Reviews for Zager Guitar models

Avg. Score:
Playability 9.7
Sound 9.6
Finish 9.4
Price 9.8
Customer Support 9.9
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zad50cespecial
Zager EZ-Play ZAD50CE Acoustic Electric Special Edition


Roy Estes
Model: zad50cespecial

How did you hear about this brand?
I was browsing E-bay and came across your site. My curiosity led me into wanting to know as much as I could find out about your guitars.

How does this guitar compare with your old guitar, other guitars, or guitars you've tried in stores?
I have and have had many guitars throughout my life. I have owned Gibson, Fender, Martin, Yamaha, Condor, Carlos, Ovation and a whole slew of lessor named guitars. From the moment I took the guitar case out of the shipping box, I was impressed by how nice and well made the case is. Upon opening the case I was really surprised by how good looking the guitar is. However my biggest surprise was how great this guitar sounded. Having played for 60 years since I was 5 years old, I have never had a guitar that was perfect right out of the box. Until now. Every note on the entire neck was perfect pitch. Denny does an outstanding job of fine tuning and making sure that every aspect of the guitar is perfect. Thank you Denny.

What's your favorite part about this guitar?
Well, I love everything about this guitar, obviously. But my favorite thing is the ease of playing. My old arthritic hands have a hard time playing for more than 20 - 30 minutes with my other guitars. I have been able to play for hours on end with this guitar. I play many different styles but I really like finger picking i.e. Chet Atkins, Tommy Emmanuel, Jerry Reed, Doc Watson etc. I am just blown away by the clarity, and sustain and how rich and warm the lows and mids are and how bright and clear the highs. Overall just one super fantastic guitar for the money.

If you didn't know the price of this guitar what would you estimate the price to be?
Having purchased many guitars in my life, I know that half of the price of a guitar is just the name on the headstock. The music store has to mark up the price big time just to keep their doors open. So, an in store price for this quality would probably be $1595.00 to $2295.00 plus tax. Thanks to the Zager Factory for allowing us to purchase direct. What a huge savings over retail music stores.

How would you rate customer support?
I have not needed to use the customer support, However, KUDOS to Dennis Jr. for his quick and honest answers to all of my many questions.

Would you recommend this guitar to others…if so why?
Simply, Price, Quality. This model compares to any Martin, Gibson, Ovation, Guild, that I have ever played.




zad80ce
Zager EZ-Play ZAD80CE Acoustic Electric


Kurt Rissart <clandestinerendezvous@comcast.net>
Model: zad80ce

How did you hear about this brand?
I had already purchased a ZAD20 Mahongany.

How does this guitar compare with your old guitar, other guitars, or guitars you've tried in stores?
Best ever!

What's your favorite part about this guitar?
Sound, Playability and Action are superb.

If you didn't know the price of this guitar what would you estimate the price to be?
I wouldn't care. It's better than any guitar I've ever tried.

How would you rate customer support?
Every business should learn Zager's Customer Support. I mean, how can you beat getting to try it out, and if you don't like it, send it back and they pay the return shipping. I did it with the 900 model they had. Didn't like it for the price, but I was a know nothing novice. Sent it back and got the 20 Mahog. Loved it so much I bought the 80 a year later. Now I wish that I had all three, instead of just the two. Would love to have a 900 again, as now I understand. I might even pay more if Denny comes up with a "Super Model" of what he thinks the ultimate guitar is.

Would you recommend this guitar to others…if so why?
I already do. These are top of the line, hand made and crafted custome guitars. You'll see that there is only one of two available at a time.

Additional comments:
If I haven't said enough, Dennis is great. He handles all the web stuff. You couldn't find a nicer guy to talk to. I grew up in the era of his dads songs, so it's all good and mellow with great support and quick responses to emails.



zad900
Zager EZ-Play ZAD900 Professional


A.J.Muha <ajmuha@gmail.com>
Model: zad900

How did you hear about this brand?
on the internet

How does this guitar compare with your old guitar, other guitars, or guitars you've tried in stores?
not as well as my martin but nicer playing guitar,I have owned this one for 6 yrs. and I keep going back to play it more then my martin.it is nice to finger the neck which is 3'4at the nut has a nice feel and makes it easy to finger pick,also it is great to flat pick for playing blue grass music,the sound is full sound when using med.set of strings. great for playing long hours and or studio sessions,it is well built and has a sound of higher priced guitar, so for the price you can't beat it

What's your favorite part about this guitar?
the neck,it has a wonderful feel and is great to flat pick or finger pick

If you didn't know the price of this guitar what would you estimate the price to be?
1,500.00 or more ,it has good value and can fill any room with sound with the right set of strings

How would you rate customer support?
I never had to use any customer service,it is a well built guitar,never have had a problem with the guiyar

Would you recommend this guitar to others…if so why?
yes,the ease of playing it is great,

Additional comments:
I am happy with this guitar but you have to have the right set of strings on it to get the full sound it puts out.I am very happy with it and will keep it for a long time,you can pay a whole lot of money for a big name but I'll keep this one,thank you



zad20emahogany
Zager EZ-Play ZAD20E Acoustic Electric African Mahogany


Anonymous
Model: zad20emahogany

How did you hear about this brand?
I don't really remember how I found out about Zager guitars. I am guessing it was over the internet. It took me several years before I took the plunge. I wish I had bought one right away.

How does this guitar compare with your old guitar, other guitars, or guitars you've tried in stores?
I have been playing guitar for over 40 years. I have owned quite a few guitars and I have played some other fine guitars as well. To my recollection, I have never played an acoustic guitar which was as easy to play as my Zager guitar. The action is the best that I have experienced on an acoustic guitar.

What's your favorite part about this guitar?
This is a tough question because it has many features but I would have to say the ease of playing.

If you didn't know the price of this guitar what would you estimate the price to be?
I am no expert in this area but would say at least twice what I paid. I have played a Martin while being fine guitars, were not as easy to play as my Zager.

How would you rate customer support?
The customer service is unequaled. I am amazed at the communications. Most times when I sent an email asking a question, I received a response in minutes. I am not kidding!!!

Would you recommend this guitar to others…if so why?
In my opinion, if you are serious about learning to play acoustic guitar, do not waste your time on any other guitar. If you are an experienced player you should have a Zager guitar. The rest of your guitars will soon be gathering dust and you will start thinking about listing them on Craigslist.




zad900
Zager EZ-Play ZAD900 Professional


Gerald P. <gerald.pierce@gmail.com>
Model: zad900

How did you hear about this brand?
I bought a ZAD80CE early this year; I have already reviewed that guitar. I liked it so much that I wanted another model, and started looking at the top of the line, the ZAD900.

How does this guitar compare with your old guitar, other guitars, or guitars you've tried in stores?
I am thrilled with this guitar. If you see my review of the 80ce, you can tell how much I like it. When I found out that the ZAD900 was not going to be continued, I bought the last one in inventory as an early birthday present. This guitar is a work of art on every level. I understand that Denny spends extra time setting up these 900's, and I could tell it immediately. It has an even lighter touch than my 80ce. The 80ce has a cedar top, while the 900 has spruce. They are different guitars with the different tops and the absence of the electronics in the 900. I play them every day, interchangebly, depending on whether I'm upstairs or downstairs. I guess the best way to explain it is that the 80ce is an elegant instrument, while the 900 is like playing a piece of art.

What's your favorite part about this guitar?
Now that I've been playing Zager guitars for a while, I guess I have to admit that my favorite part of the 900 is simply using it to learn from Denny's lessons. I don't think about the guitar when I play, because it takes care of itself. The light action makes it easy to feel linked directly to the music. I think that's about as good as it gets. Oh, it is beautiful! But the lessons enable me to turn that beauty into music like I've always wanted to play.

If you didn't know the price of this guitar what would you estimate the price to be?
I would not know. I have never played anything like the ZAD900, because I don't think that there is anything comparable. Knowing the guitar now, I would certainly have paid more for it than I paid. Don't tell Dennis!

How would you rate customer support?
I would rate it as the very finest I've ever encountered.

Would you recommend this guitar to others…if so why?
I not only would, I helped my neighbor decide on his Zager. His Martin stays locked up, and the Zager is what he plays.

Additional comments:
I have been playing since before the "2525" song was a hit. I have had very nice guitars, but I will play only Zager guitars as long as these fingers work.



zad20
Zager EZ-Play ZAD20 Acoustic Natural


Dan <wrangler@Q.com>
Model: zad20

How did you hear about this brand?
A couple of years ago I was listening to the Michael Savage talk show on the radio. I heard your commercial for Zager guitars several times and it stuck in my mind.

