Category: Acoustic Guitars

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Gretsch Jim Dandy G9500 Flat Top Review

The Gretsch Jim Dandy G9500 flat top guitar is a parlour guitar, and part of the Gretsch ‘Roots Collection”. This means it harkens back to the ‘Rex’ designs of the ’30s, ’40s and ’50s- so this is a type of instrument that Gretsch stopped making about 50 years ago. Sound: Construction: …

Jasmine S35 Acoustic Guitar Review

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 …

Yamaha FG700s Review

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) …

Fender FA-100 Dreadnought Review

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 …