I want to give a little feedback about my new D-hole cordoba gitano.
What Josh said about the cordobas is absolutely right:
It's a good beginner guitar which can give the saga gitanes a true challenge.
It's a guitar which is definitely better than those of the same or lower price-level (Richwood, Kirkland, Woodland, Aria...)
The nut width is 50 mm, what is a little bit wide. (Big hands for playing chords are welcome)
The neck is very nice to hang on, it's not too thin.
The tone is real Gypsy-style, that's the tone I was looking for.
(check out the "bends", great!!!)
A little "buzz" is the problem, coming from a few notes on the deep E-string, but only appearing then, if you strike the E-string very hard.
The bridge maybe should be changed, but that's optional to your kind of playing. (It's maybe a bit to low.)
A friend of mine, who owns a guitar-shop, recommends to put some
0.13 Savarez strings on it.
Well, I will check it out.
This D-hole guitar is made by cordoba and that's probably why I almost can hear a little bit of that Spanish Flamenco influence in the sound-character.
Wonderful, I like it ! (thanks to the manufacturer)
On the whole, I 'm very happy with that guitar for that cheap price (300$), I have spent a year looking for a cheap one to get into the style, and now, I think I have made a good choice.
(Of course, if you have more money available, you will buy a much
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