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dumb ass thing to do 8 Replies

Started by joey pinter. Last reply by Terry Angelli on Tuesday.

anyone been to the exhibit at the Met Museum?

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Finally making the pilgrimage to Nazareth! 21 Replies

Started by Jud Hair. Last reply by Jud Hair Oct 17.

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Comment by Bernie on January 30, 2011 at 3:20pm
I put a deposit on a Martin D12X1AE yesterday I hope to have it in my hand in a couple of weeks at the most
Comment by Michael S. Jackson on January 28, 2011 at 9:09am
Ed - Some cool protoypes there. I see one is in bubinga... I have a guitar with bubinga (African Koa) sides and back. Interesting wood. Sure is purdy. Slight difference in sound (not as boomy) but that might not be because of the bubinga.
Comment by Edward Sparks on January 28, 2011 at 8:47am

THIS is interesting...a Martin Prototype Sale!  Cool!

http://www.martinguitar.com/guitars/protos.php

Comment by Michael & Kody on January 27, 2011 at 6:31pm
Chris, see the article in this recent delivery of AG. Most likely replace the top, but I think Martin Co. Would replace the Guitar under lifetime Warranty. Be interesting to know they're response, file a claim & return to Martin, see what happens, let us know! Good luck!
Comment by Michael S. Jackson on January 27, 2011 at 6:10pm
Sounds like you side-stepped a potentially bad deal. I retired two years ago and the three years prior to my retirement I bought guitars and sound equipment. I bought several guitars that totaled, well, a lot in price. I even borrowed money to do so. I knew that after retirement I wouldn't be able to do that and know what? I sure am glad I did. The best advice I can give anyone is if you find a guitar you love - make it work. I've not heard of anyone regretting doing that. 'Nuff said. Good luck!
Comment by Michael & Kody on January 27, 2011 at 5:32pm
Johnathan Gates, thanks so much for the lead, talking with Nazarrath, now.......Good Deal, ......feel more confident now, the Maury deal was scary, thanks
Comment by Edward Sparks on January 27, 2011 at 5:31pm
What's wrong with a second mortgage!!! Can you think of a better reason?  ;-) Edward
Comment by Michael & Kody on January 27, 2011 at 5:09pm
Be good if this Martin Catagory had sub category, so when u get an email response, it had the member name, rather than just the Martin Group/Catagory.....
Comment by Michael & Kody on January 27, 2011 at 5:05pm
Mark, outstanding! That may be as close as I get to one without taking out a 2 nd mortgage!
Comment by Michael & Kody on January 27, 2011 at 5:01pm
One thing that has me cranked uo over this is, ok, I missed the Brazilian wood models an Purchasing a vintage is beyond my piggy bank, but as you say, I think soon the Rosewood may become Vintage as well, hence leaving me in the dust. See, like all things that become rare/regulated and demand remains, the cost/price goes up; therefore, it only makes since that teetering on this economic/green/reg/govt environment, that to purchase one now could only mean it would appreciate in value rather quickly; I'd like to not only check off this " bucket list" item but get in on the investment aspects prior to being out-priced again, hence another unfufilled dream. (Not quite that Serious but you get the pic)
 

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