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Ted Hechtman
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  • Westbury, NY
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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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Michael D Krampitz left a comment for Ted Hechtman
"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…"
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Dave Fengler commented on Ted Hechtman's group Guitar Collectors
"That one could be interesting."
yesterday
FloridaGull commented on Ted Hechtman's group Guitar Collectors
"There is a Yamaki on the Goodwill Auction site: http://www.shopgoodwill.com/auctions/1970s-Yamaki-Deluxe-Folk-No-11... Currently $9.95 - 7 days left - $16.44 shipping... Seems nice - and a zero fret!  Enjoy!"
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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
Ted Hechtman commented on Ted Hechtman's group Guitar Collectors
"I have a Peavey. same model. Dandy guitar! made by Landola in Finland."
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Ted Hechtman commented on Ted Hechtman's group Guitar Collectors
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Ted Hechtman commented on Ted Hechtman's group Landola Guitars
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FloridaGull commented on Ted Hechtman's group Guild Owners
"It seems that most of us here in this community are, in general, who or what we present ourselves to be. I've participated in 4 transactions with 4 different individuals now - 2 purchases by me, 1 sold by me, and 1 sold by a community member to…"
Friday
FloridaGull commented on Ted Hechtman's group Guild Owners
"My fingerstyle may never get too loud, but I'll play her as long as the good Lord lets me... :-)"
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Ted James Popp commented on Ted Hechtman's group Guild Owners
"how fitting for you both! "
Apr 17
Mike commented on Ted Hechtman's group Guild Owners
"I've never really sold a guitar before. Did a little trading at a local shop, but never sold one to someone online. I'd like to say that Florida Gull made the process effortless. I'm really pleased that he could give the GAD-30R a…"
Apr 17
tim mc nulty joined Ted Hechtman's group
Apr 12
Rich Yunker commented on Ted Hechtman's group Guitar Collectors
"Hi all, I am a very new guitar player but not a very new guy. I have just acquired what I believe to be a Bellini classical guitar. My father in law had it laying in the garage, he passed away few weeks ago, I was out helping my mother in law, she…"
Apr 11
Michael S. Jackson commented on Ted Hechtman's group Guitar Collectors
"Ted - I'm looking forward to seeing the "after" photos. m"
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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!
Apr 9
Ted Hechtman commented on Ted Hechtman's group Guitar Collectors
"It seems that all the pieces are there. "
Apr 9

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 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

 

 

At 11:00am on May 5, 2011, Michael D Krampitz said…
Hey Ted how are you,I had my surgery done and it tested possitive for cancer. So they removed it and hopefully it will not come back.I feel a lot better and I just wanted to thank you for your support.
 
 
 

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