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Do you collect guitars? Do you have a collection? Would you like to collect guitars? Do you want to look at pictures of other people's collections? Well then this is the group to do it in!

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My "twins" 12 Replies

Here is a side-by-side photo of my "twins," a 1970 D-35S and a 1974 D-28.Continue

Started by Alan Land. Last reply by Alan Land Jan 19.

2013 Crossroads Guitar Festival 2 Replies

Not sure where to post this so I chose this group because of some of the interesting guitars at this year's festival. Yes, most of it is electric but there is also a lot of acoustic music on this…Continue

Tags: festival, Clapton, Crossroads

Started by Michael S. Jackson. Last reply by Michael S. Jackson Dec 4, 2013.

Martin J12-65M 1 Reply

anyone have one? I could be lookin'...don't tell my Wife (yet)

Started by michael schwartz. Last reply by michael schwartz Nov 10, 2013.

Seattle Luthier

any suggestions for a well respected luthier in that area?Continue

Started by michael schwartz Sep 1, 2013.

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Comment by michael schwartz on Thursday

Added another 12 string into the mix....yes, my Wife was very supportive in this !!

It's the : Martin 000012-28H AG Arlo Guthrie     A smaller body that's as fun to play as it is too look at.

  sadly, the man who sold it to me called it "MINT',,,the finish crack in the center didn't happen because of shipping, also, who would ship a 12 string with only 8 on it??!! I'm bringing it to an authorized Martin Service person to have it brought to it's finest condition.

 Steer clear of a man named Dannie Powers from Virginia...deceitful description is now going to cost me time and $$

Comment by michael schwartz on February 15, 2015 at 11:33am

very well said, Alan!!  Happy Sunday, Bud...

Comment by Alan Edmunds on February 15, 2015 at 10:58am

Amen Brother Michael....there is something extraordinarily transcendent about music and the emotions it elicits across the human condition.

It comes very close to the experience of giving and receiving love, the most powerful and beguiling of our capacities.

Comment by michael schwartz on February 15, 2015 at 10:41am

Comment by FloridaGull on January 19, 2015 at 10:01am

I also have one that says "How Many Guitars Do You Need?  Just One More..."

Comment by Ted Hechtman on January 19, 2015 at 9:55am

FloridaGull my cousin bought me the same T shirt.    

Comment by FloridaGull on January 19, 2015 at 9:27am

Wolfe Guitars in Jupiter, FL, has good things like that occasionally - http://www.gbase.com/stores/wolfe-guitars/inventory.  You can search all of g-base or Reverb (www.reverb.com) as well...

The best they have right now is a 1971 Martin D-35 - too new for you... ;-)

http://www.gbase.com/gear/martin-d35-1971

1971 Martin D35

1971 Martin D35

Enjoy!

Comment by Alan Edmunds on January 19, 2015 at 9:09am

FG - Figured out that there are thousands of guitars. So, I'm thinking of only pre-1970 Martin dreads. Partly passion, partly investing....want to buy/trade/sell towards owning a nice vintage D model 6-string.

But, the thrill of the hunt is very stimulating/intriguing.

Comment by FloridaGull on January 19, 2015 at 8:49am

Hey Ted - maybe this should be the "flag" for the group...

A True Sentiment...

Comment by FloridaGull on January 19, 2015 at 8:48am

Uh Oh... ;-)

Will your collection have a focus on certain types of instruments?  Is this going to be a more "passionate" collection, or an "investment" collection?

You may need to find a Giannini Craviola - 12 and 6 string steel, and 6 string nylon models - cool shape, comfortable, and somewhat unique!

Giannini Craviola 12-string

 

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