Will the Cool Tube preamp or the CT4B II preamp work in my G-series Takamine?
No. The Cool Tube and CT-4BII preamps are designed for use only in Pro Series Takamine guitars made in Japan. They are not compatible with G Series guitars and electronics.
How can I get parts for my guitar?
Contact your place of purchase to order parts. You’ll need to provide the model and serial number of the product to do this, and a copy of your sales receipt if the part is under warranty.
How many Limited Edition Models were produced in each year?
Limited Edition models were produced in the following quantities from 1987 onward:
LTD2000: 1700 (six left-handed)
LTD2001: 1400 (six left-handed)
LTD2002: 1100 (12 left-handed)
LTD2003: 900 (12 left-handed)
LTD2004: 530 (six left-handed)
LTD2005: 620 (12 left-handed)
LTD2006: 600 LTD2007: 500 (four left-handed)
LTD2008: 685 (eight left-handed)
LTD2009: 580 (six left-handed)
LTD2010: 280 (four left-handed)
LTD2011: 271 (four left-handed)
LTD2013 SE: 51
What brand/gauge strings are factory installed on Takamines?
Six-string steel guitars: D’Addario EXP16 light-gauge strings
Twelve-string guitars: D’Addario EXP38 light-gauge strings
Six-string nylon guitars: D’Addario EXP45 Coated Normal Tension strings
What kind of strings come on the TB10 Bass?
D’Addario XL Chrome Flat bass strings, gauges .050, .070, .085 and .105. You can, however, use whatever bass strings you prefer.
How much is my guitar worth?
The best source for information on the value of your instrument is your nearest authorized Takamine dealer, who is knowledgeable about the products and the market in your area. To locate dealers please visit our dealer finder