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Beautiful guitar with strings of butter
Received my Zager ZAD80CE today, Christmas in August! Incredibly beautiful workmanship. I was able to make chords with incredible easy with strings that felt like butter under my not yet calloused fingertips. Admittedly I am a complete novice despite owning an Alvarez and Ovation guitars for more than 15yrs. Zager fits in my hand and against my body like a glove. Crazy excited to begin the journey!
The best of the best
The ZAD80 AURA CE is everything they said it would be. It is beautiful and plays like a dream. Mr Zager and his son are people of their word. I'm not a star or musician in a big name band, but I feel like I got the same treatment they would have gotten. Great guitar, great company. I highly recommend Zager guitars. My daughter liked mine so much she just ordered one!
The easiest guitar to play without fatiguing hands or fingers!
I was leery in purchasing a guitar on line without first trying it out. The ads about how easy the guitar was to play seemed unbelievable. However, with a 100% money back guarantee I took the leap. When I received my ZAD 900ce guitar I was stunned out how handsome it looked, the workmanship was top quality. The question now was how well would it play and how good would it sound. I was NOT disappointed in either case. Little hand fatigue, easy one the fingers and sounds every bit as good as my Boucher and Bourgeois for 1/2 the price!
Best guitar I've ever played
The Zager company makes fine instruments..
I own many guitars...Martin hd28...Martin D45..Martin D18...Gibson dove...Gibson jumbo...A larrive custom made guitar...I've always been a Martin lover...still will be...But my new Zager is the easiest playing guitar I've ever had in my hands..it's craftsmanship is second to none... beautiful guitar...case has a built in humidifier and gauge...high quality case..
The professionalism of this company is outstanding...Dennis the owners son emailed me back and forth from my purchase to delivery..really nic...
My first guitar
I am 68 and decided I would take up guitar. I looked for an easy playing, easy tuning guitar and chose the Zad80. The purchasing experience was helpful and personal. The product is outstanding. The post purchase surprise of a goody bag including the lesson package was a nice touch. Very satisfied.
Zager 900 CE don't knock it before you try it... Honestly
I finally wanted to splurge for a high-end guitar. I live in Harlingen Texas a small town near the border. I'm not a performing artist and I only learned about Zager scrolling the internet for hours. I'll be honest at first I only found the positive reviews and placed my order. After more searches I found the negative reviews which made me nervous. The one thing all the negative reviews had in common was that they were pure speculation almost zero people with negative comments have actually held a Zager. And people don't believe that customers...are swapping for big name brands. I had purchased a Taylor 324ce builders edition. That is a $3,000 guitar. Beautiful to look a nice neck but the sound had no life to it whatsoever. I would be happy to send out proof of all this anybody who requests it. My email is firstname.lastname@example.org. I did get nervous about my princess after I received my guitar and emailed Dennis Jr considering sending it back. Within minutes I had a return label emailed to me no questions asked. I'm a decent player but my brother who is visually impaired has been playing many years. I played the guitar for him over the phone to get his opinion even over the phone he said it was such a beautiful sounding guitar. I think I didn't want to believe in myself and was trying to talk myself out of it but after playing it I was sold on it. Believe what you want to believe feel free to email me I can send you copies pictures of my Taylor guitar that I purchased and resold. The sound on the Zager is beautiful. Now I completely understand the reviews of people saying what do you have to lose if you don't like it you send it back. Dennis Jr will reply to your email night or day in minutes not days or weeks. I'm actually kind of laughing at myself because these are exactly what the reviews sounded like that people say they are rigged. Like I said earlier feel free to email me I won't put my phone number out there but I will reply to anybody's questions send you pictures.
