June 29, 2015

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  • Collings 00-2HG It's been a while since we've had a Rosewood Collings 00, and this one was well-worth the wait. Indian Rosewood back and sides, German Spruce top with herringbone purfling; 1-13/16" nut width; Mahogany neck with diamond volute; Ivoroid binding on the body only; no binding on the fretboard or peghead; exotic Ebony peghead overlay on a slotted peghead (love the caramel stripe); nickel Waverlys; Ebony pyramid bridge; drop-bone saddle with 2-5/16" spacing at the saddle. Pickguard in the case. Wonderful instrument, and already a favorite. Mudge is totally smitten with this one. $4500
  • Collings CJ Mh-A (2002, Exc+++) This is a fine Collings CJ. It's got thirteen years' worth of time in it, and the tone is open, clear, and full. The low end is right on the money, too. It's deep, but not thuddy. As Mudge said, "It's a versatile guitar." You can play just about anything on it and it sounds great. Specs include: 14-fret slope-shoulder body; Mahogany back and sides, Adirondack Spruce top; 25-1/2" scale length; tortoise color pickguard; tortoise binding on the body, fretboard, and peghead; Mahogany neck with "c" shape; 1-3/4" nut width; 2-3/16" spacing at the saddle; Ebony peghead overlay with the Collings logo in pearl; nickel Waverlys; Ebony belly bridge with unbleached bone saddle (made by the former owner-there is a second unbleached bone saddle in the case compartment, and also a bleached bone saddle, if you prefer a slightly darker tone). There is very little wear on this guitar - just a few minor dings and a couple marks on the back (which you can see in the photos). The Mahogany body does show some white lines from the grain filler Collings was using in the early 2000s, too, but thankfully, that doesn't affect the tone. :) The guitar has been well-cared for, and it's totally good to go. There's nothing not to like about this one. OHSC $3600
  • Collings MF-5 Varnish (2006, Exc++) Here we have a Collings MF-5V that includes a Fishman pickup (in the bridge/saddle), and is ready for the gigging musician. It's a great mandolin with a robust voice. One-piece Maple back, Maple sides, Maple neck; Adirondack Spruce top with parallel tone bars; Ivoroid binding on the body, fretboard and peghead; 1-1/8" nut width; Ebony fretboard with pearl dot inlay; compound radius fretboard; bound Ebony pickguard; Ebony peghead overlay with Collings logo and flourish in pearl; nickel Waverlys with pearl buttons; nickel plated cast brass tailpiece (but not the engraved tailpiece normally seen on this model); bridge with Fishman pickup installed (original bridge is available); HSC (Collings mandolin case, but not the deluxe version). serial #744 $8000
  • Cordoba 35T Ukulele (Recent, Exc+++) All Koa construction, tenor size, with soft case. $339
  • Gibson Robert Johnson Model L-1 (2011, NM-) Gibson Robert Johnson L-1 (Recent, Used) Mahogany back and sides, Sitka Spruce top with scalloped bracing; vintage sunburst finish; modified v-profile neck; 1.725" nut width; 25" scale length; compound dovetail neck joint (hide glue); 12" radius Rosewood fretboard with MOP dot inlay; Tusq nut; Rosewood bridge with bone saddle; black peghead with "The Gibson" logo in MOP; nickel Kluson tuning machines with white buttons; the current owner has added a tortoiseshell pickguard to the guitar. Sweet little player. OHSC $1800
  • Goodall CJ Cutaway (2004, Exc++) Indian Rosewood back and sides, Cedar top; soft cutaway; curly Koa binding on the body and peghead; curly Koa heel cap and end wedge; abalone rosette; bound Ebony fretboard with no inlay; Ebony peghead with Goodall logo in abalone pearl; chrome Schaller tuning machines with small buttons; 1-3/4" nut width; Ebony bridge with Ebony pins (pearl dots) and bone compensated saddle; chrome strap button installed on the underside of the neck heel; LR Baggs iBeam factory installed as well. Rich, full, very round tone. OHSC $3895
  • Harris F-5 (2011, Exc++) [Troy Harris, NY] I have to say, this mandolin took us by surprise. Troy Harris, the maker of this F-5, divides his time between building mandolins and restoring violins. He is the head of the violin restoration department for Stamell Stringed Instruments, of Poughkeepsie, NY, and this keeps him busy enough that the wait time on one of his mandolins is at least three years. This mandolin is dated 2011 on the label, but that is when it was topped. Our customer didn't receive the mandolin until 2013. It's got a one-piece Northeastern Sugar Maple back, the same for sides and neck; an Adirondack Spruce top; Madagascar Ebony fretboard with pearl dots and treble-side extension; bound body, fretboard, and peghead; adjustable truss-rod; Ebony peghead and truss-rod cover with abalone inlay and Harris logo; nickel Waverlys; with pearl buttons; mother-of-pearl nut; bound, abreviated, Ebony pickguard; adjustable saddle; traditional, engraved tailpiece plated in silver; hide glue construction throughout, hand-applied stain, oil varnish and French polish. A Calton case is included with the mandolin. Just come play it. You might like it as much as we do. $9995
  • Martin Custom D-18 (2015, Exc+++) This is a wonderful guitar, and fully custom. Specs include 14-fret Mahogany body with Delmar tortoise color binding; premium Adirondack Spruce top with Adirondack Spruce, scalloped, 5/16" Golden Era braces; old-style 18 rosette; Delmar tortoise color end wedge; genuine Mahogany special 1939-style neck barrel and heel; 2-way adjustable truss rod; Ebony heel cap; bone nut; 1-3/4" nut width; Brazilian Rosewood headstock overlay with Golden Era-style Martin decal; nickel Waverlys with butterbean knobs; Ebony fingerboard with 16" radius and old-style 18 abalone dot inlay; 25.4" scale length; 2-1/4" spacing at the 12th fret; hide glue construction throughout; Ebony belly bridge with Ebony pins; 2-1/4" spacing at the saddle; 16" radius cut-through (long) bone saddle; OHSC We LOVE this guitar, and we don't expect it to stick around long! OHSC $4795
  • SCGC 1942 Bluegrass D Custom (2004, Exc+++) Gorgeous Koa back and sides, Adirondack Spruce top from Steve Swan's personal stash of woods; tortoise color binding on the body and heel cap; Mahogany neck with diamond volute; Ebony fretboard with pearl dot inlay on the fretboard; bone nut; Koa peghead overlay; nickel Waverlys with Ivoroid buttons; Ebony belly bridge with compensated saddle; beautiful, lightweight guitar with balanced tone. OHSC $3995

