Cort Gold-OC6 review

An all-solid OM acoustic that's Fishman-powered, feature-packed, with a price that won’t break your heart...

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Guitar World Verdict

An incredibly well-appointed acoustic for the price. The narrow nut won't be to everyone's tastes, but there's a lot to like here.


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    Well-thought-out construction.

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    Good sounds with great onstage potential.

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    All-solid woods? Impressive spec for the money.

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    Gigbag included.


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    That narrow nut might be an annoyance to some fingerstylists.

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Once upon a time an acoustic maker who spec’d out its instruments with the ‘all-solid woods’ merit badge to the forefront could be king or queen of the heap. 

But times have changed and conservation now rules the roost, meaning that now some of the six-string formulae of yore are considered to be all but invalid. 

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David Mead

With over 30 years’ experience writing for guitar magazines, including at one time occupying the role of editor for Guitarist and Guitar Techniques, David is also the best-selling author of a number of guitar books for Sanctuary Publishing, Music Sales, Mel Bay and Hal Leonard. As a player he has performed with blues sax legend Dick Heckstall-Smith, played rock ’n’ roll in Marty Wilde’s band, duetted with Martin Taylor and taken part in charity gigs backing Gary Moore, Bernie Marsden and Robbie McIntosh, among others. An avid composer of acoustic guitar instrumentals, he has released two acclaimed albums, Nocturnal and Arboretum.