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I want to buy a cheap and cheerful classical guitar to take into schools when I teach. It needs to be cheap enough that I can not worry about it getting battered (sometimes I have to lend my guitar to students who forgot theirs), but I want it to sound good and have accurate intonation.

I've heard good things about Harley Benton classicals.

I'll probably post a WTB ad too, but if anyone's selling anything feel free to reply below and/or PM me. 
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  • BigLicks67BigLicks67 Frets: 477
    A used Admira Malaga will do the trick.
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  • octatonicoctatonic Frets: 17955
    A used Admira Malaga will do the trick.
    Yup, that would do it.
    Or a Yamaha CG.
    I am the juice of four limes.
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  • meltedbuzzboxmeltedbuzzbox Frets: 7295
    What price is budget?
    The Bigsby was the first successful design of what is now called a whammy bar or tremolo arm, although vibrato is the technically correct term for the musical effect it produces. In standard usage, tremolo is a rapid fluctuation of the volume of a note, while vibrato is a fluctuation in pitch. The origin of this nonstandard usage of the term by electric guitarists is attributed to Leo Fender, who also used the term “vibrato” to refer to what is really a tremolo effect.
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  • Balrog68Balrog68 Frets: 33
    The Valencia range from Muziker are very good. Lovely tone and projection from even the lower end classicals. 
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  • Matt_McGMatt_McG Frets: 64
    The lower end Alhambras are pretty good, too. I have a cedar topped Iberia, and it sounds pretty good. Second hand, not expensive.
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  • streethawkstreethawk Frets: 1520
    I'm also looking for one at the minute. Or a gypsy jazz. I can't decide.

    The Cordoba range are highly thought of. 
    AmberGuitar quality parts for Fender and Gibson
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  • jonnyscaramangajonnyscaramanga Frets: 120
    Thanks for the recommendations everyone.

    I had a deal arranged on an Admira Malaga, but the seller took offence when I asked if the sale included any kind of case. He sent me some rude messages, so I called off the deal. He then proceeded to email me four times in the space of 11 minutes telling me what a bounder and a cad I am. If he'd made it five I would've reported him to Gumtree for harassment.

    So, long story short, I'm back in the used classical market! I was going to pay £120 for the Admira, so that's the price range I'm looking at.
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