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Comment by Jay P. on February 13, 2011 at 11:45am
Long time fan of Acoustic Guitar, including the "Frets" days; been lurking on the site for some time. Thought I'd pony up with photos of my two Martins. First two are my HD-28, purchased in 1985. Second two are my D-35 purchased around 2000. Love them both. D-35 is upgraded with Gold Schallers.
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Comment by Michael & Kody on February 11, 2011 at 4:29pm
Oh, they wanted some $ for a subscription.....tossed it again!
Comment by Michael & Kody on February 11, 2011 at 4:27pm
Hey, Ed, don't have flashy on my iPad but will check it out when I crank up the desktop! I'd like a copy of one, I'd did just yesterday get something in the mail from Guitar Player, I tossed it, let me pull it out an see....
Comment by Edward Sparks on February 11, 2011 at 2:19pm

Hey, I might get in trouble here, but here goes:


As far as I know, the original FRETS magazine is long gone...there seems to be a new on called FRETS that is published by Guitar Player magazine, but it ain't like the old one!  You can go to the link below and read it or download a free digital version of the best of FRETS from recent's pretty good!  If you decide to download it and read it, let me know what you thought!  Edward 

Here is a link to it...

Comment by Michael S. Jackson on February 11, 2011 at 9:35am
Beautiful guitar! Should you work on your own frets, you might be interested in a recent article by Stewart-MacDonald. They showed how to do this job. I've also done a lot of fret dressing (including the D-41 Special in my pic at left) and would be happy to help if you want. It's not difficult but you need the right tools.
Comment by Michael & Kody on February 11, 2011 at 12:40am
Real nice Mark. Seems like most of the members have the OM 28, I didn't realize it was so popular! You know I like fingerstyle, also, I'm hoping to manage with my D 35...... It has a great low profile neck an barre chords seem relatively easy, sure can tell the fretboard is absolutely straight, flat, sturdy......gotta get those fret wires resolved so I can slide better. Spoke to our local low end music store owner today an she offered to help, but I may di it myself after awhile. I'm thinking, tape on the Boltron trim and a fine finger nail file board type, Mabey 4-5 strokes on each fret wire, seem to be just burrs,,,,,,,or I may head a couple hrs down the road to someone with some hurry, I'm contemplating........I'm happy, all in all though, just one of lifes little annoyances......oh, I got the molded case I wanted too, did u see all the pics, some pics are elsewhere in the forum, I got confuddulled........ketch you'll later, nite nite

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