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DG20CE Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric Cutaway Guitar



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Buy Fender Acoustic Guitars DG20CE Dreadnought

Features and Specs
Body Style: Dreadnought Cutaway Electric
Top Wood: Spruce
Back Wood: Mahogany
Side Wood: Mahogany
Neck: Nato
Fretboard: Rosewood
Tuners: Chrome Die-cast
Fret Markers: Dot
Pickups: Piezo
Frets: 20
Scale Length: 25.3 inches (647 mm)
Neck Width at Nut: 1.69 inches (42 mm)
Finish: Gloss

User Ratings
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Overall : Rating: 4/5 stars
Sound : Rating: 4/5 stars
Look : Rating: 5/5 stars
Feel : Rating: 4/5 stars
Reliability : no rating yet
Value : Rating: 5/5 stars

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Price:
$439.95
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User Reviews


Review by Jack

Overall

Got a used DG20Ce at a pawn shop in Austin,TX. Serial number shows it was a 1997 Korean build. It has a Gibson sound flat bottom sound, and a medium bright top end. I set it up with medium gauge Elixer's .13-.56's. I'm a little disappointed with the strings but not the sound. Next set will be probably Martin Phospher Bronze. It's a damn good every day guitar, and I do play it out and keep it tuned in D.

The build is a better than modern day martin's and Gibbie's these days (in my opinion) It's a lot of guitar for the money I paid.!


Sound

On the bottom side it has the Gibbie dreadnaught sound, (which is growing on me), and the top end is a little bright. It still has the stock plastic nut, end pins, & saddle (which I'm changing out). I expect changing to a bone nut & saddle may give it a much brighter top side.


Look

It has a beautiful rosewood fingerboard with and inlaid mother-of-pearl "Fender" on the head. It also has a rosewood veneer on the head well matched to the grain of the fingerboard. The top is a well matched two-piece spruce top. I'm not crazy about the gloss finish (I believe it is polyurethane). I would have preferred a lacquer finish. The binding is well fitted to the top and there are no signs of pulling away from the body.


Feel

The urethane finish on the neck can get a little grabby on warmer nights from sweat. I'm removing the finish from the neck for a satin feel like my Taylor.


Reliability

No problems yet! I will upgrade the tuners but there are no issues keeping the guitar in tune.


Value

Maybe i was in the right place at the right time. This guitar was well cared for, and the wood is really opening up. The Piezo pick up is pretty good and the electronics very adequate.


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