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Comment by Acoustic Pickers on January 21, 2014 at 6:27pm

If you are in NYC this year, do not miss this!

http://acousticpickers.blogspot.com/2014/01/martin-guitars-exhibit-...

Comment by Edward Sparks on January 19, 2014 at 8:42am

Me too, can't imagine not playing for three days much less a whole week! 

Comment by Mike Nepper on January 19, 2014 at 8:14am

Not play for a week...........or two??? Have mercy, son! My fingers would CLOSE up and my brain would shrink!! Are you kidding me?? Please don't say things like that, at my age, no telling what might happen. Music is all I have left!

Comment by Steve Frank on January 18, 2014 at 3:48pm

For other fingerstyle players, if you ever have to not play for a week or two or month or months, the guitar WILL close up...but the good news is it will open back up in a short time. What I do if I have to leave a vintage guitar in the case for a couple weeks, is use a pick and strum a few songs...using 1st position chords. Loosens her right back up and any tightness that built up is gone. Back to wide open beautiful tone again in no time....and for an hour or two, you only have to deal with the guitar sounding like it did when you first bought it!!!

Comment by Aden Hinds on January 18, 2014 at 2:27pm

Thanks for the nice comments folks! Even though this D35 is 24 years old already she is in incredible condition - and yes, she definitely sounds even better than she looks :D

Comment by JR Boyette on January 18, 2014 at 9:41am
I'm sure it sounds as awesome as it looks
Comment by jdjango on January 18, 2014 at 8:56am

Beauty............bet it sounds even better than it looks!!!!!!!!!

Comment by michael schwartz on January 18, 2014 at 8:49am

@Aden: use 'er well. She's a beauty!!

@Mike: I loved when John S said the guitar get better with each strum. Kinda makes you feel "obligated" to play more, huh? Owing it to your guitars to bring them more Life.

Comment by Steve Frank on January 18, 2014 at 8:17am

Beautiful looking D35!!! And I'm sure that more importantly is what it does to you when you simply strum a chord or pick a melody. 

Comment by Jim Yates on January 18, 2014 at 8:14am

Aden, Looks lovely.  I guess my old D21 looked that pristine 52 years ago.

 

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