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Re: Swapped stock Martin tuners for Gotoh tuners... (reply)
Nice work!
Technical Info

rrussell8

01/19/17 1:42 AM
Re: Another one I have never heard of: 1968 0-28NY (reply)
Lovely. Price is a little steep, I reckon.
The Vintage Corner

rrussell8

01/17/17 1:19 AM
Re: Dave's New Martin D-28 Authentic 1937 (reply)
Beautiful!!
The D28 Lounge

rrussell8

01/16/17 11:11 PM
Re: Guitar help-which Martin now (reply)
I guess, if it is thunderous you are after, you are looking at rosewood dreadnaughts (ie bass heavy, lots of overtones). There I would try to find a D-28 Marquis. My own preferences would lead me to a different sound that presented more...
The D28 Lounge

rrussell8

01/16/17 3:48 AM
Re: Martin custom built vs luthier built (reply)
The Guitar Critic's Corner

rrussell8

01/12/17 3:17 AM
Re: Waverly Tuners for OM-28 Marquis (reply)
Did you experience problems with the Gotoh tuners?
Technical Info

rrussell8

01/12/17 2:15 AM
Re: Update on OO-21NY Odyssey (reply)
Well, not this little black duck.
The D28 Lounge

rrussell8

01/12/17 1:52 AM
Re: For all of us out there who worry about dings, cracks. This gives a new meaning to an "open" guitar..enjoy. (reply)
Covenant Garden? Is there an Ark?
General Musical Topics

rrussell8

01/09/17 4:45 AM
Re: OO-21NY (reply)
Yes, a beauty all right!
The D28 Lounge

rrussell8

01/08/17 10:23 PM
Re: "Dave? Dave's not here man." The new D-420 (reply)
I would like to see a 419 model - to celebrate Bicycle Day.
The D28 Lounge

rrussell8

01/07/17 3:24 AM
Re: Thoughts/Questions I had based on a recent post (reply)
The last time I am aware that Martin went to a three day working week was during the Great Depression, 1929 to 1931.
The D28 Lounge

rrussell8

01/07/17 3:18 AM
Re: OO-21NY (reply)
I agree, very good price.
The D28 Lounge

rrussell8

01/02/17 5:12 AM
Re: How many Claptons are in circulation? (reply)
Very nice guitars. There can never be too many nice guitars.
The D28 Lounge

rrussell8

01/01/17 7:46 AM
Re: need opinions on OM with Guatemalan Rosewood and VTS Adi (reply)
That is a wise purchase decision I reckon. Congratulations!
The D28 Lounge

rrussell8

01/01/17 7:31 AM
Re: OO-21NY (reply)
There is not a huge difference between a standard 00-21 and a 00-21NY. The standard has a belly bridge (NY is a straight bridge), pickguard (none on the NY), fretboard dots (none on the NY) and a gloss finish (matt on the NY). I think...
The D28 Lounge

rrussell8

01/01/17 7:23 AM
Re: What Constitutes A Vintage Guitar? (reply)
It is patently absurd to pick some date (eg older than 1970) and expect it will hold indefinitely as a definition of "vintage'. Thirty years ago, the cut off for vintage was pre-war.
The Vintage Corner

rrussell8

12/20/16 12:31 PM
Re: Peterson StroboClip vs TC Electronic PolyTune Clip? (reply)
I have a Polytune and a Stroboclip. I put the Polytune away somewhere and have not bothered to look for it. The reason for this is that I prefer the sweetened tunings available on the Peterson Stroboclip. I agree the Polytune is an...
Technical Info

rrussell8

12/20/16 12:16 PM
Re: Banjo tuners on OM-28 authentic (reply)
For sure.
The D28 Lounge

rrussell8

12/20/16 10:08 AM
Re: Blue Chip TP 48 (reply)
As I understand it, the "R" in TPR stands for rounded corners, not the bevel. The TP is a bit more pointy. I prefer the TPR shape.
Technical Info

rrussell8

12/19/16 5:26 AM
Re: Were getting close to the 2 Millionth Guitar soon! (reply)
Well, now we know what makes Martin tick.
The D28 Lounge

rrussell8

12/19/16 4:57 AM
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