Decent brand of acoustic?

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    hornet Almost Legendary

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    I have decided to get an acoustic insted of a new electric, any recomendations of brands to look out for?
     
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    cant go past a maton
     
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    I like Maton's personally..... BUT i also have a Squier and it sounds sweet as....
    have fun mate, its like choosing what reptile you are going to buy next :lol: Good luck lol
    Bill.
     
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    Good work gozz :p
     
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    Cole Clark , Maton , Takamini, but the brand is not as important as the quality of the guitar a $700 maton will not sound as good as a $2000 yamaha.
     
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    Art & Lutherie guitars sound great. They are made by Godin in Canada and are very reasonably priced. Cole Clarke, Maton, Garrison are a few good makes. Depends how much money you have to spend as to the quality guitar you will get. If you only have a few hundred $$ to spend, make sure you get something with a solid top and good tuning machines.
     
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    maton..........great gutars
     
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    my sister has an awesome shiny black Yamaha - cost a bit tho ;)
    Dad's Fender is alright too
     
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    a maton will make a medium player sound like clapton.... et a maton
     
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    i quite like my ibanez
     
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    acoustic guitar,go the maton or takamine,though there are some good acoustics around so have a listen to them and choose what suits your liking.Enjoy.
     
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    who cares how it sounds, Kurt Cobain made an awesome song out of a never tuned cheap acoustic, Polly =] :D

    seriously I wouldn't go spending $2k on an acoustic guitar.
     
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    like everyone else has said, martin, maton, takamine and cole clark are all quality instruments although they are on the pricey side, if it is your first acoustic, i'd suggest a low - mid priced epiphone.....
    i still have my first epiphone acoustic, and although its not a high end guitar it is a joy to play, just play a few before you make your decision and check the action on such a guitar, although it can usually be corrected witha good truss rod adjustment and a bit of a file down on the bridge......
    happy playing
     
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    Depends what you're going to spend. I got a Washburn that cost me about $450, and I love it - has a great sound for that price.
     
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