RCE-131 Review

manufacturer: Ortega date: 12/21/2009 category: Acoustic Guitars
Ortega: RCE-131
A great guitar, made in the year 2009 in Spain. The RCE-131 has 20 frets and a average scale of 65,2 cm.
 Sound: 9
 Overall Impression: 10
 Reliability & Durability: 10
 Action, Fit & Finish: 10
 Features: 10
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overall: 9.8
RCE-131 Reviewed by: Listen Passerby, on december 21, 2009
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Price paid: € 319

Purchased from: GG Music

Features: A great guitar, made in the year 2009 in Spain. The RCE-131 has 20 frets and a average scale of 65,2 cm. The neck wood is indian rosewood (palisander), the ground and frames are mahagany and the is of Cedar. The whole guitar is silk matt and not laminated, great looking. In the guitar the guitar is, apart from the cutaway, a pick-up with a 3-way equializer and a pres. controller. As well there's a digital processing tuner, where you can set your desired note. Of course you can regulate the volume, too. If you buy the guitar, there's a gig-bag in the amount of 40,00 free if charge. // 10

Sound: Here's a little Review, if you want to affiliate the guitar to an amplifier: The sound is great, too. Always highly clean and if you want to distort the sound, there aren't any intricacies. There's only one thing I would criticize. Sometimes if you pick single strings, there are a little bit dull, but that's on rare occasions. If you play the guitar without an amp, I only can say, that the it has a really nice sound, so wonderful. No points of criticism. // 9

Action, Fit & Finish: All thing was all right. The wood has an very special quality. It really looks magically. The settings were all all right, too and the strings were already tuned. On the guitar were Daddario EXP46 strings at the factory. This strings have a special coat in a hard tension. If you would, you could choose between other tensions. // 10

Reliability & Durability: If you want to play Live with the RCE-131, you needn't have to have any fear. The strap buttons are very solid and there isn't any changes in the installed hardware. The guitar has a wide-range solo sound, which I liked a lot. Besides it has a great resonance and with and without a plectrum a brilliant sound, too. // 10

Overall Impression: I play more than 8 years guitar and I never had an guitar, like this. In Question to the style, I'm playing acoustic and punk. I think this guitar is all right, how it is and there hasn't to be any other feature. If someone would stole my guitar, I would buy the RCE-131 again. // 10

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