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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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FloridaGull commented on Ted Hechtman's group Guitar Collectors
"I also have one that says "How Many Guitars Do You Need?  Just One More..." "
Jan 19
Ted Hechtman commented on Ted Hechtman's group Guitar Collectors
"FloridaGull my cousin bought me the same T shirt.    "
Jan 19
FloridaGull commented on Ted Hechtman's group Guitar Collectors
"Wolfe Guitars in Jupiter, FL, has good things like that occasionally - http://www.gbase.com/stores/wolfe-guitars/inventory.  You can search all of g-base or Reverb (www.reverb.com) as well... The best they have right now is a 1971 Martin D-35 -…"
Jan 19
Alan Edmunds commented on Ted Hechtman's group Guitar Collectors
"FG - Figured out that there are thousands of guitars. So, I'm thinking of only pre-1970 Martin dreads. Partly passion, partly investing....want to buy/trade/sell towards owning a nice vintage D model 6-string. But, the thrill of the hunt is…"
Jan 19
FloridaGull commented on Ted Hechtman's group Guitar Collectors
"Hey Ted - maybe this should be the "flag" for the group... "
Jan 19
FloridaGull commented on Ted Hechtman's group Guitar Collectors
"Uh Oh... ;-) Will your collection have a focus on certain types of instruments?  Is this going to be a more "passionate" collection, or an "investment" collection? You may need to find a Giannini Craviola - 12 and 6 string…"
Jan 19
michael schwartz commented on Ted Hechtman's group Guitar Collectors
"good for you!! and good books too...I'm around,got the number?"
Jan 19
Alan Edmunds commented on Ted Hechtman's group Guitar Collectors
"Hi Everyone, New to this group...been a member of Seagull group for about 3 years.....even know a couple of the guys. Thinking of becoming a collector....and my wife approves :) I ordered the "Vintage Guitar 2015" and "2010…"
Jan 19
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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!
Jan 19
Ted Hechtman commented on Ted Hechtman's group Goya and Levin Guitar Owners
Jan 18
Ted Hechtman commented on Ted Hechtman's group Goya and Levin Guitar Owners
"Just wanted to mention that I love my N-21. It is the same model that my Father bought when I was 16. I have two of them!"
Jan 18
Ted Hechtman commented on Ted Hechtman's group Goya and Levin Guitar Owners
"Hi everyone. I'm cataloging the Goyas. Which, coming from a Jewish background,  is a little weird. Hah. So you guys (guyas?) know I have way too many guitars. Which, to some, is an impossibility. I'll be taking new pictures so if…"
Jan 10
John commented on Ted Hechtman's group Framus Guitar
"I just had to straighten the neck a bit. Tighten the truss rod. Also there is no date visable on mine. I can barely make out the serial number."
Jan 4
Allen commented on Ted Hechtman's group Framus Guitar
"There is not much info available about these guitars. Yours is a 12 string Texan, it seems identical to mine excepted for the colour and finish. You can find the construction date on the label inside, two digits for the year and a letter for the…"
Jan 4
John commented on Ted Hechtman's group Framus Guitar
"I just picked up this 12 string. But I cant find out much info at all about it. Ive tried to contact the Framus museum website about it for some information. But haven't heard back from them. The only other one I can seem to find is here and…"
Dec 29, 2014
John joined Ted Hechtman's group
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Framus Guitar

A site for owners of Framus Guitars.
Dec 29, 2014

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.
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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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