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Yamaha FG800 Folk Acoustic Guitar  

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Yamaha's FG800 Folk Acoustic Guitar is a reasonably priced entry-level acoustic guitar featuring one of the most popular tonewoods - solid Sitka spruce - for the top. This gives you a nice mellow tone... Read More

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Yamaha's FG800 Folk Acoustic Guitar is a reasonably priced entry-level acoustic guitar featuring one of the most popular tonewoods - solid Sitka spruce - for the top. This gives you a nice mellow tone with a slower response, and keeps the guitar nice and lightweight, a combination that is ideal for a beginner trying to find their way around the instrument. The nato back and sides also keeps the guitar lightweight and inexpensive while not sacrifcing tone. Other features of the FG800 include a rosewood fingerboard and bridge, black and white body binding, die-cast tuners, and a tortoise pickguard.

Case sold separately.

Check the drop-down menu to the right to select between Natural or Sunburst finishes.

Features Body
  • Body type: Dreadnaught
  • Cutaway: Non-cutaway
  • Top wood: Solid Spruce
  • Back & sides: Nato/okume
  • Bracing pattern: Scalloped
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Orientation: Right handed
  • Neck
  • Neck shape: Info not available
  • Nut width: 1.69" (43mm)
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Neck wood: Nato
  • Scale length: 25"
  • Number of frets: 20 Neck finish: Matte
  • Electronics
  • Pickup/preamp: No
  • Brand: Not applicable
  • Configuration: Not applicable
  • Preamp EQ: Not applicableFeedback filter: Not applicable
  • Tuner: Not applicable
  • Other
  • Headstock overlay: Rosewood
  • Tuning machines: Die-cast Chrome
  • Bridge: Rosewood
  • Saddle & nut: Urea
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Special features: None
  • Case: Sold separately
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YamahaFG800 Folk Acoustic Guitar
 
4.2

(based on 5 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good audio (4)
  • Good feel (4)
  • Consistent (3)
  • Fun to play (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Practicing (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Novice (3)

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4.0

Good product! Must buy for beginners~

By Wali

from Ithaca, NY

About Me Novice

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Awesome bass & resonance
  • Consistent
  • Good Feel
  • Rich Sound

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing

    Comments about Yamaha FG800 Folk Acoustic Guitar:

    Product seems absolutely great, however, my particular guitar has very faded fret marks which might be a bit difficult for a beginner like me.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Great guitar. I'm a beginner and this guitar is perfect.

    By Dakao

    from Foothill Ranch, Ca.

    About Me Novice

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Practicing

      Comments about Yamaha FG800 Folk Acoustic Guitar:

      Beautiful guitar. Great sound and feel

      (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Yamaha FG 800

      By Turkeecaller

      from Central, Ohio

      About Me Novice

      Pros

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

      Cons

      • No Top Strap Button

      Best Uses

      • Jamming
      • Practicing
      • Recording

      Comments about Yamaha FG800 Folk Acoustic Guitar:

      I was looking for an acoustic guitar with low to mid range volume. I have an Epi Pro 1, which I really enjoy but, the only way to increase the low end volume is to play hard. Not my style. After reading all the reviews on guitars in the $200 - $300 range, my budget, I still couldn't make a choice. I figured the only way to decide was to go to the Columbus, Ohio GC and try them. Glad I did. There was nobody in the acoustic guitar room so I was able to play every guitar that I was looking at, and some that I wasn't, in my price range. After playing other Yamahas, Fender and even my beloved Epis, I kept coming back to the FG 800. Although a kinda "plain Jane" guitar, it had the low to mid range volume that I was looking for and the tone was fantastic. I purchased a boxed guitar and gave it a thorough inspection before leaving the store. After getting home and fine tuning it had a slight buzz on the D string. Put on some Elixer Polyweb 12s and no more buzz. the Elixir strings really brought out the tone and the volume is still there without "banging" it out. I gave it 4 stars because of it's Plain Jane looks. Really like the tuners, too.

      (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Neck issue

      By cash

      from Ports nh

      About Me Experienced

      Comments about Yamaha FG800 Folk Acoustic Guitar:

      I wish the neck would play smoother its hard to move up and down the neck drags a lot..

      (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Good Guitar

      By Treblekicker, sometimes

      from Lincoln NE

      About Me Experienced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Fun To Play
      • Good Feel
      • Rich Sound

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Practicing
        • Recording

        Comments about Yamaha FG800 Folk Acoustic Guitar:

        Needed a brighter sounding acoustic that is affordable. My gibson lg1 is beloved but could not provide bright tones for certain songs. This guitar can. A good investment for my home studio.

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