE is a beautiful guitar. But its sound is what I love. There is something about an acoustic 12-string that simply stirs my soul.

Musical Background:
Professional musician. Founder, Rhythm Guitar, Singer Songwriter, for Blood Rose.

Musical Style:
Classic Rock, Southern Rock, Celtic Rock, Symphonic Celtic Rock, Symphonic Metal.
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