Summary: I have numerous acoustic guitars, including 50-year old Stellas and an Epiphone on to more modern instruments by Gretsch, Washburn, Alvarez and Breedlove. The Breedlove is currently my main guitar.
Summary: I was asked to put new strings, clean, and tune this guitar up for my neighbor. The strings were rusty and it needed a lot of cleaning. When I finished with it, I wanted to tell him that it was junk and should sell it to me.
Summary: I have an older Epiphone acoustic from 1971 that developed a neck block problem. So, thought about getting something new to play with. After many hours of research about lower priced acoustics, there is an overwhelming positive response to the Yamaha FG series guitars.
Pros: Consistent, Fun To Play, Good Feel, Rich Sound, Stays In Tune
Summary: I was afraid I would become a sissy trying out & playing only the most expensive guitars (costing upwards in the $thousands) at the local guitar store. Expensive guitars tend to be easier to play-- generally,you don't have to press down on the strings as hard, so I wanted to try a great less...
Summary: This is my first and only guitar, so I don't have any expert commentary about it. I have had it less than a month. I selected the FG730s due to the reviews and that it is consistently rated in the top 5 beginner guitars rankings. I'm happy with it, so far. Looking forward to learning how to play it.