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  1. $2300 for a D40? Is that the street price? There...

    $2300 for a D40? Is that the street price? There going to have to do better than that.
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    Nick Drake never played an M-20. There’s no...

    Nick Drake never played an M-20.
    There’s no comparison between a vintage M-20 and a current MIA version.
    Regards
    Dan
  3. Well Respected Philly Dealer now carries Guilds

    Vintage Instruments in Philadelphia is now a Guild dealer!
    Fred Oster, the owner, is a well known expert in the acoustic guitar world, specializing in old, high-end Martins and Gibsons. He's...
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    Since your D-40 is something of a time capsule, I...

    Since your D-40 is something of a time capsule, I would say yes!

    Dan
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    This one's got the tone, and I must admit I...

    This one's got the tone, and I must admit I gravitate toward guitars that have some history.

    Dan

    http://i1200.photobucket.com/albums/bb324/phinegan/IMG_1287.jpg
  6. Educate me...What's MIRC?

    Educate me...What's MIRC?
  7. Thread: 1964 D40's

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    Rick while I'm surprised you went for it I hope...

    Rick while I'm surprised you went for it I hope it's everything you're hoping for.
    Even though my D-40 is an ugly mess, I really like it.

    Dan
  8. Thread: 1964 D40's

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    My two cents... being that it has had a few...

    My two cents... being that it has had a few cracks repaired, no it's not a guitar I would shell out $2500 to buy. If I was in the market for a mid-1960's D-40 I might consider paying $2500 for a dead...
  9. Thread: 1964 D40's

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    While we're discussing mid-60's D-40s, can anyone...

    While we're discussing mid-60's D-40s, can anyone confirm mine (40909) is a 1965 model? According to the published lists, the last 1964 was 38636 and then in 1965 they went to an alphanumeric series...
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    I stand corrected, Hans. Most definitely a three...

    I stand corrected, Hans. Most definitely a three piece neck.
    Thanks!
    Dan
  11. Thread: 1964 D40's

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    I agree with Russell...my fingerboard is nowhere...

    I agree with Russell...my fingerboard is nowhere near 1-3/4". I'm also pretty sure the neck on mine is one piece.
    Regards
    Dan
  12. Thread: 1964 D40's

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    :highly_amused::highly_amused::highly_amused:

    :highly_amused::highly_amused::highly_amused:
  13. Thread: 1964 D40's

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    Hello - I own 40909, which I believe makes it...

    Hello -

    I own 40909, which I believe makes it a 1965 D-40.
    While my guitar has had a VERY rough life, after getting the cracks cleated and the bridge properly positioned, is a fantastic guitar....
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    Hi and welcome to the Guild forum! My two cents?...

    Hi and welcome to the Guild forum!
    My two cents? I'd be very hesitant to purchase a guitar that had a headstock repair done in the past. It's an area of extremely high stress and many of the repairs...
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    I got the D-40 back yesterday. Jake Brnich...

    I got the D-40 back yesterday. Jake Brnich (jguitars.net) relocated the bridge, cleated six cracks on the top and reattached the pickguard. Having the bridge in the proper location and correctly...
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    Huh?

    Huh?
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    The D-40 is currently getting some cracks cleated...

    The D-40 is currently getting some cracks cleated as well as having the bridge repositioned. I'll report back after getting it back from the shop.

    Dan
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    Hello - Well the old 1965 D-40 is now in my...

    Hello -

    Well the old 1965 D-40 is now in my possession, safe and sound after being shipped all the way across the country.

    My impressions - it certainly has had the snot played out of it. It's...
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    The Secret might be out!

    https://reverb.com/blog/vintage-guild-acoustics-the-best-deal-on-the-used-market
  20. I'm a big Jackson Browne fan and have been since...

    I'm a big Jackson Browne fan and have been since "Saturate before Using", but...
    23 guitars is just plain major league overkill.

    "The sisters of the sun are gonna rock me on the water..."

    Dan
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    I want a $500 D50, too! Dan

    I want a $500 D50, too!

    Dan
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    I had an M-20 from that period. It was seriously...

    I had an M-20 from that period. It was seriously over-braced and was basically the most toneless guitar I've ever owned, and I've been through quite a few guitars in my time.
    If you're after the...
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    I owned one of those when they were just called...

    I owned one of those when they were just called D-15s. When they first came out they were quite the bargain in the Martin standard series. Nice woody tone. I didn't care for the satin finish, though...
  24. Thread: D-30?

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    A 90's D-30 was "the one that got away from me"....

    A 90's D-30 was "the one that got away from me". For sale, used, at a local shop. Beautiful 'burst finish, played great and sounded even better. As I recall the price was quite reasonable, too.
    To...
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    I had a late-90's M-20 - don't know where it was...

    I had a late-90's M-20 - don't know where it was made - but it was probably the worst guitar purchase I ever made.

    It was a beautiful little guitar, well made, very attractive looking. But...
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