Takamine GD93 Dreadnought Acoustic, Natural
The GD93 is a dreadnought-style acoustic guitar with a refined and contemporary look that features a solid top and special back construction, giving it an upscale feel and distinctive sound.
For players looking for something extra special, the GD93 features a solid spruce top, rosewood sides and a beautiful three-piece rosewood/quilt maple back. The slim mahogany neck and 12"-radius bound rosewood fingerboard provide great feel and playability, while the split-saddle design of the rosewood bridge provides superior intonation for sweeter-sounding chords and single-note runs.
Other premium features include maple body, neck and headstock binding; dark wood rosette and body purfling; synthetic bone nut and bridge saddle; rosewood headcap; abalone dot inlays; gold die-cast tuners with black buttons; and a beautiful gloss finish.
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- Body Finish: Gloss
- Body Shape: Dreadnought
- Bracing: Quartersawn "X"
- Body Back: 3-Piece Rosewood with Quilt Maple Center
- Body Sides: Rosewood
- Body Top: Solid Spruce
- Neck Material: Mahogany
- Neck Finish: Gloss
- Scale Length: 25.4" (644 mm)
- Fingerboard: Bound Rosewood
- Fingerboard Radius: 12" (305 mm)
- Number of Frets: 21
- String Nut: Synthetic Bone
- Nut Width: 1.6875" (42.8 mm)
- Position Inlays: Abalone Dot
- Bridge: Rosewood
- Hardware Finish: Gold
- Tuning Machines: Gold Die-Cast with Black Buttons
- Strings: D'Addario® EXP 16 Coated Phosphor Bronze (.012-.053 Gauges)
Nice action and tone. Feels like a lovely guitar compared to the cheaper ones Takamine offer. So far, it's bringing songs I love to life and it's a joy to play. I used to own a G series of similar price, it was amazing, this isn't far off, the head is different and it's a gloss rather than a matt finish. My old one was made in Japan but they have recently been bought by Yamaha and shipped production to China. Hopefully this hasn't detracted from the amazing competition they offered to the big brands. I'm a fan. Tried a Taylor, Martin and an ESP. Martin's sounded dull around this price range but the Taylor's were bright and twangy with an action I wasn't keen on. Pleasantly surprised by the ESP. Went with the Takamine again.