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Guitar Player's Injuries
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Ted Hechtman May 22, 2009.

Yamaha Bamboo Guitar FG B1
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Gerald Dixon Cummings Dec 19, 2013.

 

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Mike Raeburn commented on Ted Hechtman's group Goya and Levin Guitar Owners
"Hi Jim, I have heard of these as well, although I have never seen one. Given the known quality issues Martin were having around this time the chances are the LD-18s were superior to the D-18s made at that time. I am speaking as an owner of both…"
yesterday
Jim Yates commented on Ted Hechtman's group Goya and Levin Guitar Owners
"I am also posting this on the Martin page.  I have just discovered that about 200 D-18s (labeled LD-18) were made in Gothenburg, Sweden right after Martin bought the Levin company.  Has anyone seen one of these?  Are they of the same…"
Tuesday
Mike Raeburn commented on Ted Hechtman's group Goya and Levin Guitar Owners
"There is a new film out about Levin Guitars. You can find it via the following link.  www.anakronfilm.se I have just asked them to send me a copy. Unfortunately it is Region 0 so unless they are willing to produce a region free copy it may be…"
Monday
jack stepick joined Ted Hechtman's group
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Goya and Levin Guitar Owners

A group for those of us who own and appreciate or don't own and just appreciate Goya and Levin Guitars made in Goteborg Sweden for over 70 years!
Monday
Mike Raeburn commented on Ted Hechtman's group Goya and Levin Guitar Owners
"You can find LaBella at http://www.labella.com/ Try a set, especially if you play fingerstyle."
Sunday
Jim Yates commented on Ted Hechtman's group Hofner Guitars
"Darcy just posted a photo of his new bass, a Hofner Verythin."
Sep 6
Paul joined Ted Hechtman's group
Aug 29
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Goya and Levin Guitar Owners

A group for those of us who own and appreciate or don't own and just appreciate Goya and Levin Guitars made in Goteborg Sweden for over 70 years!
Aug 29
Joe Allen commented on Ted Hechtman's group Goya and Levin Guitar Owners
"I got an offer to buy a GS335S made in Korea. Perfect shape with case for my Epiphone PR-650 ASB slope shoulder made in Japan and I give up boot. What does somebody think of these guitars? I have no knowledge of the Goya line. I have had the Epi a…"
Aug 18
Joe Allen joined Ted Hechtman's group
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Goya and Levin Guitar Owners

A group for those of us who own and appreciate or don't own and just appreciate Goya and Levin Guitars made in Goteborg Sweden for over 70 years!
Aug 18
Joe Allen joined Ted Hechtman's group
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Guitar Collectors

Do you collect guitars? Do you have a collection? Would you like to collect guitars? Do you want to look at pictures of other people's collections? Well then this is the group to do it in!
Aug 18
Antonio Cotichini commented on Ted Hechtman's group Guild Owners
"Ok, I'll post this here... I would say something about the strings I'm using now and have some opinions, just if any of you guys and galls have ever tryed them. I've always used D'Addario Ph.Br. 13/56 (anyway... in the past 15…"
Aug 18
Elton Bloye commented on Ted Hechtman's group Guild Owners
"Hi all. New to the group. I'm GASSIN for a F30rce, even though its a little over budget. But I see they don't make this model in the US anymore. You can get the F130rce, which is the new GAD model. Anyone know why they discontinued it?…"
Aug 18
Mike Raeburn commented on Ted Hechtman's group Goya and Levin Guitar Owners
"LaBella make silk and steel strings, the wound strings have a steel core, then a layer of silk, then the wrap wire on top of that. I used them for years but they did not last long and got difficult to source. Nice tone though and very easy to play."
Aug 7
Jim Yates commented on Ted Hechtman's group Goya and Levin Guitar Owners
"Silk & Steel? "
Aug 7
michael schwartz commented on Ted Hechtman's group Guitar Collectors
"Thanx, Ted.and thanx for that GREAT many guitar poem!!!!! I still intend on framing it."
Aug 7