I got my zad900ce two weeks ago..It is a beautiful instrument just like the pics I saw online. I was disappointed at first in the volume when I got it out of the case but after playing it a while I changed the strings and man did it come alive. It has consistently gotten louder and better sounding as I play it more. I have owned a Martin d28, Taylor 414ce, and Tacoma and this guitars quality is as good or better than them. It came setup from the factory better than any I have owned.The Aura pickup system is amazing. I must admit I was hesitant ...to order online having never played a Zager before but it has been an enjoyable experience. Dennis Zager is quick to answer all questions and my emails are always promptly responded to. With their money back guarantee I figured I couldn't go wrong and was glad that I gave them a try. Paul
Zager Parlor acoustic guitar
I don't have enough adjectives to describe this sweet guitar. I own 3 other acoustics - all fine instruments. Whether it is the neck structure or the string quality on this Parlor Zager - it really is easier to play for longer. After first time practicing with it; I can say it fits me better than anything I've picked up. Beautiful deep earthy sound. The sustain lasts a few nanoseconds longer than my other guitars ... it fades rather than drops.. so chord changes sounds smoother. Very, very happy.
Absolutely beautiful guitar
I’m 64, retired last year . Not a great musician buy any measure , I just love to play never out in public . Like jazz and blues mostly . Own a D’Angelico , Less Paul and a 50 year old Univox. All of my guitars play incredibly easy . I looked at Gibson’s, Martins, And Taylors . All incredibly well built instruments . I was looking at reviews and found the Zad80 . The value of this guitar compared to the others was great . The way they were built and the 100% money back guarantee sold me completely , nothing to loose . Man I guess I’m just not a...rticulant ( if that’s a word ) to really gives this guitar justice . The sound is amazing , so mellow but so sharp and perfect . I lowered the action slightly because I play jazz chords mostly . Easy to do and it play perfect ! If you add to this that it is a piece art and Henry was great to deal with I would tell anyone to buy this guitar . Fabulous deal .
The perfect guitar!!
I just recieved a Zager Parlor acoustic/electric guitar on July 28, 2020. Not only is it absolutely beautiful with its African Mahogany all wood body, and Fishman electronics, it is way easier to play than my Taylor GS Mini. The easy play strings are much easier on my fingers. I am a short 4'10" small framed woman and this guitar fits me perfectly. My son and I compared the Taylor GS Mini, the Ovation and this Zager for sound quality and the Zager Parlor won hands down. It came with a beautiful hard bodied case that has a humidity indi...cator. I also recieved a very nicely padded leather strap with the Zager name on it, several picks, a truss tool, a capo, a clip-on tuner and a great t-shirt. Who else gives all those items with their guitars. I am also impressed with his warranty, and return policy and free shipping to and from. The communication with his son was almost immediate every time I emailed him. He was very helpful too. Would I purchase from this company again?? Abdolutely!!! Thanks!!!!
Beautiful 50th Anniversary ZAD900CE
This guitar just the most exquisite piece of workmanship that I have ever encountered. The attention to detail is unbelievable and the love that went into this guitar exceeded my expectations. The guitar has a wonderful feel and playability that makes picking it up an enjoyable experience. It is refreshing in this day of mass production that there are still craftsmen out there that take pride in their work. Customer service is excellent and responsive! Best purchase decision I have made in a long time.
Great Company, Great Guitar, Great People
I am overwhelmed with the quality and playability of my new Zager guitar. It has such a clear and vibrant sound acoustically and the sound seems "alive". On the electric side, the Aura Pro gives you any acoustic electric sound you can ever desire. Fishman has a database of all the great guitars and microphones to upload to your modules' 4 image slots. The customer service before, during, and after the delivery is amazing, professional, very helpful and friendly. Questions are replied to amazingly fast, usually within hours. I find myself sm...iling when I play this guitar and I have been more creative with voicings and new ideas. In over 40 years of owning great Martins, Gibsons, Takamines, and Taylors, I was never completely satisfied with my sound until I purchased this Zager masterpiece.
