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Old 01-16-2021, 11:45 AM
vanceen vanceen is offline
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Originally Posted by justonwo View Post
Hmmm. Iím not sure I agree with you there. Most people I know of are happy with some modern deviations from the Martin recipe, and I havenít see that impact the value of those guitars. I know of almost no builders that follow all aspects of the original formula. But I agree with you that there are many approaches that yield great tone.
You may be right and I may be wrong. Judging from people on the Martin forum, someone who's going to invest a large sum in a Martin clone will be expecting all the traditional Martin touches. (Or at least what are considered the "traditional" touches.)

And we agree, not all those "touches" are necessary to achieving a legendary guitar. I'm a huge fan of bolt-on necks.
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