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Harry Smith
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  • Vancouver, WA
  • United States
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Harry Smith replied to Martin van Dooremalen's discussion A deal fell through so my search for a 12'er continues in the group 12-String Guitar
"Here’s my 2 cents worth: the most important criteria is the sound quality the guitar naturally generates. The second most important thing is the ease of playing it; the neck shape, the string spacing (nut width, etc.). The third most important…"
Apr 17
Harry Smith replied to Martin van Dooremalen's discussion A/B/C on the 12's I was considering in the group 12-String Guitar
"The pinless bridge does not cause me any difficulty when changing strings, and IMO provides for a consistent anchoring of the string. That consistency can be an issue when anchoring with pins."
Jan 29
Harry Smith replied to Martin van Dooremalen's discussion A/B/C on the 12's I was considering in the group 12-String Guitar
"Hi Martin, As I stated previously, I currently own a Breedlove 12 and formerly owned for many years a Seagull 12. My observations are: 1. The Seagull's neck never felt "easy" to me. Its shape caused stress on my hand after playing for…"
Jan 29
Harry Smith replied to Martin van Dooremalen's discussion Anyone familiar with Ibanez 12 strings? in the group 12-String Guitar
"I have owned the Ibanez Artcore 6 string semi-hollow guitar and was very satisfied with its fit and finish, but I have never even played their 12-string. Also, I would be concerned about the top wood as it is a key component of the guitar's…"
Jan 23
Harry Smith replied to JPSimpson's discussion Skype Lessons
"I have not taken Skype lessons, but my instructor, John Standerfer, is now offering them. (All my lessons have been in person; he is great teacher! John adjusts his instruction to the level of the student skill, and communicates in a very easy and…"
Feb 1, 2013
Harry Smith replied to Ardah Holcomb's discussion Good 12 String Girl Songs for Open Mic Night in the group 12-String Guitar
"As Tears Go By is a great 12-string song, but another great sounding song for a female voice is Falling Slowly."
Feb 1, 2013
Harry Smith joined John Wilson's group

12-String Guitar

A meeting place to discuss playing styles, favorite players, set-ups, and anything else about this wonderful instrument.
Dec 17, 2011
Harry Smith is now a member of Acoustic Guitar Community
Dec 12, 2011

Profile Information

Which one of the following describes your involvement in music? (Check all that apply)
Gigging or professional musician, Amateur or recreational musician, Guitar student
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, Electric guitar, Travel guitar
The make and model of your guitar(s) and/or other instruments and gear.
Breedlove, Tacoma, Ibanez, Samick
What is your website address?
What type of music do you like to play?
60's & 70's Folk, Ballads, and Classic Rock.d
John Denver; Cat Stevens, Arlo Guthrie, Bob Dylan, Gordon Lightfoot, James Taylor, Ricky Nelson, America, The Beatles, The Eagles, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Simon & Garfunkel, Townes Van Zandt, Jim Croce, Harry Chapin, and many others!
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