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Hans Gatu
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Hans Gatu commented on Ted Hechtman's group Egmond Guitars
"It is an Egmond Toledo S2. It has no pick-guard, but apart from that it is just like my Toledo S2. "
Oct 7, 2013
Hans Gatu commented on Ted Hechtman's group Landola Guitars
"Ted - You asked how long I have had the SL-23. Maybe 3 or 4 years. I bought it at a flea market. The sound hole decoration is gone, but otherwise it is in very good condition. "
Sep 20, 2013
Hans Gatu commented on Ted Hechtman's group Landola Guitars
"I have a nylon stringed Landola. "
Sep 11, 2013
Ted Hechtman left a comment for Hans Gatu
"Welcome! I am so pleased people are joining!"
Sep 11, 2013
Hans Gatu joined Ted Hechtman's group
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Landola Guitars

These were splendid guitars manufactured in Finland. If you have one join in and we'll talk.See More
Sep 11, 2013
Hans Gatu commented on Ted Hechtman's group Egmond Guitars
"It is either the very last ones, made in Holland and later labeled Alpha and Vega (Approx. 1980/1981). Or it is made in Korea, as Egmond tried to reduce the cost in the late 70's by having some guitars made there. My guess is that this is a…"
Aug 30, 2013
Hans Gatu commented on Ted Hechtman's group Framus Guitar
"I use standard tuning. This is a sound sample, recorded with a Samson microphone, placed about half a meter in front of the sound hole. This is a sound sample, recorded with the built-in pickup, connected to a Traynor TS-25 guitar amplifier, and…"
Mar 10, 2013
Hans Gatu commented on John Wilson's group 12-String Guitar
"Thank's Edward. It is now a flat back. It was an arched back, but the back doesn't have that much influence on the sound. It really sounds terrific."
Mar 10, 2013
Hans Gatu commented on Ted Hechtman's group Framus Guitar
" About a year ago, I bought this 1969 Framus 5/296E Texan: with a broken back: Now I have restored it: "
Mar 10, 2013
Hans Gatu commented on John Wilson's group 12-String Guitar
" About a year ago, I bought this 1969 Framus 5/296E Texan: with a broken back: Now I have restored it: "
Mar 10, 2013
Hans Gatu commented on Ted Hechtman's group Egmond Guitars
"While you let it set, you can increase the force from the strings by tuning it a bit higher. The increased force might get the neck back a little sooner, I think."
Jan 5, 2013
Hans Gatu commented on Ted Hechtman's group Framus Guitar
"Allen - I think I will go the easier way and make a flat back. The divergence from the original design may affect the sound to some extent, but probably very little. It will still have a marvelous sound. / Hans"
Jul 1, 2012
Hans Gatu commented on John Wilson's group 12-String Guitar
"Edward - Yes, as also I mention on my Egmond web-site, George Harrison, Paul McCartney and Brian May began on Egmonds. I also is a member of the Egmond group in this forum. / Hans"
Jun 30, 2012
Hans Gatu commented on John Wilson's group 12-String Guitar
"Antonio - Another brand, from back then, is the Egmond guitars from the Netherlands. It is the Egmonds I refer to when I say that most of my guitars have a zero fret. Visit my Egmond web-site: www.Egmond.se / Hans"
Jun 30, 2012
Hans Gatu commented on John Wilson's group 12-String Guitar
"OK, Rick. Yes, the back is not looking too well, but it is repairable. / Hans"
Jun 30, 2012
Hans Gatu commented on John Wilson's group 12-String Guitar
"Rick - What do you mean? Do you consider zero frets being a problem? Most of my guitars have zero frets and they are not a problem to me. / Hans"
Jun 30, 2012

Profile Information

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, Nylon-string guitar, Archtop guitar, Electric guitar, Mandolin, Travel guitar
What is your website address?
http://www.egmond.se
Do you subscribe to or regularly read Acoustic Guitar?
I don't regularly read Acoustic Guitar

/ Hans Gatu

A drummer (or ex-drummer) that plays just a little of guitar at home and mainly sings the bass in the chuch choir.

www.Egmond.se  and  www.HEATHKIT.nu  and  www.OPIO.nu

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At 2:01pm on September 11, 2013, Ted Hechtman said…

Welcome! I am so pleased people are joining!

At 8:09am on May 15, 2012, Janet vanGoudswaard said…

Hello Hans ,yes I have looked at your site many times :)

 
 
 

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