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anybody got one?

what brand?

looking to avoid first act nonsense..

want a playable tuneable acoustic for a kid. very young.

no crap, but no martin, either.

 

TWANG

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anybody got one?

what brand?

looking to avoid first act nonsense..

want a playable tuneable acoustic for a kid. very young.

no crap' date=' but no martin, either.

 

TWANG[/quote']

 

How big a kid we talkin'?

 

Does it have to be steel strung?

 

A guitar teacher friend of mine recommends Strunal for fractional sized guitars. These folks carry them on line:

 

https://www.ymonline.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=product.display&Product_ID=1044

 

He says they are affordable and are not junk. I think he said they are made in Czechoslovakia... or whatever it's called now.

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TWANG - Gretsch Americana Acoustic.

 

3/4 scale.

Look Great.

Nice comfortable neck.

Cheap as chips.

REAL wood!

 

I have had all four and enjoyed playing one of them in the house. Perfect for kids, youngsters, females, beginners.

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I have yet to find one of those "kiddie" size guitars that are worth a darn.

 

In something a little more substantial ya might look at something like a Simon and Patrick parlor guitar.

 

Seagull guitars also give you alot of bang for your buck.

 

What I ended up doing was buying my daughter a strum stick. Basically a three-string dulcimer you strap over your shoulder and play with either a pick or your fingers. Big advantage is that since they are open tuned, a kid can easily pick out songs.

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I know I've weighed in on this before, but this is a great little Korean made Epi Orville and should be able to be found for around $200 and includes an Epi OEM Shadow preamp/pickup:

 

shania-twain-with-guitar2.jpg

 

The chick is extra though...

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Hi -

 

When my daughter was in the 4th grade, I bought her an all-wood Yamaha, kid-sized. It stays in tune, minimal set-up required for action that she could manage. I actually use every once in a while. Met the objective. Hope this helps,

 

Regards,

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TWANG - Gretsch Americana Acoustic.

 

3/4 scale.

Look Great.

Nice comfortable neck.

Cheap as chips.

REAL wood!

 

I have had all four and enjoyed playing one of them in the house. Perfect for kids' date=' youngsters, females, beginners.[/quote']

Exactly what I was going to say...[biggrin]

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