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How different guitar woods sound? - Online Tests
Started by Samuele Carcagno

Choosing a dobro - advice, please!
Started by Charlie Bernstein
3 replies, latest 3 weeks ago

Guitar Recommendations $900 budget
Started by Demian Escudero
6 replies, latest 3 weeks ago

Baritone Guitar strings
Started by Don Gingrich
4 replies, latest 2 months ago

My First Post
Started by Dan Mack

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James McHie Jr
James McHie Jr

Guitar recommendations, $1500 budget

I have an Art & Lutherie Cedar Dreadnought, maybe 10 years old, bought for under $300. I would call myself maybe an advanced beginner, or low intermediate, on and off lessons, worked on slide last summer via Acoustic Guitar U. Mostly easy strummin...

Posted 6 months ago - 4 replies, latest 2 months ago


jack douglas

Diastone acoustic

I was hoping someone would have some information on the Diastone acoustics. My buddy picked up one off ebay a while ago and it sounds great to me. 1970's mij Martin copy was all I could find in my research. He has a model SF 118. Sticker inside...

Posted 2 years ago - 2 replies, latest 3 months ago


Jon Lageman

Wide neck acoustics under $500?

Hi- New to the site and group, so hope I am doing this right. If not I apologize. I have been taking lessons for two years now at the ripe age of 35. I have been struggling a lot with the size of my finger-tips since the beginning. I'm a big t...

Posted 4 months ago - 3 replies, latest 4 months ago


Michael Bernier
Michael Bernier

Favorite Mic for recording acoustic guitar

What is your favorite recording mic for acoustic guitar and why? I'm going to upgrade from the Samson C02s I've been using for years now. Looking at the Shure KSM137, the Neumann KM184, the Beyerdynamic MC930 and the Shure SM81. Any input would...

Posted 6 months ago - 1 reply, 5 months ago


Craig Schriber
Craig Schriber

truest sounding pickup for 1955 Gibson SJ?

I'm using an old Gibson dreadnought style from the mid-50s and can't seem to get a natural sound out of it when amplified. It has two old Barcus-Berry Hot Dots (1972?) mounted in the bridge, and I run it through an LR Baggs Venue. What are thought...

Posted 5 months ago



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