R.W. Jameson Acoustic Electric Review

R.W.Jameson Acoustic Electric Guitar with gig bag, case and picks

This Thinline Acoustic Electric Guitar is made by the R.W. Jameson Guitar Company, who state their aim as delivering “fine guitars at affordable prices”- but that doesn’t mean that this guitar is made- or even sounds- cheap! Sound: Construction: Playability: Value: Overall: (3.5 / 5) Jameson Guitars have a background in musical education, and this means that … Read more

‘For Dummies’ Acoustic Guitar Starter Pack Review

Guitar For Dummies Acoustic Guitar Starter Pack

This acoustic guitar starter pack comes with a guitar made by Kona, and includes a guitar instruction book from the popular ‘For Dummies‘ series. Sound: Construction: Playability: Value: Overall: (4.0 / 5) The ‘For Dummies’ series includes informative books on many subjects, and are a really good resource for learning…well, just about anything! The guitar basics … Read more

Jasmine S35 Acoustic Guitar Review

Jasmine S35 acoustic guitar

Jasmine Guitars may seem like a relatively unknown company, but they are- in fact- owned by KMC Music (the same guys who own Takamine). Sound: Construction: Playability: Value: Overall: (3.5 / 5) These guitars feature an advanced ‘X-bracing’ system, which (unlike standard guitar bracing) is supposed to improve note definition by allowing the soundboard to resonate more freely. This is achieved by … Read more

Sawtooth ST-ADN-D-KIT-3 Acoustic Guitar Review

Sawtooth dreadnought acoustic guitar with accessories and custom pickguard

The Sawtooth ST-ADN-D-KIT-3 is a full sized acoustic dreadnought guitar. ‘Sawtooth‘ is a brand owned by GO-DPS who do a variety of instruments including acoustic and electric guitars, guitar amps and Cajuns. Sound: Construction: Playability: Value: Overall: (2.0 / 5) This guitar has a rich sound and is a great value purchase for the beginner. It features a Spruce … Read more

Yamaha FG700s Review

Yamaha FG700s Budget Acoustic Guitar

The FG700s is from Yamaha’s FG series- one of their more budget ranges. Described as an ‘entry level acoustic guitar’, it includes some more high-end features such as die-cast tuning pegs, a rosewood fretboard, and a tortoiseshell style pickguard. Sound: Construction: Playability: Value: Overall: (3.0 / 5) The soundboard (top) is solid (i.e. one piece) sitka spruce which is secured with a … Read more

Fender FA-100 Dreadnought Review

Fender FA-100 Acoustic Guitar Dreadnought

The Fender FA-100 is a rich sounding dreadnought acoustic guitar with chrome hardware that offers great value for money. This particular model also comes with a padded gig bag to protect the instrument on the way to gigs, or guitar lessons. The guitar features an exclusive ‘Fender’ shape headstock, on a 20 fret neck with a rosewood fretboard. The body includes a … Read more