Advice on starter guitar South Africa

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Advice on starter guitar South Africa

Post by Anthonyp » Wed Feb 14, 2018 6:38 am

Hi All,

As I live in Cape Town South Africa, access to decent classical guitars is a bit of a challenge.

The only 2 starter guitars I can try locally are the Yamaha CG192C or the Manuel Rodriguez model c11 maple (more of a crossover guitar).

Does anyone have any thoughts on these?

I appreciate any help 😊


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Re: Advice on starter guitar South Africa

Post by souldier » Wed Feb 14, 2018 2:28 pm

I'd go for the Yamaha and it should be more than adequate for a starter guitar. But since you can try them both side by side, let your ears and fingers be the judge.
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Re: Advice on starter guitar South Africa

Post by ameriken » Wed Feb 14, 2018 2:47 pm

+1 for the Yamaha
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Re: Advice on starter guitar South Africa

Post by Rognvald » Wed Feb 14, 2018 2:49 pm

Many online retailers around the world offer "money back guarantees" and secure shipping. I wouldn't limit your choices to SA since you will have a greater selection than if you buy locally. Why not do an internet search? I hope this helps. Playing again . . . Rognvald
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Re: Advice on starter guitar South Africa

Post by Thura2017 » Thu Feb 15, 2018 12:46 am

I have a Yamaha CG192S and I think it is more than enough for a starter guitar. It looks very nice too.
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Takamine C128
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Manuel Adalid model 12
Manuel Adalid

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