Excerpt: Great guitar, especially as a first one. It'll gradually become a second guitar but the sound, the price, and the durability are great. Careful though for a little hitch in the finitions. [ read more on Audiofanzine ] I would never buy a yamaha again due to this experience. Specially the c-40 and c-70. I tried both, they are around the same guitar and same price. Though, I do recommend it for newbies with low budget, because of its price and playability.