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Leon Reihana replied to KELLY EMERSON's discussion Ron Block / Sierra Hull Florida Concert
"I wish I could have been there, Ron Block would be the attraction for me :) Come to Australia one year Kelly"
Jul 20, 2012
FloridaGull commented on Leon Reihana's blog post Looking for used acoustic, rosewood back and sides to post to Australia
Jul 20, 2012
FloridaGull commented on Leon Reihana's blog post Looking for used acoustic, rosewood back and sides to post to Australia
"That is a question I cannot answer. However, there is a very nice video of this guitar on YouTube - link through Wolfe's page - click on "demo video" on the description page..."
Jul 20, 2012
Leon Reihana posted a blog post

nitro or shellac for acoustic guitar

Woods are ziricote back n sides, spruce top, mahogany neckSee More
Jul 19, 2012
Leon Reihana commented on Leon Reihana's blog post Looking for used acoustic, rosewood back and sides to post to Australia
"Was informed the back n sides are ziricote. The myrtlewood looks very nice. What is the effect compared to mahogany, maple, rosewood, sapele, etc. What is it similar to?"
Jul 19, 2012
FloridaGull commented on Leon Reihana's blog post Looking for used acoustic, rosewood back and sides to post to Australia
"Sweet!  That almost looks like Myrtlewood... http://www.gbase.com/gear/breedlove-c25-smye-2011-natural-gloss What do you think?"
Jul 19, 2012
Leon Reihana commented on Leon Reihana's blog post Looking for used acoustic, rosewood back and sides to post to Australia
"Saw luither David Aumann tonight. We are going to build this for me. I have to ask him again what the back and sides are but it is like a rosewood tone and strength and top is spruce very tight grain.I didnt like the Queensland maple neck so he is…"
Jul 19, 2012
Leon Reihana commented on Leon Reihana's blog post Looking for used acoustic, rosewood back and sides to post to Australia
Jul 19, 2012
Leon Reihana commented on Leon Reihana's blog post Looking for used acoustic, rosewood back and sides to post to Australia
"Ok I found a local builder that will custom build me what I want for $1500. Do I choose spruce top rosewood back n sides or something else? Do I stay with the martin taylor formula for bluegrass?"
Jul 18, 2012
FloridaGull commented on Leon Reihana's blog post Looking for used acoustic, rosewood back and sides to post to Australia
"I would have suggested a Seagull, but they are not really big on rosewood... :-( And there is a guy on here selling a used Eastman AC322CE (?), but it is spruce/mahogany, so I didn't mention that either... I bought my daughter a Walden T550…"
Jul 18, 2012
Leon Reihana commented on Leon Reihana's blog post Looking for used acoustic, rosewood back and sides to post to Australia
"Thank you very much. Are you a rep? Haha just kidding. I did see and here one last Sunday but not my taste. Nearest dealer is about 15hrs drive to hear a rosewood model. My Mountain (martin rip off) is great but I want something better. My mountain…"
Jul 18, 2012
FloridaGull commented on Leon Reihana's blog post Looking for used acoustic, rosewood back and sides to post to Australia
"Also with solid back and laminated sides: The G730 - cedar/rosewood: http://www.waldenguitars.com/G730.html The D710 - Englemann spruce/rosewood: http://www.waldenguitars.com/D710.html Enjoy!"
Jul 18, 2012
FloridaGull commented on Leon Reihana's blog post Looking for used acoustic, rosewood back and sides to post to Australia
"You mentioned Blueridge, Recording King, and Eastman - have you checked out Walden guitars?  They have a significant presence in Australia - http://www.waldenguitars.com/dealers_australia.html - that's an Australian dealer list - and…"
Jul 18, 2012
Leon Reihana posted a blog post

Looking for used acoustic, rosewood back and sides to post to Australia

Who can help me find a used under $1000 Acoustic with rosewood back and sides  Taylor, Martin, Blueridge, recording king, eastman.Price must be under $1000 or tax office charges hundreds extra which is not fair. I can pay more but would do it in 2 payments. Happy to pay the postage of $120-$200 if guitar is right.I play bluegrass if you have suggestions.See More
Jul 18, 2012
Leon Reihana commented on Paul Stringer's blog post Mountain Guitar
"I have a Japan made spruce/rosewood but it look laminated sides as I can see lateral seems. Great deep sound that is loud and crisp. Blows people away because it sounds like a $3000 guitar. Found it in a 2nd hand junk shop for $20. Label missing so…"
Jul 17, 2012
Leon Reihana commented on Paul Stringer's blog post Mountain Guitar
"What woods does that have please"
Jul 17, 2012

Profile Information

Which one of the following describes your involvement in music? (Check all that apply)
Gigging or professional musician
How many years have you been playing guitar?
20-30 years
Which of these instruments do you own or play?
Flattop steel-string acoustic guitar, Mandolin, Banjo, Ukulele
The make and model of your guitar(s) and/or other instruments and gear.
1980's Mountain rosewood/spruce japan acoustic, 1980's ibanez mahogany acoustic, 2007 Eureka bluegrass banjo by Banjobrothers Australia
What is your website address?
http://www.banjobrothersaustralia.com
What type of music do you like to play?
Bluegrass, country, folk
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I don't regularly read Acoustic Guitar

Leon Reihana's Blog

nitro or shellac for acoustic guitar

Woods are ziricote back n sides, spruce top, mahogany neck

Posted on July 19, 2012 at 11:30pm

Looking for used acoustic, rosewood back and sides to post to Australia

Who can help me find a used under $1000 Acoustic with rosewood back and sides  Taylor, Martin, Blueridge, recording king, eastman.

Price must be under $1000 or tax office charges hundreds extra which is not fair. I can pay more but would do it in 2 payments. Happy to pay the postage of $120-$200 if guitar is right.

I play bluegrass if you have suggestions.

Posted on July 18, 2012 at 6:08am — 11 Comments

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