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This group is for those that like small body guitars and other sizes such as "00", "000" OM, Baby Taylors, grand concert, grand auditorium and other non dreadnought style bodies. Join up, post pictures and discuss them here.

Location: USA
Members: 105
Latest Activity: on Thursday

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New Guitar 10 Replies

I'm a bit delayed in announcing the arrival of my Walden G3000 (a Grand Auditorium), which came via FedEx last Wednesday from Hole in the Wood.I had tried one out early in my search and-although a…Continue

Started by Fern. Last reply by Fern Oct 2.

Lightweight case (polyfoam) for an OM guitar? 3 Replies

I recently bought a Cort L450-O OM guitar - without a case. I have been searching the internet, and can find few cases for an OM guitar.  The guitar fits perfectly in my Guild GAD 30R hardshell…Continue

Started by FloridaGull. Last reply by Dave Fengler Jul 29.

NGD! Cort L450-O NS... 1 Reply

Yes, a Cort...it happened this way...My daughter had an appointment at the orthodontist yesterday morning in Jupiter, which is close to Wolfe Guitars - so I had to stop in... ;-)I played a $3950 Dana…Continue

Started by FloridaGull. Last reply by Hoosier Picker Jun 19.

Small body guitar with a 1 3/4" or greater nut under $300? 11 Replies

I was led to wonder (awhile ago) if there were any relatively inexpensive guitars available with at least a 1 3/4" nut - oh, and a satin finish - or, at least, a satin finished neck.  I've found…Continue

Started by FloridaGull. Last reply by FloridaGull Jun 15.

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Comment by Ron Khoo on Thursday

Dave

I bought a new red diamond head for $30. It is cheap but fun. I need a neck strap as it is too small.

Mine came a week or so ago.

Comment by GNuck on Thursday

As far as Recording King products go, I have one of their cheaper banjos and love it. Looking at buying another one next year.

May give one of their 000 "smaller body guitars" a try too.

;-)

Comment by GNuck on Thursday

You guys are cracking me up.

What's a Seagull Mini-Jumbo then. Not a mini and not a jumbo and not a dread.

Whatever it is I love mine.

;-)

Comment by Jeff Hatcher on Thursday

**Jim Yates**

I got a big, fat guitar, sittin' on my knee.
Yes, a big, fat guitar, just sittin' on my knee.
When they hear it played everybody runs to see.Well, that big fat guitar sure can play the blues.
With my big fat guitar I sure can play the blues.
It sure blows away the dreadnought I used to use

Classic!  Thanks Jim.. that made my evening.

My other main guitar is a jumbo (ej200-ce) so the 000 seems smaller.

Comment by Blackback Gull on Thursday

Maybe I should have said "smaller-body guitars"...the RO-10 feels a lot tidier than my Seagull S6 - mainly a matter of depth, I think - feel like I have to wrap myself around the dread, while the 000 nestles into me. I also have an A&L AMI, a parlour guitar that's smaller again, and it's also a very comfortable fit. And the sound of those smaller guitars is distinctly different to my ears...

Comment by Jim Yates on Wednesday

Well, that big fat guitar sure can play the blues.
With my big fat guitar I sure can play the blues.
It sure blows away the dreadnought I used to use.

Comment by Jim Yates on Wednesday

Jeff Hatcher - Surely you don't consider that an insult?

I got a big, fat guitar, sittin' on my knee.
Yes, a big, fat guitar, just sittin' on my knee.
When they hear it played everybody runs to see.

Comment by Dave Fengler on Wednesday
I picked up a soprano ukulele yesterday for $25. It was $100 new online. Why???
Comment by Ron Khoo on Wednesday

By traditional martin standards, a small guitar is like size 4 or higher. Even a modern parlor guitar is jumbo compared to size 4 guitars. But these are larger than my cheepo saprano ukelele.

Comment by Jeff Hatcher on Wednesday

Jim Yates... did you just call my guitar "fat"?

Them's fighting words....

 

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