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Bo Opinons on pick-ups for acoustic guitar (52* d) Consider a Road Guitar 26 Jan 99


I am certainly no authority on this but.. If you can aford the $ really consider a used already amplified acoustic guitar. You'll get to hear what it sounds like before you buy it, a great thing and they wont be taking drills etc.. to your baby.

Most people I know who mike their guitars do so for small club / folk club settings. You want a little more volume and control for your live sound. These settings also involve some travelling and hopefully a fair number of people. I'm a fan of Takamine, for making a rugged guitar (in so far as its possible) that sounds decent.

Add to this arguement, the bonus of having a couple of guitars for different tunings, a second 'emergency' guitar, the new toy factor and the premise that used guitars dont really depreciate quickly and I think there's a solid arguement for a 'touring' guitar.

If it doesnt have all the colour of your best guitar, but people can hear what colour it does have give it its due. If you can accept the mike that came with it you have no surprises and if a tragedy happens your #1 baby is safe at home.

Bo

Otherwise I echo Rick, or rather I'd like to Echo Rick. I've heard him play and he sounds good. :)


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