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Old 09-19-2019, 01:11 PM
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I'm interested in a guitar on Craigslist. The seller says he can't measure the nut because his ruler broke. Now he won't respond to any more questions. Should I still buy it?
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Old 09-19-2019, 01:13 PM
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Solid vs Laminate
Rosewood vs Mahogany
Brazilian RW vs Indian RW
Oh the irony....
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Old 09-19-2019, 01:15 PM
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Are Taylor guitars as good as Martin?
Replace "Taylor" with "Eastman." That seems to get a lot of people riled up these days.
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Old 09-19-2019, 01:16 PM
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I mixed my bison bone bridge pins in with my Texas longhorn bone bridge pins and now I can’t tell which are which. Will it have a harmful effect on my guitar if I just pick six randomly? Should I just pitch them all and go titanium?
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Old 09-19-2019, 01:17 PM
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I mixed my bison bone bridge pins in with my Texas longhorn bone bridge pins and now I can’t tell which are which. Will it have a harmful effect on my guitar if I just pick six randomly? Should I just pitch them all and go titanium?
Liquid metal...whatever that is.
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Old 09-19-2019, 01:20 PM
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Which bridge pin material is more likely to increase the sustain on the 3rd string when using light gauge PB on my Carpathian spruce/maple 00 -- armadillo femur or narwhal tusk?
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Old 09-19-2019, 01:21 PM
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I know you are joking, but First Act (apparently) used to be a pretty good brand name of guitar before hitting the Walmart market. Talk about cheapening a brand name!

Check these out:

https://reverb.com/item/5771828-first-act-sheena-2006

https://reverb.com/item/5771851-first-act-lola

https://reverb.com/item/5771866-first-act-delia


These were actually made at the same time as they were making the Walmart garbage. These were made by a builder in Boston and they slapped the First Act name on the headstock. They used them mainly as promotional instruments. I have at three friends who got them from First Act back in the day. One of them was in a pretty popular major label band at the time and the other two were in good independent bands. They were all custom built to their specs and were very nice instruments. And of course they were free. The idea was to get people seeing their favorite rockers playing a First Act, even thought the guitars were First Act in name only. I have no idea if it worked or not as a promotion but probably a little?
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Old 09-19-2019, 01:21 PM
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I would like to learn some James Taylor songs but I don't have an Olson guitar. Is it okay to play his songs on another brand?
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Old 09-19-2019, 01:23 PM
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What is the best guitar for my percussive bluegrass P&W blues tunes under $30?
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Old 09-19-2019, 01:31 PM
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Is my Zager guitar a lifetime guitar?
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Need help.
Which bridge pin material is more likely to increase the sustain on the 3rd string when using light gauge PB on my Carpathian spruce/maple 00 -- armadillo femur or narwhal tusk?
Stupidest question of all. Clearly armadillo femur...
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Old 09-19-2019, 01:36 PM
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What is the best ________________?
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...and whatever the next one is
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Old 09-19-2019, 01:37 PM
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Any question that includes the words "worth it."

Was it upsetting to you when ____________ stopped/started using a ____________ guitar?
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Old 09-19-2019, 01:38 PM
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I want to learn to play Air Guitar. What type of air is best?
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Old 09-19-2019, 01:39 PM
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Is my $200 guitar as good as your $2,000 guitar?

Is an OM only good for fingerstyle?

Is a dread only good for strumming?
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