DG-4TS review by Fender

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  • Sound: 8
  • Overall Impression: 4
  • Reliability & Durability: 8
  • Action, Fit & Finish: 4
  • Features: 8
  • Reviewer's score: 6.4 Neat
  • Users' score: 3.7 (9 votes)

Purchased from: Friend

Sound — 8
Its got quite a nice rich, warm sound, not as tinny as my friend's Yamaha.

Overall Impression — 4
As much as I like the warm sound and everything, this is not a good beginners guitar because the strings are so high. Maybe it wouldn't matter to a more experienced player, but I find it affects my playing and I'd definately choose a different one if I had the chance.

Reliability & Durability — 8
Despite a few knocks it still sounds pretty good and has a nice solid body.

Action, Fit & Finish — 4
One thing that has really held me back on this guitar is that the strings are too far away from the fretboard. Its so damn annoying cos I have to work so hard to play one damn barre chord. Another thing is that the E string has fret buzz which hacks me off.

Features — 8
My friend purchased it a couple of years ago, never used it so I bought it off her about a year and a half ago. Not much to say...It was made in Indonesia, 21 frets, comfortable neck. Really nice finish, a lovely dark sunburst.

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    ansd about that string heigt, i thin it would be good for a beginners guitar, if s\the stringsare hi, it makes it harder to play, and ig u learn on a difficult guitaer to play, then when u get better youll realize how much better u are on a guitar with lower strings and it wil become even more fun jammin' =D
    I am with razorblade on that, I had an ashton with a stupid high action that i learnt on, then I played on a friend of mine's takamine and was amazed at actually how good I had gotten so stick at it mate