New luthier made guitar

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New luthier made guitar

Post by benbass » Thu Jan 03, 2019 4:11 pm

I have been playing factory made guitars for the past three years and finally purchased a luthier made instrument from Joseph Redman. I am so pleased with the guitar but also surprised at what I have been missing sound wise. Although I am not very good the Cordoba SP 10 which I played for the past year doesn't come close to the clarity of sound I hear from the Redman instrument. Joseph was great to work with as well. The only drawback is how obvious mistakes are now the at I have a responsive instrument. The next step is more practice.

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Erik Zurcher
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Re: New luthier made guitar

Post by Erik Zurcher » Thu Jan 03, 2019 10:27 pm

Enjoy your new guitar! The fact that you are surprised at what you have been missing sound wise, proves that you are worth it.
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Re: New luthier made guitar

Post by richtm » Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:51 am

Enjoy your Redman guitar.
I had kind of the same experience 4 years ago, when I bought my first luthier guitar, a Bernabé Especial. You will be suprised what you can achieve with your guitar. Have fun! - Greetings from Hamburg :bye:
Ernest Köröskenyi 1977 Cedar; Pauline Bernabe Especial 2007 Spruce, 2012 Cedar; Andreas Kirmse 2017 Cedar DT; Philipp Lerche Torres 2018 Spruce

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