Ovation 1868 Elite Acoustic/Electric Guitar

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  • A great "on stage" guitar with unexpected good acoustic sound!

    Aug 31, 2010 by
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    Pros: Warm and clear sound, quick response, analytical trebles, great when plugged. 
    Cons: I prefer ebony fretboard.

    Summary: S/S cutaway body, AA sitka spruce with rosewood fingerboard and walnut bridge. OP 24 plus preamp. Sunburst high gloss finish. A very comfort guitar sitting or standing. When plugged is great of course. I think that it is one of the most succsesful "on ... read more

  • One mans opinion

    Jul 7, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Brilliant sound, built-in tuner and pre-amp with 3 band eq. Beautiful finish and low action
    Cons: Price. Shallow bowl makes truss rod adjustments very difficult with standard tools.

    Summary: Price Paid: US $868 Purchased from: Chuck Levins Music, Wheaton MD Features: Bought new Feb 2001. Ovation 1868 6 String w/ Shallow bowl. Gold tuners and strap buttons. 22 fret "cutaway stye" board (ebony). Onboard pickup with OP24+C ... read more

  • Sound Engineering

    Mar 14, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Fantastic design,style and sound from the shallow body Comfortable to play sitting or standing
    Cons: Controversial design and materials

    Summary: I have owned this Ovation 1868-5 for just over a month. It is a replacement for a '73 Tele Custom. I felt the need to have an acoustic guitar around the house for myself and preteen kids. Over the past 30 years I have played a variety of guitars ... read more

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