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Old 11-19-2019, 02:28 PM
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Iíve officially got gas. So looking for some suggestionsÖHere sort of what Iím looking for if anyone has any thoughts?

- Cedar top
- small or medium body, prefer all solid wood
- forward scalloped bracing
- under $1k

Anything in particular comes to mind?
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Old 11-19-2019, 02:45 PM
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Iíve officially got gas. So looking for some suggestionsÖHere sort of what Iím looking for if anyone has any thoughts?

- Cedar top
- small or medium body, prefer all solid wood
- forward scalloped bracing
- under $1k

Anything in particular comes to mind?
You might struggle to find a all solid option in your price range.
Taylor 500 series used perhaps.
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Old 11-19-2019, 02:54 PM
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Iíve officially got gas. So looking for some suggestionsÖHere sort of what Iím looking for if anyone has any thoughts?

- Cedar top
- small or medium body, prefer all solid wood
- forward scalloped bracing
- under $1k

Anything in particular comes to mind?
Eastman E2OM-CD

Absolutely love mine!!

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Old 11-19-2019, 02:59 PM
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Absolutely love mine!!

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Old 11-19-2019, 03:02 PM
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For sub $500...it just can't be beat!
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Old 11-19-2019, 03:14 PM
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Iíll just chime in like the harmony-singing little chipmunk that I am and add to the happy chorus: go for the Eastman. They represent a superb value for the money.

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Old 11-19-2019, 03:16 PM
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There's a used Furch OM CM (cedar over mahogany) in that range listed on the used section of Guitar Center's website.
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Old 11-19-2019, 04:37 PM
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Eastman E2OM-CD

Absolutely love mine!!

How do they do it for $500? I've missed a Cedar topped guitar...I might just have bite on this myself?
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Old 11-19-2019, 05:26 PM
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I have a Taylor 514ce 2006, I think it sounds really good! I play it interchangeably with my Goodall rcjc. Goodall is still better but not by much frankly.
Not sure how the new Taylorís sound though.
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Old 11-19-2019, 05:42 PM
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How do they do it for $500? I've missed a Cedar topped guitar...I might just have bite on this myself?
The open pore Sapele body helps them hit the price point. I own two of these guitars (one Sitka, one Adi), but not this new Cedar top, yet. I miss the warmth of a Cedar guitar.
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Old 11-19-2019, 05:49 PM
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The open pore Sapele body helps them hit the price point. I own two of these guitars (one Sitka, one Adi), but not this new Cedar top, yet. I miss the warmth of a Cedar guitar.
I love this one, but wish I had gone with, and will likely soon order the Sitka model too...
I play almost only fingerstyle, but when I strum a bit, it's easy to over-drive the cedar top...I may just have a very sensitive one...don't get me wrong, it sounds soooo sweet.

Hell if you were going to spend $1k, you could get the Cedar and the Spruce top!
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Old 11-19-2019, 05:58 PM
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Absolutely love mine!!

Hmmm. Cutaway available?
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The AC122-2CE...slightly different headstock...but all solid w/cedar top...cutaway and electronics...

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Old 11-19-2019, 06:05 PM
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Pono Guitars makes a nice Cedar.
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Old 11-19-2019, 06:17 PM
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The AC122-2CE...slightly different headstock...but all solid w/cedar top...cutaway and electronics...

Yes, thanks, I was just looking at this.

I wonder how it sounds though. I hope it doesn't have that Seagull-like tone.
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