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Ibanez GA Series GA5TCE Thinline Classical Acoustic-Electric Guitar Natural

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The Ibanez GA5TCE Classical Acoustic-Electric Guitar has a thinline classical cutaway body with a spruce top and mahogany back and sides. The mahogany neck features a 14th fret neck/body joint and a r... Read More

Available 12-16-2016 You will not be charged until order ships. Email me when this is in stock.

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The Ibanez GA5TCE Classical Acoustic-Electric Guitar has a thinline classical cutaway body with a spruce top and mahogany back and sides. The mahogany neck features a 14th fret neck/body joint and a rosewood fretboard. Gold hardware and classical tuning machines. The narrower neck plays easily, especially for those used to steel string guitar necks. An Ibanez piezo pickup and 3-band EQ let you amplify the sound of the nylon strings with full fidelity.

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Features
  • Spruce top
  • Gold hardware
  • Thinline classical cutaway body
  • Classical tuning machines
  • Mahogany neck, back, and sides
  • Rosewood bridge and fretboard
  • 46mm nut
  • Ibanez piezo pickup
  • Ibanez 3-band EQ
  • 14th fret neck/body joint
  • Natural high-gloss finish
  • Case sold separately
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IbanezGA Series GA5TCE Thinline Classical Acoustic-Electric Guitar
 
4.0

(based on 9 reviews)

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(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Great way to get started in the nylon acoust- electric sound

By Marty B

from Baltimore MD.

Comments about Ibanez GA Series GA5TCE Thinline Classical Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

If your leery of the nylon electric sound, this is a good guitar to get your feet wet. I've been playing it for 3 years now and use it for performance and recording with great results. I love thinlines especially if I am standing.

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(7 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Bad sound - Frat is cutting my finger

By Otavio Augusto

from washington, DC

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Comments about Ibanez GA Series GA5TCE Thinline Classical Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

I just bought this guitar (made in China, I don't know if they are always made in China)... Don't buy it. It doesn't have a good accoustic sound ( I didn't have the chance to test it plugged yet). The sound has no "body", it fades away quickly, it also has a funny buz which does not seem to be related to the frats, finally some strings do touch the frats even when you adjust them. I would return it based on the above, but worst of all some of the frats are like blades (as a very small and sharp part of the metal if sticking out of the guitar arm), when I move my left hand to change chords or do a solo it cuts the bottom of my index finger. first it was just cutting the skin and I kept playing to see if the buz and all would go away, but now it really cut me... Don't buy it... put $50 or $100 more and buy a better guitar.

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(1 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Bad sound - Frat is cutting my finger

By Otavio Augusto

from washington, DC

Site Member

Comments about Ibanez GA Series GA5TCE Thinline Classical Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

I just bought this guitar (made in China, I don't know if they are always made in China)... Don't buy it. It doesn't have a good accoustic sound ( I didn't have the chance to test it plugged yet). The sound has no ""body"", it fades away quickly, it also has a funny buz which does not seem to be related to the frats, finally some strings do touch the frats even when you adjust them. I would return it based on the above, but worst of all some of the frats are like blades (as a very small and sharp part of the metal if sticking out of the guitar arm), when I move my left hand to change chords or do a solo it cuts the bottom of my index finger. first it was just cutting the skin and I kept playing to see if the buz and all would go away, but now it really cut me... Don't buy it... put $50 or $100 more and buy a better guitar.

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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Looked so hard for this, fantastic!

By Pamela

from Miami, FL

Comments about Ibanez GA Series GA5TCE Thinline Classical Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

I looked in 4 music stores for a guitar with the same specs as this one: acoustic/electric, nylon strings, and a narrow neck. I only found one other guitar in the 4 music stores that fit these specs, but it was $50 more expensive than this guitar. This guitar is more affordable and beautiful. It sounds great plugged in, and the narrow neck makes it easier to play than a classical guitar with a wider neck. It has a thinner body than a classical guitar, so it is more quiet when played acoustically, but it's loud enough for me. I would definitely recommend this guitar!

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(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

What a Fun Instrument!

By Rod Tidemann

from Citrus Heights, CA

Comments about Ibanez GA Series GA5TCE Thinline Classical Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

I'm a novice, having take up the guitar upon retirement. Due to an annoying pinched nerve in my left hand and limited spread, I had just about given up trying to learn on my steal string and go back to the classical. Then I ran onto the GA5TCE, a great hybrid. The nylon strings make it easier to play and the narrow neck with the full fretboard make a nice complement to the steel string. An excellent beginner guitar. The smaller/thinner body is nice to handle and the unamplified tone sounds full and pleasant. The quality is great, especially for the price. The action was adjusted perfectly right out of the box and the intonation is spot on. I have since put on hard tension "Dynacore" strings for a little more brightness.

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(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

This guitar met all requirements.

By David Schnerr

from Evansville Indiana

Comments about Ibanez GA Series GA5TCE Thinline Classical Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

I was looking for an electric classical guitar with a cutaway, neck attached at the 14th fret and a 1 1/2" nut. The price point had to be under $350 and $300 even better. It also had to sound good unplugged. The body thickness didn't matter. This guitar met all of my expectations and with GC's $30 coupon and a $20 gift card, I came in at $199. I use this for performances that don't require a traditional classical guitar. I can play pop and jazz music on this too. I wanted a 'plug and play' instrument and this is a great guitar for that.

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(41 of 42 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great First Nylon String Guitar

By TexasGuitarMan

from Texas

Comments about Ibanez GA Series GA5TCE Thinline Classical Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

I purchased this for my first guitar class & it is PERFECT. I have medium sized hands and the "larger"/"CHEAPER" entry level guitars just don't cut it for me. I can really get my hands ALL OVER this kneck. It's going to be a great semester. If you are in a similar situation; buy this guitar!It's thin body is also a GREAT asset. It's about the thickness of strat body. Con: It has no gig bag or hardshell case that fits. Helpful hint: Buy an electric guitar gig bag for this thinline. It will fit perfectly. I did.

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(51 of 51 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

built to last

By falconz1

from san diego ,ca

Comments about Ibanez GA Series GA5TCE Thinline Classical Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

i purchased this guitar some time ago when i was beginning to learn to play guitar. i was looking to get a new guitar but since i was still a beginner, i did not want to spend to much on a guitar. the price caught my eye and since my friend who has been playing the guitar since the cradle was with me, i asked him to test it it out. He was impressed with the quality of the guitar both plugged and unplugged. so i got the guitar and now a year or two later i am still impressed with how the guitar performs. we even use for live performances and recording and it does not disappoint. this is a great guitar to get and it will keep up with you.

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(39 of 39 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great Begginer guitar

By Jerzey

from Texas

Comments about Ibanez GA Series GA5TCE Thinline Classical Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

My daughter needed a guitar for her finger picking syle lessons. This guitar definitely filled that void. Action was perfect, and thin body made it easy for a petite 10 year old to handle. Very pleased with the pickup and controls.

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