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Yamaha PAC112XJ

One of the best electric guitar values for over a decade, Yamaha Read more

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silentdic..., ciao.co.uk
26 June 2008
  • Excerpt: "...this to anyone starting guitar. The Yamaha Pacifica sounds much better than any other guitar in its price range, and is much more versatile. It is a combination of the telecaster and stratocaster style sounds. The guitar is also very strong, its a heavy, well built guitar. I have never had any problems with my pacifica, and now mine is more than 10 years old, the only problem I have with it is the pick guard has turned a slight yellowy colour. ...
  • Pros: Very cheap to buy, very nice sound .
  • Cons: Boring standard shape .
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Sturt, ciao.co.uk
23 September 2007
  • Excerpt: "I'v owned this guitar for a very long time now, and its been bumped, knocked over, used at gigs, taken to umpteen band practices and left lying around. And it still sounds great!!! This is an awesome guitar. Its ideal for beginners and intermedieate players, and there are a few professionals who own it as well. for the money, there is no alternative. Granted, there are a few shortfalls but you really cant expect more for a guitar in its price ...
  • Pros: Ideal for all levels of playing
  • Cons: Bridge could maybe have been better
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nikki-mar..., ciao.co.uk
2 September 2007
  • Excerpt: "...there we settle on a yamaha pacifica package. The guitar has a wide capability in sounds and riffs and can be made to sound almost like any song out there. It is extremely versatile and is hardwearing, even after a 10 year old has dropped it, hit it, and just generally thrashed it about. 7 years on and this guitar is still my favourite. It has a fantastic sound quality and is the right size and shape for a female to play as well which can be hard ...
  • Pros: great sound
  • Cons: cant think of any !
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frootz, ciao.co.uk
20 August 2007
  • Excerpt: "...second hand market as the Yamaha quality of the product is now pretty well known. A big improvement on many instruments in the same budget and well worth the extra compared to sub £100 guitars. The hardware and tuning pegs are all excellent quality too with good solid sounding pickups with a humbucker too to give you extra power when you need it. It's hard to find fault with this guitar it's great value and very versatile. All I can say is I wish ...
  • Pros: build quality, price, sound and set up brilliantly
  • Cons: Yamaha isn't the coolest name make for young players
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BlueMidge..., ciao.co.uk
17 October 2006
  • Excerpt: "...didn't cost a bomb. The Yamaha Pacifica 112 is the guitar I was given. The Pacifica is a double-cut away electric, similar in style to the classic Stratocaster. It is solid-bodied and comes with three pick-ups, a five-way selector, volume and tone controls and a floating bridge, (Don't worry non-guitarists, I'll go into these in more detail later in the review). The Pacifica is a common enough guitar that could be found in any major music shop, ...
  • Pros: An inexpensive, versatile guitar, apt for players of all levels
  • Cons: Minor critisms, mentioned in the review .
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leebo87, ciao.co.uk
1 September 2006
  • Excerpt: "The Yamaha Pacifica 112 is a great guitar. I brought it as my first electric a year and a half ago and I havn't put it down yet! I love it. First off and straight out of the box this guitar has a great sound and tone. I havn't had to make any adjustments to it yet and the pickups are performing well...(but maybe getting a little tired now :) There are very few entry level guitars that feel good and look good in your hands. At first I was turned ...
  • Pros: Great sound, relatively cheap, nice design, great starter guitar, also comes in left handed model
  • Cons: Wont immediately turn you into Hendrix  : )
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eihcra, ciao.co.uk
4 February 2006
  • Excerpt: "...play guitar. Although inexpensive the Yamaha Pacifica range offers beginners and intermediate players comfort and joy with it's extensive range of features from the light Alder body to the two single coil pick ups. The neck is made of either maple or rosewood which makes your arm slide with ease up and down it . The varnished fret board also helps tremendisly with bends ,hammer ons and solos. I would recommend this guitar for beginners as it gives ...
  • Pros: easy playing,long life
  • Cons: comes in very bright colours
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matsu65, ciao.co.uk
26 September 2005
  • Excerpt: "Yamaha are well known for motorbikes and keyboards, but over the last 20 years they have built up a fantastic reputation for building guitars of the very highest quality, and at prices usually well below the more illustrious names in the business such as Gibson, Fender and PRS. They also have the advantage that they are readily available from most music shops, so you don't have to go searching for them. I bought my Yamaha Pacifica 112 a couple ...
  • Pros: The Yamaha brand name
  • Cons: Low on looks, high on practicality
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Newcastle..., ciao.co.uk
26 August 2005
  • Excerpt: "...the guitar on an acoustic Yamaha F 310 (see my other review of this fantastic starter guitar) I bought The Pacifica 112 as my first electric. Electric guitars in general offer a range of benefits over acoustic guitars, notably a wider range of sounds and playing styles, which I will not go into, except to recommend purchasing an electric as your first guitar due to its relative ease of play. This is brought about by the fact that the strings are ...
  • Pros: Excellent value for money, good quality, great sound
  • Cons: Tremolo not perfect
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ro7sh7an, ciao.co.uk
27 June 2005
  • Excerpt: "...a present to find a Yamaha Pacifica staring me in the face. I had wanted a guitar for sometime and this was to be my first. At the time the only guitars I knew of were the Les Pauls, Stratocasters and any guitar made by Fender, so I was a bit disppointed to be greeted with a Yamaha make. On first looks it has nothing special and looks extremely basic and gives an almost "text book" design feel,maybe even childish. However, knowing nothing of ...
  • Pros: balanced structure, quality sound for the price paid
  • Cons: heavier than other guitars aimed at beginners
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