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217 results
  • Year2012
    Instrument typeAcoustic
    Builder / ManufacturerTakamine
    Instrument ModelG series
    Top woodSpruce
    Side woodLaminate
    Back woodLaminate
    PlayerE.B. Maclellan
    Strings Comment
    Best deal around
  • Year2016
    Instrument typeAcoustic
    Builder / ManufacturerTed Astrand
    Instrument ModelA-OM
    Top woodSpruce
    Side woodRosewood
    Back woodRosewood
    PlayerCim Frode
    Strings Comment
    They last long and give the guitar a long bright sustain with clear overtones. The coating isn't as sticky as other brands. D'Addario is very consistent as well.?
  • Year2004
    Instrument typeFlamenco
    Builder / ManufacturerThomas Knatt
    Instrument ModelLa Gitana Flamenca
    Top woodSpruce
    Side woodCypress
    Back woodCypress
    PlayerPaul L
    Strings Comment
    Great projection, brilliance. Trebles tame the brightness of this guitar.
  • Year2010
    Instrument typeClassical
    Builder / ManufacturerThomas Rodriguez
    Instrument ModelCustom
    Top woodCedar
    Side woodMahogany
    Back woodMahogany
    PlayerDaniel McPherson
    Strings Comment
    A lyrical, warm sounding set. A great set for expressive playing/recording.
  • Year2013
    Instrument typeClassical
    Builder / ManufacturerTim Harris
    Instrument ModelCustom
    Top woodSpruce/Cedar
    Side woodBlackwood
    Back woodBlackwood
    PlayerMichael Nicolella
    Strings Comment
    They have a perfect balance of warmth and clarity while producing a rich, balanced and powerful sound on all my concert guitars.
  • Year1992
    Instrument typeClassical
    Builder / ManufacturerTom Blackshear
    Instrument ModelClassical
    Top woodSpruce
    Side woodRosewood
    Back woodRosewood
    PlayerBilly J. Crenshaw
    Strings
    Custom Customer Concoction | Blackshear 01 Set
    Custom Customer Concoction | Blackshear 01 Set Model: C3 BS01 Price: $15.46
    Comment
    Flexible feel basses; dark round-sounding trebles; hit-it high tension 6th.
  • Year1988
    Instrument typeClassical
    Builder / ManufacturerToshihiko Nakade
    Instrument ModelMaster 20
    Top woodCedar
    Side woodRosewood
    Back woodRosewood
    PlayerDaniel Cunnington
    Strings Comment
    I studied technique and performance at various conservatoriums and used these strings constantly. They are strong, neutral, transparent and enable a lot of timbrel tone colour using free or rest stroke and a lot of variation between ponticelli and dolce. Perfect intonation and consistency.
  • Year1997
    Instrument typeElectric Bass
    Builder / ManufacturerWashburn
    Instrument ModelXB-600
    Top woodMaple
    Side woodAlder
    Back woodAlder
    PlayerLawrence L
    Strings Comment
    Mellows the active pickups' brightness; less floppy Low-B; adds more slide.
  • Year2009
    Instrument typeAcoustic
    Builder / ManufacturerWechter
    Instrument ModelPathmaker Elite
    Top woodSpruce
    Side woodMahogany
    Back woodMahogany
    PlayerBen Richey
    Strings Comment
    Smooth to touch: both left hand and picking right hand, elastic and plays like an electric, amazing tone amplified
  • Year1996
    Instrument typeClassical
    Builder / ManufacturerWilliam Gilbert
    Instrument ModelNo. 176
    Top woodCedar
    Side woodRosewood
    Back woodRosewood
    PlayerAngelo L. Favis
    Strings Comment
    They sound great and balanced, appropriate tension, and last for three weeks of heavy playing.