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Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 02-25-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 179
Posted By patticake
the S6 slim has the same body as the original S6...

the S6 slim has the same body as the original S6 - it's just the nut width that's slimmer.



i didn't love the spruce S6 compared to the cedar top version, which i really like. haven't run into...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 02-24-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 179
Posted By patticake
to me, the S6 sounds like a quality guitar - it's...

to me, the S6 sounds like a quality guitar - it's not more mellow so much as warmer, less strident. the entourage's more metallic sound is a little harsher, which i don't care for. still, it's your...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 02-21-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 284
Posted By patticake
a semi acoustic is, indeed, a semi-hollow body...

a semi acoustic is, indeed, a semi-hollow body guitar like a taylor T5. i've never played one that sounded better unplugged than an acoustic, so i really doubted that was what he meant.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 02-20-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 284
Posted By patticake
do you mean an acoustic-electric guitar? the...

do you mean an acoustic-electric guitar?

the acoustic-electric and acoustic versions of any given guitar should sound the same unplugged. there is no magical tone improvement from adding...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 02-18-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 655
Posted By patticake
when i first started learning guitar, the two...

when i first started learning guitar, the two hardest chords for me were D and F. it took considerably more than 10 days to nail them - in fact, my teacher started me off with simple chords, and in...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 02-17-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 194
Posted By patticake
the big question - what is it you don't like...

the big question - what is it you don't like about your current guitar? knowing those things would make it possible to recommend guitars that don't have those issues.

personally i wouldn't buy...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 02-15-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 298
Posted By patticake
laminate guitars often have a sort of fuzzy...

laminate guitars often have a sort of fuzzy sound, and while using strings like DR rares can improve that a bit, it's the nature of the beast. btw, i personally don't care for the washburn sound as...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 02-13-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 329
Posted By patticake
canada? you could get a seagull - you have a...

canada? you could get a seagull - you have a price advantage as they're made in canada. they make some nice guitars.

i'd also suggest a recording king 000, which is my favorite size of recording...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 02-10-2015, 02:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By patticake
the FG720S is a very nice guitar to learn on or...

the FG720S is a very nice guitar to learn on or for a more experienced player on a budget.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 02-09-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By patticake
when you say you want "more" in terms...

when you say you want "more" in terms of sound, what does that mean? more volume? more bass? more overtones? more overall presence?

my first thought is the guild GAD series. definitely worth...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 02-09-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 485
Posted By patticake
sometimes more expensive IS better - well, in my...

sometimes more expensive IS better - well, in my case it's been usually. but until you've played a lot of guitars and really listened, you probably won't be able to tell the difference. i played...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 02-09-2015, 03:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 485
Posted By patticake
you don't mention what tone, size of guitar,...

you don't mention what tone, size of guitar, width of neck or anything else interests you. do you live by any guitar stores? i'd highly suggest you try all the guitars in your budget, compare the...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 02-05-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 247
Posted By patticake
i have found yamaha to have better quality...

i have found yamaha to have better quality control than epiphone, for whatever it's worth.

but honestly your best bet would be to try them both and buy the one you like. everyone has their own...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 02-05-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By patticake
you can easily damage a guitar without playing it...

you can easily damage a guitar without playing it - it can fall over while in the stand, as one common example. it can also be kept at too high a humidity for an extended period of time, which can...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 02-03-2015, 02:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 313
Posted By patticake
you're counting on the seller to know what he's...

you're counting on the seller to know what he's talking about. my experience is that most people don't know anything about guitars.

on the other hand, for the price, does it matter if it has...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 02-03-2015, 02:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 231
Posted By patticake
if i had to choose budget guitars between cort,...

if i had to choose budget guitars between cort, ibanez and fender, i'd probably choose fender or maybe cort, depending on the individual model. ibanez tends to give the least bang for the buck,...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 02-02-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 313
Posted By patticake
if you're inexperienced with guitar problems, you...

if you're inexperienced with guitar problems, you probably wouldn't notice at all - and some problems develop over time. the guitar you linked to looks like it may have a crack in the back, and if...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 02-02-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 158
Posted By patticake
the C40 is an all laminate guitar so it isn't...

the C40 is an all laminate guitar so it isn't going to have the best tone, but it's still pretty respectable for the price. before you start buying other guitars, when is the last time you changed...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 02-01-2015, 03:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 196
Posted By patticake
before you start, read...

before you start, read these:

http://www.frets.com/FretsPages/Musician/GenSetup/NutAction/nutaction.html

http://www.frets.com/FretsPages/Musician/Guitar/Setup/LowerAction/loweraction01.html
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 02-01-2015, 03:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 430
Posted By patticake
i like the 100 series, but i don't like it better...

i like the 100 series, but i don't like it better than the seagull S6 or the guild GADs.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 02-01-2015, 01:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 430
Posted By patticake
the old taylor 200 series was made in the u.s.,...

the old taylor 200 series was made in the u.s., but it's been years since they were made in el cajon http://www.acousticguitarforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=204799
particularly make note of Ted @...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 02-01-2015, 12:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 430
Posted By patticake
try the guild GAD series guitars and see what you...

try the guild GAD series guitars and see what you think. then report back. they have a size like the 214, more or less, as well as dreads. i think they'd be a very good step up guitar for someone...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 01-31-2015, 11:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 430
Posted By patticake
i wouldn't consider the 214 a step up from the...

i wouldn't consider the 214 a step up from the FG730, which definitely sounds better to me than the FG700, btw. the 214 is also a solid top, laminate back and sides guitar, just like the yamaha FG...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 01-31-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 363
Posted By patticake
that is one hell of a scratch, and i think...

that is one hell of a scratch, and i think there's a crack on the back but to be fair, you're paying very little. i see all the seller's feedbacks are positive. considering the low price you're...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 01-31-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 196
Posted By patticake
i find that the truss rod is often quite hard to...

i find that the truss rod is often quite hard to turn, but it can also be frozen in place so it can't be turned..

if you have a problem with the action, you shouldn't be adjusting the truss rod at...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 01-31-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 4
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Views: 217
Posted By patticake
congrats on your new 12-string. it does look...

congrats on your new 12-string. it does look nice, and i bet it sounds great - enjoy it :)
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 01-31-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 185
Posted By patticake
yes, the guild is all solid. and no, the taylor...

yes, the guild is all solid. and no, the taylor is a solid top. the guild GAD series offers very good value - their guitars are all solid, gloss finish and come with a hardshell case. and the one...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 01-30-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 185
Posted By patticake
each model of each brand of guitar has its own...

each model of each brand of guitar has its own nut width. while 0 to 000 guitars commonly have a wider nut, just how wide varies from brand to brand and even model to model. the seagull S6 is one...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 01-30-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 185
Posted By patticake
personally i wouldn't buy either, because even...

personally i wouldn't buy either, because even though i have small hands, i find a guitar with a wider nut very nice to play. if i had to choose between them, i'd definitely take the guild as i was...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 01-29-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 363
Posted By patticake
i used to own a yamaha FG730, and i liked it. it...

i used to own a yamaha FG730, and i liked it. it has a silvery sound, not boxy, and i consider it a good solid top guitar, not just a good value. if the FG730 had had a wider nut, i'd have kept it....
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