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    I heard somewhere that practice makes perfect....

    I heard somewhere that practice makes perfect. :tiger:
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    From my (nominal) experience, nothing! ...

    From my (nominal) experience, nothing!



    They must have picked up the skill pretty quickly, because the teardrop burst finish on my '02 JF30-12 is fabulous!
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    I'm with you there, Ncrews, although my most...

    I'm with you there, Ncrews, although my most recent acquisition is in the shop to work on a fairly serious cosmetic gouge to the top. Sounds like you did the right thing buying and then sticking...
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    Cheers to you, bobouz. I was in a similar...

    Cheers to you, bobouz. I was in a similar situation, and the draft lottery didn't reach my number. I joined the Peace Corps anyway.
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    So funny!
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    Oh, it's MSNBC for me, much more now that the...

    Oh, it's MSNBC for me, much more now that the country is going through some rather momentous times. Plus there's always the chance of catching sight of Natasha Bertrand. :tiger:
  7. Thread: Another Convert

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    That's saying something! Great story!

    That's saying something! Great story!
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    Man, them were the days. They were defining of...

    Man, them were the days. They were defining of an era.
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    Great work, Dread! Totally!

    Great work, Dread! Totally!
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    Wow, a real beauty! Splendid silkiness! I...

    Wow, a real beauty! Splendid silkiness!



    I like 'em like that. The tone will come!
  11. I was just going to say, he must have. Hence his...

    I was just going to say, he must have. Hence his enjoyment of having others do his stuff. Plus the compliment of having others want to do a version of your song. I loved the Byrds' versions. And...
  12. Thread: NGD 1972 F212

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    I bet it does! Major congrats! Nothing like a...

    I bet it does! Major congrats! Nothing like a Guild 12-string!
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    Good to hear and major congrats! I wonder how...

    Good to hear and major congrats! I wonder how the heck one can mess up the truss rod on such a new instrument... :confused:
  14. Thread: 12 string love

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    Actually, my FIRST 12-string was a Candelas...

    Actually, my FIRST 12-string was a Candelas. I think. This was back in the late 60s, mind you. I don't remember buying it. It's possible my mom picked it up at a back yard sale. (She loved those...
  15. Thread: 12 string love

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    Heh. Speaking of which, we just made the trip up...

    Heh. Speaking of which, we just made the trip up to North Idaho for a couple weeks. (I brought my Martin 12-string as my travel guitar since I got such a good deal on it.) Meanwhile, I pulled the...
  16. Thread: NGD-Used JF-30

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    Welcome to the forum, Doug! Man, that is a...

    Welcome to the forum, Doug! Man, that is a gorgeous JF30! Major congrats! Gotta love a Guild jumbo! My first Guild was a burst JF30-12 made in Corona, also in near mint condition. It was on...
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    Good to know! The lining in the case for my...

    Good to know! The lining in the case for my Martin is thin right where the neck lays on it. This caused a wear mark on the back of the neck! I've just been putting a polish cloth over that spot,...
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    Got it, thanks. Oh - Roy is right up by Ogden. ...

    Got it, thanks. Oh - Roy is right up by Ogden. Being formerly a SoCal guy, I'm not real familiar with some of these Utah cities, especially the ones with crazy names. :tiger:
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    Interesting! A little confirmation on the cause!...

    Interesting! A little confirmation on the cause!



    Actually, I stopped by there first, which is basically right down the street!



    I expect your D35 has a natural top, not a sunburst. ...
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    Man, I hear ya! In fact, I don't even mess with...

    Man, I hear ya! In fact, I don't even mess with it - I take my 12ers in to a local tech and have them restring 'em for a nominal charge. Worth it to me!

    Sorry you're disappointed with the sound...
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    Haha, you can say that again, what with the 2018...

    Haha, you can say that again, what with the 2018 Gibson dreadnought Songwriter 12-string, and the little Martin GPC12PA4 (which I had out yesterday and was amazed at the sound that little thing put...
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    Justin at Cordoba wrote back and said "Guitar...

    Justin at Cordoba wrote back and said "Guitar Czar is the only Guild Authorized Service Center in Utah." I'm not sure how they gain that status, but I know they've got a couple luthiers who are...
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    Thanks, guys! You know, I didn't even ask....

    Thanks, guys!



    You know, I didn't even ask. I figure it'll be pretty reasonable. They're good guys down there, but they're in business and doing good work, so they deserve a decent price. ...
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    Oh, BTW, I asked the luthier what he thought...

    Oh, BTW, I asked the luthier what he thought caused the gouge. His guess was that it was knocked off a stand. There is a slight bump directly across from the big gouge. I figure he's probably...
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    Took in the F512

    I contacted Guild to ask what local shop could fix the gouge to the top of the F512 I recently bought (at a greatly discounted price). The Guild rep said Guitar Czar was the only local place they...
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