Multi-platinum country act Rascal Flatts knows a thing or two about touring, having spent the better part of their 13-year career on the road, so guitarist Joe Don Rooney has had plenty of time to figure out which brand serves his acoustic duties best. Takamine first met Rooney back in 2000 when the then-new band was gearing up for tour #1. Takamines have played a role in Joe Don’s career to one extent or another ever since.