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I have a confession to make - I prefer to play my 12-strings tuned down one step, while using a capo on the second fret...

Recently, I changed strings on my Guild GAD F212 and, since it has dual truss rods and is certainly not underbuilt, I thought I'd tune it t…

Started by FloridaGull

16 on Wednesday
Reply by John Wilson

NGD for me! 2011 Guild GAD F212 has flown south from NJ...

Well, my wonderful wife told me that I should get myself something nice as a celebration of my child support payments ending just before Ch…

Started by FloridaGull

12 on Wednesday
Reply by John Wilson

Increasing course spacing

On the off-chance I am actually forced to keep the Fender Hellcat 12, I wanted to consider the possibile solution to my dislike of the fing…

Started by Robert Williamson

15 Mar 13
Reply by Antonio Cotichini

Ibanez Model 627-12

I just finished fixing up an Ibanez 12 string from the 70's. Model 627-12.  Any clue how to figure out when it was made?  Serial number 770…

Started by Dave Fengler

1 Oct 13, 2014
Reply by Robert Alan Kershaw

Wilson T-162 12- String

Latest acquisition, an early 70's Wilson 12-string. The Wilson line was imported into the US from Japan and primarily made by the H. Yairi…

Started by jack stepick

3 Sep 25, 2014
Reply by FloridaGull

Goya TS-4 12 String

My latest acquisition, a 1964 vintage Goya 12 string. Solid spruce top, solid maple sides and back, with solid mahogany neck. I've replaced…

Started by jack stepick

13 Sep 16, 2014
Reply by jack stepick

Finally - 12 string NGD!!!

Well actually it was about 6 weeks ago but just getting around to posting it now; I've been busy enlarging the callouses on my fingers. :)…

Started by Martin van Dooremalen

8 Jul 27, 2014
Reply by Martin van Dooremalen

GAS-sing for a 12 string

Almost a year ago now I was able to treat myself to a new Seagull Maritime SWS thanks to a bonus that came my way. It looks like I may be f…

Started by Martin van Dooremalen

17 Jul 25, 2014
Reply by Mark C

A deal fell through so my search for a 12'er continues

A few weeks ago I had almost closed a deal on a brand new 2014 Breedlove Studio 12. I was getting pretty pumped but the Breedlove artist/de…

Started by Martin van Dooremalen

11 Apr 18, 2014
Reply by Thom

octave strings' height

Keep in mind that I have not touched a 12 string since the 70's. This question maybe dumb. I noticed on my new 12 that around the sound hol…

Started by Robert Williamson

4 Apr 7, 2014
Reply by Robert Williamson


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