"Very nice! That's one of the Canadian built ones. Mine was the AG500ce, which was built in China to the same design specs as Canadian models. I would hold onto that Garrison if I were you - superb guitar!
As for the S&P spruce MJ,…"
"G-10, solid birch and has a flamed top. I had Gibson tuners put on and a bone saddle when it was set up. I will figure out how to post a pic here. Right now I am looking at an S&P spruce MJ. None around my area but a guitar store in Spokane…"
"Yes Marty, I loved its look. It's tone was very similar to that of a Seagull Artist Cameo (Did an A/B of them last year). They had the same fundamental tones and brightness. The Cameo sounded a bit richer and had a nicer neck (for me). But when…"
"I had a Garrison dread which I played for nearly 8 years as my only guitar. Mine was a spruce/American sycamore model, which was very striking - I loved that guitar, and it worked hard. Great quality, still going strong with the guy I sold it to.…"
"You are right that most smaller body guitars will not top a large body guitar, BUT, there are exceptions.
I would put either S&P Woodland Pro Folk acoustics (they make 2 models) or that Maritime Folk up against a lot of large body guitars any…"