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Old 01-21-2011, 06:37 AM
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Originally Posted by Shabby Chic View Post
Larry is correct, and you are not freeing up the top by not including it. The huge massive honking brace right below where it should be effectively cuts off the vibrating area of the top.
Many would agree. Bill Collings wouldn't. Of course if the transverse brace stops all vibrations then why does the choice of neck material have an effect on the sound of the guitar? The best evidence that the neck makes a difference is to play a guitar with a rosewood neck.

I don't pretend to be an expert as I am hardly that. I'm only suggesting that the issue is not so cut-and-dry.
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