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Yamaha PAC112XJ
5.6 out of 10

Yamaha PAC112XJ

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No competition for the Pacifica

silentdic..., Ciao
25 June 2008
  • Summary: This was my first guitar, and still one of my favourite - I recommend 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.
  • Pros: Very cheap to buy, very nice sound .
  • Cons: Boring standard shape .
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Fantastic value for money

Sturt, Ciao
23 September 2007
  • Summary: 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.
  • Pros: Ideal for all levels of playing
  • Cons: Bridge could maybe have been better
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fab guitar

nikki-mar..., Ciao
2 September 2007
  • Summary: After expressing in interest in playing the guitar for many months i was finally taken to the local music shop to pick out a guitar for my birthday by my parents. I will admit that at age 10 it was more the blue colour that grabbed my attention than the actual guitar itself, but after careful...
  • Pros: great sound
  • Cons: cant think of any !
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A great starter-intermediate guitar

frootz, Ciao
19 August 2007
  • Summary: This is a great starter guitar or a second guitar for an intermediate player like myself. It came set up perfectly and the tuning holds brilliantly for a strat. It has a lot to offer for the price and also keeps its value reasonably well on the second hand market as the Yamaha quality of the product...
  • Pros: build quality, price, sound and set up brilliantly
  • Cons: Yamaha isn't the coolest name make for young players
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I'll Try And Be (S)Pacifica....

BlueMidge..., Ciao
17 October 2006
  • Summary: When I first showed an interest in learning to play guitar about nine years ago my parents were keen to get me my own guitar to learn on, (primarily so I'd stop pinching my dad's), without spending an absolute fortune for it.
  • Pros: An inexpensive, versatile guitar, apt for players of all levels
  • Cons: Minor critisms, mentioned in the review .
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Pacifica 112L

leebo87, Ciao
1 September 2006
  • Summary: 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.
  • 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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not just another yamaha YSHDJXNMSNBFDJSMDLSMDK...

eihcra, Ciao
4 February 2006
  • Summary: The pacifica range is an old ,reliant,easy to 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.
  • Pros: easy playing,long life
  • Cons: comes in very bright colours
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Roaring off on my Yamaha

matsu65, Ciao
26 September 2005
  • Summary: 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.
  • Pros: The Yamaha brand name
  • Cons: Low on looks, high on practicality
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Pacifica is a steal

Newcastle..., Ciao
26 August 2005
  • Summary: Having began learning 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...
  • Pros: Excellent value for money, good quality, great sound
  • Cons: Tremolo not perfect
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My first guitar

ro7sh7an, Ciao
27 June 2005
  • Summary: Two Christmases ago, I ripped open 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...
  • Pros: balanced structure, quality sound for the price paid
  • Cons: heavier than other guitars aimed at beginners
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