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Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 04-21-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By patticake
someone showed frets like these in a similar...

someone showed frets like these in a similar thread on another board... it might have been AGF, but i'm not sure. theirs were on a similar guitar.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 04-19-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 75
Posted By patticake
gibson made a recording king pre-war, but can't...

gibson made a recording king pre-war, but can't be sure that's the one. i think they made them for montgomery wards. if you can put up the serial or model number my husband says he can look it up...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 04-19-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 248
Posted By patticake
i actually like the 114. have you had a chance...

i actually like the 114. have you had a chance to compare the 2?
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 04-18-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 192
Posted By patticake
not all alvarez are alike, but even their lowest...

not all alvarez are alike, but even their lowest end seem pretty well built and sound pretty good. i almost bought a mid-level all solid alvarez that sounded really nice, and then there are the...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 04-18-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 108
Posted By patticake
part of me wants to say you should hold off if...

part of me wants to say you should hold off if you've only been playing a couple months, as your preferences are still developing. the other part of me feels you've chosen a great guitar to like. i...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 04-18-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 185
Posted By patticake
ever try and brush your teeth with an APX? it...

ever try and brush your teeth with an APX? it ain't easy to do ;-)

the APX line is boxy unplugged due to their shallow body, but sound better plugged in. they don't sound great, but if you're on a...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 04-17-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 210
Posted By patticake
the solid top matons aren't all that expensive,...

the solid top matons aren't all that expensive, at least where they're regularly sold, but the ones i got to try sounded sort of boxy.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 04-17-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 210
Posted By patticake
what's your budget, and do you need a cutaway? ...

what's your budget, and do you need a cutaway? most (but not all) seagull guitars have a wider nut.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 04-17-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 265
Posted By patticake
budget. the guitars he listed are $100 guitars,...

budget. the guitars he listed are $100 guitars, so if he couldn't go $200 for the FG700, he might be able to go $160 for the F335, which will probably be even cheaper at GC and MF for their easter...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 04-17-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 265
Posted By patticake
if you have to choose from one of the 2 listed,...

if you have to choose from one of the 2 listed, i'd suggest the epi. it's not great sounding, but it is pretty functional as a rule. off brands like denver can prove to be disappointing (although i...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 04-16-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 265
Posted By patticake
if you can't afford the yamaha stepchildusmc...

if you can't afford the yamaha stepchildusmc suggests, i'd recommend the yamaha F335. it's one of the best all laminate guitars around.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 04-15-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 185
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 04-15-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 102
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: 273
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: 228
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: 228
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: 273
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: 174
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: 334
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: 208
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: 297
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: 243
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: 175
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: 316
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: 361
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: 174
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: 214
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: 316
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: 125
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: 323
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...
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