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Old 10-26-2013, 08:12 PM
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Originally Posted by MICHAEL MYERS View Post
I would say that the new D-18 is brighter. The straight braced D-18 is quite a mellow laid back guitar in my experience. The new one has that bluegrass style brightness along with the bigger bass. More of a scooped tone. But I guess we do all hear things differently.
I'd guess that we're hearing the same thing, but describing it differently. People often say Sitka is warmer and red spruce is brighter. I hear Sitka as crunchy and red spruce as smooth. Very tough to put tone into words - accurately.
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