How does this guitar compare with your old guitar, other guitars, or guitars you've tried in stores?
I have had a few guitars over the years, mostly cheaper guitars. I never gave it much thought and figured most guitars were about the same. That is until I recieved this beautiful instrument. It plays very easy and the sound seems to leap out.

What's your favorite part about this guitar?
The finish is superb, no sharp edges and it feels very comfortable to play. The fine string action makes chording very easy.

If you didn't know the price of this guitar what would you estimate the price to be?
I happend to be in a music store recently and as you would figure there were many guitars on display. My ZAD20 would compare with the Guitars in the $800.00 to $900.00 range. The thing that really makes me feel good about my Zager guitar is knowing it is hand made right here in the United States.

How would you rate customer support?
Dealing with a company on the computer can always be a challange. I found the customer service very prompt. I ordered my guitar on a Tuesday and it was in my hands on Friday morning.

Would you recommend this guitar to others…if so why?
YES. I have already shared the Zager web site with friends of mine. I do this with pride knowing I have a beautiful guitar that will last a lifetime.

Additional comments:
I look forward to playin my ZAD20 most every day. I usually pactice in the early evening. I find it somthing I look forward too.



zad80ce
Zager EZ-Play ZAD80CE Acoustic Electric


John Devnew <jontav@charter.net>
Model: zad80ce

How did you hear about this brand?
Found you on the internet

How does this guitar compare with your old guitar, other guitars, or guitars you've tried in stores?
No comparison. My new ZAD80CE is by far superior to the guitar I was using. I am 79 yrs of age and just learning to play. Having a lot of fun,but wasn't doing well with the Fender acoustic I was using. My ZAD80CE is much easier to play, easy on the fingers by comparison. Makes me want to learn and play.

What's your favorite part about this guitar?
I have many faviorite parts about this guitar. Sound in far superior to my fender. Playability is a very big favorite. Looks, it is a beautiful instrument, well crafted.

If you didn't know the price of this guitar what would you estimate the price to be?
I would have guessed in the $1500 to $2000 range, but I am not an expert on guitars.

How would you rate customer support?
Wow, I have never dealt with a company like this in my entire life. Customer care and support is the best I have seen, period. Dennis and his Dad are so supportive and helpful to their customers, willing to go all out to satisfy and assist.

Would you recommend this guitar to others…if so why?
Without a doubt, I am going to introduce members of my Church band to this guitar. I would recommend this guitar to everyone and anyone. Most especially to people just learning to play. The ease of playing this intrument along with the sound is motivation enough for anyone to push forward with learning and becoming an accomplished player.

Additional comments:
What else can I say. As I said, I'm 79 yrs old and just learning. I was having great difficulty with the fender acoustic I was using, and couldn't practice but for a few minutes at a time because of sore fingers. The ZAD80CE changed all this for me, now I am practicing everyday for longer periods of time and enjoying it immensley. I am encouraged to stay with it with this guitar. What a joy, and what fun I am having. The icing on the cake with this guitar is the company, customer care and service is above reproach and makes everything just that much better. Dennis and his Dad are the best.



zad80ce
Zager EZ-Play ZAD80CE Acoustic Electric


J.A. (Sonny) Vick <sonnyandsue@verizon.net>
Model: zad80ce

How did you hear about this brand?
I first saw a Zager on ebay & then I pulled up your web site & listen to many reviews & read many reviews. I was impressed by so many postive reviews. I don't think I read or heard any negitive comments at all. With the quainity of reviews I read & listen to I just had to have one. The warranty & customer support is top notch & best in the business.

How does this guitar compare with your old guitar, other guitars, or guitars you've tried in stores?
this guitar is the best that I have. I do have 4 other guitars that are brand names but none play as easy or have the balance & feel as my ZAD80CE.

What's your favorite part about this guitar?
I love balance & EZ play I need to get use to not pressing so hard on strings The neck is nice & smooth & easy to move up & down with ease

If you didn't know the price of this guitar what would you estimate the price to be?
$2000.00 to &2500.00

How would you rate customer support?
110% plus I don't think it can be beat

Would you recommend this guitar to others…if so why?
YES You get the most guitar for your money - Quality - looks - tone - easy playing - YOU HAVE IT ALL

Additional comments:
After playing my ZAD80CE I just wonder what a ZAD900CE would be like!



zad20mahogany
Zager EZ-Play ZAD20 Acoustic African Mahogany


Jerry Aubin <ja2873@netscape.com>
Model: zad20mahogany

How did you hear about this brand?
I was on e-bay and came across Zager E-Z play, was curious to see what that was about and sent you an e-mail.

How does this guitar compare with your old guitar, other guitars, or guitars you've tried in stores?
This is a nice guitar, I currently have a Seagull S6 Original and a Blueridge BR40AS. They are both good guitars, but the Zager beats them hands down.

What's your favorite part about this guitar?
Besides looking good, I like the way it plays.........sounds good, feels good.

If you didn't know the price of this guitar what would you estimate the price to be?
I would guess $800 maybe $900 but that's not the point. I've had $800-$900 guitars that don't play or look as good as this.

How would you rate customer support?
Haven't had the "opportunity" to check it out but my e-mails to Dennis Jr prior to my purchase were answered quickly. Try getting a quick response from some other guitar companies.

Would you recommend this guitar to others…if so why?
Absolutely.....the quality of this guitar, at this price, lifetime warranty plus, if you don't like it send it back at no charge.......there's nothing to lose.

Additional comments:
I'm impressed. This guitar is a keeper. I'm in my 60's and have a little arthritis in my hands so the EZ-Play thing got my attention. This guitar really is a joy to play.



zad80ceom
Zager EZ-Play ZAD80CE OM Size Acoustic Electric


Zager EZ-Play ZAD80CE OM Size Acoustic Electric
Rich Emery <r.h.e@comcast.net>
Model: zad80ceom

How did you hear about this brand?
Web search for quality acoustic guitars. Came across them on e-bay + then found their own website.

How does this guitar compare with your old guitar, other guitars, or guitars you've tried in stores?
This guitar is in no way short of any quality that you would expect to find in a Martin etc. In fact I find it to be a much nicer looking guitar with a warmer tone & excellent sound qualities, and tuning that holds tune. This acoustic guitar blows away any other guitars that I have ever owned.

What's your favorite part about this guitar?
I was considering purchasing a Martin guitar, but when I found the Zager site & read the reviews & testimonies I decided to take a chance and try the Zager. I am very pleased that I decided to go this way, as it saved me some serious cash + the quality in my opinion exceedes that of the Martin, which everyone already knows Martin is an excellent guitar company.

If you didn't know the price of this guitar what would you estimate the price to be?
$1,600.00 - $2,000.00

How would you rate customer support?
Beyond Superior, very quick responses to emails + a true authentic concern about their guitars + the players needs.

Would you recommend this guitar to others…if so why?
Yes, I would definiately reccomend this guitar to anyone looking for a fine quality acoustic guitar. The sound is so sweet & this guitar holds tune better than any other acoustic that I have ever owned... Fenders, Charvels, Gibsons.

Additional comments:
You can not go wrong with the purchase of a Zager Guitar, be prepared to be amazed. R. Emery 423 N. 4th Street Reynoldsville, Pa 15851



zad20sunburst
Zager EZ-Play ZAD20 Acoustic Vintage Sunburst


Zager EZ-Play ZAD20 Acoustic Vintage Sunburst
Harold Hensley <hghensley@sbcglobal.net>
Model: zad20sunburst

How did you hear about this brand?
I ran across Zagar on Ebay and started reading the reviews after going to Zager.com

How does this guitar compare with your old guitar, other guitars, or guitars you've tried in stores?
I am fairly new to playing the guitar so my opinion may not mean as much as a seasoned player but I had two guitars that I started with. They were cheapies and were hard to play but at the time I didn't know there were easier guitars out there to play. The quality and sound of the cheap guitars compared to the Zager are miles apart. Similar to a Yugo and a BMW! You get what you pay for certainly pertains in this instance.

What's your favorite part about this guitar?
I got the Sunburst and love the look! But I have to say the ease of play and the sound are the things that stand out the most. They say the sound gets better with age but if it never got better I would still love it.

If you didn't know the price of this guitar what would you estimate the price to be?
I started looking at guitar prices as soon as I took it up and I priced many online and a few in the stores. Zager could double the price of the Zad20 and still be in the ballpark.

How would you rate customer support?
I got almost instant feedback from Dennis when I asked a few questions. Amazing in this day and age to get this kind of support. On a scale of 1-10 it is 10plus.

Would you recommend this guitar to others…if so why?
I would not hesitate to reccommend it to friends. It would be doing them a favor.

