Name is actually Tim
I played guitar for about 20 years, started like most kids in my high-school days with electric, played a lot of Rock n Roll and Heavy Metal. And was even in a garage band that absolutely no one has ever heard of. Sometime during my early 20s I came across a 2nd hand Takamine classical guitar hanging in this music store that was literally hidden in the Adirondacks for $150, so I bought it and started learning classical guitar and the other guitars started collecting dust. I was never that good at Classical and some time after buying the classical I also got an acoustic steel string (6) guitar and I played both. I played the classical for about 5 years and the acoustic probably another 3 after that and then one day it just stopped, don't know why, but it stopped.
Between then and now I have picked up a Mandolin, played it for a bit and then stopped, got a Ukulele and played that for a bit and that stopped and got a Didgeridoo and played that for a bit and that, so far (about 10 years) has stuck. But this Christmas, for some reason I picked up the classical again, I am really REALLY bad at it, basically, to quote BB KIng, My fingers is stupid.
Still have the Takamine and I wanted to know its history, even contacted Takamine and they have no record of it because it was made in Japan in the very early 60s and they apparently lost the records after they moved to the US. All they could tell me was the year it was roughly made. Would love to know more about it, but even the manufacturer can't give me much info.
Going to look around the site, se if inspires me to keep going and, at least for the moment, enjoy working with the classical again.