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FloridaGull replied to Mario's discussion Use Of A Humidifier? in the group Acoustic Newb
"Generally, you want humidity to be in the 45% - 55% range, and temperature to be in the 65 - 75 degree (Fahrenheit) range.  Quick changes in temperature and humidity are the worst..."
May 20, 2013
Andy Gallacher replied to Mario's discussion Use Of A Humidifier? in the group Acoustic Newb
"Hi,  Wondering on the issue of humidity if anyone could advise me, I live in Scotland, I'm  a beginner and just have a cheap fender CF140S, With  just a soft case although as i am learning I don't keep it in the case, I…"
May 19, 2013
Darren Fay left a comment for Mario
"Hi Mario.  I used to Live in Alpine and El Cajon. Still come back every year to see Family.  I play a Taylor 810CE most of the time.  A guitar choir is a great idea. I think I'll suggest it to our Worship Team.   Be…"
Jul 21, 2011
Walt Pilcher left a comment for Mario
"Hi Mario, Have you seen Donna's Discussion on "Song Circles" in Acoustic Newb? I recall you were interested in finding a music group so you might enjoy this discussion. Walt"
May 29, 2009
Mario replied to Clayton W's discussion What songs to play to raise a few eyebrows when I get into the music store!? in the group Acoustic Newb
"How about a little "Dust In The Wind?" I can play the intro. It gets some attention at music stores :-)"
May 18, 2009
Mario replied to Walt Pilcher's discussion Dan, What About that New Taylor? in the group Acoustic Newb
"Dan, Once again, congratulations on your new Taylor. I know you'll have lots of enjoyable hours of playing it. And yes, your Taylor is much lighter. I noticed the same thing when I first pulled mine out of it's case for the first…"
May 18, 2009
Mario commented on Derrick Miller's group Acoustic Newb
"Hi all, I've been out for a while. My wife and I took some much needed vacation to Mexico. We had an awesome time there.It looks like I've miss out on some good discussions. I didn't take a chance in taking any of my guitars. I…"
May 18, 2009
Mario joined Doc Fleetwood's group
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Fingerstyle Jazz

For those with an interest in fingerstyle jazz guitar from Joe Pass, Bucky Pizzarelli, George VanEps to Howard Morgan, Eddie Lang, Ralph Towner, etc.
Apr 23, 2009
Vongibson left a comment for Mario
"Hello Mario, thanks for looking at my video. You have a nice collection of guitars. When are you going to post your video??? :D"
Apr 22, 2009
Walt Pilcher replied to Mario's discussion Use Of A Humidifier? in the group Acoustic Newb
"Mario, I really like the Little Martin. It's fun and convenient. Has a good sound, though obviously not like a full-size. Stays in tune well. I keep it out all the time with no humidifier although strictly speaking it probably should have one…"
Apr 22, 2009
Mario replied to Mario's discussion Use Of A Humidifier? in the group Acoustic Newb
"Thanks Derrick. I would just keep an eye on the guitar shape. Especially look at the back of your guitars where the halfs a put together. Evidence of dryness will show up there when the crack down the middle is seen easily. As you know tone is…"
Apr 22, 2009
Mario replied to Mario's discussion Use Of A Humidifier? in the group Acoustic Newb
"I kept one guitar on a stand mainly because I can just pick it up when I wanted to and like displaying it. The other guitars I just kept in their case. The winters are generally about 60 deg (F), but dry. The summers very hot and dry. This past…"
Apr 22, 2009
Walt Pilcher replied to Mario's discussion Use Of A Humidifier? in the group Acoustic Newb
"Mario, Sounds like you are doing the right thing. I use a $14 Planet Waves humidifier in each of my dreadnought guitars and keep them in their cases most nights during the winter months because it gets cold even here in mid-North Carolina and the…"
Apr 22, 2009
Derrick Miller replied to Mario's discussion Use Of A Humidifier? in the group Acoustic Newb
"Good topic, Mario. I featured it to keep it at the top. Of course, now you have me worried...LOL ~Derrick"
Apr 22, 2009
Mario added a discussion to the group Acoustic Newb
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Use Of A Humidifier?

I live in an area that is quite dry most of the year and the realitive humidity is low. I recently noticed two of my guitars (tops) felt slightly warped just below the bridge (heart sunk...). One more than the other. I quickly went into life saving mode and placed them in their respective guitar cases and put guitar humidifiers in each. I also bought a Thermometer - Hygrometer that measures relative humidity and temperature in each case. It records minimum and maximum temp/humidity. I've…See More
Apr 22, 2009

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Which one of the following describes your involvement in music? (Check all that apply)
Amateur or recreational musician
How many years have you been playing guitar?
Less than 1 year
Which of these instruments do you own or play?
Flattop steel-string acoustic guitar, Electric guitar
The make and model of your guitar(s) and/or other instruments and gear.
Taylor 314ce, Baby Taylor, Fender, and counting :)
What type of music do you like to play?
I took up guitar to learn to play worship, but have enjoyed, blues, southern rock, jazz, lots of oldies man
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At 8:03am on July 21, 2011, Darren Fay said…
Hi Mario.  I used to Live in Alpine and El Cajon. Still come back every year to see Family.  I play a Taylor 810CE most of the time.  A guitar choir is a great idea. I think I'll suggest it to our Worship Team.   Be Blesssed.   Darren
At 6:05am on May 29, 2009, Walt Pilcher said…
Hi Mario,
Have you seen Donna's Discussion on "Song Circles" in Acoustic Newb? I recall you were interested in finding a music group so you might enjoy this discussion.
Walt
At 9:40pm on April 22, 2009, Vongibson said…
Hello Mario, thanks for looking at my video. You have a nice collection of guitars. When are you going to post your video??? :D
 
 
 

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