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Finally - 12 string NGD!!! 8 Replies

Started by Martin van Dooremalen. Last reply by Martin van Dooremalen Jul 27.

GAS-sing for a 12 string 17 Replies

Started by Martin van Dooremalen. Last reply by Mark C Jul 25.

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Comment by FloridaGull 3 hours ago
Congrats Phil! Play her in good health!
Comment by Dave Fengler 7 hours ago

Don't forget the pictures!!!

Comment by Phil Manuel 7 hours ago
Comment by Phil Manuel just now
Thanks Dave.

Just noticed my error, the neck width Is 1 7/8"! Looks like laminated mahogany sides. It's pretty light for a 12-string. Just running through my rep of 12-string tunes and having fun. Playing a 12-string does require more hand strength to play clean chords. Man, it's probably gonna make playing 6- string easier.
Comment by Dave Fengler 8 hours ago

Congrats!  A 12 string is fun once in a while.

Comment by Phil Manuel 8 hours ago
Well it's NGD For me. Made the trade for a Fender DG-14S/12. My old friend Ray had it set up pretty well, it's not got a 1 7/8" neck width, but seems to feel really well in my hands. Sound and build quality are pretty good for an inexpensive 12-string. Sitka spruce top, mahogany back and sides.

The label indicates it was manufactured in China. Don't know much more It sounds good to me, plays well, and I know I'll play it more than the banjo.
Comment by michael schwartz on August 7, 2014 at 9:18am

trying to add more to my page, but its a slow going.It'll show it next to a newer one for contrast.

Comment by michael schwartz on August 7, 2014 at 9:17am

Comment by FloridaGull on August 7, 2014 at 8:15am
But - we can't tell how it looks... ;-(

I'll bet it has a nicely developed color in the top... ;-)
Comment by michael schwartz on August 7, 2014 at 6:02am

new addition came yesterday...1969 D12-20. it sounds even better than it looks!!

I'm a happy(lucky) Guy

Comment by FloridaGull on August 5, 2014 at 12:41pm

A hardshell case for my Giannini Craviola 12-string came to the lab when I was out yesterday (Monday)!

 

Seems to fit well...

 

Made by TKL in Canada - now I have a Brazilian guitar in a Canadian case! ;-)

 

And, my wife and I got new tie-dye shirts in Cocoa Beach!

 

 

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