Yesterday evening, while my wife was getting ready to go to bed. I have never been to Elderly before. Now that’s not an insurmountable problem, but even though the action was higher than my Ryan or my previous Taylors , the guitar did start buzzing sooner around the 7th to 12th fret. And I don’t disagree. If you buy an expensive suit you get a fitting, that is exactly Martins attitude about their guitars, one factory setup is not right for everybody. First of all, the guitar seems to sound bigger than it is. I was one of those who posted that I had spoken to Jon at MFG about that guitar only days before you bought it. You are a very accomplished player, I would not expect a factory setup, especially from Martin with their setup philosophy, to satisfy you.
I have tried a number of different string guages and simply spent more time getting used to the “Martin” set up. Comparing a much more expensive boutique guitar set up for you to a factory guitar that hasn’t been set up is not apples to apples. Fossil ivory bridge pins and end pin are topped with inlaid that it rivals Brazilian rosewood in its tonality. Password I forgot my username or password. Upgrade, downgrade, cancel at any time. And I don’t disagree. When I took it to a good local shop to discuss a set up, the guy there encouraged me to wait a while and try different strings first.
To cut to the chase, it really is one of the best Martins I have ever heard and it’s really attractively priced.
Not where I thought I was going, but probably where I need to be. Well, Joost, I have to agree with you about the end ocm-28m and bridge pins. Other Products from Dealer. Find all posts by rmyAddison. Comparing a much more expensive boutique guitar set up for you to a factory guitar that hasn’t been set up is not apples to apples.
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I have no doubt that a proper setup makes all your complaints go away, then you either like the guitar or you don’t. For you owners of the LJ guitar, or OM 28 marquis, how well do these guitars handle normal strumming? Martin IV, and numbered in sequence.
Because of the limited diamond volute and solid squarequantities of the previous tapered headstock. Martindealers have already begun accepting orders for the OMCM Laurence Juber and participating dealers will be postedon the Martin website, www.
There is a really great depth there, especially in the bass, that belies it’s relatively shallow body depth. For dealers and builders: Send me a new password Recover Cancel.
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Find all posts by Hambone. All times are GMT The Fellowship Of Acoustics, Netherlands. Sign up for news from vintageandrare, get special featured product offers, industry insights and find vintage instruments. Fingerstyle guitar wizard Laurence Juber has a knack for creating impressive namesake Martins. Find all posts by Deries Assink. I don’t know if the juber has a glued in saddle or not, but if it does, I understand the reluctance to change it.
Find all posts by Dug. Now that’s not an insurmountable problem, but even though the action was higher than my Ryan or my previous Taylorsthe guitar did start buzzing sooner around the 7th to 12th fret.
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Signaturee Adirondack top on the smaller body seems to sound more open in the beginning. White, 3rd, 5th, 7th, 9th, double at 12th, 15th, 17th.
There were other random places on the fretboard that started buzzing sometimes, which indicates the frets might need dressing. I think there are a few times where we see people post a glowing review of their new guitar before they’ve even played them If you’re ssignature used to the Martin setup, you should really consider it. The Blackstone Valley Posts: We hope you enjoy your visit to our site, and welcome your feedback.
You can publish your book online for free in a few minutes! I really feel both the nut and the saddle need work. Though it’s not a fair fight, I like the sound of my Nightingale better, but the Martin does hold it’s own. I hear Elderly will get one very soon and their prices are similar or very close to Jon’s. Jeff M Registered User. I feel like I would have to just suck it up and get used to higher action which is not the way I feel it should be.
The Fellowship of Acoustics. It is nice to hear that the sound is impressive and I hope the other things are able to be addressed. Read the Text Version.
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The tone is also really full and balanced. Password I forgot my username or password.
Feel free to call in any of these languages and ask your questions! By the way, I am also a resident of the Netherlands, and in contact with Joost, so the good news is that we will be comparing our Jubers quite soon!
Joost Assink Registered User. The tone was wonderful, but my far less expensive guitar marrin much more comfortable to play. No spam, just news and products.