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For those who own one or more Martin guitars, those who want to own a Martin, or those who just like talking about Martins

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Comment by Edward Sparks on March 1, 2012 at 6:13am

Yeah, I think it's John Mellencamp who has a roughly drawn eagle on his vintage Gibson!!!  Arrrgh!

Comment by Bob Crain on March 1, 2012 at 2:10am

and loose the hat

Comment by Edward Sparks on February 29, 2012 at 12:28pm

Somebody needs to tell Brett Dennen that no matter who you are, it's not cool to draw an elephant on your MARTIN!!!

Comment by Edward Sparks on February 26, 2012 at 5:18pm

Yep, mine was wide and flat too, but I liked the spacing between the string sets because, believe it or not, I liked to fingerpick it with metal fingerpicks and a plastic thumbpick. I sold it a long time ago to raise cash to buy an acoustic bass.  The Guild jumbo 12 I have now is like it was, but with a curved fingerboard! Mine was an FG260...here is a picture of it and my Guild I now play, and lastly, my Martin D28-12:

Comment by Kent Babcock on February 26, 2012 at 3:50pm

my buddy has a Yamaha 12 string (seems like it's a 312 or something like that.)  Sounds great, but the fretboard feels as wide as a carrier deck.  Still, I love playing it when I can.

Comment by Edward Sparks on February 26, 2012 at 3:38pm

I had a 1970's Yamaha 12 string...all solid wood, loved the sound at the time just not the slotted headstock!!! Edward

Comment by michael schwartz on February 26, 2012 at 2:57pm

its a 1986 model. I was looking for a bolder sound than my new Seagull S12 has. I needed to replace the 1968 Yamaha 12 string I've had since I was a kid.

Comment by Edward Sparks on February 26, 2012 at 2:20pm

Just found this one line at Elderly, but it is sold!!!

http://www.elderly.com/items/26U-1358.htm

Comment by Edward Sparks on February 26, 2012 at 2:18pm

Michael, you are an OFFICIAL MEMBER now!  What is a D12-2832???  I have a 1980 D-28-12 string and it is getting a neck reset right now because the previous owner kept it tuned to concert pitch with light gauge strings.  When I get it back I plan to string it with lights again but keep it tuned a whole step down.  SO, post some pic and info on your new 12 string!!!  Thanks, Edward 

Comment by Robin June Nakkula on February 26, 2012 at 1:39pm

What year is that D12-2832?

 

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