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Grand Concert

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SNAMM '18 - Taylor Guitars V-Class Expansion Demos

July 11, 2018
Andy Powers shows off four new upper-end acoustics now graced with his innovative V-Class bracing system.
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Holy Grail Guitar Show '18 - Skytop Guitars Grand Concert Fingerstyle Demo

May 27, 2018
New York luthier Eric Weigeshoff demos a grand-concert fingerstyle guitar featuring two remarkably large “stereo” soundports on the upper bout.
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Holy Grail Guitar Show '18 - Greenfield Guitars G3, Concert Classical & G2 Demos

May 24, 2018
The Canadian builder to stars like Tony McManus and Andy McKee shows off a fanned-fret, slotted-headstock fingerstyle axe played by Pipo Romero.
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Breedlove Oregon Series C20/SMYe Acoustic Guitar Review

April 15, 2013
Bound to appeal to a wide swath of fingerstylists and singer-songwriters, Breedlove''s new Oregon Series C20/SMYe has enough range to sound feather-delicate or downright propulsive.
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Larrivée OM-10

October 8, 2012
TOP: With its quality tonewoods, high-end appointments, and detailed inlay work, a pre-owned Larrivée OM- 10 is a relative bargain considering its current value of $1,600 to $2,000. BOTTOM:
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Krusa Guitars

May 11, 2012
With more than 20 years of guitar- building experience now under his belt, Krusa has become a formidable presence in the world of custom acoustics.
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1955 Gibson J-200

May 11, 2012
The guitar featured this month is one of 41 natural-finished J-200s made in 1955
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Martin Style Types

February 10, 2012
Style numbers indicate the construction materials and appointments of the guitar, and this system allows for several combinations between body shapes and styles.
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Laplante Guitars

May 17, 2011
Around 1994, chemistry professor and longtime guitarist Jean-Pierre Laplante, frustrated by the dearth of decent left-handed instruments available on the market and tired of playing converted right-handed models, decided to
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Breedlove American Series C20 Acoustic Guitar Review

June 25, 2010
The Breedlove American Series packages the elements of Breedlove''s higher-end tone into a more affordable US-made product.
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Flammang Grand Concert Acoustic Guitar Review

February 11, 2010
Carpathian spruce with Brazilian back and sides are a home run for Flammang
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Spray and Bake: Minor Restoration on a Taylor 814C

December 17, 2009
Fixing light wear on a Taylor acoustic requires precision
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PRS Tonare Grand Acoustic Guitar Review

November 18, 2009
The PRS Tonare Grand acoustic lives up to expectations as an extremely high-quality, versatile acoustic
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Modern Builder Vault: James A. Olson Guitars

December 16, 2008
A look at James A. Olson''s 30th Anniversary Model
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