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  1. Norman Manik question.

    Acoustic Guitar
    Hi everyone, longtime reader first time writer. I just received an old Norman Manik from some one. s/n 1346 I am just wondering if anyone on here has any info, or access to some sort of archives that can help me with identifying this. Thanks in advance.
  2. Yamaki 331 - looking for more info

    Acoustic Guitar
    I just recently picked up a dreadfully beaten Yamaki Deluxe 331 for the purposes of attempting a restoration. I'm trying to put a date on the guitar, but the date stamp is faded - They stamped the year of the date overtop of the black portion of the label. After photographing it under...
  3. Canadian Handmade Acoustics (high end)

    Acoustic Guitar
    Hello. I live in Vernon BC and I am blessed to know 5 world class builders in my area that sell very high quality hand crafted instruments from $2500 to $10,000. I also know another 5 talented builders around Vancouver area, and have researched more talented luthiers in Ontario and Quebec...
  4. Acoustic Fingerstyle Tablature - FREE Downloads

    Theory and Technique
    There are a few pages of freely downloadable TablEdit format (.tef) acoustic guitar fingerstyle tablatures available at the following website: Acoustic Guitar Tablature (Tab / Tabs) & Midi - Downloads Page Hopefully you will find something which catches your imagination and which you will...
  5. Acoustic Case - Humidity Gauge Mod

    Acoustic Guitar
    Hey guys, should be picking up that acoustic this week. No case though, but will try to get a decent one used off Kijiji to keep it safe in, especially since my house is very humid in summer, and VERY dry in winter. Buying a humidifier this year but in any case, was thinking of modifying the...
  6. Opinion & thoughts - Buying an Acoustic Guitar

    Acoustic Guitar
    Hi, I'm looking to buy a new acoustic guitar and I would like people opinions and suggestions about it. Here is the guitar I have at the moment: - Fender Ron Emory Loyalty Slope Shoulder Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric Guitar - Between 5 and 10 years old - Martin MSP7100 SP Lifespan Phosphor...
  7. instead of a sound-hole and pick-guard, how about

    Acoustic Guitar
    instead of a sound-hole and pick-guard, how about a pick-hole. a hole in the shape of a pick-guard in the same location as where the pick-guard would be. Seems like an obvious alternative but I have yet to see one. It seems surreal like a Magritte painting- you know, the guy walking with an...
  8. Warm Vs. Bright Acoustics

    Acoustic Guitar
    Just wondering what makes a guitar have a warmer sound, like is it the wood or age, etc.? thanks in advance
  9. Need info on this Harmony Monterey

    Acoustic Guitar
    I don't know anything about it. Thank you in advance for the help :)
  10. Despacito - Luis Fonsi - Guitar Tutorial

    Hey guys! I just posted a video tutorial for Despacito if anyone wanted to learn it! Appreciate it if you checked it out :)
  11. Yamaha 800 series FG and FS acoustic guitars..Comments Please ...July UPDATE: I CAVED...NGD!

    Acoustic Guitar
    I recently tried a Yamaha FG 800 and was impressed. Please understand that this is a $300.00 (CDN...taxes in) guitar. I was impressed GIVEN the price point. I did some reading about them and found that Yamaha changed the neck profile and and the bracing and introduced these in 2016. Apparently...
  12. Need Help Re Humidifing an Acoustic Yamaha Dave Navarro Signature

    Guitar Building/Mods/Repair
    Hey guys, A buddy I jam with has an older Yamaha Dave Navarro Sig Acoustic Electric. He had left it for I do not know how long out of the case and it has apparently dried out. I haven't seen it yet, but he said that the bridge is sinking (or something to that effect) because it dried out. I...
  13. HELP!!!! - Tanglewood vs Yamaha - Acoustic

    Acoustic Guitar
    Hey! I am buying a guitar as a gift for my boyfriend. He used to play growing up but basically he is a beginner. I am undecided between two: Yamaha FG720s + comes with case and stand, and i love that it is black = $220 Tanglewood TW 28 Model Evolution CSG = $140 Which would be the best choice...
  14. Hello from Oshawa

    For New Users
    Hey everyone, I just found this site today. Im from Oshawa and im a bit younger, in my early 20s but ive been playing guitar since i was 12 on and off. I still havent given up and im about ready to get out there and see what the community has to offer. My first guitar was a Jay Turser Strat...
  15. Acoustic guitar simulator

    Effects Pedals, Strings and more
    Anyone ever used one that actually sounds like an acoustic guitar?
  16. Buffalo Head Yamaki

    Acoustic Guitar
    I recently purchased a Yamaki Buffalo Head. On a forum i noticed an ad for these,some with the logo across the top, whereas the one I have the logo is black & vertical. Also the one on the poster says is made of solid rosewood back and sides with spruce top. Thing is the particular model has the...
  17. Can any neck be straightened?

    Guitar Building/Mods/Repair
    My girlfriend has an Art and Lutherie Folk acoustic guitar ( with a pretty warped neck. As a result the action is terribly high and it's a pain to fret anything. Is it possible to get the neck straightened, or is it too late? Also, on a...
  18. Glasgow unplugged

    The Band Lounge (Members Wanted, Performance Vids)
    An unplugged live version of 'Glasgow' from my Days of Convenience album. Courtesy videographer and recording/editing master Nick Marlatt. I won't be in Glasgow anytime soon, but I can sing about it.
  19. Any Lado Owners Out There????

    Electric Guitar
    Anyone else but me own a Lado? I bought mine back in 1983 from Joe the owner at that time I was just a 18 year old punk kid who wanted a Flying V and that was the cheapest price at the time ($625.00) so off to Scarbourgh I go. After 25 years and a long break from playing guitar I still have...