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Old 03-06-2016, 10:02 PM   #1
Kevinpaul
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Hi, I have been playing guitar for many years. I do play electric mostly but I played only acoustic when I played the coffee house circuit in the 70s. Not I play a Sea Gull S6 and a 1969 Yamaha 12 string FG 230 made in Japan. I had to make it playable. Remove this bridge hump, reset the neck and a new bone nut and saddle. I look forward to reading about your guitar stories and all. This is a pic of my red tag 12 string.
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Old 03-07-2016, 05:41 PM   #2
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welcome,nice guitar
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Old 09-11-2017, 02:26 PM   #3
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Nice guitar kevin.
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Old 09-21-2017, 10:58 AM   #4
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Hi Kevin. I'm new too. I also play a Seagull S6. Thinking seriously about a 12-string as a sometimes-guitar. Interesting that you also play one. Would like to hear more about the issues you had with it. Thinking about either an Epiphone DR212 or a Seagull Coastline S12. Don't want to spend too much on a guitar I won't play a lot. I'm not a professional.

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Old 09-21-2017, 11:29 AM   #5
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I love those Yamaha Red Label Nippon Gakki Guitars. The ones made in Japan. Not the ones made in Korea. I've restored my FG-140, and now working on my FG-180. The 180 needed a neck reset, so I completely stripped it down to bare wood.
At the same time I'm doing the same to a Harmony Sovereign H1250. I almost enjoy restoring them more than playing them.

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