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Voted "Other" and "Other" but there are also "Others".

 

Just wanted to join in the fun.

 

 

1937 Gibson L-0:

 

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2016? Martin OM18 Authentic:

 

 

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BluesKing777.

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I voted J-45/50 and a 000-18. I feel blessed to own a “Frankenstein” J-50 and a Norman Blake 12 Fret 000-18.

If I cheated and added one “other” it would be a Vintage Larson Brothers Euphonon Slope Shoulder with Rosewood B/S.

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The poll doesn't work for me.

 

J-185 & J-50.

 

Martins don't make the cut.

 

 

quite the same here, have no real experience with martins.

I'd say j-45/hummingbird and a maple gibby

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It's bound to be 1 light-braced D-28, 1 (perhaps vintage) J-45 and 1 Hummingbird.

That's the best 2 I can do.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And a Dove would be hovering somewhere above it all. .

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It's bound to be 1 light-braced D-28, 1 (perhaps vintage) J-45 and 1 Hummingbird.

That's the best 2 I can do.

 

That's 3 (4 if you count the one hovering)

Greedy 🤣

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And a Dove would be hovering somewhere above it all. .

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The 200 vs 'bird is such a panic attack question if it were real. The Martin was tough, but for a different reason. I've played a 28 a few times and a 35 only once, but I think I liked the 35 better.

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3 hours ago, ThemisSal said:

As it turns out... the topic is now moot.

 

alls I need is one guitar. Part Gibson Part Martin. You say it can’t be done? Not so fast...

 

Gibson Country Western Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar 1968
https://reverb.com/item/22060586-gibson-country-western-dreadnought-acoustic-guitar-1968?utm_source=ios-app&utm_medium=share

Well there you go. Something for everyone.   1 1 /2" nut though.

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On 5/19/2019 at 6:51 PM, BluesKing777 said:

Voted "Other" and "Other" but there are also "Others".

 

Just wanted to join in the fun.

 

 

1937 Gibson L-0:

 

5mcsGInh.jpg

 

 

 

 

2016? Martin OM18 Authentic:

 

 

Wr7dHwkh.jpg

 

 

 

BluesKing777.

 

You sure that’s an OM and not a 000 (same body size, but different scale). I thought OM had teardrop pickguards. By the way, those would be my exact choices. Either a 000-18 or a 000-28 and an L-0 or an L-00.

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1 hour ago, pauloqs said:

 

You sure that’s an OM and not a 000 (same body size, but different scale). I thought OM had teardrop pickguards. By the way, those would be my exact choices. Either a 000-18 or a 000-28 and an L-0 or an L-00.

 

Yep, one OM18 Authentic 1933

https://www.martinguitar.com/guitars/authentic-series/om-18-authentic-1933/

 

 

 

BluesKing777.

 

 

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SJ200, and -- not a martin ---  begins with T, ends with R...   I've never played a martin my fretting hand gets along well with.

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11 hours ago, ThemisSal said:

As it turns out... the topic is now moot.

 

alls I need is one guitar. Part Gibson Part Martin. You say it can’t be done? Not so fast...

 

Gibson Country Western Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar 1968
https://reverb.com/item/22060586-gibson-country-western-dreadnought-acoustic-guitar-1968?utm_source=ios-app&utm_medium=share

 

Moot ?

 

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11 hours ago, blindboygrunt said:

Moot ?

Martin-out-of-topic - as the double guitar says Gibson on the headstock, that's it. 

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On 5/23/2019 at 1:35 AM, ThemisSal said:

As it turns out... the topic is now moot.

 

alls I need is one guitar. Part Gibson Part Martin. You say it can’t be done? Not so fast...

 

Gibson Country Western Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar 1968
https://reverb.com/item/22060586-gibson-country-western-dreadnought-acoustic-guitar-1968?utm_source=ios-app&utm_medium=share

I sort of want that guitar...it's like the dog at the pound with wonky ears that nobody wants to take home.

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So...

 

After my two Gibsons sell, and with a few others I have sold... I should have a nice little purse. I will be left with two Martins... an old D15 and a 000-28.

My plan is this... I have my eyes open for one good special Gibson. My thoughts are a Bird. I often look at what’s available in Nashville... with the idea that if the right Bird or Gibson showed up... I’d take the trip for a weekend, play it, and see what happens.

Anyways, my herd has shrunk, and I feel a little liberated. I’m playing a gig Friday night with my old D15 and it’s Baggs pickup. I haven’t done that in a while.

i think I want to have this more thoughtful approach to what I get... and make it only the three in total... seems better than the scattershot, “heck ill give this one a try” approach.

by the way... if you want my Gibsons, they are consigned at RUSSO’s. I tried listing them, but they were a pain... the emails and fraud...

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50 minutes ago, ThemisSal said:

So...

 

After my two Gibsons sell, and with a few others I have sold... I should have a nice little purse. I will be left with two Martins... an old D15 and a 000-28.

My plan is this... I have my eyes open for one good special Gibson. My thoughts are a Bird. I often look at what’s available in Nashville... with the idea that if the right Bird or Gibson showed up... I’d take the trip for a weekend, play it, and see what happens.

Anyways, my herd has shrunk, and I feel a little liberated. I’m playing a gig Friday night with my old D15 and it’s Baggs pickup. I haven’t done that in a while.

i think I want to have this more thoughtful approach to what I get... and make it only the three in total... seems better than the scattershot, “heck ill give this one a try” approach.

by the way... if you want my Gibsons, they are consigned at RUSSO’s. I tried listing them, but they were a pain... the emails and fraud...

 

 

What about a 1963 Gibson Hummingbird and a short trip to Waterloo, Ontario, Canada?

 

http://www.folkwaymusic.com/vintage-instruments/gibson-guitars/1963-gibson-hummingbird-0419/

 

 

BluesKing777.

 

 

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31 minutes ago, ThemisSal said:

Neat guitar! Except for the bedazzle gun?

 

I thought you would be up to it after your recent foray into Woodstockia....

Matching hat, boots and you are in! Then Nashville, you said.

I might buy it myself.

Guitar looks very, very clean. If not this one, what about a vintage Bird?

 

BluesKing777.

 

 

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I have 2 Martins and 2 Gibsons; D-35, D-18, J45 and an AJ. I really love them all equally and really don't think I could go down to only one of each, but if I had to I'd pick...actually I can't pick. The D-18 and AJ are both KILLER flat picking and Bluegrass guitars, and the J45 and D-35 are so good for the singer/songwriter stuff. Impossible decision!

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