"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…"
"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…"
"There is a new film out about Levin Guitars. You can find it via the following link.
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…"
"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…"
"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…"
"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?…"
"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."
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
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
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
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.