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Old 02-26-2010, 03:04 PM
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In theory, the size of the hole should be proportional to the volume of the air cavity.



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In theory, the size of the hole should be proportional to the volume of the air cavity.



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I find it much more likely that my pick gets lost in the hole when I'm using a rigid one. The flexible picks don't seem to have that problem.
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Oh this thread is walking a "fine line" full of double and triple entendres ...but it did give me a chuckle.
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Did we lose sight of something?

Seriously, I'm in favor of a sound hole being proportionate, which I guess is about 4" on a dreadnought. I've seen oversized rosettes, and they just don't look good to me. I would suspect the same for the sound hole.
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Did we lose sight of something?

Seriously, I'm in favor of a sound hole being proportionate, which I guess is about 4" on a dreadnought. I've seen oversized rosettes, and they just don't look good to me. I would suspect the same for the sound hole.
Just my 2 cents.
I guess there are two considerations and a person would need to determine which is more important - Sound or aesthetics.

Sound is a factor of soundhole size, volume of the box, and the desire of the player along the bass-mid-treble spectrum.

Aesthetics would appear to be simply that...how it looks to the person that counts. For some, they can only see a centered hole...others can see the possibilities in an offset hole, or in no hole at all. Of course there is also the consideration of what an offset hole, or no hole does to the top bracing scheme, flexibility of the top and the resulting impact on sound.

That being said, whether or not a soundhole is too large (or too small), depends on the person that counts, and what they are wanting in terms of sound and aesthetics. Many folks don't really give it much thought when buying factory built guitars, because there typically isn't an option to modify the size or location of the soundhole. With custom builds, that may be an option, so it becomes more of a concern (possibility?) in that case.
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Oh this thread is walking a "fine line" full of double and triple entendres ...but it did give me a chuckle.
I agree , please clean it up folks as this is a family oriented forum and I've already had to delete alot of post in this thread............
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The problem with Glory guitars is the quality, you never know what you might get. Some perform very well and others can really leave a bad taste in your mouth. Just my two cents.
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The problem with Glory guitars is the quality, you never know what you might get. Some perform very well and others can really leave a bad taste in your mouth. Just my two cents.
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I have not idea how much air there is in there...its dark....I could get a flashlight in there and do some measuring I 'spose.

You'd think with such a big hole you'd see daylight, wouldn't ya?

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you know good and well that a good ol stanley tape wont be accurate enough to do that math. You MUST fill it with water and then measure what you pour out! If your gonna do a job do it RIGHT!
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I only fingerpick. No flat pick.
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