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    Quote Originally Posted by Warfish View Post
    Aye, price point says alot too. A $750 Taylor may not be superior to a $3,500 Gibson....although it certainly could be given Gibson QA.

    Honestly, I regret my Martin. It's never been what I hoped, sound wise, and I really should dump it for something more playable/appropriate for my tastes at some point. My Martin is a All-Mahog. a al below:

    I got scared away from those...does it suffer from dark tones; kind of a "tubby" sound?

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    Quote Originally Posted by WestCoastOffensive View Post
    I got scared away from those...does it suffer from dark tones; kind of a "tubby" sound?
    Muted, muffled and uninterestingly dark tones, actually.

    I'm a horrificly poor player who will never be anything better (because that takes effort), but even then, it just doesn't sound good to my ears strumming an open E chord, much less doing anything else.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WestCoastOffensive View Post
    I got scared away from those...does it suffer from dark tones; kind of a "tubby" sound?
    They tend to be very heavy on the bass end. Could be the mahogany top, but I haven't been impressed by many new Martins. Particularly any of the lower end ones with matte finishes. I end up repairing top cracks in these constantly in the winter (makes business good for me at the shop!) I think it has to do more with using improperly dried wood.

    Although, 1000$ for a Stonebridge should probably be a pretty good deal. Good luck! Let me know if I can help. Repairs and building guitars are what I do for a living.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Warfish View Post
    Muted, muffled and uninterestingly dark tones, actually.

    I'm a horrificly poor player who will never be anything better (because that takes effort), but even then, it just doesn't sound good to my ears strumming an open E chord, much less doing anything else.
    Do you have a tiled bathroom (no homo)?

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    Quote Originally Posted by WestCoastOffensive View Post
    Do you have a tiled bathroom (no homo)?
    Quote Originally Posted by 32green View Post
    Start playing Stairway to Heaven and watch Framptons face
    I'm gonna play Norwegian Wood (seriously) as WCO gave me the thought to learn it. Ill probably play some Croce, Fogelberg, Lyle Lovett, run a few chords on it.

    Interestingly, I just spoke to him and he tells me he is in Nashville, getting on a plane and will be in Charlotte by 5pm. Thats why we'll be in my office.

    The plot thickens......

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    Quote Originally Posted by southparkcpa View Post
    I played a show with this guy a couple years ago. He played the spot before us. Great player. Small world. And yes, I believe that guitar is the same one he was playing then. Very nice instrument. Small world.

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    Quote Originally Posted by southside View Post
    I played a show with this guy a couple years ago. He played the spot before us.
    You a ventriloquist dummy?





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    Quote Originally Posted by 32green View Post
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    Hahaha... NO!

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    Quote Originally Posted by 32green View Post
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    Heck no; I'm the one sitting on his lap, making everybody laugh.

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    OK..so the deal is done , I bought the guitar. The guy lives here in Charlotte but spends most of his time in Nashville. He is a session player. Had pics of him with Carrie Underwood, McGraw, and a few others and is on a bunch of albums.

    GREAT sound. little deeper than my Taylor but the action is much better and it feels GREAT in my hand. I bought it as a second, but it now I believe is a first, Taylor is my second.

    Thanks for the posts guys!

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    Quote Originally Posted by southparkcpa View Post
    I bought it as a second, but it now I believe is a first, Taylor is my second.
    your opinion on this will change weekly.

    on days that you go to bed thinking one of the guitar sounds wonderful, it will sound like crap the next time you play it.

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    Wishing you lots of years playing, and enjoying, your new guitar. Congratulations.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 32green View Post
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    You're half right.































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    Quote Originally Posted by Borgoguy View Post
    Wishing you lots of years playing, and enjoying, your new guitar. Congratulations.
    This.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 32green View Post
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    <insert Stokes joke>

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    Quote Originally Posted by southparkcpa View Post
    OK..so the deal is done , I bought the guitar. The guy lives here in Charlotte but spends most of his time in Nashville. He is a session player. Had pics of him with Carrie Underwood, McGraw, and a few others and is on a bunch of albums.

    GREAT sound. little deeper than my Taylor but the action is much better and it feels GREAT in my hand. I bought it as a second, but it now I believe is a first, Taylor is my second.

    Thanks for the posts guys!
    What kind of Taylor? I have a 310CE from 2002. I'm thinking of getting a Collings acoustic as an upgrade.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 32green View Post
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    eliminates the difficult you're or your or yore selection.

    cagey

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    Quote Originally Posted by Timmy® View Post
    eliminates the difficult you're or your or yore selection.

    cagey
    You dont know what I'll do.

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    Quote Originally Posted by southside View Post
    What kind of Taylor? I have a 310CE from 2002. I'm thinking of getting a Collings acoustic as an upgrade.
    If I had the money, I'd buy one, too. Plus one of their electrics. Great builder.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Borgoguy View Post
    If I had the money, I'd buy one, too. Plus one of their electrics. Great builder.
    their electrics kick azz

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