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Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 07-18-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 196
Posted By ghobby
I'll also throw in Seagull, Sigma, Alverez,...

I'll also throw in Seagull, Sigma, Alverez, Blueridge etc. There are a lot of decent guitars in that price range.

If you can, go out and try as many as you can in your price range used as well. One...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-16-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 558
Posted By ghobby
For an amp you could try a roland microcube, vox...

For an amp you could try a roland microcube, vox mini, fender mustang I they all have a spot for headphones and for an mp3 player, and they can be fairly quiet when played without.

Peavy vypers also...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 07-04-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 180
Posted By ghobby
I usually change my strings every 3 to 4 months...

I usually change my strings every 3 to 4 months regardless of how much I've been playing. Sometimes I'm lazy and it'll stretch to 5/6 months. They definitely sound and look done by that point.
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-30-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 253
Posted By ghobby
I would recommend the Yamaha, its probably the...

I would recommend the Yamaha, its probably the best value for the money and gives a wide range of tones. The gift certificate suggestion is also a good option.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 06-25-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 730
Posted By ghobby
Thanks Cranky, I'm always happy to learn new...

Thanks Cranky, I'm always happy to learn new things. (Actually its more of a swap, new in - something old out)

I've never made the connection between pick ups and the fact that electric strings...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 06-25-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 730
Posted By ghobby
I think nickel and cobalt are magnetic each on...

I think nickel and cobalt are magnetic each on their own.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 06-22-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 730
Posted By ghobby
I use D'addario phosphor bronze lights.

I use D'addario phosphor bronze lights.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 06-20-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 361
Posted By ghobby
Thats a close race for sure. I would have to go...

Thats a close race for sure. I would have to go with yamaha, I like the sound of the englemann spruce and the wider nut(for my sausage fingers) makes it easier to fingerpick.

Have fun...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-18-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 406
Posted By ghobby
Stick to your budget, and don't let people tell...

Stick to your budget, and don't let people tell you how much to spend. Its your hobby your money. There are plenty of decent guitars in that price range.

You should go try a bunch of guitars in...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 06-18-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 146
Posted By ghobby
If you have just started using barre chords, just...

If you have just started using barre chords, just give it time and the muscles in your hand should adjust. You could also try stretching your hand and fingers before playing, or change your playing...
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-29-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 321
Posted By ghobby
Sorry, I've never run across one (doesn't mean...

Sorry, I've never run across one (doesn't mean its not out there), but you can always buy a floating bridge pickup and install it on your archtop that already has a magnetic pickup.

Or like The Stig...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 05-27-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 352
Posted By ghobby
You should really go out and try a bunch. You...

You should really go out and try a bunch. You seem to know the sound you want.

For my two cents I'll throw the Guild D series into the mix, loud and boomy.

I'm not sure abut the Taylor 114 or 214...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 05-23-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 461
Posted By ghobby
Green lol

lol
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 05-22-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 461
Posted By ghobby
Thank-you for understanding, I mean why else do...

Thank-you for understanding, I mean why else do the banks offer lines of credit against your mortgage if not to indulge in a harmless hobby. And the kids can make there own way through college, its a...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 05-22-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 461
Posted By ghobby
Smile I'd be really surprised if anyone answers no....

I'd be really surprised if anyone answers no. This is probably not the forum to get an unbiased answer.

Of course you should buy the guitar (maybe try it first though).

GAS is a serious...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 05-21-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Posted By ghobby
Try slowing down. Do it slow and perfect to start...

Try slowing down. Do it slow and perfect to start and then speed up. Concentrate on the passages that you find are the most difficult in the song you are learning.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 05-06-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 201
Posted By ghobby
Good way to spend $15.

Good way to spend $15.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 05-06-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By ghobby
Enjoy your new guitar. The Masterbilts get decent...

Enjoy your new guitar. The Masterbilts get decent reviews.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 05-04-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By ghobby
You could try Art & Lutherie or Simon and...

You could try Art & Lutherie or Simon and Patrick, if they have any. They are made by the same company that makes Seagulls.

Have fun looking.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 04-17-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 412
Posted By ghobby
If you can find a yamaha fg700ms, its a bit...

If you can find a yamaha fg700ms, its a bit cheaper than the fg700s. The only difference is its a satin finsh rather than a gloss. In Canada the difference is around $20.

Have fun playing
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 04-16-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By ghobby
Is it a gouge or more of a dent? If its a dent,...

Is it a gouge or more of a dent?

If its a dent, you could try to steam it up first (if you feel comfortable trying it). To do this you;

Poke tiny holes with a pin going with the grain around the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-16-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 679
Posted By ghobby
HNGD, that's a nice looking guitar. The finish...

HNGD, that's a nice looking guitar. The finish looks really cool, I've only seen the 3 tone sunburst before.

Enjoy
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 04-13-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 439
Posted By ghobby
This is what I do too, when there are no...

This is what I do too, when there are no "guide fingers" and I'm not fast enough I practice getting the most awkward finger(or the one that's having the issue not doing what I want it to do) in place...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 04-08-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 238
Posted By ghobby
Can they order FS700 in? If they are a yamaha...

Can they order FS700 in? If they are a yamaha dealer they should be able too.
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-02-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,038
Posted By ghobby
Chances are if these things are bugging you now,...

Chances are if these things are bugging you now, they will always sit in the back of your mind if you keep the guitar. You seem like you aren't happy with it(justifiably), send it back and get...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 03-26-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 446
Posted By ghobby
You should try as many as you can. All of those...

You should try as many as you can. All of those will get decent reviews here. Have fun looking though.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 03-22-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 589
Posted By ghobby
Have you looked at the yamha L series or Seagull...

Have you looked at the yamha L series or Seagull maritime or coastline? All have wider nuts and are great for fingerpicking. I have not seen any Faith guitars around my neck of the woods. You could...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 03-16-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 428
Posted By ghobby
I second the Sigma range, they are Martin copies...

I second the Sigma range, they are Martin copies and are pretty decent. The yamaha LL6 might be a bit big but the LS6 is a grand auditorium. I have only ever heard great things about Recording Kings,...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 03-16-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By ghobby
That's too bad about the LL6, out of the three...

That's too bad about the LL6, out of the three mentioned I would go for the Taylor GS then the Yamaha. I have not tried that Martin. I understand about the GS mini bugging you with the size, if...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 03-13-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 302
Posted By ghobby
I prefer the sound of the englemann top on the...

I prefer the sound of the englemann top on the LL6, also the neck feels better.(my opinion). For finger picking the LL6 has a wider nut which makes it a bit easier. Check out seagull as well. If you...
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