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Elton Bloye commented on Acoustic Pickers's group Yamaha Guitars
"I have heard that the FG1500 is like a "holy grail" of Yamaha guitars. It was one of the first models produced in the 70's.  To my knowledge, it is still available through Hugh's Fine Guitars here in Johannesburg.  And…"
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FloridaGull commented on Acoustic Pickers's group Yamaha Guitars
"15 Yamahas currently on…"
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Dave Fengler commented on Acoustic Pickers's group Yamaha Guitars
"NICE!!!"
Tuesday
Elton Bloye commented on Acoustic Pickers's group Yamaha Guitars
" I also played this beauty a few months ago. A 1976 Japanese made FG1500. Brazillian Rosewood b/s with Sitka top. Wonderful instrument. "
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Elton Bloye commented on Acoustic Pickers's group Yamaha Guitars
" Here is a pic. Cheap as chips. I think mine was about R1100. ($110). The natural unfinished one sounds the best to me. The gloss finished version sounded a bit muted.  "
Tuesday
Elton Bloye commented on Acoustic Pickers's group Yamaha Guitars
"I have always had a high regard for Yamaha guitars. I am certain they make fine quality high end acoustics. But what impresses me most is their offering in the budget range. I have a C40M classical that just sounds so sweet when compared to other…"
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Yamaha Guitars

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Howard Oaf commented on Acoustic Pickers's group Yamaha Guitars
"New to the group, but not to guitars. Been playing for over 55 years (wish my skill level reflected that fact).  Just got my first two Yamaha's this past week.  Bought an FG730S and case on Black Friday and liked it so much that I…"
Dec 6
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Dave Fengler commented on Acoustic Pickers's group Yamaha Guitars
"I almost got a FG-300 on CraigsList yesterday.  It was posted 2 days ago at 9pm.  Somehow my frequent searches didn't notice it 5:30pm.  I mentioned it to my wife and said I would sell my Martin DX1.  She said OK. I emailed…"
Dec 4
Dave Fengler commented on Acoustic Pickers's group Yamaha Guitars
"Just in case no one saw the post on my Yamaha FG-160-1BK Special Edition. http://www.acousticguitarcommunity.com/group/yamaha-guitars/forum/topics/1976-yamaha-fg-160-1bk-special-edition"
Nov 30
Dave Fengler commented on Acoustic Pickers's group Yamaha Guitars
"Great find AP!!  A few months ago I traded a 1994 Seagull Grand Parlor for a 1978 Yamaha FG-770S, the first all solid wood model in the FG series, one 1 other all solid wood model was ever made."
Nov 30
Acoustic Pickers commented on Acoustic Pickers's group Yamaha Guitars
Nov 29
Dave Fengler commented on Acoustic Pickers's group Yamaha Guitars
"Dang. Scheduled for delivery next Monday 11/24. Ouch."
Nov 17
Dave Fengler commented on Acoustic Pickers's group Yamaha Guitars
"It shipped today.  Tracking isn't working yet."
Nov 17
FloridaGull commented on Acoustic Pickers's group Yamaha Guitars
"Cool!  Let us know how she is in person..."
Nov 17

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Which one of the following describes your involvement in music? (Check all that apply)
Amateur or recreational musician
How many years have you been playing guitar?
More than 30 years
Which of these instruments do you own or play?
Flattop steel-string acoustic guitar, Nylon-string guitar
The make and model of your guitar(s) and/or other instruments and gear.
Martin D18; Guild F47rce; Takamine
What is your website address?
http://acousticpickers.blogspot.com
What type of music do you like to play?
Acoustic folk, rock, pop, world
Do you subscribe to or regularly read Acoustic Guitar?
I don't regularly read Acoustic Guitar

Acoustic Pickers's Blog

eBay Find (1999 Guild F47-RCE)

Posted on September 5, 2012 at 6:45pm

Once!

Caught a matinée performance of "Once" recently on Broadway, the most Tony-nominated show of 2012, with its acoustic guitar-heavy score, set, and book.  What a great show!  Think Irish Sesiun with a contemporary edge.  Even as the audience files in for the show, the actors - all musicians - are on stage…

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Posted on May 15, 2012 at 3:23pm

New Acoustic Guitar Blog

Greetings fellow enthusiasts!  You're invited to check out my new blog Acoustic Pickers: the pursuit of vintage and other lonely guitars.  I hope you'll like it and choose to follow my journey in all things fine acoustic guitars.  Peace, Eric

Posted on February 29, 2012 at 1:37pm

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