The Takamine TSP178AC features gorgeous flamed maple on the arched top and back -- as well as flamed maple sides, this beautiful Thinline guitar is comfortable on the couch, and powerful on the stage. Its sleek neck is inlaid with beautiful abalone and shell on the ebony fingerboard. Stylish and powerful as well, its voice being easily transferred to the stage with Takamine's CT-3N preamp. Comfort, quality, and performance in a great format. It comes with a semi-hard SH100T case for lightweight, secure protection of your guitar.