Yamaha GC (Grand Concert) Fan Club -Delcamp

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Re: Yamaha GC (Grand Concert) Fan Club -Delcamp

Post by HNLim » Fri Aug 04, 2017 3:19 pm

lawcch wrote:
Fri Aug 04, 2017 8:05 am
HNLim wrote:
Fri Aug 04, 2017 6:06 am
lawcch wrote: HI Jon
However, the Japanese seller from musical instrument store in Japan will NOT sell this guitar to overseas buyer. You have to fly to Japan to buy directly from the store.
See if any kind Delcamp members can help you to facilitate the transaction?
Hi Lim
I would love to own this magnificient Yamaha GC30A guitar if someone can help me to do the exportation from Japan.
Anyone or Japanese friend you know can help out?
Yes! Magnificent is the right word.
Be patience. I waited 35 years for my GC30A. I might consider a GC70. I must first make friend with a Japanese or someone staying in Japan. I am also thinking of acquiring a 1974 GC30A. The purfling, rosette and tuning machine are different from my 1978 GC30A.
1978 Yamaha GC30A-S/BRW
2012 Esteve Adalid-S/BRW
2014 Sen #5-S/BRW
2016 HNLim-S/BRW
1974 S.Yairi 950-S/BRW-0-string-convert 2015
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Re: Yamaha GC (Grand Concert) Fan Club -Delcamp

Post by lawcch » Sat Aug 05, 2017 2:44 am

Yes! Magnificent is the right word.
Be patience. I waited 35 years for my GC30A. I might consider a GC70. I must first make friend with a Japanese or someone staying in Japan. I am also thinking of acquiring a 1974 GC30A. The purfling, rosette and tuning machine are different from my 1978 GC30A.
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Hi Mr Lim
I also need to convince my new Japanese friends to help me to purchase the Yamaha GC guitars. However, if the local Japanese people buy the guitar , the guitar subject to government sales tax whereas for exporting guitars with No sales Tax. But you may save money on your Singapore custom tax or import tax if your friend buy it for you and declare it as " A Gift" to you.

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Re: Yamaha GC (Grand Concert) Fan Club -Delcamp

Post by HNLim » Sat Aug 05, 2017 2:03 pm

lawcch wrote:
Hi Mr Lim
I also need to convince my new Japanese friends to help me to purchase the Yamaha GC guitars. However, if the local Japanese people buy the guitar , the guitar subject to government sales tax whereas for exporting guitars with No sales Tax. But you may save money on your Singapore custom tax or import tax if your friend buy it for you and declare it as " A Gift" to you.
Oh dear!
1978 Yamaha GC30A-S/BRW
2012 Esteve Adalid-S/BRW
2014 Sen #5-S/BRW
2016 HNLim-S/BRW
1974 S.Yairi 950-S/BRW-0-string-convert 2015
2017 HN Lim-14-string-S/BRW
HN Lim 13-string-S/NEW-WIP
1974 S.Yairi 800-Retired

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Post by Kalidor » Mon Aug 07, 2017 11:31 pm

Just checking if you guys have come across any older, as in before the 80s GC guitars that were unsigned?

Just wondering if that means anything???
B grade? Slight defects?

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Post by HNLim » Tue Aug 08, 2017 10:07 am

1978 Yamaha GC30A-S/BRW
2012 Esteve Adalid-S/BRW
2014 Sen #5-S/BRW
2016 HNLim-S/BRW
1974 S.Yairi 950-S/BRW-0-string-convert 2015
2017 HN Lim-14-string-S/BRW
HN Lim 13-string-S/NEW-WIP
1974 S.Yairi 800-Retired

ALL ARE FOR SALE IF PRICE IS RIGHT

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Post by andreas777 » Wed Aug 09, 2017 6:20 pm

I don't know if this was already discussed in a thread in this forum, but the Yamaha guitar archive is offline for quite a while now. I have contacted Yamaha in their online chat tool, and they have promised to send me a chart with all (sic!) the information from the archive per mail. Unfortunately I have not received anything from them. Does anyone of you have this "chart"?
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Post by Philosopherguy » Wed Aug 09, 2017 8:54 pm

andreas777 wrote:
Wed Aug 09, 2017 6:20 pm
I don't know if this was already discussed in a thread in this forum, but the Yamaha guitar archive is offline for quite a while now. I have contacted Yamaha in their online chat tool, and they have promised to send me a chart with all (sic!) the information from the archive per mail. Unfortunately I have not received anything from them. Does anyone of you have this "chart"?
If you do get this, would you mind sharing it? I regret not pulling more information off the archive now that it is down! hahaha..

