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FDP Forum / FDP Unplugged - Acoustic Instruments / Took a chance



Say what one more time!
Jun 30th, 2018 08:11 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

I ordered one of these. I have a couple Xaviere electrics that are really good guitars. I ordered an acoustic electric with cedar top and walnut back and sides. It has a piezo and an internal mic. My only concern is that one guitar O ordered from them for my grandson started out nice but over the course of a year the neck developed a slight twist.


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Who's we sucka?

Smith, Wesson and me.
Jun 30th, 2018 10:47 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Hope it works out for you.

FYI you don't need to put the entire URL address in the link title, you can stick any old word in there and it will take you to the link address you entered.



Say what one more time!
Jul 3rd, 2018 03:32 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Just unboxed my Xaviere acoustic. First impression is "wow". Beautiful wood grain. It is a solid cedar top and solid black walnut back and sides. Sounds very nice to me. Going out to meet the wife for dinner. I'll see how it sounds and looks after I get back.

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Ooo that sandwich

is gonna get et
Jul 5th, 2018 07:24 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Cool. If it’s a good one, all it may need is some attention to the fretwork and a setup.

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Northeast IL

Not very bright but does lack ambition
Jul 5th, 2018 07:49 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

That looks really nice! Please let us know how it works out.



Say what one more time!
Jul 5th, 2018 08:57 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

So far it is set up fairly well. I'm letting it settle for a couple days and then will adjust the truss rod if need be. It has pretty good action out of the box. The finish and frets are really nice. At first look it does need the truss rod tightened just a smidge but it is pretty good right now. It is loud when played with a little hard strumming and the top and sides project nicely. Very sweet sounding when played softer. I'm used to playing my parlor sized Koa Takamine. The lower notes are there but not as prominent as a Martin. It kind of sounds similar to some Taylors I have played. A friend has a Taylor with a Spruce top and bubinga back and sides and this guitar sounds completely different to me.

I really love the grain of the black walnut back and sides of this guitar. The fretboard is Cabali and mine is not as dark as the one in the pictures on the webpage. So far I gotta give this guitar an A+.

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