Ramirez 1a top repair

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Re: Ramirez 1a top repair

Post by zupfgeiger » Thu Mar 14, 2019 10:09 am

Nikos_Greek wrote:
Wed Mar 13, 2019 2:40 pm
Your guitar is something like 47 years old, it is normal that it has dings and scratches. I do not know what effect on sound the proposed restoration may have, in essence you add mass and a strange body to the guitar top, it does not sound good to me, but I am only a layman. I would say enjoy your guitar for what it is and the sound it produces. There is a youtube video of Baruecco playing Asturias. His guitar looks like moon surface, yet the artist makes something worthy out of it. Should we bother much about blemishes like these?
Excellent remark! We guitarists are too much worried about the visual aspects of our instrument.
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Re: Ramirez 1a top repair

Post by hatalap » Sun Mar 17, 2019 10:37 pm

Try Glenn Nichols at Retrograde Guitars.

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