Nylon-String Guitars



Acoustic Guitar

Nylon-String Guitars

Hi, fellow 'Guitars and Gear' group members! We were wondering...Do any of you play a nylon-string guitar? If so, what kind of music do you like to play on it?


Posted 1 year ago by Acoustic Guitar - 22 replies

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Rufus Watson

I just received my latest guitar by Hondo. It is an Hondo H-634 Classical Guitar with nylon strings. I am glad I have sheet music to played on it. It has a lovely tone and warmth.


Reply posted 10 months ago by Rufus Watson


Steven Gardner

I bought my first classical guitar after I got out of the army in '73. I took lessons in college along with music theory, etc.
I still have that guitar- a Levin LG19. Hand made in Sweden. It is always on a stand in my living room.
I also have a Martin Thomas Humphrey Millenial classical, and a Godin Multiac.
I use the Godin often when I do my solo and duo gigs.
-something special about the sound and feel of nylon strings!


Reply posted 10 months ago by Steven Gardner


I picked up the guitars a few months ago after a 20 year hiatus. I found the steel strings pretty tough on my fingers, and not much fun to play. I bought an old Yamaha G-60A to see if I liked the nylon route. I did, but I didn't like the width of the neck on a classic classical. I bought a Cordoba Orchestra Pro, and I have a new love in my life. I was looking for a Martin, but after playing the Cordoba, and trying a few Martins, I'm sticking with the Cordoba. Their Fusion line is awesome. Sound great, and play like a dream. I've played Ovations for most of my life, now I'm wanting to try an Ovation nylon. Just haven't found the right one, yet...


Reply posted 10 months ago by ROBERT STRINGER


Paul Reid

started out on a yamaha c40 many moons ago, now have a martinez timberline - cheap and cheerful but nice tone, just restrung with hard tension strings....great community by the way!


Reply posted 11 months ago by Paul Reid



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