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Teach Yourself Guitar – Introduction To The V300 | Teach Yourself Guitar Now

Teach Yourself Guitar – Introduction To The V300

A Hidden Gem In The Small Bodied Guitar World – The V300 From Vintage Guitars

With its solid spruce sound board and eco-conscious nato neck, the Vintage V300 acoustic folk guitar represents an ideal introduction to the world of full size instruments. Its basic no-frills sound and classic looks have much to offer guitarists of all abilities.

The V300 Parlor from Vintage was recently voted “The Best Guitar Under £1000″ by Acoustic Guitar Magazine and you can believe it. For an inexpensive guitar, it has a suprisingly good tone, with a lived-in sound. The wood is excellent. It has a spruce top and a nato wood neck which is incredibly fast playing. The bridge is made from rosewood and it has twenty frets but 14 accessible frets.

The action needed a little adjustment as it was too high but this was not such a big deal. It came in a card board carton, and was adequately. The first impression was that the guitar was well put together and looked pretty beautiful (I went for the cherry sunburst model). I additionally chose the VE300, which sports a pre-amp by Fishman with a nice little on board tuner, which is an essential for me. This is a great little blues guitar.

The sound is terrfic. It seemed to me that the treble strings are more dominant, which is great for cleaving through noise if you happen to be playing acoustically, but some might prefer more bass. That said, for this price tag it more than satifsfies. I play blues guitar, and this instrument sounds good when finger picked. It is quite loud and sustains well. The sound is very rich at the price. It’s not to be faulted really. Amplified, it projects a solid sound with plenty of class.

The finish doesn’t appear to mark easily if banged – an inescapable thing for the travelling guitarist, and it keeps in tune very well. The tuners are Grover clones and appear to be high quality. This is the kind of thing that becomes apparent after some years.

The Vintage Parlor shouldn’t really be compared to a high end Taylor or Martin. People with any of these will hear immediately that the Vintage is missing something in the bass department, but of course you might pay twenty times more for one of these classy instruments. The question is – is the difference worth the extra money? As always, it depends on what you want and what you can afford. In my opinion, this is a marvelous guitar for around $150, a price tag that I still find incredible. If you want a blues guitar, or prefer folk or jazz, you really can’t go wrong.

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