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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 JR Boyette on January 31, 2012 at 1:41pm

I saw on pickers last night they found a ladies archtop circa 1935 Martin and bought it for $100. Had it appraised for $300 by parting it out. Wonder what it would have cost to restore? The appraiser said it would be 10 plus thousand in pristine shape. Any comments ? Any body see the show? The owner said he "found " it in a field lol. They don't throw those things out around here......

Comment by FloridaGull on January 31, 2012 at 1:41pm

$2659 at Musician's Buy...and even this Larrivee has a 1 11/16" nut!

http://www.musiciansbuy.com/LARRIVEE_D_10E_ROSEWOOD_DELUXE_W_FREE_0...

And, here's the specs from Larrivee:

http://www.larrivee.com/instruments/acoustics/10/D10E.php

 

Comment by FloridaGull on January 31, 2012 at 1:34pm

Alas, that would not be me... :-(

 

Comment by Jud Hair on January 31, 2012 at 12:58pm

That Larrivee retails for $4,000 new ... street would probably be at least $3,000.  $1,700 used sounds like a pretty sweet price for the person who happens to have that kinda cash in their gear fund!

Comment by FloridaGull on January 31, 2012 at 10:06am

Here's a Larrivee on my local Craigslist:

http://treasure.craigslist.org/msg/2826589505.html

and the ad:

Larrivee Guitar - $1700 (Vero Beach, FL)


Date: 2012-01-30, 7:40PM EST
Reply to: sale-cuwhq-2826589505@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]


Larrivee D10-e Acoustic Guitar. Top of their line! 1998. Beautiful inlays around the body and sound hole. Great and tactful neck inlays too! Has a factory-installed internal pickup. Sounds great plugged in or pure acoustic. Rosewood back and sides.

  • Location: Vero Beach, FL
  • it's NOT ok to contact this poster with services or other commercial interests

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All I know is that people seem to like Larrivee's...enjoy!


Comment by Edward Sparks on January 21, 2012 at 6:05am

Hi Michael,

I am not an OM player, but I sure love them!  I have a friend with a Boulder Creek dreadnaught size six string with the side hole...I am not sure if they are all like that...and it sounds great!  I believe that OM's are built for fingerstyle playing too and the width of the fingerboard is a bit wider to accommodate the style...that might work in your favor with your hand size...whatever you decide, let us know here what you do!  Thanks, Edward  

Comment by Michael Berish on January 21, 2012 at 12:17am

I have 2 Taylor guitars that I love.  I have a chance to buy a Boulder Creek ECRM6-N All Koa Acoutic/Electric guitar.  I like the sound of a Koa, but don't want to spend 3 or 4 grand on one.  Also, I have never played an OM size guitar.  Does anyone know what this guitar sounds like?  it's only $769.00, so I know it's not Koa anything like a Taylor, but does it sound anything like Koa.  Is it worth the price?  Also, I have big fingers (16 1/2 ring finger and 11 1/2 pinkie).  They're big , but not long.  Will I be able to play an OM type guitar without getting my fingers all in a knot?

Comment by FloridaGull on January 18, 2012 at 5:50am
Perhaps they are a secret stash from Stradivari! ;-)
Comment by Edward Sparks on January 17, 2012 at 5:17pm

Okay, checked out Mermer...

Where is he getting these WOODS!!!  Beautiful!

Comment by Edward Sparks on January 17, 2012 at 5:11pm

FG, that is one beautiful guitar!  I too have never heard of Mermer...maybe I will look them up!  Edward

 

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