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Old 09-19-2022, 06:32 PM
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I recently picked up a 1952 00-28g as part of my exploration of transitioning from steel to nylon as my hands (along with the rest of me) age. If I it would be helpful, I will do my best to take and post photos of the bracing. Iím in the Chicago suburbs and happy to let local AGFers in good standing try out the guitar if youíre considering a 00-28g for your guitarsenal.

Itís possible that youíll see this guitar listed for sale on AGF at some point. Iím still sorting out crossover options.
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I'm late to this thread, having just re-joined AGF after a pandemic hiatus, but OP I own an 00-28c and would be happy to answer any questions you have, though I purchased it not as a classical but to have a nylon string guitar to play/practice my standard steel string acoustic songbook on.
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Old 04-17-2023, 10:41 AM
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I don't have any questions right now, having now seen some photos of the internals, but thanks for commenting. I really need to play one..
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Dang, you're just a little too far north of me to play my 00-28G. I'll try to remember this next time I head up to Morro Bay to play pickleball.
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Old 05-28-2023, 05:04 PM
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Ah, you have a 00-28G? That's a very nice guitar- I had one on long-term loan from a good friend, and really enjoyed it. It's the 'C' series that has me a little intrigued, though; I'm trying to understand the differences between the two series, and am getting little clues here
and there. Come on by when you're in Morro Bay- pickleball is great (badminton, too).
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I have a 1958 00-28G.
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Old 06-20-2023, 05:52 AM
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Ah, you have a 00-28G? That's a very nice guitar- I had one on long-term loan from a good friend, and really enjoyed it. It's the 'C' series that has me a little intrigued, though; I'm trying to understand the differences between the two series, and am getting little clues here

and there. Come on by when you're in Morro Bay- pickleball is great (badminton, too).


Hey Carey,
As I understand it, the main difference between the G and C series guitars is their body shape.
G series guitars have the shape of a 14 fret guitar even though it has 12 frets clear of the body.
The C series have a traditional 12 fret shaped body.
The C series made before some point in 1970 have the same shorter scale as the G series. After that time the scale length was lengthened to a whopping 26.44 inches(671.2mm).
I hope thatís helpful.
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Old 06-20-2023, 01:13 PM
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Thanks for that body-shape info; it's helpful, and I think it might be the main
difference, too.
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Hey Carey,
I just relearned that the G series have the 24.9 scale length and the early C series have the 25.4 scale length.
So another difference between the two.
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1960 00-28G Converted to steel.

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More on the Martin G series, found at UMGF:

https://umgf.com/martin-g-series-com...g-t170687.html
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Hi Carey,
I live in Goleta. I have a real nice 1967 00-28C you can check out
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