"Well all things come to an end and even http://www.acousticguitarcommunity.com seems to be moving on ... Although I'm munching the greens of another field, I've lurked here ever since my Walden days. I appreciate your love and…"
"The 800 Series will essentially be solid wood versions of our existing rosewood models in the 700 Series. Since these are sub 1000 series instruments, they have 1-11/16" nut widths (for now). Sorry folks ;-)
USA pricing is yet to be determined…"
I have to admit to being a big fan of the Cedar / Mah combination. It's like burgers and beer, or perhaps more like Fillet and Merlot.
Spruces are typically louder, particularly the Sitka and Adirondack varieties. however,…"
"@ Florida Gull:
1. Happy Birthday!
2. RE: the Walden B-1 Baritone, we are scheduling an official release at Winter NAMM 2012. The SNAMM model was a early preview. Models should be available for sampling / purchase then.
"Hi There! I'm so glad to know that your further experiences of the Walden's we build continue to be positive.
Indeed we deactivated the D560 this past year. We wanted to simplify and make the 500 series a MAH B&S line and let RW…"
"Hmmm ... well, I can certainly start playing with a Cedar topped 12 ... we'll see ...
RE: T w/1-3/4" nut, We'll need to do some market research amongst our international distributors since the T is already a niche product (only one T…"
"It looks to me as if there previously was too much moisture in the finish (H2O) when spraying and when the finish hardened it got trapped within the finish and shows looking somewhat like fog in the finish. Since it's inside the layers of…"
"Thanks for the info. Seagull, I certainly respect Robert, so ...
My biggest concern is the strength of the cedar fibers. Already cedar has higher chances of a bridge lift compared with spruce. That is my primary concern. You can always add more…"
"lol. Jumbo. Perhaps ... The larger body shape would probably be key to developing an acoustic bass, so therefore, with the bass would come a Jumbo ... and of course the Jumbo seems to require a spruce / maple combo (no idea why as I'm not a big…"
"OK, I'll pipe in ... How about a Baritone? tuned BEADF#B ... You (guys) can play Beatles tunes, how about finally being able to sing them? Ever jam baritone with a standard guitar? Awesome & super fun. On my short list."