Profile Information

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?
More than 30 years
Which of these instruments do you own or play?
Flattop steel-string acoustic guitar, Nylon-string guitar, Archtop guitar, Resonator guitar, Travel guitar
The make and model of your guitar(s) and/or other instruments and gear.
Guild D-212 12 String (1971)
Guild 2001 DCE-1(2001)
Goya N-21 (1965)
Home Made 4 String Ikeatar
Goya TS-4 12 String
Goya TS-14
Framus Gaucho
Silvertone (made in Italy by Eko)
Madiera A-9 (by Guild)
Greco (by Goya) GR-4
Squier SP-1
Squier Stratacoustic
Global 1964 cheapo
Egmond Dread
EKO P-2
EKO Fiesta
Airline (by Montgomery Ward)
Crafter (not sure of model..will update)
Landola (imported by Peavey in 1996?)
1965 (?) South African Bellini (Gallotone??)
Norwood with an adjustable neck
Carlo Robelli Resonator
Framus parlor
What type of music do you like to play?
My own. Mostly.
Do you subscribe to or regularly read Acoustic Guitar?
I subscribe

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At 3:02pm on June 10, 2014, Michael D Krampitz said…

I'm doing good thanks felling better cancer gone using my mask at night for sleep apnea.I never could get used to it ,soI ended up geting a concussion,went to hospital they said I had a miner heart attack from CO2 in my blood.not enough blood.well I use it every night now and I feel like my brain has been rebooted.Bought a Guild Jumbo I just neeed to take some pictures and figure how to get them on my PC.I need to dowhload kadak picture software.Take care I,ll get that guitar online soon. KOP

At 12:36am on April 23, 2014, Michael D Krampitz said…

Hi Ted 2013 was a hard year for me cancer came back,went for treatments so far it's looking good I need to have part of  my prostate cut ,it's to large.in Nov.I had a heart attack ,very mild one.I have sleep apnea and I could never get used to sleeping with a mask on.Now however I wear it every night,Feeling alot better and looking forward to writeing some music.Bought some new guitars got rid of some I just got a jumbo Guild F150RCE it is great.talk to you soon 

At 10:49am on September 3, 2013, FloridaGull said…

20 minutes left on that Egmond... go Ted! ;-)

At 1:37pm on June 6, 2012, FloridaGull said…

If you have too many anyway, what's one more? ;-)

At 10:33pm on September 16, 2011, Michael D Krampitz said…
Ted did you ever get anyone to help you write that song with you,If not or you want to see what someone else can do let me take a crack at it.send me the words.I have skype and a nice webcam but I need to remove some music and pictures and othe junk.The webcam has been runnig slowly lately.so I will clean that up and we can comunicate by that way or by phone
At 10:03pm on September 16, 2011, Michael D Krampitz said…
Hi Ted Iv'e been away for a while,doing some small gigs,along the northeast oceanside.It was very great for my mind and soul I was well recieved everyplace I played with many booked for next summer.now to get some fall and winter gigs, I would like to put together a small 3pcs acoustic band.
At 8:58am on July 2, 2011, Chris Langton said…

Hi Ted

 

Well it only took me 7 months, but I have now posted photos of my guitars and I intend to be  more active!

At 6:33am on May 26, 2011, Michael D Krampitz said…
Depending on the year,if it has a little age and sounds it's a keeper.They stopped making that neck and headstock for a while and just now are starting to bring them back.
At 5:04pm on May 12, 2011, Edward Sparks said…
Sure you can put the pictures in your Blog...I'd be honored!  Edward
At 12:52pm on May 12, 2011, Edward Sparks said…

Hey Ted,

Two of my own handmade guitars made it on the Premiere website!  But also, the guitar after mine is a Givson!!!  Edward

Mine is picture number 8 and the Givson is number 9...check it out!!!

 

http://www.premierguitar.com/Magazine/Issue/2011/May/GALLERY_Show_Us_Your_Gear_Unique_Instruments_II.aspx?Page=9&#gallery

 

 

 
 
 

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