The First Act ME447 Designer Double Cutaway Electric Guitar features a custom solid body with a double cutaway design that delivers a warm and brilliant sound. With a maple neck and rosewood fingerboard, the ME447 is both sturdy and stylish.
The company has received much criticism from music educators who claim that First Act band instruments, targeted at beginning students, are of low quality, are irreparable, and that replacement parts are difficult to acquire. In 2003, First Act instruments filed a lawsuit against music retailer , who published a list of instrument brand names, including First Act, they perceived to be low quality, calling them "Instrument Shaped Objects." The lawsuit was settled with First Act receiving $16.7 million.