#1
I don't think they are too bad. I don't even think their stuff is bad. But why does everyone hate them? I'm planning on buying a Yamaha SBG1000. I have tried it, I have heard good things about it, I think it's good myself. Some of their newer stuff are good too, like those RGX-A2 guitars or RGX-520FZ.

I'm no fanboy, actually. I never thought much of Yamaha until I tried their guitars, so, I'm just saying because so many people actually bash them but i don't think they ever tried one.
#3
No!

Yamaha Pacificas = possibly the best start guitars out there!

And i've always heard good thing about the ideas/innovations of the higher up Yamaha's, in fact i don't think i've seen any hate towards them on here
#4
Around here, they are usually regarded as good begginer guitars.
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#5
There just beginner guitars basicly
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Yamaha makes legit instruments, i hear their high end stuff is quite good.
#8
the acoustic guitars are pretty nice actually. i just never found an electric that i liked visually. and like a woman, we are attracted before getting to know them.

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#9
they do good starter guitars, my friends family are total fanboys of their stuff

(his dad has a yamaha that based on the E-335, my friend says it's better than the actual thing)
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#10
I like them. Some aren't the greatest..My friend has one that isn't nice, but i've seen some really nice ones. My acoustic is a yamaha. It was made in '76, as a one year 100th anniversary thing. My dad got it for $50 at a garage sale when he moved to canada, and i'm pretty sure resale right now is like $400, which is a great profit.
I would never sell it, though.
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#11
my acoustic is a yamaha its pretty nice really and it stays in tune for so long (like months and its still pretty good) never played an electric one though
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#13
Yamaha makes more then starter guitars. they compete well with other instruments in there price range. And there artist signature models like the Amir Derakh are amazing.
#14
High end Yamaha guitars are great. They just don't have their hands deep in the OEM bins like a lot of other manufacturers today (Why do you buy a Schecter? Because it has a Floyd Rose bridge, EMG pickups, Grover tuners, and maybe some Schaller straplocks and some other branded stuff) and use a lot of original Yamaha parts instead.

Plus, they're not really lucratively marketed towards the myspace crowd. I'm guessing since Yamaha isn't a strictly guitar business, they don't need aggressive promotion of that niche. I hear great things about Yamaha basses too.
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#15
i wouldn't buy one
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Quote by philipisabeast
No!

Yamaha Pacificas = possibly the best start guitars out there!

And i've always heard good thing about the ideas/innovations of the higher up Yamaha's, in fact i don't think i've seen any hate towards them on here


My pacicfica was my 1st electric gitar and it is one of the best out there. Did you know Total guitar own one. They also have gibson les pauls and strats costing £1000+, but they choose to use the yamaha for many of their recordings.
#17
my first guitar was a yamaha pacifica..015.

but other than a beginers guitar it just doesnt look good.
#18
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I don't think they are too bad. I don't even think their stuff is bad. But why does everyone hate them? I'm planning on buying a Yamaha SBG1000.


Excellent workmanship. Sound great.
I do have a problem with their RGX and RBX shapes though, esthetically speaking that is, playability is top notch.
#19
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There just beginner guitars basicly


not really.

their japanese guitars are anything but beginner guitars. even their mid-range guitars basically give anything in their respective price range a pretty good run for their money...

nice guitars.
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High end Yamaha guitars are great. They just don't have their hands deep in the OEM bins like a lot of other manufacturers today (Why do you buy a Schecter? Because it has a Floyd Rose bridge, EMG pickups, Grover tuners, and maybe some Schaller straplocks and some other branded stuff) and use a lot of original Yamaha parts instead.

Plus, they're not really lucratively marketed towards the myspace crowd. I'm guessing since Yamaha isn't a strictly guitar business, they don't need aggressive promotion of that niche. I hear great things about Yamaha basses too.


agreed.
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#21
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i wouldn't buy one


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I have a budget Pacifica 112 that outplays all MIM Strats I've played.
#22
I started off on a Pacifica 012 and it's lovely. I tried the Yamaha Acoustic F310 (I think that's it) and it was awesome, especially for the money. So really I think quite highly of them.
#23
They're not that bad really. I have a Yamaha Tele body with dual humbuckers that actually sounds good and plays really well. Well, it did till I took it apart...I been trying to find time to repaint it. Found it in a pawn shop for $125.
When I go to re-do it, I plan on having alot of fun with it.