Additional comments:
I bought a Zad20 at a discount because of a minor blemish. I have yet to find the blemish and I have looked at every square inch! I got a exceptional guitar at a discount..priceless!



zad20emahogany
Zager EZ-Play ZAD20E Acoustic Electric African Mahogany


Tj Sebastian
Model: zad20emahogany

How did you hear about this brand?
These guitars were suggested to us by a local musician and friend . He said that they would be perfect for any beginner or professional .

How does this guitar compare with your old guitar, other guitars, or guitars you've tried in stores?
This is a first guitar . It's beautiful and has a rich sound.

What's your favorite part about this guitar?
The value . The customer service made the purchase even more enjoyable.

If you didn't know the price of this guitar what would you estimate the price to be?
1,000-2,000.00

How would you rate customer support?
A++++

Would you recommend this guitar to others…if so why?
These were recommended by a trusted friend, who is a schooled/ trained musician . Also zager guarantee stands behind every piece and makes it completely returnable .




zad20sunburst
Zager EZ-Play ZAD20 Acoustic Vintage Sunburst


Dave Widmer <widmer.dave@gmail.com>
Model: zad20sunburst

How did you hear about this brand?
This guitar was given to me by my niece, her husband played classical music as close to a professional as I have heard. He owned and played guitars that were valued as much as $10,000.

How does this guitar compare with your old guitar, other guitars, or guitars you've tried in stores?
My niece's husband told her that this was not the most expensive guitar he owned, but that he "really liked the sound". I took this very seriously as he was a master quitar player.

What's your favorite part about this guitar?
I too really like the "sound" and it is very easy to play. My guitar is in great condition and it is very attractive. I own a 12 string Martin worth $2,000 made prior to 1970 and also a newer 6 string Seagul made in Canada valued at $200.. My Zager 6 string is a great compliment to my other guitars and it has a different "sound" than my other guitars that is "mellow" and has a great "deep" sound in the "lower" strings.

If you didn't know the price of this guitar what would you estimate the price to be?
Somewhere between $500 and $800. The case is better than any case I have owned and is customized to fit this guitar and very well built and protective.I was told that the case may be worth several hundred dollars.

How would you rate customer support?
Zager answered my e mail immediately and was very kind and helpful.

Would you recommend this guitar to others…if so why?
Yes, in this price range it is very easy to play and the "sound is great", and it is an attractive guitar.

Additional comments:
I was pleased to learn of the history of Denny Zager, his music and his guitar making skills.I have placed this "history" inside the case (as I will give this guitar to my grandson) and want him to appreciate the history.



zad20e
Zager EZ-Play ZAD20E Acoustic Electric Natural


bigd49 <bigod1214@aol.com>
Model: zad20e

How did you hear about this brand?
on ebay

How does this guitar compare with your old guitar, other guitars, or guitars you've tried in stores?
i have played matin and breedlove in the stores ,such as guitar center , musicans friend ,etc .

What's your favorite part about this guitar?
i bought a zad20e and i do think that it plays just has well as any of them .my fingers fell better ,my chord ,barre and flat picking have improved.

If you didn't know the price of this guitar what would you estimate the price to be?
this is just a guess ,,,,,,,,,,1200-1500

How would you rate customer support?
great so far

Would you recommend this guitar to others…if so why?
yes i would ,,,,,,,,,playability

Additional comments:
great guitar for the money . if you don't have a'lot of money ,they will have one for you



zad50ceom
Zager EZ-Play ZAD50CE OM Size Acoustic Electric


Bobby Joe Fountain <bobbysr60@yahoo.com>
Model: zad50ceom

How did you hear about this brand?
I searchedon the internet and saw this site.

How does this guitar compare with your old guitar, other guitars, or guitars you've tried in stores?
Looks is far beyond the others,the sound is great.

What's your favorite part about this guitar?
My favorite part is the size & the parts on the guitar.

If you didn't know the price of this guitar what would you estimate the price to be?
Over a thousand dollars.

How would you rate customer support?
Very good, the best.

Would you recommend this guitar to others…if so why?
I would recommend this guitar to anyone, the guitar and the service.

Additional comments:
Dennis Jr. has been very helpful and I appreciate it very much, and I feel he will continue to be at a person's side to help.



zad20esunburst
Zager EZ-Play ZAD20E Acoustic Electric Vintage Sunburst


Zager EZ-Play ZAD20E Acoustic Electric Vintage Sunburst
Dick Bernier <jazrich@sbcglobal.net>
Model: zad20esunburst

How did you hear about this brand?
I herd about Zager guitars while surfing the internet looking for a guitar to purchase.

How does this guitar compare with your old guitar, other guitars, or guitars you've tried in stores?
The guitar is certainly very easy to play. It even has better playability than my Yamaha!

What's your favorite part about this guitar?
I love the looks of the wood and the sunburst finish. It is a beautiful piece of art.

If you didn't know the price of this guitar what would you estimate the price to be?
I would estimate the price to be $1200 or more.

How would you rate customer support?
Well..It has been the best support I have ever gotten from anyone on any product, not just guitars. Dennis Jr. has been amazing, guiding me through the purchase and answering many emails instantly.

Would you recommend this guitar to others…if so why?
I certainly would recommend this guitar to others, because of the value and and craftsmanship of this guitar.

Additional comments:
I anticipate many many years of enjoyment with my new ZAD 20E sunburst. I can't wait to play it in our bluegrass jam.



zad900
Zager EZ-Play ZAD900 Professional


Zager EZ-Play ZAD900 Professional
Thomas Michael <michaelht1@montana.com>
Model: zad900

How did you hear about this brand?
A number of years ago when I started my initial search for a quality guitar I came across the Zager site and was intrigued by the guarantee and the reviews of people with advanced ability who had nothing but praise for the Zager

How does this guitar compare with your old guitar, other guitars, or guitars you've tried in stores?
That is a difficult question to answer as my other guitar is a ZAD80, which is both a beautiful piece of workmanship but wonderful to listen to and play. MY new Zager 900 is deeper in tone and resonance is a thing of crisp clarity

What's your favorite part about this guitar?
My favorite part is of course the playability, which is not outdone by the craftsmanship; the maple binding adds a wonderful finishing touch to this piece of art, love the lows (the perfect definition of attenuation)

If you didn't know the price of this guitar what would you estimate the price to be?
From the time I started my guitar quest with little knowledge of what made a quality guitar to now where I have gained enough knowledge to make a purchase decision based upon facts and of course what I like, this would far easily within the $4000-5000 range

How would you rate customer support?
Customer support is second to none in any industry; I have dealt with Dennis on both my purchases, the first time he provided answers to a myriad of my questions quickly and without bias to allow me to make an informed choice. Both Denny and Dennis Zager always goes the extra step to make the entire purchase and ownership a rich and rewarding experience.

Would you recommend this guitar to others…if so why?
I would gladly recommend the Zager guitar and have done so on many occasions, what would be more relevant is that the people I take lessons from and who are Luthier’s have also recommended the Zager to other students.

Additional comments:
The Zager 900 is my second Zager guitar, I first purchased the ZAD80 and it was / is a beautiful piece of craftsmanship, wonderful sound, quality throughout; but I could not get the thought out of my head if the 80 sounds this good, what does the 900 sound like (and I was drawn to the finish of the hand bent Maple binding). While I cannot justify such a quality guitar purchase at my level of ability “as I am still learning to play and read music”, I do find just holding what I consider to be a beautiful piece of artwork and listening to the richness of the sound extremely gratifying and it further stimulates my desire to learn and do justice to this magnificent product. My new 900 sounds unbelievable, while it maintains the deep richness of my Zager80, the 900 allows you to almost feel the base and high notes are extremely sharp and mid tunes full of quality. Of course dealing with Dennis is always a pleasure, always helpful, provides recommendations to the person not to a potential sale, I certainly enjoy doing business with Zager as I know I will not be disappointed in either their customer service or the quality of their incredible guitars. While I cannot provide a professional review or that of even a good guitar player, I have had several extremely talented guitar players and entertainers tell me they extremely impressed with the Zager (and they have recommended them to people that have asked their advice on a guitar purchase). I am tremendously thrilled with this guitar (actually both the 80 and now the 900) practice and play every day and love the sound and feel of the quality and of course the playability. My sincere thanks for this newest addition of your guitar into our home, I hope do it justice as I become a more skilled player, in the meantime please know I have a huge smile on my face every time I simply hold it and admire the quality of your work. Thank you. With warmest regards Tom



zad50cespecial
Zager EZ-Play ZAD50CE Acoustic Electric Special Edition


Robert Makela <robertmakela@yahoo.com>
Model: zad50cespecial

How did you hear about this brand?
My own research

How does this guitar compare with your old guitar, other guitars, or guitars you've tried in stores?
I'm 55 years old, started playing at age 9 . I own a gibson now but through the years have all the top brand's . This is by far the best fingering of them all !! I play it for an hour and my left hand and fingers are not sore . The sound is deep and bright at the same time .

