Side-by-side comparison of the Yamaha FSX830C Small Body Solid Top and the Fender T-Bucket 300CE Cutaway

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Let's get started by taking a close look at the Yamaha FSX830C Small Body Solid Top.

And now we will have a look at our second product, the Fender T-Bucket 300CE Cutaway. Onto one of the most attractive guitars on our list - the Fender T-Bucket 300CE. This is a full-sized cutaway dreadnought, priced well within the under $500 budget, and designed with big sounds and big impact in mind. We have a quilted maple top, with laminated mahogany on the back and sides for a deep, rich tone.

Taking a closer look at the features of the Fender T-Bucket 300CE Cutaway

We really like the sound of this guitar. It has plenty of resonance, and some really nice sustain, which are complemented by a Fishman pickup and preamp combo, along with the built-in tuner and three-band EQ for some nice adjustment.


Yamaha FSX830C Small Body Solid Top

Fender T-Bucket 300CE Cutaway


+ Excellent sound quality
+ Super easy to play
+ Premium product

+ Beautiful detailing
+ Good specification
+ Excellent tone


It’s at the top of the price bracket, but it’s very hard to argue that it’s not worth it. Many beginners will find this an easy guitar to play with, but experienced players are going to love the quality, the neck, and the hardware.

An all-around excellent choice, the Fender T-Bucket is a great looking, great sounding, and well-specified electro-acoustic guitar at an attractive price.There are very few weak points to this guitar, so it should undoubtedly be on your shortlist, which is why it’s on ours.

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