 

Bill Collings, along with his small shop of bench-style builders in Austin, Texas, is, without a doubt, creating some of the best guitars and mandolins being built today. If you're looking to buy a lifetime instrument for yourself, be sure to check out a Collings.  You won't be disappointed. Price reflects discount and case.

  1. Waterloo Guitars Built by Collings in Austin, both X-braced(WL-14X) and Ladder-braced (WL-14L), Specs include: Solid Mahogany back and sides, solid Spruce top; Ivoroid binding on the top and soundhole; vintage-style sunburst top; unbound V-shaped Mahogany neck; Rosewood fretboard and bridge; 1-3/4" Ebony nut; bone cut-through saddle with 2-3/8" spacing; 24-7/8" scale length; Golden Age Restoration plate tuners; choice of T-bar or adjustable truss-rod; regular or smaller neck profile . Email us to order your own, or to reserve one of the WL-14s we have on order!  TKL hardshell case included in the price. $1890
  2. MF Custom Mandolin (New) Carved figured Maple back and sides, Maple v-shaped neck with 1-1/8" bone nut; Adirondack Spruce top; full sunburst matte finish throughout; f-holes and parallel tone bar bracing; upgraded with Ivoroid binding on the body and a Collings bound Ebony pickguard; Ebony fretboard with dot inlay and 22-frets; 5-1/2" - 11-5/8" compound radius; 13-7/8" scale length; adjustable truss rod; adjustable Ebony saddle; Ebony peghead with the Collings logo in pearl; nickel machines with Ivoroid buttons; nickel-plated brass Collings tailpiece; deluxe case. Nice! Serial #F1599 $4410
  3. MT-2 Varnish Birdseye  (2009, Exc++) Wonderful MT-2 Varnish mandolin with a one-piece Birdseye back; Birdseye sides and neck; Sunburst finish throughout; tortoise-color binding on the body; bound Ebony pickguard; Adirondack Spruce top; Ebony fretboard with treble-side extension; custom abalone diamonds & squares inlay in the fretboard; 1-1/8" nut width; Ebony peghead with pearl flourish inlay; gold tuning machines with black buttons; gold-plated cast tailpiece; adjustable Ebony bridge; OHSC The mandolin has been played a ton, and it sounds like it. It's got some pick marks on the top, and a bit of scuffing on the pickguard. Don't let the honest playing wear mess with your head. It's a great mandolin! Serial #1972 $3695
  4. C-10 Deluxe (Used, Exc+++) Wonderful C-10 Deluxe that was sold new at the shop a while back. Mahogany back and sides, Adirondack Spruce top; Mahogany neck; bone nut; 1-3/4" nut width; 2-3/16" spacing at the saddle; Ivoroid binding on the body, fretboard, and peghead; Ebony fretboard with pearl dot inlay; tortoise color pickguard; Ebony peghead overlay; nickel Waverlys; Ebony straight bridge with bone compensated saddle; strap button installed on the underside of the neck heel; until our customer can find the original hardshell case for this guitar, he's offering it with a very nice Reunion Blues gig bag. Serial #12719 $3995
  5. C-10 Walnut (New) Walnut back and sides, Sitka Spruce top with Adirondack Spruce braces; tortoise color binding on the body; 1-3/4" nut width; dot inlay on the fretboard; Ebony peghead overlay; nickel Waverlys with Ebony buttons; deluxe case. This is our second Walnut C-10. We love them for their responsiveness and lively tone. Deluxe case. Serial #22833 $3848
  6. C-10 Deluxe Custom Black (2003, Exc+++) Maple back, sides and neck; Adirondack Spruce top; 1-3/4" nut width; Ivoroid binding on the body, fretboard and peghead; cutaway; custom fretboard extension; Ebony fretboard with no inlay; Ebony peghead overlay; nickel Waverlys; Ebony bridge with bone saddle; Ebony bridge pins; tortoise pickguard; L R Baggs iMix pickup installed. It's not often we get to see a C-10 with all these specs. Love it! OHSC Serial #9252 $5995
