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#1 2012-09-21 03:50:03

Fishwater
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From: Charleston & Atlanta
Registered: 2012-01-07
Posts: 8

I awoke to an explosion

A couple of nights ago the neck on my Alvarez snapped (didn't figure out what it was until the following day when i looked at the stand).  This is what I did.... I took the strings of lazer leveled and remarried them with a biscuit style joint. I clamped all 3 axis's (sp) but to me it sounds like crap. No one else can tell.  I have had 3 very nice acoustics that are no longer with me so instead of being ax-less i got this at guitar center for cheep. Maybe $170. My question is do vibrations get lost or is it just the body where the sound comes.  It seems to me i have to play it harder (not gently) The neck looked like a reddish hardwood.  Is this common, can I do anything about it? except be pissed and save up for another tak or martin or taylor


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#2 2012-09-21 05:47:16

beamer
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From: Texas
Registered: 2006-07-30
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Re: I awoke to an explosion

I would just go and play all the mid priced brands.  I honestly dont get caught up in name brand.  You might find a jewl for the price of a stone.  That being said,, some stones are pretty pricy too lol 

Different woods make different sounds, and Ovations have teh volume and great tone also,, but I am Biased. big_smile


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#3 2012-09-21 13:50:07

Baldguitardude
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From: Las Vegas
Registered: 2010-12-09
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Re: I awoke to an explosion

The vibrations def get lost. The glue doesn't transfer sound as well as a big nice piece of wood does.

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