GardMan's latest activity

  • GardMan
    GardMan replied to the thread Guitar Belly.
    I play John Pearce on bluegrass on my 73. Light treble (12 e) and med bass (56 E). You definitely can bring the saddle down some... Have...
  • GardMan
    GardMan replied to the thread V is for....
    Some of the faux turquoise looks pretty real... but is definitely softer than real stone...
  • GardMan
    Your best bet is to contact member Hans Moust via his web page...
  • GardMan
    GardMan replied to the thread V is for....
    Yes, the black trim in the DV-73 and 74 is "onyx." But, IIRC from Hans comments re: the materials used, some or all were "reconstituted"...
  • GardMan
    IT HAPPENS! It doesn't have to open far to let something like a spare bridge pin (ask Westerly about his burst D-55) or allen wrench...
  • GardMan
    Was the picture of the straightedge test sent to you by the seller, or do you have access to the guitar? Altho' the straightedge falls...
  • GardMan
    GardMan replied to the thread D25 serial number..
    Might be too early for a neck block date, but will likely have a date stamped on one of the braces flanking the sound hole. You will...
  • GardMan
    GardMan replied to the thread Body size difference.
    The "standard" nut width for Guild dreads was 1-11/16" thru Hoboken, Westerly, and Corona years, at least. However, there were...
  • GardMan
    GardMan replied to the thread Musty Case.
    Just to clarify... I did NOT mix the baking soda and charcoal. The charcoal was in the sock. I got one of those boxes of baking soda...
  • GardMan
    GardMan replied to the thread Musty Case.
    Charcoal briquettes MIGHT work (and would be cheaper), but I used a week of summer sunshine (case open), followed by a several months...
  • GardMan
    GardMan replied to the thread 1990 Date Stamp on Neck Block?.
    IIRC, Hans has told us that the date stamped on the neck block is the date the guitar "rim" (assembly of the sides, neck block, and end...
  • GardMan
    The Westerly-built DV-6 was a mahogany B/S model. An LTGer who worked at the Westerly factory commented more than once on how they were...
  • GardMan
    Never played a DV-6, and haven't played a D-40 in more than 40 years. But, the MIM DV-6 has rosewood back and sides. The D-40 has...
  • GardMan
    Looks great!
  • GardMan
    GardMan replied to the thread Low E Bridge Pin Won't Stay Put.
    Are these slotted pins? First, make sure that the ball of the string is not pulling the pin out as you tighten the string... Most of my...
Top