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Takamine GN93CE G Series NEX Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar Natural

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Featuring Takamine' sleek and curvaceous NEX-style body, the GN93CE is an acoustic/electric guitar with a solid top and special back construction that give it an upscale feel and distinctive sound. Fo... Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
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Overview

Featuring Takamine' sleek and curvaceous NEX-style body, the GN93CE is an acoustic/electric guitar with a solid top and special back construction that give it an upscale feel and distinctive sound. For players seeking a well-balanced guitar with great performance features and refined looks, the GD93CE has 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 onboard Takamine TK-40D preamp system gives you a built-in tuner, 3-band EQ and gain controls, mid-contour switch, notch filter and EQ bypass switch for the ultimate in versatility and sound quality.

The GN93CE's other premium features include maple body, neck and headstock binding; dark wood rosette and body purfling; synthetic bone nut and split bridge saddle; rosewood headcap; abalone dot inlays; gold die-cast tuners with black buttons; and a beautiful gloss finish. Case sold separately.

FEATURES

  • Body shape: NEX Cutaway
  • 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" (644mm)
  • Fingerboard: Bound rosewood
  • Fingerboard radius: 12" (305mm)
  • Number of frets: 20
  • String nut: Synthetic bone
  • Nut Width: 1.6875" (42.8mm)
  • Position inlays: Abalone dot
  • Special Electronics: Takamine TK-40D Preamp with Built-In Tuner
  • Bridge: Rosewood
  • Hardware Finish: Gold
  • Tuning Machines: Gold Die-Cast with Black Buttons
  • Strings: D'Addario EXP 16 Coated Phosphor Bronze (.012-.053 Gauges)
  • Color: Natural
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Case sold separately
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TakamineGN93CE G Series NEX Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar
 
4.6

(based on 5 reviews)

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5.0

Beautiful, clean, crisp sound, and great for the price.

By Caleb

from Big Lake, MN

Comments about Takamine GN93CE G Series NEX Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

Honestly, takamine has never been my first choice for acoustic guitars. But from the moment I picked this instrument up I was in love. It sounds AMAZING lower and higher on the neck. The cutaway on the guitar makes it easy to play higher notes as well. I was playing all of the higher end taylors and martins,and this one just felt and sounded better than the rest. The built in tuner and electronics are great, easy, and they stay true to the guitars sound while plugged in. It actually sounds more like a $1000-$1200 dollar guitar than a $550 one. This guitar is amazing for anything you want to do, and it's a great price. Highly recommended.

(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

1 Great Guitar

By Charles

from Salem, SC

Comments about Takamine GN93CE G Series NEX Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

Received this guitar a couple of weeks ago. Shipping was really fast. This guitar played great right out of the box. No need for a set up. The action measured perfect for the string gauge (12-53) that came stock on the guitar. The preamp, ea. and tuner work great. All I had to do was tune it and play. I am amazed to get this much guitar for this price. It sounds great, plays easy and looks good. What else can I say. I would highly recommend this guitar to even advanced players.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Very happy with this guitar

By Not Tommy Emmanuel

from Cincinnati, OH

Pros

  • Easy on fingers
  • Looks
  • Sound

Cons

  • Battery life
  • Needed Pro Setup

Best Uses

    Comments about Takamine GN93CE G Series NEX Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

    I purchased this guitar about a year ago, so we have some miles on it. I am pleased with the way that the acoustic characteristics have matured over the past year, and the electronics are superb. I play it with a Fishman Loudbox amp, and it works extremely well for tone, volume, and blending with the rest of the group. Playability is excellent, but I did need to have a professional luthier set it up for me.

    One minor quibble, the frets either were not installed properly in manufacturing, or the neck/fingerboard had shrunk a little between the factory and my GC - this was noticeable from day 1, and the luthier was able to sand down the frets along the sides of the fingerboard so I don't feel them at all.

    I own two other guitars, a vintage Martin D-35 and a vintage Takamine D28-12, so this is not my first rodeo. I would recommend it to anyone who wants an affordable, great looking and sounding instrument. P.S. everyone LOVES the back, with it's unique 3-piece design.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    (1 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    3.0

    Reasonably nice guitar

    By Steve

    from Redmond, WA

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    Pros

      Cons

      • Not Consistent
      • Requires Constant Tuning

      Best Uses

        Comments about Takamine GN93CE G Series NEX Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

        The guitar is, as I say, "reasonable". It needed some setup, there was too much relief in the neck, and a couple (or more) frets needed sanding. The tone is acceptable, not special, and the amplification is perfectly good. The onboard tuner works very well, but the guitar does need a lot of tuning at this stage, it might settle down though once I stop fiddling with it. It is a very pretty looking guitar, but personally that's the absolute last thing on my list of what I look for in an instrument.

         
        5.0

        I have two of these!

        By ray red

        from long island, ny

        About Me Professional Musician

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Consistent
        • Fun To Play
        • Good Feel
        • Rich Sound
        • Stays In Tune

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Small Venues

          Comments about Takamine GN93CE G Series NEX Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

          best sounding guitar through a p.a. , so good, i bought a second one.

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