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December 2014

Mahogany

Gibson LG-2 American Eagle Acoustic Guitar Review

July 21, 2013
The LG-2 uses some of the original LG features as a point of departure for a sweet, and relatively affordable modern acoustic-electric.
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Fender Acoustic Custom Shop Tour

May 30, 2013
PG's Charles Saufley is in New Hartford, Connecticut, where he tours the Fender Acoustic Custom Shop to talk with master luthier Tim Shaw, product manager Jim Bryant, and other craftspeople behind these fine flattops.
PG's Charles Saufley is in New Hartford, Connecticut, where he tours the Fender Acoustic Custom Shop to talk with master luthier Tim Shaw, product manager Jim Bryant, and other craftspeople behind these fine flattops.

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Guild M-120 Acoustic Guitar Review

May 28, 2013
The beautifully balanced M-120 feels a little less soft in its response than most mahogany guitars this size and delivers lots of low-end output when you least expect it.
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Taylor 518E Acoustic Guitar Review

May 11, 2013
For players who use a dynamic and generally light fingerstyle approach, the Taylor 518e is a wonderland of color, overtones, and rich, low-end throb that can make a solo composition sound massive and lend body to a spare band mix.
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Taylor Guitars Mahogany 500 Series, 2013 Spring Limited Series, and Koa Grand Orchestra Demos

April 23, 2013
PG's Shawn Hammond is on location in Frankfurt, Germany, for the 2013 Musikmesse show, where he visits the Taylor booth for a demo of their Mahogany 500 Series, 2013 Spring Limited Series, and Koa Grand Orchestra guitars.
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Taylor Expands the 500 Series with First Edition All-Mahogany Guitars

April 12, 2013
Celebrating the rich musical heritage of mahogany, Taylor Guitars is pleased to expand its popular mahogany 500 Series with several new all-mahogany models.
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Review Demo - Takamine Pro Series P3MC Acoustic

February 25, 2013
Read the the review online, in its entirety, for free -- click here.
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Recording King RO-310 Acoustic Guitar Review

January 9, 2013
Recording King’s new Adirondack-spruce-and-mahogany RO-310 is almost a greatest-hits fusion of popular OM and 000 features.
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Martin Style A Mandolin

May 11, 2012
Martin mandolins are not worth nearly as much as their guitars, they were a vital component in Martin’s success in the early 20th century.
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