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Carbon Fiber Guitars

Guitars made out of carbon fiber and other composite materials are more and more popular these days. Many are selling their wood based instruments and going carbon fiber only. If you own such an instrument or want to learn about them, join the group.

Website: http://www.fontlife.com
Location: Raleigh, NC
Members: 15
Latest Activity: May 16

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NGD - Composite Acoustics GX RT

I picked up a used Composite Acoustics GX RT from Craigslist this past week.I've been looking for something along the lines of a "forever guitar" (one that should hold up for as long as I am able to…Continue

Started by Paul Walters May 16.

Adding soundboard transducer to CA guitar

I was going to install a K&K Pure Western Mini soundboard transducer to my Composite Acoustics OX model guitar, when I noticed that there is no tail block inside where the end pin hole would have…Continue

Started by Steve Widmeyer Jun 16, 2011.

Composite Acoustics Closes Doors - CA Guitars Being Liquidated 4 Replies

It is confirmed that Composite Acoustics Guitars has shut down their operations. MacNichol Guitars is holding a liquidation sale of their remaining CA Guitars. Here's a copy of their…Continue

Started by Victor Font. Last reply by Victor Font Aug 13, 2010.

EMERALD X-5

Hi everyone. I just wanted to say thanks for the group. I own an Emerald Guitars X-5, and I am pretty impressed with it overall, particularly as it is so small, yet seems to have a stronger sound…Continue

Started by David Lesak Apr 19, 2010.

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Comment by Mark Bedard on November 22, 2011 at 6:57am

Hi All, just joined up on this group, as I've recently delved into the Carbon Fiber world! Been a long time Ovation fan, and just picked up my first Adamas, a 2000 Millennium limited edition. Carbon Fiber/spruce top, planetary inlays (when there were still 9 known planets), OP-Pro electronics, 5 piece maple neck, rare wood epaulets, the thing is a beauty! Only 75 were made to celebrate the turn of the millennium.

She sounds as good as she looks:

 

Comment by Steve Widmeyer on April 15, 2010 at 5:25pm
It's really a shame that Composite Acoustics has closed its doors. They made a really good carbon fiber guitar--better, in my view, than Rainsong, which always seemed to me to more or less use wood technology (bracing, number of pieces, etc.) to build CF instruments.
 

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