  7. CJ German Sunburst (New) Indian Rosewood back and sides, German Spruce top with Gibson-style dark sunburst; Ivoroid binding on the body, fretboard, and peghead; Mahogany neck with Ebony fretboard and pearl dot inlay; 1-11/16" nut; dark tortoiseshell celluloid pickguard; Ebony peghead overlay; nickel Waverlys; Ebony belly bridge with bone saddle; Ebony pins; deluxe case. This is an exceptional instrument. We're all crazy about it. Serial #23640 $5095
  8. D-1A (New) Mahogany back and sides, Adirondack Spruce top with Adirondack top bracing; no tongue brace; tortoise binding on the body only; Mahogany neck with 1-3/4" nut width; bone nut; Ebony fretboard with pearl dot inlay in the fretboard; Ebony belly bridge; 2-3/16" spacing at the saddle; bone drop-in saddle; Ebony peghead overlay; nickel Waverlys; deluxe case. Serial #22550 $4545
  9. D-2H BaaaAV (2003, Exc++) AAA-grade Brazilian Rosewood back and sides, Master grade Adirondack Spruce top with aging toner applied to the top; Ivoroid binding on the body only, no binding on the fretboard or peghead; herringbone top purfling, 28-style rosette; Mahogany neck with diamond volute; bone nut; 1-3/4" nut width; 2-3/8" spacing at the saddle (vintage spacing); tortoise color celluloid pickguard; Ebony belly bridge; cut-through bone saddle; Fossilized Ivory bridge pins; Brazilian Rosewood peghead overlay; nickel Waverlys; HSC. Gorgeous wood, and equally wonderful (powerful) tone in this D-2H. Serial #8640 OHSC $HOLD
  10. 000-2H (1996, Exc++) Here's a terrific value in a Collings 000-2H. It's got the age, and it's got the tone. Open, full, and with great sustain. Indian Rosewood back and sides, Sitka Spruce top; 1-13/16" nut width; Mahogany neck with diamond volute; Ebony fretboard with diamonds & squares inlay at 5-7-9; herringbone top purfling; older-style tortoiseshell pickguard; Ivoroid binding on the body only; slotted peghead with Brazilian Rosewood overlay and Collings logo in pearl; nickel Waverlys; Ebony pyramid bridge (replacement); bone compensated saddle; Ebony pins with pearl dots; chrome strap button installed on the underside of the neck heel. The guitar has been played, and it has some wear, but nothing major. The bridge was replaced professionally by a Colorado luthier using a Collings replacement bridge. The former owner had a mishap with the guitar requiring a new bridge be installed (some time ago). Don't let this stop you from snagging this guitar. It's a winner, and it's priced to sell. OHSC  $2695
  11. 000-2HC BaaA Sunburst Custom (1998, Exc+++) We special-ordered this wonderful guitar in the late 90s, and it's treat to see and hear it again after all this time.  AA grade (which today would be AAAA grade) dark Brazilian Rosewood back and sides, Adirondack Spruce top; 1-13/16" nut width; cutaway; shaded top; Ivoroid binding on the body with herringbone top purfling; unbound Ebony fretboard with diamonds & squares inlay at frets 5-7-9; unbound Brazilian Rosewood peghead overlay; slotted peghead; nickel Waverlys; Ebony pyramid bridge with bone saddle; 2-5/16" spacing at the saddle; OHSC. This is a beautiful and great sounding 17-year old Collings 000-2HC Serial #4334 $8000
  12. 000 Style-3 BaaA (1998, Exc+++) AA grade Brazilian Rosewood back and sides, Adirondack Spruce top; Koa binding on the body, fretboard and peghead; abalone rosette; 45-style inlay in the Ebony fretboard; slotted peghead with Brazilian Rosewood veneer and no logo; gold Waverlys; style-3 back strip; 1-13/16" nut width; 2-5/16" at the saddle; Ebony pyramid bridge; bone drop-in saddle; no pickguard. Sounds as wonderful as it is beautiful. OHSC Serial #4081 $7900

