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Review of the Guild D-40 Acoustic Guitar
CATEGORY: Product News

A Guild Acoustic Guitar that Fills the Room 

Guild is a guitar brand that often gets overlooked by many due to the "big boys" of American guitar makers. And although Guild may not be as popular as some other brands, we have been thoroughly impressed by their guitars since we started carrying them earlier this year. 

The D-40 is a great example of the type of quality guitar the Guild is producing. From the first time you strum the D-40, you will instantly hear how special this guitar is. 

Built in California, with a solid African Mahogany back and sides, paired with a solid Sitka Spruce top, the D-40 produces a full, room-filling tone. Extremely present in the bass and mids, this guitar is sure to please any player that prefers tones often associated with Martin dreadnoughts.

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A Guitar with Refined Elegance and that "Wow" Factor

The D-40 is a no-frills, workhorse guitar. The Classic Guild logo adorns the headstock which is matched with traditional dot fret markers and white binding. 

But don't let the refined looks fool you, this is a serious guitar. When Quinton (our on video guitar player) picked up this guitar, the first word out of his mouth was "Wow!" Considering how many guitars he gets to play, this is a real testament to this guitar. 

Quinton describes the tone of the Guild D-40 as "staring down a bottomless well of depth", and we all agree with him. The sound is big and seemingly endless. 

A Guitar Made in America For the Working Musician

With such a big tone, and being made in California, you are probably thinking that the Guild D-40 must have a hefty price tag. We are excited to tell you that this guitar is actually priced for the working musician and has a street price that is significantly less than other guitars in this category (click here to see the current price on our website). This is the beauty of the guitars Guild is producing. Amazing sounding and playing acoustics, built in the USA, within reach of most musicians. 

Guild D-40 Acoustic GuitarGuild D-40 Acoustic Guitar

The Bottom Line

As a newcomer to Music Villa, Guild has been sending us guitars that are truly impressive and the D-40 is no exception. The refined yet elegant look, matched with a huge sound is impressive, to say the least, and the musician-friendly price is just the icing on the cake. If you are searching for your next acoustic, you need to put the Guild D-40 acoustic guitar on your list. 



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