Takamine G406S

Takamine G406S

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G406S, Other Steel String Guitar from Takamine in the G Series FXC series.

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Takamine G406S tech. sheet

  • Manufacturer: Takamine
  • Model: G406S
  • Series: G Series FXC
  • Category: Other Steel String Guitars
  • Added in our database on: 06/22/2011

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Takamine G406S user reviews

Average Score:5.0(5/5 based on 1 review)
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opmcf's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)" Good guitar but buy with caution (see my comment)"

Takamine G406S
Made in China
Guitar parlor kind of small format but with a very good projection.

20 frets
Acoustic version (there is the G416S in electroacoustics and sunburst version)

Body: New-yorker (Parlor)
Top: Solid Sitka Spruce
Background: 3-Piece Rosewood and Maple (plywood, interior kind of mahogany)
Eclises: Rosewood and Maple (plywood, interior kind of mahogany)
Fingerboard: Rosewood
Rosette: Abalone Round
Machines: Gold / Black
Frets head: bone
Bridge saddle: bone
Chevallet rosewood
Ankles with plastic point of abalone
Handle: Solid Mahogany
Head: Rosewood veneer
Filleterie: maple for the back, maple and abalone for the table


Channel pleasant
Good ergonomics easy to play
is best suited for finger picking.
Very tolerant of Celtic music

The lifts are small, so we rolled two and a half turns on the low E string .... against 3 of a normal folk.

The guitar comes without accessories ... So without the key to adjust the truss rod, or bolt is smaller than a normal sized guitar ... it will be necessary that I find the right key, I did not intend to go to the store every time I need to adjust my neck


Sounds balanced.
Medium of a little compressed ... we'll wait until a table opens to clarify
The highs are very present
The bass is generous but of course less dominant than on a guitar larger format.

A good extra-tain on this guitar.

The intonation is correct, no flaws found, this guitar is right.


I just bought it
This guitar is beautiful is a joy to behold.
A version with body mass would have been welcome
The price / quality ratio is very good
I tried this model only after taking info on the net.

Against by not buying this guitar blind, I mean on the net. Indeed, I noted the great disparity in the quality of the finished product between the two guitars that the store had in stock (and even a third in another store). Basically one of the two models had cosmetic defects including a clear spot on the nail showing missed on the finish.

Well ask for an adjustment of the neck, the guitar I bought had the truss rod completely relaxed that making a disturbing noise in the handle on certain agreements.

The very positive points, this guitar is very nice with a good aesthetic choice especially his back flamed maple and rosewood melant or the net abalone / maple ... yes, no plastic on this guitar (except ankles) .. . even the frets are made of bone!

The sound is not drinking for a guitar mass of small format, I will describe this in a few months when it will open the table, for now it is too early.

I will ever be the choice for the same budget and the same need.

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