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Ibanez Model 627-12 1 Reply

Started by Dave Fengler. Last reply by Robert Alan Kershaw Oct 13.

Wilson T-162 12- String 3 Replies

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Goya TS-4 12 String 13 Replies

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Comment by Martin van Dooremalen on September 11, 2014 at 9:56am

Lightweights..........

But I'll be working on getting down to 225 (I'm 6' 2-ish") before I turn 51 in April. My 30 additional pounds are definitely more round belly than muscle.

Comment by FloridaGull on September 11, 2014 at 5:34am

I usually hover between 212-216...probably would be best around 190...for you metric people, that's pounds, not kilograms ;-)

Comment by Dave Fengler on September 10, 2014 at 4:00pm
FG - I am exactly the same height and weight.
Comment by FloridaGull on September 10, 2014 at 2:42pm

Ah - the "Round Belly" - I have a kind of medium-sized one installed at the moment... ;-)

I'm 6'1" - about 215...

Comment by Phil Manuel on September 10, 2014 at 1:35pm
I liked the tone of those Ovations, but the round backs don't work with my "Round Belly". ;-) An Ovation was my stage acoustic back in the day, and worked well standing up with it, though I didn't yet have my "Round Belly" installed yet.
Comment by Phil Manuel on September 10, 2014 at 1:30pm
@FG - all on my iPad Air, which this site or this device won't allow me to upload pics. I'll have take some and upload from my PC. I'm having fun playing it, though tuning, and restringing are a bit of a sweat. Still, I've played it more than any of my other guitars since I got it. Love to play the Travelling Wilburys tune, "Handle With Care" on it, along with some old Bryds and Dylan tunes. ;-)
Comment by FloridaGull on September 10, 2014 at 12:40pm

Phil - where are the pics of your "new" 12 string?

Comment by FloridaGull on September 10, 2014 at 12:39pm

A USA-made Ovation 12-string on Goodwill:

http://www.shopgoodwill.com/auctions/Ovation-12-String-AcousticElec...

Currently $98 - 6 days left - $58 shipping...

Enjoy!

Comment by michael schwartz on September 2, 2014 at 4:11am

Heyya Phil...CONGRATS...I hope you have many hours and years of fun with it!!!

Comment by FloridaGull on September 1, 2014 at 8:52pm
Congrats Phil! Play her in good health!
 

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