Great conversation idea. I'm certainly in need of more education in this area.
I keep my guitars out on stands, out of direct sunlight, and away from heating and cooling vents. The only time I put them in their cases is when I am taking…"
"I owned one for about 1 year at which time the "belly" started coming up. To Takamine's credit, when I sent it in they agreed that it was defective and that it would have to be replaced under warrenty. Unfortunately, that particular…"
"Hey guys, I have the "GuitarToolkit" app on my Ipod Touch. It is completely awesome. I highly recommend it. I believe it's by "Agile Partners". Well worth the $10. It has a tuner, metronome, chord finder, and much more.…"
I thought I would update everyone that has been so helpful to me with information and sage advice on the progress of my saga.
It's one of those bad news, good news, bad news, great news stories.
Bad news, my Tak was beyond…"
"My first 4 12's and my current (5th) 12!
I bought my first 12 in 1980. It was a used Conn, but I don't remember the model number. I was excited since it was my first "real" guitar. "Real" meaning that I bought it at a…"
"Thanks Edward, I appreciate your insight. Do you happen to have any knowledge about the Takamines construction techniques? Should I switch brands? The Tak was right on the upper edge of my budget. I need to have electronics onboard as I play…"
"I bought a Takamine EG535SC G Series 12 string about a year ago. I love the instrument, but i noticed that the action was getting a little high. Upon closer examination it seemed to me that the "belly"? was pulling up. If you laid a…"
"Howdy all! I'm new to this forum. I have a Takamine EG535SC. I really like it and 12 strings in general. I've been playing for over 30 years, but you would never know it! lol. I'm loaded with "want too" but way short on…"
"Howdy all! I'm fairly new to the mandolin. I'm trying to learn how to play. I have an Alverez A-100E that I absolutely love! It's an "A" model with a pickup. I've played it in church some, mostly chording. I live in…"