What's your favorite part about this guitar?
The sound !!! The way it look's The way it feel's

If you didn't know the price of this guitar what would you estimate the price to be?
2000 or better

How would you rate customer support?
never needed it . I did send an email and got a reply in 10 min.

Would you recommend this guitar to others…if so why?
YES !!! The guitar speak's for it's self , just play it , you will know .

Additional comments:
Thank's that's all I can say



zad20esunburst
Zager EZ-Play ZAD20E Acoustic Electric Vintage Sunburst


Zager EZ-Play ZAD20E Acoustic Electric Vintage Sunburst
Travis Koester
Model: zad20esunburst

How did you hear about this brand?
Website zagerguitars.com

How does this guitar compare with your old guitar, other guitars, or guitars you've tried in stores?
It exceeds them in quality and playability.

What's your favorite part about this guitar?
The action and easy play set up for the guitar.

If you didn't know the price of this guitar what would you estimate the price to be?
$1000

How would you rate customer support?
Perfect in everyway what a great company.

Would you recommend this guitar to others…if so why?
Most certainly I plan to already and will proudly where the zager shirts even at gigs to help promote one of the best playing acoustics I've ever had.

Additional comments:
Thanks so much and look forward to doing more business in the future.



zad20esunburst
Zager EZ-Play ZAD20E Acoustic Electric Vintage Sunburst


Zager EZ-Play ZAD20E Acoustic Electric Vintage Sunburst
Anonymous <presamks@comcast.net>
Model: zad20esunburst

How did you hear about this brand?
Internet search

How does this guitar compare with your old guitar, other guitars, or guitars you've tried in stores?
My new zad20E plays as easily as did my old Martin D-18. Mr. Zager has hit upon the method of string adjustment that allows a well built guitar the important component of playability.

What's your favorite part about this guitar?
I own many guitars and the most important factor concerning this one given the playability advertized by the owner is the immediacy and positive response you get with any and all inquiries. The customer service with this company is superior to any I've encountered previously.

If you didn't know the price of this guitar what would you estimate the price to be?
I would have guessed the price to have been much higher.

How would you rate customer support?
As mentioned previously, the customer support and service is phenomenal. This attention to customer satisfaction displayed whenever called for is much more than an aside regarding this company and its products. Wow is my description when rating this company's support.

Would you recommend this guitar to others…if so why?
Absolutely. The value and playability of these guitars are apparent. More importantly the instruments can actually speak for themselves.

Additional comments:
There are a number of systems available for making the guitar easily playable. Mr. Zager's method to my mind makes the most sense and the custom guitars he produces are first rate.



zad20e
Zager EZ-Play ZAD20E Acoustic Electric Natural


Don Bahl <Donbahl@me.com>
Model: zad20e

How did you hear about this brand?
internet search

How does this guitar compare with your old guitar, other guitars, or guitars you've tried in stores?
The prior guitar I used for over 30 years. It was a "Bluegrass". My new Zager plays so much easier and with better tone, it is just a much more enjoyable experience to play.

What's your favorite part about this guitar?
I can now reach much higher frets comfortably than I ever could before,

If you didn't know the price of this guitar what would you estimate the price to be?
Here I am at a loss, as it has been so many years since I have purchased any guitar.

How would you rate customer support?
I have never needed any support since the box arrived on schedule and was perfect, just as ordered. When I first was interested in your guitar company, I emailed Denny and asked him which of his models to get, as I am over 70 years old and will never be doing commercial performances. To his credit, he suggested the 20 e as a economical practical choice. It suits my purposes well.

Would you recommend this guitar to others…if so why?
Yes, I have done so, Because it is an easily mastered instrument and you can play and sound better than you really are.

Additional comments:
Don't bother to send the strings, I am not doing this for reward.



travelsizemahogany
Zager EZ-Play 3/4 Travel Size Acoustic Mahogany


James <msemaj@att.net>
Model: travelsizemahogany

How did you hear about this brand?
Googled for Baby/Palor guitars

How does this guitar compare with your old guitar, other guitars, or guitars you've tried in stores?
I would have to say that it is as well constructed as any of my other two guitars (yamaha and martin) but is much easier to play due to the size and string ease. I do not have to mash as hard on the strings to get a clean note which is a joy to me because I am tired of sore fingers. Have had it a little over a week now and haven't experienced any soreness yet! :)

What's your favorite part about this guitar?
Hmmm....it's size is nice because it is easy to tote around. It has a good sound for small areas and practicing playing...granted it is not a concert guitar but for it's size, it sounds as good as any other baby/palor guitar out there for a whole hellava lot less! It looks awesome. It is fun to play. I guess that is more than 'a' favorite part...sorry, got carried away.

If you didn't know the price of this guitar what would you estimate the price to be?
I would guess in the $800 range.

How would you rate customer support?
Awesome!

Would you recommend this guitar to others…if so why?
Absoultely...They put the customer first which is the way it should be.

Additional comments:
I will probably never buy another guitar from anyone else as long as Zager is still around and hasn't changed their customer focused business plan.



zad80ce
Zager EZ-Play ZAD80CE Acoustic Electric


bob bosco <robvbosco@yahoo.com>
Model: zad80ce

How did you hear about this brand?
through a friend

How does this guitar compare with your old guitar, other guitars, or guitars you've tried in stores?
to truly "compare" this guitar, one would have to spend a bunch more money, to achieve the same satisfaction.

What's your favorite part about this guitar?
the playability...( is that a word? )... is like nothing else. i have other fine guitars...breedlove, martin, paul reed smith, but i have never been able to play comfortably for hours on end!!!

If you didn't know the price of this guitar what would you estimate the price to be?
between $2000.00 to $2500.00

How would you rate customer support?
!!!!!five star!!!!!!

Would you recommend this guitar to others…if so why?
certainly....it's easy to remain excited about your next session. i have been playing off and on for over 40 years and i'm so looking forward to getting better and enjoying playing more

Additional comments:
....above all the fine assets that this instrument has..eg. the finish, the feel, the top notch components, the gorgeous tone, i'm more impressed with the personalized customer attention i got from the first e-mail on. the zager team is a class act, second to none.



zad50ceom
Zager EZ-Play ZAD50CE OM Size Acoustic Electric


Zager EZ-Play ZAD50CE OM Size Acoustic Electric
tony branco <vinho_branco@yahoo.com>
Model: zad50ceom

How did you hear about this brand?
Surfing the Internet to shop for a guitar and came across the Zager web site.

How does this guitar compare with your old guitar, other guitars, or guitars you've tried in stores?
There is no comparison among the Zager and my current acoustic guitars. In stores, only the high-end guitars compare with the Zager.

What's your favorite part about this guitar?
My favorite part of my new Zager is the ease of playing which lets me play longer with no soreness in my fingers.

If you didn't know the price of this guitar what would you estimate the price to be?
$1000+

How would you rate customer support?
Excellent - zero complaints and Denny is highly responsive to my inquiries. He even responded almost immediately to an email I sent on Sunday.

Would you recommend this guitar to others…if so why?
I would definitely recommend Zager guitars to anyone because you receive a high-quality guitar at an affordable price.

Additional comments:
Since Zager guitars are not widely available commercially (i.e. guitar stores, etc.), my Zager guitar seems like one of a limited number and will become more valuable over the years.



travelsizemahogany
Zager EZ-Play 3/4 Travel Size Acoustic Mahogany


Tom Downey <downeyt@siu.edu>
Model: travelsizemahogany

How did you hear about this brand?
Previous owner

How does this guitar compare with your old guitar, other guitars, or guitars you've tried in stores?
Only brand of steel-string that I like.

What's your favorite part about this guitar?
Purchased this guitar for travel after being so pleased with the ZAD20e. Not only is it perfect for travel, but it is gorgeous and sounds much better than I expected in a small guitar. Plus, the 'feel' is so similar to my other Zager. The bottom line is that I enjoy playing your guitars! Another cool thing is that as I get better the guitar continues to respond with improved sound.

If you didn't know the price of this guitar what would you estimate the price to be?
$700 +

How would you rate customer support?
Responsive and courteous

Would you recommend this guitar to others…if so why?
Already have.




zad20
Zager EZ-Play ZAD20 Acoustic Natural


Zager EZ-Play ZAD20 Acoustic Natural
Sister Barbara <Yeshiandbarbs@aol.com>
Model: zad20

How did you hear about this brand?
I heard about Zager guitars through Ebay. One site led to another....and here I am. smile.

