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David Rockett
  • 39, Male
  • Loveland, OH
  • United States
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David Rockett commented on Don Fournier's video
Aug 11, 2012
David Rockett replied to Jud Hair's discussion If you could only own ONE acoustic for the rest of your life ...
"I'll second that!"
Jun 20, 2012
David Rockett commented on Phil Manuel's blog post Martin HD-28 is home!!!
"Great choice.  I love mine too."
Apr 26, 2012
David Rockett commented on Larry Lachman's blog post So far among my entry level guitars....
"Sell em all and get a Martin."
Oct 20, 2011
David Rockett replied to Jud Hair's discussion If you could only own ONE acoustic for the rest of your life ...
"From what I've played so far I'd have to go with my Martin OM-28V.  Everything, tone, smell, playability, fit and finish, etc.  I liken playing it to having a good conversation with a stranger.  Every time I take it out I…"
Aug 21, 2011
David Rockett updated their profile
Mar 3, 2011
David Rockett commented on Massimo (Me&MyGuitar)'s video
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Tommy Emmanuel - ANGELINA (cover with an intro by MeMyGuitar)

"Played nicely.  Beautiful is almost an understatement."
Mar 3, 2011
David Rockett replied to Tom's discussion Help! I need some motivation and some advice...!
"Keep learning. It is to much fun to stop. Great tips form the other members. The only addition that I have is get yourself a timer and use it. I found that while learning chords and barre chords I over estimated the amount of time I was spending…"
Feb 23, 2011
David Rockett replied to Jeff Rose's discussion 2010 Martin HD-28 in the group Martin Owners
"Have one and it is the best guitar I've played.  It is extremely versatile.  Sounds great finger picked and strummed."
Jan 26, 2011
David Rockett replied to charles e stinnett's discussion Love of Martin Guitars
"A few years ago two of my 4 daughters began to drive freeing up a bunch of my time.  I thought it would be fun to learn a musical instrument.  I made a list of the criteria. Needs to be portable etc.  After looking at this list list I…"
Jan 24, 2011
David Rockett replied to Shahir's discussion How to get better at Fingerpicking?
"Use a metronome.  Also based on my limited experience most finger picking speed is developed through the right hand. Pete Huttlinger has a great DVD on ways to get better at finger picking.  You can order it off of Homespun.com.…"
Jan 24, 2011
David Rockett replied to Charles Long's discussion Good inexpensive guitars
"Seagull S-6.  Great guitar at any cost."
Jan 24, 2011
David Rockett replied to Robert Sheer's discussion Is it ok to remove all the strings at once when you are changing your strings on an acoustic guitar?
"I'll second Walt's take on it.  I like to clean my guitars when I change the strings.  Obviously the fret board is much easier to clean with out strings in the way."
Jan 24, 2011
David Rockett replied to Robert M Krajcirik's discussion Progress
"The two tools that helped me the most have been a recorder and a metronome. I use the metronome to determine if my chord changes, finger picking is faster, and I use the recorder to determine accuracy. For example, I started "House of the…"
Jan 11, 2010
David Rockett replied to Charles's discussion Hows the feedback on Martin's new "one" series? in the group Martin Owners
"I played two at guitar center. Did not like the way the neck felt. I thought the sound was good. That being said for my money I would come up with the extra cash and buy a MMV or find a good used 16 series."
Jan 10, 2010
David Rockett joined James Sennett's group
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Martin Owners

For those who own one or more Martin guitars, those who want to own a Martin, or those who just like talking about Martins
Jan 10, 2010

Profile Information

Which one of the following describes your involvement in music? (Check all that apply)
Music teacher, Guitar student
How many years have you been playing guitar?
1-2 years
Which of these instruments do you own or play?
Flattop steel-string acoustic guitar, Archtop guitar, Electric guitar
The make and model of your guitar(s) and/or other instruments and gear.
Martin HD28
Taylor 310 ltd.Koa
Gibson J45 Custom
'59 Telecaster Reissue MIJ
Epiphone AJ500M
Martin 000C-16gte
Hofner Jazzica Special
Taylor 814CE
What type of music do you like to play?
Acoustic, Country Blues, Classical, Folk, Classic Rock, Jazz, anything in general. Enjoy fingerpicking and strumming.
Do you subscribe to or regularly read Acoustic Guitar?
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