The Takamine, EAN40C-NEX acoustic – electric guitar has a cutaway cedar top and a mahogany back sides for great tone. The body is a scale down, jumbo style that has a great tone that supports vocals beautifully. The onboard CT-4B preamp has a three band graphic EQ and a chromatic tuner. That is great for non-standard and open tunings as well.

There is definitely some wear on this guitar. It was my main workhorse for 10 years plays great. I always got compliments on how great it sounded. There is some minor discoloration on the neck due to some fill-in that didn’t match to finish. It feels perfectly smooth. This guitar was fully refretted about two years before I retired it so there’s lots of life left In them.

The guitar tech, who did the refret noted that there is a minor issue in the heel join with the body. So it is not recommended to use strings that are lighter than .012. I never noticed it after playing it for years.

It does come with a hardshell case that has some cracks in it as you would expect after over 1000 shows.

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Listed5 months ago
ConditionFair (Used)
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  • EG440C
  • Natural
  • Mid-90’s
Made In
  • Japan
  • None
Fretboard Material
  • Rosewood
String Type
  • Steel
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Number of Strings
  • 6-String
Neck Material
  • Mahogany
Body Shape
  • Dreadnought
Top Material
  • Spruce
Back Material
  • Mahogany
Sides Material
  • Mahogany
Color Family
  • Tan
  • Natural
Active Preamp
  • No
Number of Frets
  • 20
Finish Style
  • Satin
  • Medium Jumbo
Wood Top Style
  • Plain
Scale Length
  • 25.5"

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Ward’s Music Shop

Sellersville, PA, United States
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