How does this guitar compare with your old guitar, other guitars, or guitars you've tried in stores?
It's easier to play, and it isn't cumbersome. Very light weight.

What's your favorite part about this guitar?
The tone. It's beautiful and so mellow.

If you didn't know the price of this guitar what would you estimate the price to be?
$800.00 - $1000.00

How would you rate customer support?
EXCELLENT!!! OUTSTANDING!!

Would you recommend this guitar to others…if so why?
DEFINITELY! It's custom made, and with so much care and love.

Additional comments:
Thank you for the exceptional service.



zad20black
Zager EZ-Play ZAD20 Acoustic Black Lacquer


Peg O. <getsmart099@yahoo.com>
Model: zad20black

How did you hear about this brand?
Found Zager on the internet with Ebay while looking to purchase a guitar. Heard the action on Zager guitars was good for beginning players and ran across your ez play guitars.

How does this guitar compare with your old guitar, other guitars, or guitars you've tried in stores?
I am a new player and was playing my daughters guitar and noticed my black Zad20 was so much easier to play and was really easy on the eyes as well.

What's your favorite part about this guitar?
Well since I really haven't learned how to play it yet I love the looks of it. It is truly a beautiful instrument, love the inlay, the finish and sound. I also love that the strings don't cut into your fingers and I can practice for longer periods of time.

If you didn't know the price of this guitar what would you estimate the price to be?
I would estimate the price to be at least $750 or higher.

How would you rate customer support?
I emailed Denny early one morning and within 20 minutes he had responded to all my questions with very helpful explanations. I would rate customer service an A+!!

Would you recommend this guitar to others…if so why?
Yes I actually told my husband about my Black Zad20 as I had ordered it for my birthday. I recommended Zager because I could tell by my research it was a good product with great service and would help me be successful in learning since it is more comfortable to play.

Additional comments:
Thanks again for a beautiful guitar and giving the beginners out there a better chance of success in playing an instrument.



travelsizemahogany
Zager EZ-Play 3/4 Travel Size Acoustic Mahogany


peter kershes <pck558@comcast.net>
Model: travelsizemahogany

How did you hear about this brand?
I already own a OM80CE

How does this guitar compare with your old guitar, other guitars, or guitars you've tried in stores?
Compared to the baby guitars and mini modles, this guitar makes them sound like ukueles

What's your favorite part about this guitar?
It absolutly rings with every note, It almost feels like feedback

If you didn't know the price of this guitar what would you estimate the price to be?
700

How would you rate customer support?
Customer support could not be better. Dennis will really go out of his way to help you

Would you recommend this guitar to others…if so why?
YES It is the easiest playing and best sounding small guitar out there

Additional comments:
Although this guitar was sold as blemished, I could barely find the flaw in the finish on the head stock.



zad80ce
Zager EZ-Play ZAD80CE Acoustic Electric


Bill Cole <mccolefam@att.net>
Model: zad80ce

How did you hear about this brand?
I actually found an ad on ebay for a D-41 Martin and when I checked it out I found the Zager guitars.

How does this guitar compare with your old guitar, other guitars, or guitars you've tried in stores?
Head and shoulders above. I am only a strummer player. I sing and play with a Country Classic Band and before I got this guitar I doped the ends of my fingers with "New Skin" liquid bandaids to help my play longer without sore fingers. I've never used it again since I got this guitar.

What's your favorite part about this guitar?
It is hard to pick one part as the favorite but I guess it would have to be the neck. a couple of years after I bought this guitar I bought a new Martin D-41. I only played it a few times. It had a beautiful sound but was not nearly as comfortable as my Zager. I sold the D-41. This guitar stays in tune better than any I've played also. Since I'm not a picker I don't practice every day but many has been the times when I would play about 3 hours on a Friday night, about another 2 to 3 hours on Saturday night, and then the next Friday my guitar is still in tune. It is awsome.

If you didn't know the price of this guitar what would you estimate the price to be?
If I had never heard of this guitar and played it and then the Martin D-41 I would think the Zager would be as expensive or maybe more than the Martin.

How would you rate customer support?
I actually just found out how good the customer support really is. I have had this guitar at least 6 years. The battery box is extremely hard to get out to change the batttery in the Tuner/Pick Up. I contacted Dennis about the problem and he said the electronics are normally warranted for one year but he is sending me a new unit. How could it be better?

Would you recommend this guitar to others…if so why?
I would and I have. I believe this guitar cannot be beat for anyone from beginner to professional. I believe that for the price of these guitars and the ease of playing as well as the sound a beginner has a better chance of staying dedicated to playing than he would on a cheaper or more expensive harder to play guitar. And the professsional, well, some people will buy for the high dollar name brand because of the prestige of owning "one of the best". I already own one, a Zager.




zad20esunburst
Zager EZ-Play ZAD20E Acoustic Electric Vintage Sunburst


Rocky Griner <rocgri@gmail.com>
Model: zad20esunburst

How did you hear about this brand?
I started researching acoustic electric guitars about a year ago, and saw the Zager reviews posted on youtube.

How does this guitar compare with your old guitar, other guitars, or guitars you've tried in stores?
My new ZAD20E is much easier to chord. The string placement and fret heighth is much more confortable. The tone is incredible, I've been playing a Hofner dreadnaught, a very nice guitar in itself, for almost 40 years and the tone and volume of my new Zager far surpasses my Hofner.

What's your favorite part about this guitar?
The genuine pleasure I get from playing such a fine guitar

If you didn't know the price of this guitar what would you estimate the price to be?
Easily over $1500.

How would you rate customer support?
Zager Guitars should be the yard stick for customer service for other companies. I recently ordered some parts and received them in just 3 working days, along with a complimentary set of strings. They are THE BEST!

Would you recommend this guitar to others…if so why?
Absolutely without any doubt. In fact, I already have. The quality and value of the Zager guitar is, in my opinion, the best in the industry.

Additional comments:
For anyone looking for not only a great sounding guitar, but a beautiful instrument as well, the Zager products are unmatched. I've been playing at a couple of open mic' gigs recently and several musicians have asked to play my guitar instead of theirs. Most are playing Yamahas or Martin's costing hundreds of dollars more. To a man, each person says, "I can't believe the playability and the tone of this guitar". I just say, Buy one!!



zad20emahogany
Zager EZ-Play ZAD20E Acoustic Electric African Mahogany


Greg R <mercury3298@msn.com>
Model: zad20emahogany

How did you hear about this brand?
My wife did some research and the results kept coming back to ZAGER Guitars!

How does this guitar compare with your old guitar, other guitars, or guitars you've tried in stores?
This guitar sounds awesome loud, strong, and proud. High quality sounds just come blasting out at you.

What's your favorite part about this guitar?
The beautiful finish and every detail from the stringing of the guitar to the finish.

If you didn't know the price of this guitar what would you estimate the price to be?
1200.00 to 1500.00 price range

How would you rate customer support?
The customer support is as good as the guitar. EXCELLENT in today's market of being able to purchase anything on the internet and the customer support that is sometimes terrible this is one company that stands tall when it comes to customer support. I'm telling everyone that if you want a super nice guitar excellent quality and customer support that comes with the package then don't look any further this is the one for you.

Would you recommend this guitar to others…if so why?
Zager guitar company stands out from the rest of the guitar manufacturers they don't just say they put out quality they prove it. With excellent shipment to quality control and superior customer service.

Additional comments:
All I can say is thank God my wife found Zager Guitar because I know that I couldn't be happier. Thanks Dennis and Mr. Zager for the wonderful guitar you should be very proud of the excellent service and great company.



zad20esunburst
Zager EZ-Play ZAD20E Acoustic Electric Vintage Sunburst


Chris Bayee <cbayee@gmail.com>
Model: zad20esunburst

How did you hear about this brand?
I actually saw easy-play guitars (other brands) on eBay. Further investigation led me to Zager Guitars' website.

How does this guitar compare with your old guitar, other guitars, or guitars you've tried in stores?
There IS truth in advertising. It is by far the most playable guitar I own, and I could only compare it to a $3,000-plus Gibson in terms of easy of playing. I also own a Breedlove that would go for around $1400, the ZAD20E is pretty close to it in terms of sound quality. I'm sure the higher end Zagers (still at a fraction of that price) would blow it out of the water.

What's your favorite part about this guitar?
Its looks make it inviting to play, but the playability of it keeps me opening the guitar case!

