FX335 review by Yamaha

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  • Sound: 8
  • Overall Impression: 7
  • Reliability & Durability: 10
  • Action, Fit & Finish: 6
  • Features: 7
  • Reviewer's score: 7.6 Good
  • Users' score: 8.1 (45 votes)
Yamaha: FX335
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Price paid: $ 199.99

Purchased from: Guitar Center

Sound — 8
The sound on this guitar was great much better than I assumed by looking at it. With a new set of strings on it the acoustic tone is more than just fair. I found that it is very good for some one Who plays a lot of chords or a new guitarist that is just learning his scales. I play metal and blues and when I need to play a acoustic part I reach for this. This is not a acoustic/electric guitar as much as it is a acoustic guitar with a pick up in it. Meaning when you amp it up it nothing special.

Overall Impression — 7
Iv been playing for a year and and a half, And this being my first guitar it was a very good match. The night I brought it home it smelled like kettle corn, not even kidding. I love how it's cheap enough to take any were and not worry about humidity and temperature as much as a more expensive acoustic while still giving the great sound. Good hippie guitar, low maintenance.

Reliability & Durability — 10
I have nicked this guitar so many times but it still sounds the same. I have hit it on things so hard I thought that I had to of made a dent and I didn't even scratch it. The finish is good you can wipe the guitar down with a wet cloth to clean it and it wont soak through.

Action, Fit & Finish — 6
The only problem that I have with this guitar on mine the bridge has a Splinter cropping out that I did not notice until I got home. Also the plastic in the bridge is wearing down but I am fairly certain you can replace it. Nothing really out of place or put on wrong. Nothing loose and the wires are not seen through the sound hole.

Features — 7
It was made in Indonesia. Runs on a 9v battery that came with it. 20 frets total. only he first 15 are easy to get to because the body is not cut back. Has pearl-dot inlays with a rosewood neck. You can adjust the treble bass and gain, there is also a button to press for a l.e.d to turn on to tell you if the battery has power. Has a flat face and a flat back with a normal/thin neck. The bridge is non-adjustable but the neck can be adjusted to be concave and convex.

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