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Where Purchased: Schoenberg Guitars, Tiburon, CA
This guitar is great for playing Old-time backup guitar. Nice and loud. It can be heard pretty well in a jam with fiddles and banjos. It's probably a good finger-picker too.
Sound Rating: 10
This guitar was expertly set up at a local shop (Schoenberg guitars).
- it has proper neck relief
- string height at bridge ~= 1/2"
- string height at 12th fret (bass-side) 3/32"
- no buzz anywhere
Setup Rating: 10
Appearance Rating: not rated
Reliability Rating: not rated
Customer Service: not rated
I'm happy with all of the components. Tuners ("Golden Age Relic Nickel"), bone nut and saddle.
Nut width: 1 3/4"
String spacing at bridge: 2 5/32" (Martin's High Performance Taper)
Neck shape: Modified Low Oval
Components Rating: 10
Overall Rating : 10 (love this guitar)
Review in Guitar & Bass Magazine with photos:
Overall Rating: 10
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