If you didn't know the price of this guitar what would you estimate the price to be?
Probably $1500, particularly since it is all wood construction and there are many big-name brands that now use laminate sides on guitars costing nearly or slightly more than four figures.

How would you rate customer support?
Incredible. I've had numerous e-mail exchanges with Dennis, and he responded within an hour or two if not much less time than that.

Would you recommend this guitar to others…if so why?
Absolutely! It's pretty simple -- all wood construction (you know it will age well), incredible value, excellent tone and superior playability. Why spend two thousand dollars or more to get that?

Additional comments:
I look forward to the day I can purchase a ZAD80E and then pass it along to my son.



zad50om
Zager EZ-Play ZAD50 OM Size Acoustic


Lori Erickson <Lori_Erickson@cox.net>
Model: zad50om

How did you hear about this brand?
While searching on the web for the best guitar.

How does this guitar compare with your old guitar, other guitars, or guitars you've tried in stores?
This is my first. However, comparing it to others in the store, I find it superior in worksmanship to most.

What's your favorite part about this guitar?
Ease of play is wonderful. String height is amazing! Since I'm a new player, I'm sure the overall string abuse to my fingers has been reduced significantly.

If you didn't know the price of this guitar what would you estimate the price to be?
$1000 +

How would you rate customer support?
I don't think it could get any better! Instant reply to emails and a wonderful person at the end of the line (phone calls). Very knowledgable, caring and a pleasure to do business with.

Would you recommend this guitar to others…if so why?
Absolutely! Why? For all the reasons stated above. Quality product, great price and great customer service!

Additional comments:
I just wanted to say "Thanks!" Denny! I'm so happy with my new guitar. Some things in life are just made for 'enjoyment'... and this is one of them. It just gives me pleasure every time I pick it up!



zad50cespecial
Zager EZ-Play ZAD50CE Acoustic Electric Special Edition


Zager EZ-Play ZAD50CE Acoustic Electric Special Edition
Den
Model: zad50cespecial

How did you hear about this brand?
Did a Internet search for acoustic guitars with the good action.

How does this guitar compare with your old guitar, other guitars, or guitars you've tried in stores?
I've owned various mid-range acoustics - Fender, Alvarez, Epiphone, Harmony, Yamaha etc. The best guitar I've owned was a Martin D-35. Loved the low and mid range and the action was fair. The Martin D-35 was stolen - hope they enjoy it as much as I did. lol Comparing the ZAD20CDLH to all the rest of the guitars I've owned the Zager won hands down. As a left hand player I would have purchased the ZAD80CE or ZAD900CE given the opportunity but unfortunately for me Zager doesn't make them in a left hand model so I purchased the best lefty they had which was the ZAD20CE. I purchased a discounted guitar for $645.00 but when I received it much to my surprise they sent a new undamaged one - 5 Stars. The day UPS delivered the guitar the temperature was 104 so I let it set in the case for a couple of hours. When I opened up the case and took a look at the guitar the action was terrible so emailed Dennis Jr and asked him if maybe they had missed setting this one up. He said the hot weather had been giving them havoc the last week of two so I set it back in the case till the next morning. When I checked it the next day the action was nice and low just as I was hoping for. Comparing the Martin D-35 to the ZAD20CDLH is hard because they are 2 different breeds of guitar. The Martin had a rich low and mid range while the ZAD20CDLH is rich in the mid and high ranges. From what reviews I've seen I would say when comparing the the Martin-35 to a Zager guitar the most comparable would be the ZAD80 or ZAD900 which are right hand only.

What's your favorite part about this guitar?
Hands down it would be the action. Very nice and easy to play. After the purchase I received a link to some videos from Denny Zager and it was clear that our playing styles were not the same. I like my firm pick and although his picks play well with the extra light strings I didn't like the sound of the pick on the strings. The ZAD20CDLH is bright and loud and the acoustics are very nice. Yes, it is a Sigma Martin made in Indonesia but it is not just another cheap guitar. It has customized bracing and the solid sitka top is thin enough for great resonance. The first thing I noticed about the guitar was the projection... Unlike other guitars I've owned the back and side are relatively silent while the sound resonates richly from the top. When playing standing up it doesn't sound like it has much volume but it does. Really nice volume to the people in front of you. In the future I plan on installing a JLD bridge system to support the custom bracing and top and experiment with various gauge strings.

If you didn't know the price of this guitar what would you estimate the price to be?
I was worth what I paid for it... No complaints. $640.00 + $95.00 case + $40.00 shipping

How would you rate customer support?
They did good - Dennis Jr did the sales questions and Jillian handled the emails after the purchase. Jillian was very helpful...

Would you recommend this guitar to others…if so why?
Yes, I would... But there are some things purchasers need to know. Don't do anything to the guitar if your thinking you might want to use their money back guarantee. Zager guitars don't have a front strap peg. Don't add one or you won't be able to get a refund. Also the lifetime guarantee doesn't cover heavier gauge strings - only the gauge of the strings that come with the guitar. Like other guitar manufacturers heat and humidity are not covered in the warranty. Zager guitars are customized and delicate instruments and although they are well built they're not your usual Yamaha tank. I highly recommend a good quality case. Zager sells one that also comes with a humidity meter inside the storage compartment.

Additional comments:
Dennis Jr would make a good politician. lol So don't settle with the normal sales pitch. Ask questions till you are satisfied. He will answer you truthfully when pressed.



zad20
Zager EZ-Play ZAD20 Acoustic Natural


Zager EZ-Play ZAD20 Acoustic Natural
Steve Rosenthal <stros29@msn.com>
Model: zad20

How did you hear about this brand?
Actually on ebay. A ZAD-20 was being offered.

How does this guitar compare with your old guitar, other guitars, or guitars you've tried in stores?
My other guitar is a Martin DC 16o gte, and the new one a ZAD-20. Both guitars were set up well. Their playability is similar, but the Zager wins in this department by a small edge. One of the endosers of the Zager was "Doc" Holiday. He owns a recording studio and made mention that the Zager is the best recording guitar. I just did a side by side comparison while recording. By a small difference the Zager did record better without my attempting to make adjustments to either guitar. The Zager has a much brighter sound to it, probably why it recorded so well. When sitting down, on my couch to play, the warmth of the Martin is my preference here. Considering the cost of the two guitars, Zager at $495.00 and the Martin at $1720.00 the Zager wins the event.

What's your favorite part about this guitar?
It is nice to play and it looks good. The shape of the head and Zager name tag makes it looks like a Martin.

If you didn't know the price of this guitar what would you estimate the price to be?
I'd have a tough time comparing this to other guitars to come up with like prices, I've never played other brands. I was always a Martin fan. Zager has taken a place right up there though.

How would you rate customer support?
The support at Zager has been terrific. The Zager Team is quick with responses and support for everything asked of them.

Would you recommend this guitar to others…if so why?
I would. For the $200.00 dollars, the ZAD 20, the guitar I purchased is a winner. I beleive the woods get better as the price goes up and that would enhace the sound od the instrument.

Additional comments:
Team Zager is just terrific.



zad80ce
Zager EZ-Play ZAD80CE Acoustic Electric


R. Berke <rmblsb@optonline.net>
Model: zad80ce

How did you hear about this brand?
I was searching the internet for Martin guitars and this brand came up as comparable to Martin.

How does this guitar compare with your old guitar, other guitars, or guitars you've tried in stores?
Much easier to play then my Yamaha. After playing my Zager for the past two months, I took a trip to our local guitar store and sat and played Gibsons, C.F. Martin, and Takamine. Although each has variances with sound and handling, my Zager was as good and in most cases better.

What's your favorite part about this guitar?
I love the sound that comes from this guitar. Play-ability is great as I am 54 and have arthritis in my hands.

If you didn't know the price of this guitar what would you estimate the price to be?
I would compare it to the $2000 range guitars.

How would you rate customer support?
I have not had to use customer support.

Would you recommend this guitar to others…if so why?
Yes. I't just perfect in every way.

Additional comments:
The best compliment I can give to my Zager comes from my son who also plays. After having my guitar for a few weeks, he came into my room where I was playing and said "I have never heard you play the guitar so much."



zad20
Zager EZ-Play ZAD20 Acoustic Natural


Joe
Model: zad20

How did you hear about this brand?
I saw a commerical on RFD tv.

How does this guitar compare with your old guitar, other guitars, or guitars you've tried in stores?
The Zad20 is so much easier to play and the sound is far better then the one I played the music stores.

What's your favorite part about this guitar?
It's really easy to play for an older player arthtritis in his hands.

If you didn't know the price of this guitar what would you estimate the price to be?
Over $1000.00 or more.

