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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" 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 Rich Yunker on Friday

Hi all, I am a very new guitar player but not a very new guy. I have just acquired what I believe to be a Bellini classical guitar. My father in law had it laying in the garage, he passed away few weeks ago, I was out helping my mother in law, she was aware of me learning the guitar, so she sent me home with it.

It is in need of repairs, missing one fret, and the finish lacquer is cracked all over. I dismantled it yesterday and started to refinish, so far the neck is ok, the tuning machines oiled and now seem ok. What I don't know as if this guitar holds any collector value. It is not my intention to part with it, the guitar when done will be around the house and another way to remember my father in law.

Comment by Michael S. Jackson on April 10, 2014 at 2:38pm

Ted - I'm looking forward to seeing the "after" photos.


Comment by Ted Hechtman on April 9, 2014 at 10:03am

It seems that all the pieces are there.

Comment by Ted Hechtman on April 9, 2014 at 10:01am

Yes I do. The idea that something so unique could end up in a campfire is terrible. I will do my best. Should take the entire summer...and fall...and maybe winter.

Comment by FloridaGull on April 9, 2014 at 6:32am

Well, it is certainly interesting.  Ted, if there were no writing on it, and the back and neck were not split, I would have bid myself... ;-)

You plan to fix it?

Comment by Alfred Tirella on April 9, 2014 at 6:05am

Sorry guys, I was looking at that fretboard all wrong.  Must have got up on the wrong side of the bed that day.     : )

Comment by michael schwartz on April 9, 2014 at 5:38am

Lefty?? If you held the guitar the right handed way, the writing would be correct, not upside down, and seeing my friend's Spanish Jazz guitar last week the extended fretboard was closer to his lap(bottom)

Comment by FloridaGull on April 9, 2014 at 5:33am

I don't think it is a lefty - unless someone with better eyes than I can see that it is strung the "other" way...

Perhaps a mis-interpretation of the asymmetrical fretboard end?

Comment by Michael S. Jackson on April 8, 2014 at 5:48pm

Guys - I have to ask: What makes this a lefty? Looks like a righty to me... Of course I'm not reading the ad, just looking at the picture.


Comment by FloridaGull on April 8, 2014 at 4:00pm
Ted - I saw that, and thought of you... :-)

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