"Good to hear this was successful Alan. It sounds like the sort of thing I need to do with two guitars. I went so far as to get a couple of Erlewine DVD's on guitar set-up, but since August have yet to watch them or try any of it. I really need…"
"Always lots of different answers to the strings question. I have tried some different strings, but always come back to D'Addario EJ16. Not long lasting strings by any means, unless you hardly ever play the guitar. I play mine, and end up…"
"One reason I really like the shop in town (Coffey music, Westminster MD) where I go when I have GAS. They have ordered guitars singly, just because I thought I wanted one, without payment. Bob Coffey says, "If it turns out you don't want…"
"I always just sit in a recliner with the guitar across my lap and change the strings. It always seems a little awkward, like there should be a better way of doing it, but never enough to motivate change. I'm changing strings about once a month…"
"Its not just the string spacing, its also the neck profile. Exact same spacing but different profile still will have an "off" feel. Hand position (from neck profile) may be more significant than string spacing. I've noticed the same…"
"I took a guitar on a flight, about 32 years ago, I think it was 1982...... took it carry on. The flight attendant put it in a closet near the door. It of course didn't fit in the overhead..... I didn't do anything special, just picked it…"
"Speaking of autographed books, I just got my Martin Masterpieces(which I bought from Amazon), back after it was signed by both Dick Boak and CFMartin IV !!! They weren't in the day we went to the factory, and the folks there volunteered to have…"
"Excellent! Now all I have to do is get the book. I want to get the new Martin guitar book too. The prices of stuff at the Martin company store were nearly double of what you'd pay through Amazon. Maybe I'll order…"
"The author of Kalamazoo Gals is a law teacher at Yale University in the same town I work. I've conversed a few times with him through email. I follow him on Facebook. Jud I hope you do also, he's visited some great places…"
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
The make and model of your guitar(s) and/or other instruments and gear.
Seagull Maritime SWS HG spruce & mahogany dred
Seagull Natural Elements cedar & cherry dred
Aria six string spruce top dred - old Japanese acoustic flat top guitar from 30 years ago
Large selection of harmonicas
What type of music do you like to play?
Variety of rock, acoustic rock, folk
Do you subscribe to or regularly read Acoustic Guitar?
I don't regularly read Acoustic Guitar
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