NGD: Martin acoustic

Discussion in 'Acoustic Heaven' started by skerwo, Feb 25, 2021.

  1. Chiogtr4x

    Chiogtr4x Doctor of Teleocity

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    Got it!

    I have a '93 Martin D-1 that I had installed ( a few months after buying the guitar), with the Martin/Fishman Thinline Gold Plus pickup/ preamp ( no controls on guitar), which was fantastic, great sound for maybe 25 years ( lots of gigs and jams)

    Then something happened inside the unit where it could not make contact with my cable and was not really fixable,

    So I had the Fishman Matrix Infinity VT put in maybe 2 years ago, and lt sounds just about the same, which is a compliment as I LOVED my old pickup! This one though, has the Volume and Tone 'wheels' under the top.
    I just plug into PA, no outboard stuff or effects- all good!
     
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  2. 985plowboy

    985plowboy Friend of Leo's

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    Nice!
     
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  3. Stanford Guitar

    Stanford Guitar Tele-Afflicted

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    Man, I love new guitar days! Especially when they are as cool as this one.
     
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  4. VWAmTele

    VWAmTele Friend of Leo's

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    Stunning!
     
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  5. harpdog

    harpdog Tele-Holic Silver Supporter

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    beauty!
     
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  6. peteycaster

    peteycaster Tele-Holic Silver Supporter

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    beautiful. Oozes quality.
     
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  7. bowman

    bowman Friend of Leo's

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    Very nice! NGD is always a beautiful day.
     
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  8. Flat6Driver

    Flat6Driver Friend of Leo's

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    Nice. How do you like that case? I have the same case and wish I had a hardshell.
     
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  9. Flat6Driver

    Flat6Driver Friend of Leo's

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    I got one of those and I don't like it. Can't keep stuff IN the case like I do with a hard case. Then open it up and it's all floppy. I thought I would like it. I'll buy a hard shell and sell ya mine. :)
     
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  10. Ron C

    Ron C Tele-Holic

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    I'm just the opposite. After using RBX and Gator Pro-Go gig bags, I'm done with hard shell cases. Trouble is how to get rid of them...shipping is too expensive for eBay, Reverb or forum sales, stores don't want to consign them and I'm not into Craigslist or FB marketplace anymore.

    Back to the OP: that Martin, and it's bag, are gorgeous. A great acoustic is a phenomenal thing. No futzing with knobs, amps and pedals, it just sounds great day in day out.
     
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  11. Rockinvet

    Rockinvet Tele-Afflicted

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    Sweet!
     
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  12. skerwo

    skerwo Tele-Holic

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    I like this bag. It's easy to carry and protects the guitar very well. The guitar strap stays in the bag, for additional things like strings, picks or capodaster the external bag works perfect for me.
     
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  13. skerwo

    skerwo Tele-Holic

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    Yesterday I was in our rehearsal room and checked the pickup system of the guitar. I'm very satisfied with it. Sounds great and with a little tweaking on my Valeton Acoustic Dapper Preamp I could dial in a really great sound. For me there's no need to use a mic for live performances.
     
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