Fender Paramount PM-3 Review


The Fender Paramount PM-3 is a great mid level guitar priced under $700 with a value well over 1k.

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Fender usually ranks well amongst best guitars, but let’s see how this Paramount PM-3 model compares for best acoustic-electric guitars…

Fender Paramount PM-3 Review

Acoustic-Electric Guitar Features:

  • Mahogany back and sides
  • Grade “A” Sitka spruce top
  • The Mahogany neck 
  • Ebony fingerboard
  • Fishman-designed preamp

Mirroring high end acoustic guitar and mid level prices the PM-3 has a rich warm tone that is strong and balanced designed for a comfortable play and sharp attack.

An ideal guitar for the professional singer songwriter, the PM-3 carries a big sound in a guitar that is not quite as big as a full sized dreadnought guitar but more of regular guitar than that of the parlor guitars. If the price is out of your budget, Fender makes a cheaper model that we discuss in our Fender FA100 review.


9.6 Expert Score

While the Fender electric guitar dominates the brands reputation in the best of ways, the Fender acoustic guitar line is becoming every more impressive, especially with the Paramount PM-3 Standard.

  • It's a beautifully crafted guitar creating a great value well under $1000
  • The smaller size makes this an option for kids and beginner guitarist that will have an easier time working their way around the guitar without being a "tiny" guitar
  • The amount of finish Fender uses on this guitar affects the resonance in a way that cheats the guitar of its full potential

Price history for Fender Paramount PM-3 Acoustic Guitar - Triple-0 Body Style - Ovangkol Fingerboard - Natural
Latest updates:
  • 882.93 - October 13, 2022
  • 918.96 - September 15, 2022
  • 865.10 - August 31, 2022
  • 864.54 - July 26, 2022
  • 864.64 - July 25, 2022
  • 864.91 - July 23, 2022
  • 865.06 - July 21, 2022
Since: June 11, 2022
  • Highest Price: 970.91 - June 11, 2022
  • Lowest Price: 864.54 - July 26, 2022