"Welcome anyone and everyone! I thought this might be a nice forum and way for fingerpickers to connect. What do you like to play? My own play tends to run toward old Piedmont style blues, and Laurence Juber sort of stuff. How…"
"JR - The Craigslist method is the recycler of the 21st century. Just make sure you play before you buy. I have three Martins, but they are not the only great guitar. You may be able to get a lot more bang for your 1k with a used Larrivee. That said,…"
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"I use thumb picks which I modify by "opening" them up a bit with hot water, then I use a bit of tape to hold them securely without cutting off circulation. I play mostly finger style blues and finger style solo (Juber, Pettaway,…"
"You're right, they are flat wound. You are also right about the wire run. I did not do any of this, I bought the guitar on e-bay several years ago, but have not played it much as I tend to stick with fingerstyle solo on flat tops."
"Very nice...so, I guess you made the metal brace and attached it yourself? And I assume that the wire is feeding into the F hole under the pickguard and then inside to the endpin...is that right. The strings also look interesting...the Bill…"
So Cliff, Looking closely at the picture of the Lawrence pickup on the Epi archtop, I can see that it must have been a regular soundhole model as it has the little "ears" that lock into the edge. How did you modify it to fit the fingerboard end?