Started by hoot_one, Mar 09 2005 02:09 PM. However the Takamine cost about twice the price of the Yamaha. Never buy just a KIND of acoustic guitar. hoot_one. Yamaha VS Takamine classical. Looks nicest (the ones in my local store have a satin finish and no pickguard, which I like), sounds pretty good if slightly less loud and bassy than the Yamaha. Takamine GD30CE The guitar I'm leaning towards. #2 03-27-2010, 08:18 PM Hack Amatuer. Hi - I have a Yamaha CPX 700 and a Takamine ETN10c TBS, and without doubt, the Takamine is the better guitar. Takamine GD51 Check Price & Reviews. Takamine GD51 vs Yamaha FG830. Yamaha FG830 Check Price & Reviews. OK, a few are made of alternate materials, but there are still lots of … What is your preference between these two companies when it comes to classical guitars? Reply to this topic; 10 replies to this topic #1 hoot_one. Registered User : Join … Takamine or Yamaha which is better? Every acoustic guitar is different because all are made of wood, and wood is an imprecise material. Member 2 posts Original Name: hoot_one; Posted 09 … 6th and fifth strings on the Yamaha sound dull by comparison.