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Spruce or cedar and what type of guitar?
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Well The first question is spruce or cedar? I will be playing mainly country and modern christian music? I heard cedar chips more and easily? Is it true? Which one would you pick if you were a…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by FloridaGull Sep 25, 2012.

Beginner Acoustic Guitarist just saying hello!
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Hello, My name is Jordan Bell. I'm 13 years old and getting my guitar on November 30th. I honestly can not wait to get. Nice to meet you! Do you recommend picking or strumming for beginners?Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by JB Maddox Sep 9, 2012.

 

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FloridaGull replied to Jordan S Bell's discussion Spruce or cedar and what type of guitar?
"Here's something from our local Craigslist that would suit your needs: http://treasure.craigslist.org/msg/3293911668.html $245 - not a bad guitar..."
Sep 25, 2012
Judgestone replied to Jordan S Bell's discussion Spruce or cedar and what type of guitar?
"As FloridaGull stated about the Godin Line, My wife bought me one of the original A&L Cedar dreads when they first came out about 14 years ago.  To this day, I still play it practically every day.  I have a large selection of expensive…"
Sep 23, 2012
FloridaGull replied to Jordan S Bell's discussion Spruce or cedar and what type of guitar?
"Assuming the Entourage you are describing is a dreadnought (Entourages are also available as a mini-jumbo and a grand), you are really comparing apples and oranges - the Seagull you mention is a dreadnought and the Yamaha is a folk.  You really…"
Sep 23, 2012
Jordan S Bell replied to Jordan S Bell's discussion Spruce or cedar and what type of guitar?
"oh, so which one would you get which guitar? for the kind of music I play? The yamaha fg700s or the seagull entourage rustic guitar like I in my first post"
Sep 23, 2012
Rebelpicker replied to Jordan S Bell's discussion Spruce or cedar and what type of guitar?
"  If those are your choices, I'd go with the Yamaha, I have a Takamine Cedar top, great guitar, but at times not loud enough, also when changing strings (not being careful) I did put a few small scratches in the top, and without a pick…"
Sep 23, 2012
FloridaGull replied to Jordan S Bell's discussion Spruce or cedar and what type of guitar?
"I said you have the bonus of being made in Canada (with Godin/Seagull) - that is a good thing... ;-)"
Sep 22, 2012
Jordan S Bell replied to Jordan S Bell's discussion Spruce or cedar and what type of guitar?
"Whats the disadvantage's of it coming from Canada? Least its not coming from china like yamaha's."
Sep 22, 2012
tom blegen replied to Jordan S Bell's discussion Spruce or cedar and what type of guitar?
"They're both soft woods and a guitar top is only about 3/32" thick so neither will take lots of abuse.  Glen Hansard's Takamine that's all beat up with holes in the top has a cedar top.  I have a 15 year old Taylor with…"
Sep 22, 2012
FloridaGull replied to Jordan S Bell's discussion Spruce or cedar and what type of guitar?
"OK - first, congrats on trying something that, if you stick with it, will give you joy for the rest of your life... :-) Now, cedar or spruce?  Generally, spruce will give a brighter sound, with more emphasis on the higher end, and cedar will be…"
Sep 22, 2012
Jordan S Bell posted a discussion

Spruce or cedar and what type of guitar?

Well The first question is spruce or cedar? I will be playing mainly country and modern christian music? I heard cedar chips more and easily? Is it true? Which one would you pick if you were a beginner and play in that kind of music. Top dollar I'm going to spend for me because i'm a beginner and don't know if I stick with it is 350$. I was looking at the seagull entourage rustic acoustic/cedar top and the Yamaha fg700s/spruce top. Which one would you get? Or what brand and guitar would you get…See More
Sep 22, 2012
Jordan S Bell replied to David's discussion Re-stringing
"What kind of guitar do you have? As Craig said there is no right way to change it. Everyone has different ways and they all work out to basically the same thing. Do you have a pin puller?"
Sep 22, 2012
JB Maddox replied to Jordan S Bell's discussion Beginner Acoustic Guitarist just saying hello!
"Hello Jordan. All I teach are beginners. Before anything get a guitar you can play. Yamaha's are decent but do not always come well set up. You want it set up with Custom Light strings. They are 52-11 gauge and easier on the fingers. Going…"
Sep 9, 2012
Jordan S Bell commented on Derrick Miller's group Acoustic Newb
"Thanks Walt."
Sep 5, 2012
Jordan S Bell joined Derrick Miller's group
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Acoustic Newb

A network of beginning acoustic guitar students for sharing discussion, encouragement, ideas, resources, and support as we begin the journey.
Sep 5, 2012
Jordan S Bell replied to Jordan S Bell's discussion Beginner Acoustic Guitarist just saying hello!
"That is super cool. I will at first start with people I know that teach me first steps. Then I will maybe one day pay for lessons."
Sep 5, 2012
Newbie Dean replied to Jordan S Bell's discussion Beginner Acoustic Guitarist just saying hello!
"I'm a 63 year-old grandpa and got my 11 year-old grand daughter started almost 2 years ago.  I've met her instructor a number of times and am impressed with his approach.  He is introducing her to various styles of playing. …"
Sep 5, 2012

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Gigging or professional musician
How many years have you been playing guitar?
I do not play guitar, Less than 1 year
The make and model of your guitar(s) and/or other instruments and gear.
Yamah fg700s
What type of music do you like to play?
Modern Christian,country
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