Takamine GJ72CE-12


If you’re looking for a reliable and versatile guitar to help you craft your sound, look no further than the Takamine GJ72CE-12!



When it comes to finding a high-quality 12-string acoustic guitar, the Takamine GJ72CE-12 is a great option to consider. As a renowned name in the world of guitars, Takamine has taken great care to construct a beautiful and versatile instrument that will impress both novice and experienced players alike.

The Takamine GJ72CE-12 follows the distinct design of the popular Takamine GJ72CE, which is a renowned and popular model in the Takamine range. However, the GJ72CE-12 takes this innovative design and adds a full range of sound that is only possible with an additional six strings.

Right out of the box, the GJ72CE-12 displays a bold and striking aesthetic that immediately calls attention to the quality and attention to detail that went into its construction. The top is made from Spruce, which is one of the most popular tonewoods for acoustic guitars. This produces a rich and pronounced sound, with solid bass and a warm mid-range. The back and sides are made from flame maple, adding an extra dimension of beauty to the instrument.

The Takamine GJ72CE-12 comes equipped with Takamine’s CT4B II onboard preamp system, which delivers a clear, natural acoustic sound that can be tailored to your specific taste. Additionally, the preamp has a built-in tuner that allows players to make adjustments on the fly, ensuring your guitar is always in tune.

One of the most striking features of the Takamine GJ72CE-12 is its design, which offers a comfortable and accommodating posture for players in the seated or standing position. This is thanks to the slim and smooth neck that offers excellent action with just the right amount of grip, ensuring clean and precise playing. The guitar’s 12 strings are also easy to play, with the body providing excellent resonance for better sound quality.

In conclusion, the Takamine GJ72CE-12 is a top-quality guitar that you can count on for excellent sound and performance for many years. It provides a versatile and satisfying experience for players of all skill levels, and its design and aesthetics make it a great addition to any guitar collection. Whether you’re a professional musician or an amateur enthusiast, the Takamine GJ72CE-12 is a great choice for anyone who wants to enjoy a high-quality acoustic experience.

Takamine GJ72CE-12 properties

Product name GJ72CE-12
Brand Takamine
Type String Instruments
String Instruments Acoustic Guitar
Number of Strings 12 pcs
String Type Nylon
Built-in Microphone Yes
Handedness Right-handed
Number of Frets 20
Cutaway Single Cutaway
Size Jumbo
Pickguard Yes
Wood Type (front) Spruce
Wood Type (back) Maple
Wood Type (body sides) Maple
Wood Type (neck) Maple
Wood Type (fretboard) Laurel
Built-in Tuner Yes
Colour Wood

Additional information


Product type

String Instruments

Number of Strings

String Type

Built-in Microphone


Number of Frets




Wood Type-front

Wood Type-back

Wood Type-body sides

Wood Type-neck

Wood Type-fretboard

Built-in Tuner



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Frequently Asked Questions:

What are some recommended care and maintenance tips for my new Takamine GJ72CE-12 acoustic guitar?

Certainly! Here are some recommended care and maintenance tips for your new Takamine GJ72CE-12 acoustic guitar:
1. Keep it clean - Regularly wipe down the body of the guitar with a soft, dry cloth to remove dirt, sweat, or other substances that may have accumulated on its surface.
2. Humidity control - The wood of your guitar is sensitive to changes in humidity and temperature. It's best to store your guitar in an environment where the relative humidity is between 45% and 60%. If you live in a very dry or very humid climate, consider using a humidifier or hygrometer to help maintain the ideal environment for your instrument.
3. Use a case - Always store your guitar in its case when not in use. This will protect it from accidental bumps or scratches and keep it safe from dust and other contaminants.
4. Change the strings - It's recommended to change the strings on your guitar every 2-3 months or more frequently if you play it frequently. Using a string winder, remove the old strings carefully without damaging the tuning pegs. Then, thread the new strings through and wind them tightly around the pegs, ensuring they are securely in place.
5. Check the neck - Regularly inspect your guitar's neck to ensure that it is straight and free of any warping. If you notice any issues, consult a professional luthier for advice on how to correct them.
6. Keep the fretboard clean - Use a soft cloth to gently wipe down the fretboard after each playing session. You can also apply a small amount of lemon oil or other approved guitar polish to help maintain its finish and prevent the wood from drying out.
7. Store it properly - When storing your guitar, make sure it is upright in its case with the neck resting on a stand or cushion. Avoid laying it flat on its back as this can cause the bridge to sag over time.
By following these care and maintenance tips, you'll help ensure that your Takamine GJ72CE-12 acoustic guitar stays in great shape for years to come.