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Old 01-19-2021, 02:38 PM
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Originally Posted by J-Doug View Post
I'm open to all options: steel, brass, German silver and wood. I have a lot of time to research, hopefully play more and finally decide.
For the amount of money a good National would cost, I would definitely go play every one you can get your hands on. There is HUGE difference in sound between the materials they use on Tricones. While you're at it, try out a wood bodied Spider bridge if you can, as I think they are the best of the National wood bodied instruments. I personally don't like wood bodied single cones and tricones, they seem like a compromise instrument to me.
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