"Holly, No I didn't get to play the T5. It was in a wall rack in the finish area where they do the final inspections and tunings before packing. Our tour guide just casually mentioned that we we getting to see something that was not…"
"During my visit, our tour guide briefly mentioned the Tecate factory (only 25 miles from the main El Cajon plant) as where they made their laminate guitars. I think they make all the necks in El Cajon. The tour takes a little over an…"
"New member, I am. I don't own a Taylor (yet), but have friends who do and love 'em, especially the fingerpickers. A recent trip to San Diego, where I lived for 16 years, found me taking a tour of the Taylor factory.…"
"Michael, I haven't been on this page for awhile, but I ran into a wall searching for manufacturing dates as well. I have a H164 spruce top, a popular beginner guitar from the 1960s. Harmony made thousands of these. The Demont…"
"That repair turned out beautifully, Luis. I asked the question about doweling the neck because I thought it was "mandatory" to give it the strength to avoid a re-break. The acute angle of your repair job would give a lot of…"
"Hmmm. Beginning to look like a guitar head - your pictures make it look so easy! I'm curious as to the advisability of adding doweling between original and repair section. Is this ever done to give it more strength along the…"
"Well, this could take some time and a good road atlas (or Google maps) -- my old 1966 Harmony has made several trips cross-country since I got it in 1971, courtesy of the Air Force and Navy: Idaho to Iowa to Washington DC to Portsmouth, VA to…"
Which one of the following describes your involvement in music? (Check all that apply)
Amateur or recreational musician, Guitar student, Guitar maker
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, Electric guitar, Bass guitar
The make and model of your guitar(s) and/or other instruments and gear.
2010? Seagull S6 Original (maybe newer, but probably NOS)
2011 Squier Strat (Chinese, but surprisingly good!)
2003 Fender Mustang Bass (Japanese, and excellent!)
1966 Harmony H162 (USA, of course)
1988 Yamaha Clavinova (Japanese, is still a great 88-key piano)
BA-115 Ampeg bass amp (bought from Mark Hoppus of Blink 182)
Squier SP-10 amp (included in Squier Strat pack)
What type of music do you like to play?
Folk, Rock, Country, etc.
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