Help ~ deciding on new classical guitar purchase | 2500euro

Kevin L Benbow
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Re: Help ~ deciding on new classical guitar purchase | 2500euro

Post by Kevin L Benbow » Mon Jul 09, 2018 9:37 pm

I love my c12. I use it when performing in cafes, bars, etc. The Bernabe would be great choice as well.
Purnell #93
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Admira Virtuoso (c. 1999).

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Re: Help ~ deciding on new classical guitar purchase | 2500euro

Post by dta721 » Mon Jul 09, 2018 10:21 pm

Kevin L Benbow wrote:
Mon Jul 09, 2018 9:37 pm
I love my c12. I use it when performing in cafes, bars, etc. The Bernabe would be great choice as well.
It's good to hear from a C12 owner :okok: ; me too a happy owner of a C12 (spruce) with very warm bass and musical treble :)!

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Re: Help ~ deciding on new classical guitar purchase | 2500euro

Post by Kevin L Benbow » Tue Jul 10, 2018 1:36 am

I just love it. I have the cedar. I use it as a "working guitar" but it is such a pleasure to play. I installed a Kremona bridge pickup which does nicely.

When I play in a "performance" situation I mic up the Purnell. She is a spruce with a huge palate.

However, I would be comfortable with the C12 in this sort of situation as well. While it is warmer than the spruce, I really like its sound.
Purnell #93
Cordoba C12
Admira Virtuoso (c. 1999).

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Re: Help ~ deciding on new classical guitar purchase | 2500euro

Post by Charles Cook » Thu Jul 12, 2018 4:14 pm

Buy them All! LOL.
Really, I would go with the one that sounds the best to you.
2017 Cordoba 20th Anniversary Guitar
1993 Jose Ramirez R2

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