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PostPosted: Fri Dec 28, 2007 7:27 am 
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Just curious what is your favorite acoustic guitar?


My favorite is the Grand Auditorium Taylor Style.


Of course, It sounds better if it has a red spruce top and braces.


Indian Rosewood back and sides make a nice guitar.




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My favorite is always the one I'm playing at the time. It helps a lot if it is an OM with a cedar top on rosewood.

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I would probably say an OM with an adi top and brw back and sides.
I'm working on a small L-00 now though so this could change

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The OO is my favorite body style. I usually tend to be more of a rosewood-ish kind of guy but I built a 12 fret recently with Honduran Mahogany /Lutz that was pretty special.

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So far? A jumbo Taylor!

   Wood type is not a specific concern. I like to think I haven't played my favorite yet! There are so many more to try!

     Kind of impressed with the Carvin 980's though I'm pretty sure they're Korean knock-offs of the Taylor! Notwithstanding price, I would never buy one!

     I haven't played too many small builder guitars(3) and the ones I have played I have not been impressed!

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Played a Taylor Grand Symphony today.  The dealer laid a line on us about the cedar / Mahogany body one.  We preferred a Sitka / Rosewood one.  Nice guitar. 


The Grand Auditorium is still my favorite shape right now.  The GA sounds great with Adi or Sitka.  I've built with both and it's a winning shape and size.



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Grand A or Dred for me. My first real acoustic was a Taylor Dred. Gave it away to my neice, missed it badly.

Bought two Martins trying to ease the pain. Sold both and got another Taylor Dred. Then sold it because I remembered I don't play.   

I do love hearing folks play 'em though, and good guitars are an investment to me. They pay and they play.

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Dreads are absolutely my favorite aqcoustic shape. The best one I have ever played or heard was a flamed oregon myrtle I just built and sold (comission). I have ordered 5 more sets of myrtle trying to duplicate the sound I got with that one.


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What top did it have Ken?


I doubt it was the myrtle, think about the top?


Addy, Sitka, Lutz, cedar, englemann, what type bracing?


Dreads are hard to beat.



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