Re: Gibson TG-O pics are up!
- View SourceMark, that's a real beauty! Congradulations. Wish
I had one!<br><br>My old 1950's or 60's Harmony
F-hole is in the shop. The bracing is coming un-glued
and the top is caving in...but I'm sure it will be
good as new when I get it back. I'll take a pic of it
then and post it.<br><br>Been playing much lately?
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Re: [Tenor Guitar Registry] Re: Unusual Epiphone ElectricThanks for the background information, Julian. Fascinating stuff! Findajo looks like a great site. Interesting Maccaferri style tenor guitar there! Cheers, Steve
Apparently the guitar was on sale in a London shop for £1500, and
then a friend of mine ("Findajo" - he has a web site and has tenor
guitars for sale. Recently had a very nice Abbott) was asked to sell
it and I bought it a year ago for £1250. Expensive, but it is a
On 3 Aug 2007, at 04:33, Steve Pyott wrote:
> Congratulations, Julian. I couldn't remember posting this message so
> I've just checked and I posted this message in 2001. How come it's
> taken you so long for you to purchase it? <g> Cheers, Steve.
> > I now have this instrument. It is indeed a superb guitar which I now
> > have tuned GDAE, which I suppose is tenor mandola tuning. I tried
> > CGDA as a tenor guitar/banjo, but it didn't like the higher
> > frequencies. The bridge was a bit funny with the screw adjustment
> > wrong.
> > There are two things which really grab me about this instrument
> > from the more-or-less unplayed condition). The fretting is
> > near-perfect, quite astounding for an instrument of its age (I dated
> > it as 1931), which means that it can be played perfectly in tune
> > the entire range. What a relief! And the spruce top is first rate -
> > 20 grains to the inch. Currently I'm arranging Ed Lang pieces for it
> > if anyone is interested. And tomorrow I take delivery of an Eddie
> > Freeman Special from the workshop of the late Dave Hodson. Is there
> > any music arranged for it?
> > Best
> > Julian Vincent
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