I've had this guitar for about a month now and every time I pick it up I can't believe how good it is; and how much utter value for money it represents. It has a huge, rich and full tone and plays beautifully.. Quality control in the construction and attention to detail are superb - at least as good as with many much more expensive guitars I've seen and played. The set-up was perfect. The Grand Op also stands out from the crowd for looks. With it's unadorned, almost "plain" finish.it's brought loads of admiring comments at local sessions. And when those guys strumming Martins and Takamines hear it, they can't believe the "bang for the bucks." And if I was impressed by the sound when I first played it, it knocked my socks off when I tuned it to DADGAD! Quite simply, I don't know how Cort do it for the money! IMHO the Earth Grand Op is worth twice what I paid. At least that's what I figure I would have to spend to get an equivalent sounding and looking guitar from another manufacturer. As for Richard's Guitars, what can I say? Richard is courteous, knowledgeable and totally focused on the needs of his customers. His enthusiasm (make that love) for guitars shines through, as does his determination that his customers be fully satisfied. Communication is excellent and nothing is too much trouble. Richard lavishes as much attention on those buying less-expensive, starter instruments as he does on those spending big money on high-end guitars. It was a genuine pleasure to do business with him. I'll be back! "
Denzil 5 stars
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Richards Guitars, 5 Tiddington Road, Stratford Upon Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 7AE. Tel: 01789 263333
We welcome players from all over the World to consult with Richard directly via live help, allowing Richard to help you find the right guitar and ensure it is set up to your personal playing specification.
For FREE we provide...
fanatical quality control
personalised setup service by our highly experienced guitar tech who has worked with Richard for over 15 years
Richard play tests your guitar pre delivery to ensure it meets the specification
6 and 12 month check/reset
Online support most hours via chat (provided by Richard who has specialised in guitar consultancy for 21 years)
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To ensure anyone can benefit from this highly personalized service we subsidize the delivery costs from our pocket - not yours, resulting in the following delivery charges*
Any delivery to Western Europe £15.
Eastern Europe £25
Every guitar is packed personally by Richard. We purchase especially strengthened outer cartons and pack each guitar in a way that guarantees the guitar will come out the box as it went in - perfect.
If you bought your guitar from an alternate source it would cost you at least £50 to have it play to the standard that we set our guitars AS standard.
Why would you want to buy from a faceless online store if you can buy from someone who values every customer and their personal needs?
I do hope we can help you further as we provide the service you wish you could find locally!