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My "twins" 4 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 Marty Apr 8.

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 FloridaGull on June 23, 2014 at 12:31pm

And, a Goya G-17 on Goodwill:

http://www.shopgoodwill.com/auctions/Goya-Acoustic-Guitar-Model-G-1...

Currently $47.00 - 3 days left - $53.57 shipping...

Enjoy!

Ted - a REAL Goya! ;-)

Comment by FloridaGull on June 23, 2014 at 12:19pm

A Hofner (no umlaut on my keyboard) on Goodwill:

http://www.shopgoodwill.com/auctions/Hofner-Acoustic-Guitar-1692587...

Currently $34.01 - 1 day left - $43.12 shipping...

Enjoy!

Comment by Ted Hechtman on June 17, 2014 at 3:58pm

Comment by Ted Hechtman on June 17, 2014 at 3:58pm

Comment by Ted Hechtman on June 17, 2014 at 3:58pm

Comment by Ted Hechtman on June 17, 2014 at 3:57pm

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 1:09pm

Just wrote this to Guild.

Listen...you make nice guitars and they have the name Guild on them but they are not really Guild as the only tradition being followed is the Logo and the model numbers. I mean...who is the next owner going to be? Guild - Fender - Cordoba....Mattel??

Comment by Ted Hechtman on May 14, 2014 at 6:31pm

No. I work in the Library but I have been writing one way or another for years. I even had a column in Philadelphia for quite some quite some time ago in first a paper called The Welcomat and then in the Philadelphia City Paper. Thank you again for your kind words. It is why I am more of a lyricist then a complete songwriter. But I get by on minimal melodies.

Comment by FloridaGull on May 14, 2014 at 5:00pm

Do you teach English or Poetry?

Comment by Ted Hechtman on May 14, 2014 at 4:50pm

Yes I did. Today during my lunch break here at Brooklyn College. Thank you.

 

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