Martin
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Post by andreas777 » Wed Aug 09, 2017 9:38 pm

Philosopherguy wrote:
Wed Aug 09, 2017 8:54 pm
andreas777 wrote:
Wed Aug 09, 2017 6:20 pm
I don't know if this was already discussed in a thread in this forum, but the Yamaha guitar archive is offline for quite a while now. I have contacted Yamaha in their online chat tool, and they have promised to send me a chart with all (sic!) the information from the archive per mail. Unfortunately I have not received anything from them. Does anyone of you have this "chart"?
If you do get this, would you mind sharing it? I regret not pulling more information off the archive now that it is down! hahaha..

Martin
Good news, I have the complete Yamaha archive now :D
I will think about a way to share the archive to all forum members who are interested in this information.
20 classical guitars, soon 21 :-D, 1 digital piano - no TV, no radio

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Post by HNLim » Wed Aug 09, 2017 10:30 pm

andreas777 wrote:
Wed Aug 09, 2017 9:38 pm
Philosopherguy wrote:
Wed Aug 09, 2017 8:54 pm
andreas777 wrote:
Wed Aug 09, 2017 6:20 pm
I don't know if this was already discussed in a thread in this forum, but the Yamaha guitar archive is offline for quite a while now. I have contacted Yamaha in their online chat tool, and they have promised to send me a chart with all (sic!) the information from the archive per mail. Unfortunately I have not received anything from them. Does anyone of you have this "chart"?
If you do get this, would you mind sharing it? I regret not pulling more information off the archive now that it is down! hahaha..

Martin
Good news, I have the complete Yamaha archive now :D
I will think about a way to share the archive to all forum members who are interested in this information.
Is it in soft copy?
1978 Yamaha GC30A-S/BRW
2012 Esteve Adalid-S/BRW
2014 Sen #5-S/BRW
2016 HNLim-S/BRW
1974 S.Yairi 950-S/BRW-0-string-convert 2015
2017 HN Lim-14-string-S/BRW
HN Lim 13-string-S/NEW-WIP
1974 S.Yairi 800-Retired

ALL ARE FOR SALE IF PRICE IS RIGHT

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Post by andreas777 » Thu Aug 10, 2017 6:38 am

HNLim wrote:
Wed Aug 09, 2017 10:30 pm
Is it in soft copy?
Yes, it's in one Excel sheet. I forgot to ask Yamaha if the archive is freeware, or if I violate any laws by uploading it somewhere.
The easiest short-term solution is to send me your mail address per PM.
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Post by lawcch » Thu Aug 10, 2017 1:02 pm

Yes, it's in one Excel sheet. I forgot to ask Yamaha if the archive is freeware, or if I violate any laws by uploading it somewhere.
The easiest short-term solution is to send me your mail address per PM.
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Please send me a copy of the MS Excel file too for the old Yamaha GC series from 1960 until today/

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Post by Francisco » Thu Aug 10, 2017 3:38 pm

andreas777 wrote:
Wed Aug 09, 2017 6:20 pm

Good news, I have the complete Yamaha archive now :D
I will think about a way to share the archive to all forum members who are interested in this information.
What kind of information does this archive contain?
Yamaha GC42S

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Re: Yamaha GC (Grand Concert) Fan Club -Delcamp

Post by HNLim » Thu Aug 10, 2017 8:20 pm

lawcch wrote:
Thu Aug 10, 2017 1:02 pm
Yes, it's in one Excel sheet. I forgot to ask Yamaha if the archive is freeware, or if I violate any laws by uploading it somewhere.
The easiest short-term solution is to send me your mail address per PM.
Please send me a copy of the MS Excel file too for the old Yamaha GC series from 1960 until today/
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Can I have Yamaha's email? Thanks!
1978 Yamaha GC30A-S/BRW
2012 Esteve Adalid-S/BRW
2014 Sen #5-S/BRW
2016 HNLim-S/BRW
1974 S.Yairi 950-S/BRW-0-string-convert 2015
2017 HN Lim-14-string-S/BRW
HN Lim 13-string-S/NEW-WIP
1974 S.Yairi 800-Retired

ALL ARE FOR SALE IF PRICE IS RIGHT

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Post by 630mm » Fri Aug 11, 2017 2:29 am

I sent you a pm but it's hanging out in the outbox. Me too, please.

Thanks
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1972 Yamaha GC-6D Ezo Spruce 662mm

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Post by 630mm » Fri Aug 11, 2017 2:36 am

BTW, I've been on a bit of a GC buying spree lately. I added a GC5s, GC5m and a GC5 to my nightly playing options. So far, I am pleasantly surprised by the sound of the GC5s. It has excellent volume, sustain and low mids and also has very respectable brightness for a cedar top.
2017 Benito Huipe "Bouchet" Spruce 655mm
2015 Francisco Navarro Concert Cedar 630mm
1977 Yamaha GC-5S Cedar 658mm
1972 Yamaha GC-6D Ezo Spruce 662mm

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