Hello Dennis and Denny
I received my ZAD80CE OM Aura today. I must say this is a beautiful guitar. I'm still in the very early stages of learning to play, so I can't comment yet on playability, but hopefully my learning will progress faster now. What I do know already is the sound is incredible. I'll let my instructor give it a try next lesson to see what he thinks. I don't see a single flaw in it so it will not be going back.
Thanks so much,
Carlsbad NM (and Nova Scotia Canada)
Reaching The High Notes
My 20 year old other brand guitar told me it was getting old in many ways. I noted that a friend of mine "liked" Zager Guitars. I inquired with him regarding his purchase and did my due diligence on Zager. Well, as much as you can. When you can't feel it, see it hear it, it is difficult to pull that string. I was sold on the solid reviews, the selection and beauty of the Zager guitars. I mis-calcuated and ordered a ZAD900OM. Somehow I thought the OM size would work for me. While it was out of stock, it arrived in less than two weeks. G...orgeous. Great sound. I was in lust... but, I discovered that the size was not right in my hands. Great neck feel, but the smaller OM body was not right for me. Well, I sadly conveyed this back to Zager within a weekend of recieving the guitar. I had a return label provided that day. I returned it and three days later my new ZAD900CM arrived. Stunning! I played it eagerly and... hey, I am not a great guitarist. I wondered if it was me or the guitar. I put it down for a day and played some more. And I put it down. My mind went back to the words that Denny wrote me: "it will sound a bit tinny now and play rough being new but as those woods settle and cure it will get richer and deeper." Less than a week and the sound is becoming much more rich and vibrant. And so, we are in love. Zager customer service is A+, prompt, considerate and reliable. Like you are talking with a friend. Thank you. The case is top notch and the guitar is a piece of art. I am very pleased. And I have learned that one needs to maintain humidity and how to do it in the case.
Exceptional guitar and service!
Simply put my son and I are in awe of your warranty policy. From the same day response to our inquiry to receiving a replacement within days demonstrates Dennis Zager’s commitment to exceptional customer service and excellence in creating his guitars. Years ago many businesses genuinely cared for their customer’s, unfortunately that has gone by the wayside. Thank you for setting a standard that exemplifies putting the customer first and standing by your product. It means a great deal to my son and I, you have made a customer for life.
WOW! What a great guitar!
First impression- The case it comes in is super nice and I am very pleased. I opened the case and carefully inspected the guitar- flawless. I then tuned it up and began to play. The built in Fishman electronics are great. The sound coming out of it was amazing! I played a few songs and my wife looked at me from the other room and said "WOW". I felt the same way. The customer service is top notch as well. I emailed Zager a few times and had a response in no time.
Extremely Pleased, Absolutely In Love
Extremely pleased with the quality of this product and the quality of customer service you will receive when you join the Zager Family. Hand made in the USA, perfected with a sound that rings crisper and cleaner than any other guitar. The quality is not only present in the guitar and customer service, but the accessories as well. An authentic leather strap was included with my velvet interior case as well as multiple guitar picks, an extra set of strings, and additional pick guards to bat. High quality radiates through Zager Guitars and all for an affordable price!
This is my dream guitar.
I received my parlor-size African Mahogany guitar yesterday. It is a beautiful guitar, to begin with. And the sound from its 4/5 size is amazing. But the ease of playing it is truly the best part! My fingers are rather short and chunky, but still I am able to place them easily without hearing any buzz. I started the online lessons today because it's been many years since I've played and I am totally thrilled with Denny's approach to learning guitar. I am a very happy Zager guitar owner!
the best i have ever played
I am an Auzzie and have been looking for a quality guitar to fit my large fingers for many years, I have just purchased a ZAD 80CELH ZAGER guitar, I am also the owner of five quality guitars including three Maton guitars a Martin guitar and an Artist guitar and I believe the ZAD 80CE sound quality is excellent and so much easier to play than any of my other guitars the neck design and string spacing has made such a difference well done to Zager Guitars.
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