"Aden - I see you have a Yamaha FG-350W. I have a few old Yamaha;s, but that one is my favorite. I recently finally found a FG-300 is great condition but I'm working on regluing the pick guard (much harder than it sounds) and making…"
"Thanks! It might be a few days until I get new strings on it. I'm going to adjust the neck relief and saddle height to be sure it will be playable. Then I will model all the saddle parts in 3D and make a new nut with a wider…"
It's the Holy Grail of FG's! (Well, the affordable ones, anyway.) It's the predecessor of my FG-350W. Another great find, this time on Shopgoodwill.com. I've been looking for a nice one of these for a few years. I saw a really nice one on CraigsList once but it was 4 hours away and I didn't have the money at the time. This one has a red label, made in Taiwan, not Japan (Nippon Gakki), the first transitional year to Taiwan. I have a FG-75 with the same label.The guitar is minty, with only…See More
"I've never bought a guitar or case new. I usually find them on CraigsList or ShopGoodwill.com. I'd suggest finding a hard case on CraigsList, but finding a Folk size will be tough. Or just stick with what you have."
"FG/MS - it is very nice!! Very minty with the original Yamaha case and truss rod wrench. The nut string spacing on my SJ-180 is 1.40", the FG-300 is even tighter at 1.35". That's gonna need a new nut! The…"
"ARGH!!!! It's on the truck, out for delivery!!! Now the 8 hour wait before I can pick it up, assuming it gets there by then. I'm hoping it arrives early afternoon and has time to warm up slowly so I can open it when I get…"
"I got a shipping confirmation saying it will be delivered next Wednesday! I elected to to have it delivered to the local FEDEX Office location. Then it won't be left outside on the porch for who knows how long. Next week I'll confirm when…"