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Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar Yesterday, 09:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 47
Posted By patticake
i like most yamahas, but not the APX series - the...

i like most yamahas, but not the APX series - the thinner, all laminate body doesn't sound too good. i much prefer the taylor 114, and guilds are all solid, which is always a plus. the tak could...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar Yesterday, 09:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 42
Posted By patticake
are you talking about this...

are you talking about this guitar?
http://www.zzounds.com/item--BREDISCED

if you like it, that's all that counts. you say you keep going back to it, and that's a good sign. it wouldn't be the...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 04-13-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 210
Posted By patticake
just wanted to add that you can probably skip the...

just wanted to add that you can probably skip the yamaha APX series unless you're not picky, in which case you might as well try the ibanezes, too :D
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 04-13-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 163
Posted By patticake
we only hate 12 strings enough to own 1 - you got...

we only hate 12 strings enough to own 1 - you got us beat :D

a lefty 12 string hellcat... now THAT'S eccentric ;)
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 04-12-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 163
Posted By patticake
i love the seagull 12, but rather than strident,...

i love the seagull 12, but rather than strident, i find 12 strings to be bright and jangly. i love 'em. i hadn't seen the hellcat 12, and i have to wonder - the 6 string sounds good, but is pretty...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 04-12-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 210
Posted By patticake
yamaha makes the best budget guitars i've tried. ...

yamaha makes the best budget guitars i've tried. i did several tests with my husband and a guy at gc, and they always picked the yamaha above the other budget guitars. taks are well made guitars,...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 04-11-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 105
Posted By patticake
glad that you like it :)

glad that you like it :)
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 04-10-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 260
Posted By patticake
i had trouble with barre chords for years -...

i had trouble with barre chords for years - enough that i all but quit playing guitar for a while as i was slow, it was frustrating, and i developed some pain when playing a lot of barre...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 04-10-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 138
Posted By patticake
if it goes into the cargo section, it will need a...

if it goes into the cargo section, it will need a better quality case, and i'm not sure anyone makes a flight case for it. cargo guys have been known to through the cases up to 20 feed down, as well...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 04-10-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 212
Posted By patticake
taylors are very well built guitars, and in no...

taylors are very well built guitars, and in no way are they inferior to martins. tonally i usually prefer martins, as taylors tend to be brighter, but they do have sparkle in their top end that i do...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 04-08-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 181
Posted By patticake
the GS mini has a larger lower bout than most...

the GS mini has a larger lower bout than most travel guitars, but it's definitely smaller than a dread or 000, and it sounds very good - way better to my ear than the baby taylor.

i don't think a...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 04-08-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 144
Posted By patticake
do you have seagull or recording king guitars...

do you have seagull or recording king guitars where you are?
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 04-07-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 293
Posted By patticake
how do you like it, and do you have pics?

how do you like it, and do you have pics?
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 04-04-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 296
Posted By patticake
get it set up nice and low - or as low as you can...

get it set up nice and low - or as low as you can before it buzzes. but before you do, decide what strings you prefer, as the tech who sets up your guitar will need to know that to do the best...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 04-04-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By patticake
i owned the FG730 but returned it because the...

i owned the FG730 but returned it because the neck was too narrow to fingerpick comfortably. i bought the seagull original S6, which was ideal for fingerpicking with its wider nut. it was ideal,...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 04-03-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 199
Posted By patticake
i'd figure out why that neck is separating, as...

i'd figure out why that neck is separating, as it's highly unusual and usually happens from misuse. do you lean your guitar against the wall a lot? are you using strings that are too heavy? is it...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 04-01-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 293
Posted By patticake
i believe it is. they actually also discontinued...

i believe it is. they actually also discontinued the first eastman i ever played, the AC822.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zIm4-gVvGU4
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 04-01-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 124
Posted By patticake
the FG720 IS a dread. dreads don't always have...

the FG720 IS a dread.

dreads don't always have the same exact dimensions, as some are deeper than others or have a longer headstock. if buying a fitted case, i usually contact the store i'm buying...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 03-31-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 310
Posted By patticake
another vote for justinguitar.com - not just...

another vote for justinguitar.com - not just because the lessons are decent (which they are), but also because following the lessons in order can help add structure.

btw, if you're not a scale kind...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 03-31-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 293
Posted By patticake
actually the E10P was very versatile and the adi...

actually the E10P was very versatile and the adi top definitely adds to the sound quality, with much clearer, louder sound than most parlors, but then it's a slightly larger body than the average...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 03-31-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 293
Posted By patticake
i personally don't care for the smaller seagulls....

i personally don't care for the smaller seagulls. i owned an S6, which was really nice, and also a seagull coastline cedar grand (their parlor), which was just okay, and sounded almost identical to...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 03-30-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 293
Posted By patticake
what didn't you like about the BR-361?

what didn't you like about the BR-361?
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 03-29-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 214
Posted By patticake
congrats! the 00-28VS is a real nice 00, which...

congrats! the 00-28VS is a real nice 00, which is probably my favorite guitar size, and the nice wide nut makes it a joy to play. enjoy it!
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 03-29-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 495
Posted By patticake
*LOLOL* @ stepchildusms :D

*LOLOL* @ stepchildusms :D
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 03-29-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 495
Posted By patticake
two piece neck isn't anything to worry about. if...

two piece neck isn't anything to worry about. if you like it, there ya go.

you know, i can't figure out why our usual suspects aren't posting in your thread...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 03-28-2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 103
Posted By patticake
shallow bowl ovations sound very cardboardy. if...

shallow bowl ovations sound very cardboardy. if you plan to play unplugged, i'd definitely suggest considering a different guitar.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 03-25-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 102
Posted By patticake
if you're flying with a guitar, it's a good idea...

if you're flying with a guitar, it's a good idea to get a flight case. these are firmer than a regular hardshell case, and more expensive, but can minimize risk to your guitar. a travel bag -...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 03-25-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By patticake
you can't fix it - it's not broken. sounds like...

you can't fix it - it's not broken. sounds like a low quality entry level guitar, and there's probably not much you can do about it - sorry, but solid wood has more sustain than laminate, and even...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 03-24-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By patticake
one can always buy a pure western mini and not...

one can always buy a pure western mini and not worry about the perfect electronics. after all, it's not like you get to choose which electronics go into an acoustic-electric - ya get what ya get,...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 03-24-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 197
Posted By patticake
for me, of those you list, the S6 is the one - in...

for me, of those you list, the S6 is the one - in fact, i exchanged my FG730 for one. but they're all 3 good guitars with good tone. and definitely get a set-up if possible. btw, most guitars are...
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