Takamine GN71CE-BSB NEX Electro Acoustic Guitar, Sunburst

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Product Ref: 40623

  • Sleek and Stylish Stage Guitar
  • Cutaway For Great Fret Access and Balance
  • Spruce Top and Rosewood Sides
  • Takamine TK-40D Preamp System
  • Built In Tuner and EQ

Takamine GN71CE-BSB NEX Electro Acoustic Guitar, Sunburst


The compact guitar with a big sound, this NEX body guitar has solid top construction, elegant appointments and an upgraded electronics system. The GN71CE is sleek and stylish with a beautiful sunburst finish.

Product Ref: 40623

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This guitar has everything you need to look and sound great on the stage. With a solid Spruce top combined with Rosewood back and sides you get a rich detailed sound from the GN71. The slim Mahogany neck and 12" bound Rosewood fingerboard offer great feel and playability whilst the onboard Takamine TK-40D preamp system gives you a built in tuner with three band EQ and gain controls, mid contour switch, notch filter and EQ bypass switch for ultimate versatility and great stage performances.

Other great features include a Maple body, neck and headstock binding; synthetic bone nut and split bridge saddle; Rosewood headcap; abalone rosette; Maple dot inlays; gold die-cast tuners with amber buttons and a beautiful gloss finish.

Takamine NEX Body Style

The Takamine NEX guitars have the bottom end strength of a dreadnought but more balance up top. The cutaway models give great access to the upper frets which is also helped by the wide, thin fast neck.


Body & Bridge

  • Body Back: Rosewood
  • Body Shape: NEX Cutaway
  • Body Sides: Rosewood
  • Body Top: Solid Spruce
  • Bracing: Quartersawn "X"
  • Bridge: Rosewood
  • Bridge Pins: Ivory with Abalone Dot
  • Height: 5.8
  • Length: 19.5
  • Volume: 2.8
  • Weight: 6.758

Neck & Fingerboard

  • Fretboard Radius: 12" (305 mm)
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Neck Material: Mahogany
  • Number of Frets: 20
  • Nut Width: 1.6875" (42.8 mm)
  • Position Inlays: Maple Dot
  • Scale Length: 25.4" (644 mm)

Electronics & Hardware

  • Hardware: Gold
  • String Nut: Synthetic Bone
  • Tuning Machines: Gold Die-Cast with Amber Buttons
  • Strings: D'Addario® EXP 16 Coated Phosphor Bronze (.012-.053 Gauges)
  • Special Electronics: Takamine TK-40D Preamp with Built-In Tuner