How would you rate customer support?
Excellent

Would you recommend this guitar to others…if so why?
Yes,I already have had a friend of my mine check it out.He said he would order his own.

Additional comments:
I could not put it down I must have played for three hours last not.



zad20emahogany
Zager EZ-Play ZAD20E Acoustic Electric African Mahogany


Mike Delaney <m_delaney@comcast.net>
Model: zad20emahogany

How did you hear about this brand?
Was searching eBay for Martins and came across the Zager listings.

How does this guitar compare with your old guitar, other guitars, or guitars you've tried in stores?
There is no comparison to my old guitar, which is an acoustic Fender. The Zager has much more depth to its sound and much better action.

What's your favorite part about this guitar?
It would be hard to single out a favorite part. There are so many things I like about this guitar, to pick one would be impossible. The nice action, the totally awesome sound, the attention to detail...it's the total package.

If you didn't know the price of this guitar what would you estimate the price to be?
This is a $1600 guitar by any stretch.

How would you rate customer support?
Customer support was great. Any questions I had were met with an almost immediate response by email.

Would you recommend this guitar to others…if so why?
I would recommend this guitar to anybody looking to move up to a quality guitar, but doesn't have a bucket full of cash to spend. They can get the same quality and sound of a much more expensive guitar at about half the price.

Additional comments:
One feature that encouraged me to order this guitar was the liberal return policy. I'm glad to say "Sorry Denny. You're not gettin' this one back. It's staying right here in Sonoma."



zad80ce
Zager EZ-Play ZAD80CE Acoustic Electric


Robert Kaiser <kathy.kaiser@hotmail.com>
Model: zad80ce

How did you hear about this brand?
Internet

How does this guitar compare with your old guitar, other guitars, or guitars you've tried in stores?
I bought a ZAD80CE about a year ago. It plays so much easier than any other guitar I have ever had, including a Martin. It is very easy on the fingers. I can play for 2 or 3 hours and could not before.

What's your favorite part about this guitar?
Ease of playing and sound. It is a very beautiful guitar. I play guitar with an accordion band so I need a strong bass. The sound is awesome and electronics work very well. No feedback that I have experienced in the past. Wonderful guitar!!

If you didn't know the price of this guitar what would you estimate the price to be?
More than I paid for it for sure!

How would you rate customer support?
I have not had any problems, but all my questions have been answered promptly.

Would you recommend this guitar to others…if so why?
Yes,Yes!!! For all the reasons I have described. If some thing would happen to my zad80ce I would get another one.

Additional comments:
I sure would love for you to build a 12 string like this zad80ce for me. Thanks! Robert Kaiser



zad20
Zager EZ-Play ZAD20 Acoustic Natural


David Gorny <dgorny@charter.net>
Model: zad20

How did you hear about this brand?
Internet research

How does this guitar compare with your old guitar, other guitars, or guitars you've tried in stores?
There is no comparison. I recently returned another guitar that was given to me as a gift because the action was ridiculously high making the guitar virtually unplayable. This particular guitar was rated as one of the best available under $200. Unfortunately it did not live up to its rating. On the other hand, the ZAD 20 is everything it is advertized to be and more. It is extremely easy to play and sounds great.

What's your favorite part about this guitar?
As a beginner, I appreciate how easy this guitar is to play compared to others I have tried.

If you didn't know the price of this guitar what would you estimate the price to be?
$1,000.

How would you rate customer support?
Unbelievable. All of my e-mails have been promptly answered.

Would you recommend this guitar to others…if so why?
Excellent product, outstanding customer service.

Additional comments:
More businesses should try to operate the way you run your company. Congrats on a job well done.



zad80ce
Zager EZ-Play ZAD80CE Acoustic Electric


Topper Hobbs <topperhobbs@yahoo.com>
Model: zad80ce

How did you hear about this brand?
Highend used guitar shop.

How does this guitar compare with your old guitar, other guitars, or guitars you've tried in stores?
It is the guitar that would have been custom built for me.

What's your favorite part about this guitar?
bright sound

If you didn't know the price of this guitar what would you estimate the price to be?
$ 1700.00

How would you rate customer support?
Bought it used.

Would you recommend this guitar to others…if so why?
No! My technique, speed and lack of muscle tension improved. Why help,them play better. Just kidding I have recommended it to several people.

Additional comments:
I would like to have a condenser bender mic in a highend fishman set up.



zad50om
Zager EZ-Play ZAD50 OM Size Acoustic


David Burroughs <kr4yd@yahoo.com>
Model: zad50om

How did you hear about this brand?
Online on eBay in 2008.

How does this guitar compare with your old guitar, other guitars, or guitars you've tried in stores?
I am actually a hobby luthier. This guitar I have had for 3 years and is the only guitar that I did not build myself that I will not part with. All other of the shelf guitars I had have been sold. The ZAD20 I play in church 3 or more times a week and will not part with it. It just gets better with age.

What's your favorite part about this guitar?
Plays great and the sound is incredible, I will put it up against any of the shelf guitar around.

If you didn't know the price of this guitar what would you estimate the price to be?
$1500 or more

How would you rate customer support?
great

Would you recommend this guitar to others…if so why?
yes




zad80ceom
Zager EZ-Play ZAD80CE OM Size Acoustic Electric


Jay Streckfuss <Streckfussj@yahoo.com>
Model: zad80ceom

How did you hear about this brand?
I was reading a story about custom set-ups on Martin guitars. The Zager name and reputation stuck in my head. I bought my guitar in Humble, Texas, when I was looking at a Guild. The Zager 80, was hanging right next to it. All I had to do was hold it, and I knew it was something special.

How does this guitar compare with your old guitar, other guitars, or guitars you've tried in stores?
The neck and fretboard are the work of an expert, a talented master.

What's your favorite part about this guitar?
The neck, absolutely. Visually, the binding and attention to detail are striking. But, in a dark room, it's the neck, and of course, the sound!

If you didn't know the price of this guitar what would you estimate the price to be?
A couple thousand, minimum. There are certainly more expensive instruments, out there, but it's doubtful, if there are many that are better.

How would you rate customer support?
I've not needed them yet. But, I'm betting that if the Zagers put the same effort into Customer Support that they do the guitars, it's ginna be a good experience.

Would you recommend this guitar to others…if so why?
Read the above. This guitar sings. It has a soul. They'll still be talking about these guitars in the year 2525. Count on it.

Additional comments:
I got it in my head to start asking Texas songwriters to sign my guitar. (it already had Denny's autograph on the back) This guitar has never failed to get compliments. It stands out from the rest of the crowd.



zad80ceom
Zager EZ-Play ZAD80CE OM Size Acoustic Electric


R.D. <rdmanalili58@aol.com>
Model: zad80ceom

How did you hear about this brand?
You tube,watching acoustic guitar players.

How does this guitar compare with your old guitar, other guitars, or guitars you've tried in stores?
Gibson,Martin, and Yamahas are great, but Zager guitars are the best! to own one of their high- end guitars I have to pay triple for what I paid for my Zager guitar.However,the playability of Zager is three times better than any of those I mentioned.

What's your favorite part about this guitar?
The beauty, the quality, but to me the playability is now my top priority.When I play my other acoustics I can't play for more than thirty minutes then I have to stop because my fingers are hurting.Playing my new Zager is a breeze.It's really true a very easy to play guitar.the only thing it doesn' do is play itself.

If you didn't know the price of this guitar what would you estimate the price to be?
2500-3000$

How would you rate customer support?
The best in the whole wide world.First I'm so reluctant to buy online because I like to see and play the guitar first to avoid all the hassles and so fort.But they only sell their guitars online so there's no other choice.Their one hundred percent money back guaranteed is what made me to go for it.When I e-mailed Dennis Jr. the guitar I want he responded to me within minutes.He told me it's considered done.And within four days I received my new Zager guitar.plus all the goodies included in the package such as t-shirt, picks,strings,certificate of authenticity and the big plus is Denny Zager's picture holding and fine tuning my guitar.I feel like a rock star and he is my guitar tech,lol.I'm very happy to all the help and support they provided me and I'm now Zager's customer for life.

Would you recommend this guitar to others…if so why?
I recommend Zager guitars for beginners to pro.for beginners you will be inspired to learn and play because of the excellent playability and quality of this instruments.The pro will really enjoy the full potential of this magnificent instrument especially If you play lead.If you're a guitar player you will know what I mean.

