petermc61 wrote: ↑Tue Jan 08, 2019 10:14 pmI find them just ugly and have never bought a guitar with a port, and won’t. So one possible consequence is lost of a wider resale market. Thai’s is real, not imaginary. There is a Ruck for sale on this site right now - if it didn’t have ports I would have bought it. It has ports, I just passed straight over it.
Of course, others may not consider a guitar without ports - but I have never heard this said to date.
Interesting concept. I’d definitely say more people are willing to buy a guitar without a soundport than with one. However maybe in the future we’ll see an increase in the usage of soundports? Just like the lattice brace has been growing on more people at a faster rate over the last decade or so.