"For anyone who read both my post and Mike's link, to avoid confusion, I should point out that Paul Mills mentioned in the link and Curly Boy Stubbs mentioned by me, are one and the same person. Paul often records and performs under the…"
"Toronto luthier (and musician) Grit Laskin popularized the beveled bout guitar. He built Stan Rogers' 12-string, now owned by Curley Boy Stubbs, but I'm not sure if it has a beveled arm rest. The one pictured above does have an…"
"orry for posting this in the 12 string forum, but can anyone enlighten me about the 18 stringer being held by John Denver? I assume it is 3 string courses. Is it a custom job? How many of these were made?"
"I have mentioned before that Keysers and other spring loaded capos press the strings down to the board and make the strings go sharp. An adjustable capo like the Paige or Shubb can be tightened just enough to stop the buzzing and it will…"
"I would agree with keeping the instrument original if the original incarnation was the best solution, but when a mod is also an improvement, then I'll go for it. My 1958 Goya M-26 had tuners that were too tight and I almost needed vice…"
"My daughter-in-law, Loni, has a Yamaki that once belonged to the late Willie P. Bennett, a friend of hers and my son's. I was using it to serenade my grandson this weekend, but didn't get the model number. It is similar to…"
"I hope you are getting a poster sized print of that for your guitar room!
If it were me, I would, except i don't have a poster-sized free wall space in my guitar room. :( & :) and no one want to take pictures of me :)
A couple of summers ago I backed up a trio of talented women singers at the Havelock Country Jamboree and was sent this photo via Facebook by someone in the audience. My old D-21 has some battle scars all right, but it's not as bad as it looks here.
"That's not the "Kelly", but the "Elliott", which is not found in any music stores I've been in, but is usually mentioned in any discussion about capos. Probably you're right about Keysers being the most…"