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Goya and Levin Guitar Owners

A group for those of us who own and appreciate or don't own and just appreciate Goya and Levin Guitars made in Goteborg Sweden for over 70 years!

Members: 67
Latest Activity: Jun 27

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Bert Berns 1 Reply

The early 1960s minor hit for Gene Pitney: "If I Didn't Have A Dime".  Remember it?https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3-4PzVp_yK8The reason I'm…Continue

Started by norman druker. Last reply by Ben Hershman Jun 27.

Anyone interested? 1966 LM-26 7 Replies

Don't want to get into trouble here, but trying to avoid eBay, so if I've made a mistake please just say and I'll remove the postI'd like to move my guy on to someone that will love him and use…Continue

Started by Leslie Rich. Last reply by Dave G Jun 27.

1966 Levin LM-26 5 Replies

I posted quite some time ago about my Levin and had mentioned I was going to do a little work on him, without ruining his story (IE - trying to make him all original and instead leave the alterations…Continue

Started by Leslie Rich. Last reply by Leslie Rich Jun 18.

Goya GG174 13 Replies

Hi All, first post here. I can't believe I found a forum just for Goya guitars! I've got a GG174 made in 1970. It's in really good shape but needs a neck reset. I'd like to here about anyone else who…Continue

Started by marcus. Last reply by Alexander Hill Jun 14.

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Comment by Ted Hechtman on June 18, 2014 at 11:25am

This is from the Goya/Martin 1976 - 1977 Catalog.

Comment by Ted Hechtman on June 17, 2014 at 3:56pm

Comment by Ted Hechtman on June 17, 2014 at 3:56pm

Comment by Ted Hechtman on June 17, 2014 at 3:55pm

Comment by Ted Hechtman on June 17, 2014 at 3:55pm

So I bought the guitar in the video down there by accident. By that I mean that I saw it on Ebay and wondered how much people thought it would be worth being a not really Goya. So I put up 75 bucks. And no one else put up any more than that. Now I'm guessing it was because the listing said that there was a bridge pin broken and stuck in the bridge. Maybe. I got it. It arrived today and it took me ten minutes to drill the thing out. The strings were really old and dirty and I put a set of Martin 12's 10 on the high E. Before that I oiled the fret board and cleaned out the inside and waxed the whole thing. It sounds really great. Now I don't want you to think I'm getting carried away. You know I have too many guitar (I suppose that's true). I have three other 12's. An EKO. A Guild and a real Swedish Goya. This equals them. Even challenges the Guild. I believe it is a solid top. I did that oil the inside of the soundhole thing and it seems that grain is very visible. So this quite a guitar. It isn't really a Goya buy it does no disrespect to the name.

Comment by Ted Hechtman on June 10, 2014 at 8:05pm

Comment by Ted Hechtman on June 10, 2014 at 7:59pm

Comment by Ted Hechtman on June 10, 2014 at 6:09pm

Comment by Ted Hechtman on June 10, 2014 at 6:06pm

I had been watching a Goya Guitar on Ebay. I got a note from Ebay saying that they had found a similar item for me as the one I was looking at sold.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Goya-Foods-Sardines-in-Tomato-Sauce-15-Ounc...

Comment by Jim Yates on May 24, 2014 at 11:12am

I had a Fishman sound hole pick-up installed in my '58 Goya M-26 for my birthday.  Sounds great.

 

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