Additional comments:
When Denny Zager put his signature on these guitars,I just knew that he put his heart and soul in making them.A beautiful work of art.The beauty,playability and quality speaks for itself.My search is over,I finally found my perfect acoustic electric guitar.A million thanks to Zager company and crew.



zad50ceom
Zager EZ-Play ZAD50CE OM Size Acoustic Electric


Koichi Watanabe
Model: zad50ceom

How did you hear about this brand?
Internet

How does this guitar compare with your old guitar, other guitars, or guitars you've tried in stores?
It is really easy to play and sound is clear than other famous brand guitar such as Yamaha and Martine. Also Even my guitar's material spruce, the sound is not sharp sound. just like cedar wood sound. and when I play cutting chords, tone balance is really good.

What's your favorite part about this guitar?
Sound

If you didn't know the price of this guitar what would you estimate the price to be?
It does not matter price. It is priceless. It is my treasure.

How would you rate customer support?
Excellent customer support!

Would you recommend this guitar to others…if so why?
yes.






Rodel <rdmanalili58@aol.com>

How did you hear about this brand?
By watching Acoustic guitar player on you tube.

How does this guitar compare with your old guitar, other guitars, or guitars you've tried in stores?
Gibsons and Martins are great, but Zager guitars are the best! to own one of their high end guitars, I have to play triple for what I paid for my Zager guitar.

What's your favorite part about this guitar?
The neck, the smoothnes and evennes from the first fret all the way down towards the upper register is unrivaled.Denny used his own formula I called it the magic of string science. It's really true a very easy to play guitar. the only thing it doesn't do is play itself.

If you didn't know the price of this guitar what would you estimate the price to be?
The beauty and playability in my estimate is $2500-$3000 dollars.

How would you rate customer support?
The best in the whole wide world. at first I'm reluctant to buy online because I like to see and play the guitar first to avoid all the hassles and so fort. but I had no other choice because they only sell it online.I decided to go for it. when I told Dennis what type and model of guitar I wanted, he told me it's considered done.and within four days time frame I received the guitar.Dennis is like your personal tour guide, he will walk you thru from the start to finish and provide all the information you need.

Would you recommend this guitar to others…if so why?
I recommend Zager guitars from beginner to pro. for beginners you will be inspired to play and learn because of the excellent sound and playability.the pro will really enjoy the guitar's full potential especially if you play lead.If you're guitar player you will know what I mean.

Additional comments:
When Dennis Zager put his signature on these guitars, I just knew he put his heart and soul in making these incredible instruments.the beauty and playability speaks for itself. I'm very happy and proud owner of Zager guitar.what a beautiful work of art.my search is over, I finally found my perfect acoustic electric guitar.



zad20e
Zager EZ-Play ZAD20E Acoustic Electric Natural


John <johnlorenzo@sbcglobal.net>
Model: zad20e

How did you hear about this brand?
While surfing the net, I ran across guitars advertised as "EZ play" modified, and "Zager String Science". I looked into Zager, and found the Zager website. The sheer number of positive testimonials convinced me to buy straight from the guy who invented the string science.

How does this guitar compare with your old guitar, other guitars, or guitars you've tried in stores?
Well, it ranks way above any guitar I've ever owned in all areas. Comparing it to the dream guitars that I'd played in stores (and couldn't afford), I'd say it is just as good as a very few, or better than all the rest I've tried. I've always loved the high tones of a Martin, and this guitar matches them. The reason I've never bought a Martin is that I felt the mid-range and lows were weak. I was going to buy a Yamaha, because they are so warm in those areas, but my Zager has the warm lows to go with the bright highs. It's the best of both worlds!

What's your favorite part about this guitar?
Gosh, how about EVERYTHING?!?!?! Besides the beautiful range, the workmanship is evident, it is truly SO EASY to play, the finish is gorgeous!!! I also felt that the service I got from the Zagers was superb! The lifetime guarantee is also very comforting.

If you didn't know the price of this guitar what would you estimate the price to be?
This guitar is far superior to anything in the $1,000 price range. I would guess it to be in the $1,200 to $1,500 range. If I didn't know about wood, I would have guessed even higher!

How would you rate customer support?
First rate. I believe I asked, via e-mail, 3 questions of Dennis, and the longest it took him to respond was 20 minutes!!!!!

Would you recommend this guitar to others…if so why?
Definitely!!! I doubt I will ever buy another guitar for myself, but I have two accomplished guitarists in the family who keep trying to play mine (even though they have their own, more expensive guitars already), so I'm sure I'll probably be getting Zagers for them also. I played this guitar, unamplified, at a church that seats 1,200 people, and after the service, the guitarists in the congregation came to the choir loft and asked to try it. I think the guitar recommends itself!

Additional comments:
I've had it for 5 days now, and haven't stopped playing it, and my calluses are softening instead of hardening!



zad80ce
Zager EZ-Play ZAD80CE Acoustic Electric


Charlie Foster <ccfvbf@comcast .net>
Model: zad80ce

How did you hear about this brand?
eBay and internet

How does this guitar compare with your old guitar, other guitars, or guitars you've tried in stores?
Similar in respect to cost, but the set up on the Zager was sweet, straight out of the box.

What's your favorite part about this guitar?
The neck and playability. However, I would prefer a single or parallel pieced neck and just feel it would serve the upper end aesthics that would sought in upper end guitars

If you didn't know the price of this guitar what would you estimate the price to be?
$1500

How would you rate customer support?
I haven't had to use customer support

Would you recommend this guitar to others…if so why?
Yes, playability is very good. Especially for novice players.




zad20esunburst
Zager EZ-Play ZAD20E Acoustic Electric Vintage Sunburst


Michael Chock <myp-chock@earthlink.net>
Model: zad20esunburst

How did you hear about this brand?
i think i'm an ebay junkie and find myself getting bored and just looking at stuff on ebay all the time............i always had this interest in Martin guitars and other well made guitars...........it was several years ago while surfing on ebay when i somehow hit on Zager guitars and the EZ Play system.........it got me curious and i started reading and thinking about "ease of play"..........

How does this guitar compare with your old guitar, other guitars, or guitars you've tried in stores?
beautiful guitar! you can see the quality put into it................i got the zad20esunburst and the color was a bit similar to the epiphone john lennon model...........but that's where it ends........for me? no comparison...... the zad20esunburst beats the epiphone john lennon model by far.............i've been fortunate to have tried and played a lot of good acoustic guitars in my time and for me this one, the zad20esunburst is staying in my collection for sure......

What's your favorite part about this guitar?
the guitar is beautiful and i think the best part about this guitar is how easy it is to play........i noticed right away how much easier it was on my fingers...........

If you didn't know the price of this guitar what would you estimate the price to be?
if i didn't know the price of the guitar i would estimate that it would be at least a thousand.......

How would you rate customer support?
customer support has been superb! my emails with dennis jr. has been amazing.........over emails it seems like i've known the zager people for a long time............

Would you recommend this guitar to others…if so why?
the guitar is great and the people you are dealing with are first class...........the people have a lot of integrity and come thru............for the type of quality and service, it's really amazing that they can get their guitars out to the public at such a fantastic price.............i would definitely recommend the zager guitar......

Additional comments:
i live in hawaii and the cost of shipping is a big problem here............i opted to have my guitar shipped via usps priority.........i paid for the guitar and shipping but because hawaii is a little bit different they couldn't ship by the agreed upon method...............zager paid out of their pockets the difference in shipping which was about thirty dollars or so...........company has integrity and i really appreciate that...............my next guitar will definitely be a Zager!!



parlorsizemahogany
Zager EZ-Play 4/5 Folk Size Acoustic Mahogany


Ken
Model: parlorsizemahogany

How did you hear about this brand?
I heard about this guitar online, but since I've purchased it, I've worn my t-shirt around, and more and more people relate wonderful experiences with the Zager staff.

How does this guitar compare with your old guitar, other guitars, or guitars you've tried in stores?
The Zager Parlor has a wonderful finish. Its action is likewise excellent, and it has the projection of a full-sized cutaway acoustic. Its tone is likewise nice, and the Zager Parlor is very responsive to touch.

What's your favorite part about this guitar?
It's impossible to pick; I'm amazed at the quality of appearance, the playability and the projection equally.

If you didn't know the price of this guitar what would you estimate the price to be?
$700 ( Easily double what I paid for it )

How would you rate customer support?
From Dennis Jr to Jill, everyone has been wonderful. All my e-mail responses have been within hours, regardless of the day / time I have sent them. No big box store would ever respond as quickly.

Would you recommend this guitar to others…if so why?
I already have ( I've had the guitar for less than a week ). However, I don't need to say anything. I just let my friends play it, and they all become convinced.

Additional comments:
I bought one of the "discount" models. I am unable to find any flaws that I can justify the drop in price. Zager guitars have a high standard of quality, and I am very impressed with my guitar. Thank you, all




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