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Comment by Robert Williamson on June 15, 2016 at 3:20pm

AGC be ceasing its operations on June 30, 2016. Join the New AGC at"

Comment by Mike Raeburn on June 10, 2016 at 5:52am

Are you all aware that Acoustic Guitar are about to close this site on the 30th June? I have just sent a stiff email to their 'Community Support Team' (on the Main page) suggesting they keep the site open. Perhaps you would all like to do the same. Facebook and Twitter can not do what this website does. Their Facebook page is full of 'guff', not the good stuff we have here.

Comment by Jud Hair on June 8, 2016 at 6:51am

Here's a FRETBOARD JOURNAL ARTICLE on the story of Tony Rice's famous Martin D-28 ... really interesting read! Enjoy ... :-)

Comment by Derick Chatfield on May 14, 2016 at 3:32pm

Robert its not like you to be a silly billy, you got me going then, thought I had dropped a clanger with my description.
Never thought of using a shot gun to my guitar, maybe an axe occasionally.

Comment by Robert Williamson on May 14, 2016 at 3:11pm

I was just being silly...

AT first I thought you were taking  a shotgun to that poor Martin :) and the thought of someone shooting a guitar made me unhinged..

Comment by Derick Chatfield on May 14, 2016 at 1:48pm

Hi Robert
Maybe my terminology, using 13s now would 12s sound better or worse on the Martin Dreadnought Junior.
The 13s are the recommended strings by Martin.

Comment by Robert Williamson on May 14, 2016 at 1:36pm

wire gauge & diameter converter

12-gauge wire has a diameter of 0.08081 inches.

Derick, I'm not sure you are using gauge right ;)

Comment by Derick Chatfield on May 14, 2016 at 1:16pm

I will be ready to change the strings very soon, on my Martin Dreadnought Junior, it's strung with 13 gauge strings now, has anyone tried 12 gauge strings on this model guitar, if so were they better or worse.

Comment by Jud Hair on May 14, 2016 at 12:43pm

I love going to "Martin Experience's" and "Taylor Road Shows", etc.  It's like being able to date a bunch of super models for the evening ... :-)

Comment by Derick Chatfield on May 14, 2016 at 12:23pm

That Martin D-45, is a great looking guitar, but at 12,799 US Dollars, just a little out of my league.


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