Thomann Classica Fusion 8 String

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Unbeatable for the price
Sabjan, 28.02.2021
I was looking for an 8 string Classical for a while and wasn't able to find anything that was affordable; I'm not a professional guitarist by any means so purchasing an 8 string Classical was looking to cost me several thousand dollars. I couldn't justify the price, but I luckily found this. The guitar sounds amazing and plays wonderfully in your hands. Having the extra range is beautiful, though I'm playing with a tuning that isn't standard E+2 strings lower, I feel like 2 lower bass strings is more suited for someone looking to play Baroque and older but that isn't my forte. Anyway, I don't think any guitarist could complain about the extra range and possibilities it opens up for the instrument. The finish is a smooth matte/satin surface that feels a lot nicer than the usual high-gloss finish you find on most Classical Guitars.

There's two issues I've found, first is a manufacturing defect... on the bottom of the body the guitar has a pretty noticeable crack that it had right out of the box. Not the biggest deal and it doesn't impact playing but still, it's a shame that it's there and it doesn't look like shipping damage. I'm also surprised with how little protection the shipping had, just some cardboard boxes and paper padding. The second issue I see, and it's minor, but I'm not sure where to get strings for this thing or who even makes them. Each string seems to be a different gauge so I'm lost as to what my options are when buying new strings, and Thomann doesn't seem to list the strings that the guitar ships with on their site (unless I'm missing something).

Overall, you really cannot beat this price but don't let the seemingly low price fool you, while it sounds "too good to be true" it isn't, this is a wonderful instrument for any guitarist.
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Thomann Classica Fusion 8 String

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