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Join date: Jul 2010
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What are the upsides and downsides to a resonator guitar vs a regular acoustic?
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the sound. if you like the resonator sound, it's an up. if you dont like that sound, it's a down.

they're a bit heavier if that makes a difference to you

they're supposed to be louder, although mine is a little quieter. possibly due to it being a much smaller body than my acoustic.
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Resonator guitars tend to be heavier, and some can have high action for slide use, but it all depends on what your looking for.
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