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Re: Do ya like 20's/30's country blues ? Recent, definitive "new media" article on two greats. (reply)
Outstanding!! Also love the Joe Bussard story!
General Musical Topics

rrussell8

04/18/14 6:09 AM
Re: why did martin install such huge bridgeplates in their guitars . (reply)
The large rosewood plate was introduced in 1969, after a transition period from 1968 when the small maple bridge plate was switched to small rosewood. These changes were doubtless made to reduce the risk of warranty repairs, but it was...
Technical Info

rrussell8

04/06/14 4:09 AM
Re: What is Mahogany? (reply)
Note that Dysoxylum fraseranum has been used as a tonewood, on my LK Smith 00. It sounds quite like bigleaf mahogany. No doubt an excellent tonewood, but pretty hard to find these days.
The Log Cabin

rrussell8

04/01/14 3:49 AM
Re: Best case for frequent flyer (reply)
I have Caltons and a Hiscox. Calton is a guitar safe. My Hiscox is retired from travel after it sustained a serious crack. The Caltons have a lot more mileage on the clock and are still going strong.
General Musical Topics

rrussell8

03/31/14 3:26 AM
Re: What percentage tune up versus tune down (reply)
Is there a logical problem here?Leaving the low E and G string where they are and swearing not to touch them….   Check all four of the low wound strings by repeating step 3 Aren't you just checking and adjusting the A and D strings,...
Technical Info

rrussell8

03/25/14 6:41 AM
Re: fair price for a used D28 Marquis Madagascar  (reply)
Somehow I missed this thread first time around. Most enjoyable. Gets my vote for best weird bump.
The D28 Lounge

rrussell8

03/25/14 6:22 AM
Re: NGD: 00018GE Sunburst from MFG (reply)
Wonderful, congratulations!
The D28 Lounge

rrussell8

03/25/14 5:50 AM
Re: NGD - 00-28VS from Nazareth Music Center (reply)
What a lovely guitar, congratulations!
The D28 Lounge

rrussell8

03/25/14 5:44 AM
Re: More money than sense! (reply)
I also suggest you check out vintage options. You could get a nice Brazilian 1960s 00-21, and have a lot of change.
The D28 Lounge

rrussell8

03/24/14 7:17 AM
Re: Ordered: OM28V (pics) (reply)
Beautiful!
The D28 Lounge

rrussell8

03/23/14 12:26 AM
Re: Best "all around" BlueChip picks (reply)
I also like the TPR, great for both strumming and picking. I started with the 40 but now it is the 50 for me.
General Musical Topics

rrussell8

03/22/14 1:12 AM
Re: NGD...2013 OM-28v (reply)
Lovely, good decision.
The D28 Lounge

rrussell8

03/20/14 10:49 PM
Re: 1st Martin Purchase (Need Input) (reply)
Interesting that nearly everyone seems to feel that a Dreadnaught is the way to go. I think the 000-15 and OM-21 that have been floated are good suggestions, well worth considering.
The D28 Lounge

rrussell8

03/20/14 10:16 PM
Re: Who thinks I should glue in my through saddle? (reply)
Never try to be a smart alec on this forum!
Technical Info

rrussell8

03/17/14 8:47 PM
Re: Who thinks I should glue in my through saddle? (reply)
I guess you mean the saddle isn't glued in to the bridge. Gluing makes it a lot harder to pull it if you want to modify it. I can't think of any great advantage gained from gluing it, unless you are afraid of losing it while changing...
Technical Info

rrussell8

03/17/14 6:08 AM
Re: Martin discontinued the OM28 Marquis.... (reply)
why Martin would discontinue the OM-28AWhy indeed! Trust those evil marketers at Martin to discontinue a model before it is launched.
The D28 Lounge

rrussell8

03/17/14 6:03 AM
Re: Understanding what you are playing (reply)
To which of the two questions posed is "No" the answer?
Technique and Players

rrussell8

03/17/14 1:37 AM
Old and in the Way - the complete Boarding House concerts (topic)
David Grisman's Acoustic Disc label has released the complete Old and in the Way Boarding House concerts from 1973 on 4 discs, including 14 previously unreleased tracks.
Technique and Players

rrussell8

03/17/14 1:21 AM
Re: Let me see some Martin Brazillian (reply)
2003 OM-28GE:1931 (L) and 1966 (R) 00-21s:
The D28 Lounge

rrussell8

03/16/14 6:01 AM
Re: What would you do? NEW OM-28 or a new OM-28V for LESS $$$? (reply)
The OM-28V would be my choice. I like the wider string spacing at the bridge, and I like the mod-V neck, which I do not find harder to play than other necks.our fine UMGF sponsorsMaybe that was just a turn of phrase, but UMGF is paid for...
The D28 Lounge

rrussell8

03/11/14 8:37 PM

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