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    12's out of Oxnard

    Discussion with the Sweetwater people about the new 12 strings at summer NAAM. No playing, but interesting and encouraging nonetheless. I laughed at the "Dripping with bad-assedness" comment. Don't think it will replace "Made to be played."

    Last edited by MLBob; 07-11-2018 at 08:09 PM.

    - 1986 Studio 24 acoustic (Gruhn design / Kim Walker build).
    - 1991 JF 30 - 12 acoustic.
    - 1998 Songbird acoustic/electric
    - 2018 Gibson Custom Shop Hummingbird Progressive 12 -string

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    Senior Member walrus's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by MLBob View Post
    "Dripping with bad-assedness"

    When this happens to me, I usually end up at the doctor's...

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    Quote Originally Posted by walrus View Post
    When this happens to me, I usually end up at the doctor's...

    "I Don't Need No Doctor"...
    oops, wrong thread again..
    "Time May Change the Technique of Music But Never Its Mission " - Rachmaninoff
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    All bought new!

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    Quote Originally Posted by walrus View Post
    When this happens to me, I usually end up at the doctor's...

    you are a sick man indeed
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    Doctor Who ???

    First good guitar - GUILD Duane Eddy 400 - I was 3rd owner - still regret letting it go 25 years ago - used to have Artist Award and Starfire - no regrets here.
    Present guitars - all bought new - F50R 1975 - F512 1977 - F212CSB 1979 - OM-240CE 2018 - Schecter Startocaster
    bought secondhand - B30SB fretless - RED Songbird - White Songbird - D-125 - Gibson 3/4-size acoustic 1957 - Carmelo Gonzales nylon string - old Levin Lute

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    "...dripping with bad-assedness..."\

    I have to say.... I like it!
    1967 MK-VI Artist Special (Hoboken - Jacobs restoration 2018) - "The Mark"
    1994 JF-30-12Bld (Westerly),
    2006 F-512 (Tacoma),
    2010 F-212XL STD (New Hartford) - "Connie"
    2014 Orpheum 12 OOO SHRW (New Hartford)

    Other 12ers:
    1970 Martin D-12-20
    1980 Ibanez AW-75 (Series I)
    1984 Taylor 655

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    Are the Oxnard Guilds gaining in the "Guitar Respect World?"
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    Quote Originally Posted by Stuball48 View Post
    Are the Oxnard Guilds gaining in the "Guitar Respect World?"
    Actually, AFAIK, I thought American-made Guild 12s already had the world's respect as "best of the best," regardless of which of Guild's many shops they came out of....

    Well, to me, anyway....
    2011 Guild F50R Sunburst
    2002 Guild JF30-12 Sunburst
    2018 Gibson Ltd. Ed. Songwriter Deluxe 12-string
    2015 Martin GPC12PA4 12-string
2012 Epiphone Lennon EJ-160E VS

1972 Epiphone FT-160 12-string
    2012 Epiphone Dot CH

    2010 Epiphone Les Paul Standard trans amber 

    2013 Yamaha Motif XS7

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