We who love Japanese classical guitars - Delcamp

Construction and repair of Classical Guitar and related instruments
samards
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Re: We who love Japanese classical guitars - Delcamp

Post by samards » Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:07 am

rinneby wrote:
Tue Jun 11, 2019 3:21 pm
Welcome samards. Takeharu was a (student) brand made under Suzuki during the 70s. The GT-150 is somewhere in the low/middle tier. Possibly laminated top and laminated back and sides. They can sure look a little "fancy" - but the ones I played didn't sound much. Not "bad" by any means, but very basic beginner guitars. A price around 100-150 Euro (max) or so for a GT-150 it so be expected.
/Jon
Many thanks Jon, indeed guitar looks pretty fancy but that is only the part of equation :)
Ernest Koroskenyi, 1974

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rinneby
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Re: We who love Japanese classical guitars - Delcamp

Post by rinneby » Tue Jul 02, 2019 1:19 pm

My latest... A Hiroumi Yamaguchi (former master luthier at Asturias) from the 80s, top model. Solid cedar top and solid Indian rosewood back and sides. Full review soon to come...

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/Jon
Feel free to ask me anything about Japanese classical guitars.

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Re: We who love Japanese classical guitars - Delcamp

Post by Carter53 » Tue Jul 02, 2019 7:44 pm

Jon,
Nice choice of music and great execution! :casque:
1964 Sakazo Nakade "D"
1971 Masaji Nobe (gifted-no model#)
1983 Asturias John Mills JM-15
1988 Masaki Sakurai Concert-R

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Re: We who love Japanese classical guitars - Delcamp

Post by Carter53 » Tue Jul 02, 2019 7:46 pm

I was referring to the Nakade A2.
Reg
1964 Sakazo Nakade "D"
1971 Masaji Nobe (gifted-no model#)
1983 Asturias John Mills JM-15
1988 Masaki Sakurai Concert-R

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Re: We who love Japanese classical guitars - Delcamp

Post by rinneby » Wed Jul 03, 2019 9:03 am

Carter53 wrote:
Tue Jul 02, 2019 7:46 pm
I was referring to the Nakade A2.
Reg
Aha, you mean this one?



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Feel free to ask me anything about Japanese classical guitars.

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Re: We who love Japanese classical guitars - Delcamp

Post by rotr » Tue Jul 09, 2019 8:47 am

Shoichi Yanagisawa No.12

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But I may be wrong about luthier. Victor sells guitar with the same label, so lets take his word. Maybe someone can translate kenji from the label? The guitar resembles Hiroshi Abe 1000 1979 which I had recently. I think this is also the end of the 70s and it cost 120,000 yen then. Perhaps in the Zen-On lineup it was the flagship. It seems that the top is made of solid engelmann spruce, and the body and sides of laminated brazilian rosewood. Unfortunately, I am now in the process of moving to new apartment, so all my belongings are laid out in boxes. Maybe in August I can record it in action. I don’t expect much, I think it’s a strong middle guitar.

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Sakazo Nakade 3000sss 1972
Sakazo Nakade 1200Y 1969
Ryoji Matsuoka MG-100 1975

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