Tele players: what is your main acoustic?

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  1. 6strings

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    Either my HD-28 Martin or my Marquis D-28 martin.
     
  2. Chud

    Chud Poster Extraordinaire

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  3. el cheapo

    el cheapo Tele-Afflicted

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    Yamaha FG700 with upgraded bone saddle and pins, K&K Pure Mini acoustic pickup.[​IMG][/IMG]
     
  4. pnovick

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    Taylor 426CE-LTD - just amazing tone and playability. I have a Takamine, Washburn as well but those are not close to the Taylor. I bought the Taylor at a Pawn shop for $1000 if you can believe that (sells for $2199 and used on EBAY for about $1700 or so)! Our sound guy came out from behind the board when I first started using it and said, WHAT IS THAT, that is the most incredible sounding acoustic I ever mixed, it sound good flat on the board.
     
  5. Buckocaster51

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    A Gallagher Doc Watson cutaway came my way just about 10 years ago.

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    It is a decent enough guitar.

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  6. cowboytwang

    cowboytwang Poster Extraordinaire

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    Nice!!

    I picked up Steve Kaufman's 7 string once, the action was so low and even, the wind could blow on it and fret a chord.
     
  7. Buckocaster51

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    Thanks, but your D-18 has had a SONG written about it!

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  8. cwcowell

    cwcowell Tele-Meister

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  9. LGOberean

    LGOberean Doctor of Teleocity

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    Depends on how you define "main." My main acoustic for gigging purposes is my acoustic/electric Breedlove Atlas series AD25/SM: solid Sitka spruce top, solid mahogany back & sides, dreadnaught w/ cutaway, Fishman Classic 4 electronics.

    However, the prize of my meager collection remains my 28+ year old Japanese vintage Hohner G-940, one of the upper end models in the Arbor series: aged, close grained spruce top; solid select mahogany back & sides; solid Honduran mahogany neck; ebony fingerboard; rosewood bridge; ebony bridge pins; bone nut and saddle; maple bindings and inlays/position markers; lacquered, hand-rubbed gloss finish.

    My Hohner and Breedlove. My Hohner G-940 is on the right in the picture (in my left hand). My Breedlove AD25/SM acoustic/electric is on the left (in my right hand). My Logan Custom mahogany Tele is in the middle.

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    An older pic, of me playing the Hohner for my grandson Corbin (he's 9 now).

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    My Hohner in action.

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    My Breedlove in action.

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    MIne is a 1978 Guild 12 strings that I bought new
    best sounding acoustic guitar
     

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    Maton M352C

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  12. Balou

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    I play a Seagull S6 Cedar ! Simple, sturdy, reliable and sweet sounding (to my ears that is !)Those Canadian luthiers sure know how to make a fine instrument .
     
  13. BlueBuddha

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    Only have 1 acoustic, its an Ovation Celebrity Deluxe, and every time I play it I like it less and less!

    Been pining after a Breedlove since I tried a few last year.
     
  14. KhaykinD

    KhaykinD Tele-Meister

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    If my signature is right, it's a wonderful Takamine Hirade TH-5C. A trully great, and somewhat affordable, classical guitar (which can easily do all the accoustic applications there are - jazz, ballad, rock, pop - You name it)
     
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    I guess it would be my custom John How Ladder Braced Concert followed by my Martin OM-15 gloss.

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  16. crmartin

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    Here's mine, a Ibanez TCM50-VBS along with my CVC.

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  17. CarbonToe

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    Taylor Big Baby

    It's a 2/3 sized dread and it has an interesting design - there isn't a heal where the neck meets the body and its really well priced and if that wasn't enough it came with a very high quality gig bag.

    Very loud for it's size - infact it's so loud I don't play it much in the house as the sound carries more than the electric!!!! :cry:
     
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    Sterling Indigo Friend of Leo's

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  19. Wailin' Tele

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    I got one of them too.
     

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    It depends on the situation as to which one I use, but these are my two "go-to" accoustics, a Martin D-28 (on left) and a Martin D-18. I suppose if I had to pick only one, it would be the D-18. In my opinion, it has a better mid-range and treble-range than the 28. But, then again, maybe it's only sentimental because it's been with me now for over thirty years. :)

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