"All of my mandolins, octave mandolin, ukuleles, banjos and even my Filipino banduria have markers at the tenth fret, but my guitars, a Martin, a Gibson, a Gretsch and a Goya (made in Sweden) have 9th fret markers. Most guitars seem to have 9th…"
"I posted this photo and essentially the same question in a Facebook group today. When I took a closer look at the guitar, I noticed that there is a position marker at the tenth, rather than the ninth fret. While this is normal for…"
"This is probably the first 12-string I ever saw. It was different from the Gibsons played by Gord Lightfoot in that it had sloped shoulders and used six string tuners, spaced the same distance as on a six string, makig for a very long…"
"Yes Robert Williamson, I just recalled that I saw Ian Tyson playing his Gibson 12-string in 1961 at the Mariposa Folk Festival. At that time I believe Gord Lightfoot was still playing tenor guitar in the TWO TONES (or was it TU TONES?), but he…"
"Like you Alan, my earliest memory of a 12-string was "Walk Right In" played on the 24 strings of Eric Darling and Bill Sevano (sp?). At the time, I was a teenager, playing guitar in a folk trio patterned after the Kingston…"