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tuners
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My very old tuner broke. I dropped it and that was that. I need to buy a new one. What's good tuner for say 50 bucks or under? 

Started this discussion. Last reply by Judgestone Nov 5, 2010.

High end guitars
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I had an experience several weeks ago so I need to set this up a bit. We had a cowboy gospel singer, Barry Ward, give a concert in church. He started out with about a 30 second guitar solo before…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by wileycoyote Aug 11, 2010.

What guitar is she playing?
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I can't make it out. Can anyone tell what brand of guitar this young lady is playing here?…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Charles Long Apr 4, 2010.

Carbon guitars?
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I've never seen one other than in pictures. Does anyone here have one of the Rainsong or Blackbird graphite guitars? Or has anyone played one? If so, what did you think? I can't afford one but I find…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Charles Long Mar 8, 2010.

 

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R.M. Olson & Company Custom Guit replied to Charles Long's discussion Good inexpensive guitars
"If someone is talking about me and my guitars, I will respond... whether you think it is span is no more than a personal opinion."
Mar 20, 2011
Brad Palmer replied to Charles Long's discussion Good inexpensive guitars
"Sorry, I'm new to the community, but have an opinion I'd like to share.  I really like my Seagull S6 Cedar top.  I use it at performances, alternating with my Gibson.  I like the wider string spacing for fingerpicking, like…"
Feb 7, 2011
Judgestone replied to Charles Long's discussion Good inexpensive guitars
"I may have posted this previously; but I have some very expensive guitars and my most recent purchases where both Epiphone's.  Epi EJ-200 for $400, and Epi Hummingbird for $350.  I practically have yet to pick up my expensive guitars…"
Feb 4, 2011
J. D. Woods replied to Charles Long's discussion Good inexpensive guitars
"Chris,   Hey thanks for that encouragement, really appreciate it and when I really think about it, I think you're absolutely right. I got it back today and it sounds and plays like new - absolutely incredible! The guy I take it to…"
Feb 4, 2011
chris p replied to Charles Long's discussion Good inexpensive guitars
"JD, I would describe yours as a success story.  You bought the guitar that you liked and played the hell out of it.I love hearing that had to refret it because you played it so much.  That speaks volumes! You are clearly getting your…"
Feb 4, 2011
J. D. Woods replied to Charles Long's discussion Good inexpensive guitars
"Whatever you end up with for under $500, beware that you don't follow the same path I took. A corny little story but instructive... Back in 2006, I bought a Martin 000X1 for $450. Yeah, it had a laminate neck, formica back and sides but the…"
Feb 4, 2011
James Scott replied to Charles Long's discussion Good inexpensive guitars
"I think your guitar looks like it will serve you well."
Feb 2, 2011
David Rockett replied to Charles Long's discussion Good inexpensive guitars
"Seagull S-6.  Great guitar at any cost."
Jan 24, 2011
chris p replied to Charles Long's discussion Good inexpensive guitars
"That would be SPAM.  "
Jan 22, 2011
R.M. Olson & Company Custom Guit replied to Charles Long's discussion Good inexpensive guitars
"Actually, my name is Robert M Olson and my dad taught me to build guitars about 45 years ago. I have my guitars built for for me to my dads specs and to Martin specs. Lot a lot of people say they sound like Martins.   Here are what some people…"
Jan 22, 2011
Steve Hilliar replied to Charles Long's discussion Good inexpensive guitars
"Well I bought a Takamine Jasmine S35 at Christmas with the sole purpose of dragging around parties, loaning out, not worrying too much about thrashing it. The reason was it was under US$100. Well I just can't stop raving about this guitar. It…"
Jan 19, 2011
Stephen Park replied to Charles Long's discussion Good inexpensive guitars
"I agree!  I have a buddy who years ago played a Seagull.  It sounded great and I was surprise when he told me what he paid for it.  I was just starting out playing more seriously at the time, so I bought a cedar top Seagull S6 with…"
Jan 19, 2011
Ian Brown replied to Charles Long's discussion Good inexpensive guitars
"Hi Sam, Got to agree with you. I tried a Yamaha LS6 I was completly blown away."
Jan 19, 2011
Tracy Leveque replied to Charles Long's discussion Good inexpensive guitars
"I 2nd the choice for a Walden. I build guitars and wanted a easy to play solid top guitar, and ordered one on ebay from a company on the east coast. It had some finish problems so I got it for around $175. List was $369. So I know there are great…"
Jan 4, 2011
Joe Allen replied to Charles Long's discussion Good inexpensive guitars
" I bought this 1980 Guild G-37 made in Rhode Island for $300 on the local Craigslist. Great guitar, solid maple back and sides and the kind of booming sound you would want out of a vintage guitar. If you know what you want have more than enough…"
Jan 1, 2011
chris p replied to Charles Long's discussion Good inexpensive guitars
"That's a beautiful instrument"
Jan 1, 2011

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Which one of the following describes your involvement in music? (Check all that apply)
Amateur or recreational musician, Guitar student
How many years have you been playing guitar?
7-10 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.
Ovation Matrix (but it has a cracked top), Seagull nylon string, Rokstark acoustic (very cheap).
What type of music do you like to play?
Gospel, folk-rock
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