This instrument is from the era of Koa solid backs and prior to Fender's takeover in 2004. I bought a vintage amp from Rick. But The finish cannot stand humidity, and the top will swell up. There's even an unmatched selection of great deals on open-box instruments, equipment and technology that ships worldwide. Have you ever checked out this forum dedicated just to Tacoma's? Continue reading to see our full review including a video, specs, and more. Your acoustic guitar sounds great. All are keepers, and the dreads are kind of like a cross between Martin and Taylor.
I just looking for some help trying to find one. As noted above the case has wear since it was not replaced with the instrument. Rob told me the story how he had previously owned the Tacoma, but was forced to sell it years ago for financial reasons. I like it more than the 000-15S Martin I had and and lots better than the Taylor 712 I owned for several years. Good for art projects or kids or maybe busting up on stage Nirvana style. These companies don't give a crape about the musicians that play these instruments.
Went back with D'Addario strings like it came with and I'm very satisfied. As with any new guitar you need to have a proper set up, with new strings. Our opinions won't change the way it sounded to you. My senses tell me they are made well. I sold it to Elderly for store credit and got a replacement Chinese Guild that's far superior to the Tacoma. The guy behind the counter was Rick King himself.
The tone is unique, but I won't try to describe it further than saying it is very balanced. Go for it before I do! I forget what all work we've had done there, but it's a good rate for what they do, and he couldn't be happier with the results. It does, however have places in the finish where the finish is separating from the body. I will have to refinish the whole thing. If you played 3 of the same model and could determine that they were sub-standard to Olys, you should at least remember the model? You can look at a Tacoma and recognize them instantly. I'm also a fan of the loose guitar strings, so you can pick a custom guage set.
The finish literally fall off in sheets pretty much ruining the guitar, and the neck joint was in bad shape too. I decided on my Alvarez J-200N clone back in '73 after playing it against a Gibson J-200N in the same store. Both of my Tacoma's never had the Tacomaitis you hear about. Find the best price on electric guitars and basses like the new Fender Player Series, acoustic guitars, guitar effects and amplifiers. Than what they are worth.
At one point, they were producing so many different models that they couldn't keep an inventory and that hurt them. Each and every V series guitar is a masterpiece of craftsmanship and quality. I have also owned Taylors, Larrivees, Yairis and others - all good guitars. If you didn't like it, then don't get it. The sound is powerful and trs trs powerful.
So, not sure what that person is talking about with respects to high prices. If you decide you want the guitar, though, it can't hurt to dicker a little. I like lightly finished wood; all my solid top guitars have light finishes. I love the sound of that instrument! The Tacoma Premium V Series Guitars Many people who frequent chain-style guitar stores are not made aware of this line of superior, high premium guitars. Please post a comment and share this post with others. That one sounded great - this one?? If it's a 14 series or above, it would be a great deal, if the sound can be coaxed back to life. Laurent, resonant is a great way to describe what is so wonderful about the Thunderhawk.
Hard to find them in stores right now, but soon they will be back on the walls. I would like to see strap buttons on the necks of future guitars. Apparently it suffered some damage from hanging there for a while. Our matched bridge and bridge plate configuration balances the bass and treble. Stop by the Tacoma Forum when you get a chance, plenty of info there. It's a quality product that the company stands behind.