Applause(ovation) ABG?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Casey C., Oct 7, 2003.

  1. Casey C.

    Casey C.

    Sep 16, 2000
    Butler, PA, USA
    Does anyone know how the AE140 is? I'm in the market for an ABG and I've been looking at this one and one that olympia makes. I'm trying to stay around $300. I would like this to be loud enough to hear with an acoustic guitar unplugged.
  2. HeavyDuty

    HeavyDuty Supporting Curmudgeon Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 26, 2000
    Suburban Chicago, IL
    I have both an older Applause ABG and a Tacoma Thunderchief. Go with the Olympia if volume is a concern...
  3. Showdown


    Jan 21, 2002
    Honolulu, Hawaii
    I've never played an Applause ABG, but when I was looking for an acoustic guitar I played an Applause, and an Ovation just like it in the same store. The Ovation sounded great (I bought it), but the Applause was kind of dead sounding in comparison. I believe it was because of the laminated top. I would stay away from the Applause ABG because of that. YMMV.
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