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Concert pitch or lower?

So... Concert pitch or a full step down (the "E" strings tuned to "D")?  Which is best? My inclination is to keep the 12-string tuned down…

Started by Stephen Leigh

9 13 hours ago
Reply by Jim Yates

Any try or use Elixir Nanoweb Phosphor Bronze .010-.047 yet? If so, opinions?

Has anyone tried the new, or relatively new by now since they were introduced earlier this year, Elixir Nanoweb Phosphor Bronze .010-.047 1…

Started by Martin van Dooremalen

4 yesterday
Reply by FloridaGull

Your FIRST 12 string guitar hero or heroine ... what's your story?

All of us, I'm sure, will have our favourite guitarists whom, no doubt, we could list almost ad infinitum but what about favourite 12 strin…

Started by Alan Sturgess

16 Mar 20
Reply by Jim Yates

Hummingbird 12 string and Gibson Restoration

Here are some pictures of ky pickguard.

Started by TheValleyGirl

3 Jul 6, 2015
Reply by Jim Yates

Hummingbird 12 string and Gibson Restoration

Here are some pictures of my pickguard.

Started by TheValleyGirl

1 Jul 6, 2015
Reply by Dave Fengler

What thoughts about or experiences of parlour-sized 12 strings?

Before I expand on the title I've given this thread -  I'm NOT trying to encourage comparisons between parlour 12's with full sized dreadno…

Started by Alan Sturgess

6 May 14, 2015
Reply by Alan Sturgess

thoughts on a new capo

I've heard good things about the Paige 12 string Capo, and I currently have a Kyser.  

Started by michael schwartz

5 Apr 28, 2015
Reply by Robert Williamson

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

19 Apr 27, 2015
Reply by Robert Williamson

Godin 12s....Good or Bad or Ugly?

Hi, New to this group. Love the information and the voices of experience in the discussions. I had the pleasure of 'really playing' a few…

Started by Alan Edmunds

5 Apr 20, 2015
Reply by Robert Williamson

Guild D 125 12 - had anyone tried one?

I have  - yesterday, and was blown away. I don't usually bother with the Chinese guitars when tinkering in a store (Steve's in Toronto), bu…

Started by Patrick Corbett

3 Apr 11, 2015
Reply by Robert Williamson


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