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Old 03-04-2013, 09:57 AM
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Default Tell me about the Yamaha FG-340 T please.

I can buy an FG-340 T for an OK price, but know nuffing about Yamahas.

I will also buy unplayed, so what can this great forum tell me about this guitar ?

Any info will be fantastic.

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Old 03-04-2013, 10:10 AM
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Go to the Yamaha 'Guitarchive' page and input: FG340t (like that, no gaps or hyphens), and it tells you the spec, dates etc for that guitar .

http://www.yamaha.com/apps/guitararc...itarchive2.asp
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Old 03-04-2013, 10:32 AM
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Go to the Yamaha 'Guitarchive' page and input: FG340t (like that, no gaps or hyphens), and it tells you the spec, dates etc for that guitar .

http://www.yamaha.com/apps/guitararc...itarchive2.asp
Thank you very much !
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OK, acording to the site it has a Spruce top.

I was hoping it would be a Cedar top.
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OK, according to the site it has a Spruce top.

I was hoping it would be a Cedar top.
It should be pointed out that this is an all-laminate guitar; there would be an, "S", suffix, if it were a solid topped instrument.
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It should be pointed out that this is an all-laminate guitar; there would be an, "S", suffix, if it were a solid topped instrument.
Ahhhhh, and there lies the secret - much appreciated !
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Old 03-04-2013, 11:57 AM
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OK, acording to the site it has a Spruce top.

I was hoping it would be a Cedar top.
If you ever find a Yamaha with a cedar top that isn't a classical, I'd love to see it.

The fg340 was one of yamaha's all around better budget guitars, with the 3 piece back. I have one tht I like a lot, but it's a little skinned up and rough looking. Plays well though.

The "T" means tinted, and I'm pretty sure the 3 pc back is still there, but the fg340 had a black center panel. The T has all wood grain on the back.

Don't be scared of Yammie lammies. They can take it, and sound fine.
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If you ever find a Yamaha with a cedar top that isn't a classical, I'd love to see it.


I've got two! The FPX300 and the FPX300N, one steel string the N is nylon. Solid Cedar tops and Rosewood sides for the steel and Ovankol sides for the nylon. They're a deep Grand Concert with 48mm necks and dual condenser mic/piezo pickups. They were designed for fingerstyle and were produced from 2000 to 04. Sweet sounding acoustically and magnificent when plugged in.
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I have a 340T and it is an incredible playing and sounding guitar. If in decent shape, they are a great bargain!
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Old 03-05-2013, 01:15 AM
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i had a FG-340 that i sold, it was one of the best guitar i have owned. My 340 was made in Taiwan, i know some of the 340 is made in Japan and those got solid top, my 340 had lam and still sounded awesome!
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I've got two! The FPX300 and the FPX300N, one steel string the N is nylon. Solid Cedar tops and Rosewood sides for the steel and Ovankol sides for the nylon. They're a deep Grand Concert with 48mm necks and dual condenser mic/piezo pickups. They were designed for fingerstyle and were produced from 2000 to 04. Sweet sounding acoustically and magnificent when plugged in.
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Old 12-31-2013, 08:02 AM
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Hey everyone,
I thought i could write here instead of posting a new thread.
Could someone give me any tip on my Yamaha FG 340 made in Taiwan?
I bought it new in 2000 or 2001 new. I tried the site mentioned above but it only shows FG 340 up until 1980's. My guitar is strange comparing to praised FG 340s - it has no 3 piece back, no binding. Where could i get some info on this guitar, specs etc.?
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Old 12-31-2013, 09:35 AM
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I purchased a FG340 new back in 1978 and still have it and plays great. It has been a great guitar and it does have a lam top with the 3 piece back. It is a "tough" built guitar. It was made in Taiwan. There are a few around and if you can get one in good shape I don't think you will be sorry.

Mine is in pristine condition and I always get offers for it but I won't sell it.
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