Found an audition acoustic.

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  1. dlew919

    dlew919 Doctor of Teleocity

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    The garage my son works at was throwing it out.

    body wise it’s ok. No cracks, all joints together. Neck seems straight.

    needs new tuners. I suspect a new nut too. new strings. Has four nylon strings though it’s clearly a steel string guitar. It has a zero fret, so I’m not worried about the nut yet and a very interesting bridge. There’s also a couple of the pins that hold the strings missing from the bridge image.jpg

    my question - is it worth repairing? No serial number. It is a Korean made guitar. Audition do have Japanese made ones. I have no other provenance.
     
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    drf64 Poster Extraordinaire

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    I’d start with just cleaning up the frets and putting light gauge steel strings on it and playing it. That gives an idea of whether things are workable or not.
     
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    Oldsmobum Tele-Holic

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    It was free- it is a perfect opportunity to practice anything you haven’t done already.
     
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  4. 985plowboy

    985plowboy Friend of Leo's

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    Purchase price is Well within the acceptable price range of a project guitar.
    Proceed as your interest level and financial ability allows.
    I doubt it’ll be worth less than free no matter what you do to it.
    If the action is playable I’d consider advancing it up to playable status.
     
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    Freeman Keller Poster Extraordinaire

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    You might want to read the thread I just did on evaluating a used guitar. The humidity part will be meaningless but the other stuff should tell you a lot. I start with neck angle, structural issues and frets....
     
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