1 on 1 Testing

We will be looking at two popular products, the Donner DAG-1C and the Epiphone DR-100 Acoustic. Our tests and reviews can help point you towards models and brands that suit your needs. For more information and product comparisons, check out our longer article here.

 Donner DAG-1CThe first product we will be looking at is the Donner DAG-1C.

 Epiphone DR-100 AcousticNow we will have look at an alternative, the Epiphone DR-100 Acoustic.


Donner DAG-1C

Epiphone DR-100 Acoustic


+ Massive kit that includes everything you need without charging loads of extra money
+ Unique cutaway style to add some flair to your new guitar for beginners
+ The 41” long dreadnought body is perfect for musicians with longer arms and fingers

+ The Dreadnought style shape offers comfort when playing
+ The SlimTaper Neck Profile helps to eliminate fatigue
+ The Sunburst style is gorgeous


We enjoy sharing acoustic guitars of all sizes, because there’s nothing more upsetting than buying a new acoustic guitar just to find out that it’s too big or too small!

Who says your first guitar has to be boring? We adore the Vintage Sunburst style of this beginner acoustic guitar. Learn with maximum comfort, and in style.

Read our full review

You might also be interested in Music Critic's in-depth article on this topic, 10 Best Beginner Guitars in 2023.

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