 

  • D-1 Mahogany back and sides, Sitka top; Adirondack bracing; 1-3/4" nut width; 2-3/16" saddle spacing; Ebony peghead veneer; nickel Waverlys July
  • MT Sunburst, Gloss top; tortoise binding; nickel machines with black buttons August
  • OM-2H Indian Rosewood back and sides, Sitka top; 1-3/4" nut; Adirondack top bracing; Exotic Ebony stained veneer; nickel Waverlys September
  • 0-1A Mahogany back and sides, Adirondack Spruce top; 1-3/4" nut; pickguard on the side
  • C-10 35 Sunburst Walnut stained Mahogany back and sides, 1-style backstrip; reclaimed Sitka Spruce top; Adirondack Spruce top bracing; Gibson-style dark sunburst; two tone bars; CJ vintage neck; Wenge fingerboard; no purfling; short scale length; Ivoroid ring in outer rosette; Tigerstripe pickguard; Ebony peghead veneer; nickel Waverlys with Ivoroid buttons; 2-5/16" saddle spacing; straight bridge; cut-through saddle; Ivoroid bridge pins (no dot) TBD
  • 0-1 Maple 12-frets to the body; Maple back, sides, neck; 1-13/16" nut width; 2-5/16" spacing at the saddle; tortoise binding on the body; slotted peghead; nickel Waverlys with Ivoroid buttons; pickguard in the case; 1-style backstrip; deluxe case. September PP
  • Waterloo WL-14L Black, ladder-braced, T-bar, regular neck profile DP
  • Waterloo WL-14X Sunburst, X-braced, truss rod, smaller neck KM
  • Waterloo WL-14L Black, X-braced, white guard, truss rod, small neck  JJ
  • Waterloo WL-14X Sunburst, X-braced; truss rod, smaller neck RE
  • Waterloo WL-14L  Black, Ladder-braced, truss rod, regular neck SL
  • Waterloo WL-14X Black, X-braced, truss rod, smaller neck PG
  • Waterloo WL-14X Sunburst, X-braced, truss rod, smaller neck DG
  • Waterloo WL-14L Black, ladder-braced, T-bar, smaller neck GB
  • Waterloo WL-14  TBD smaller neck PC
  • Waterloo WL-14X regular neck AS
  • Waterloo WL-14X regular neck CM
  • Waterloo WL-14L TBD BS
  • FIVE MORE Waterloos on order...email to spec and reserve yours!

Richard Hoover's guitars are among the finest being made today. Known for their complexity of tone, Santa Cruz guitars continue to get more and more attention in our shop. Do yourself a favor and check out the Santa Cruz line. Price reflects our discount and case.

  1. Model F (2007, Exc++) Indian Rosewood back and sides, Sitka Spruce top with tapered bracing; Ivoroid binding on the body, fretboard, and peghead; combination purfling for the rosette and top; Mahogany round-shape neck with 1-11/16" nut width; bone nut; Ebony fretboard with 2mm dot inlay; tortoise color pickguard; Ebony hair split peghead with SCGC in pearl; chrome-plated Gotoh 510 tuning machines; Ebony bridge with compensated bone saddle; Ebony bridge pins with pearl dot inlay; Ebony strap button installed on the under side of the neck heel; OHSC. This guitar is in great shape with just a few minor marks. It's a versatile instrument with balanced tone. Nice! $3295
  2. Model H (1996, Exc+) A throwback for me (Kim), because I used to own a SCGC H in Koa. I think my guitar had a serial number in the 200s, but this one is #434. The H body is pretty much a 14-fret 00 with a balanced sound that's not too bass-heavy. Great small-body guitar. Indian Rosewood back and sides, Sitka Spruce top; Ivoroid binding on the body, fretboard, and peghead; 1-11/16" nut width; bone nut; Mahogany neck; Ebony fretboard with micro dot pearl inlay; Ebony peghead overlay with the SCGC logo in Mother of Pearl; chrome-plated Schaller tuning machines; Ebony modified belly bridge; bone compensated nut; Ebony pins with pearl dot inlay; OM-sized tortoise color pickguard; Highlander Internal Microphone installed; OHSC. $2695
  3. Mandocello (Used, Exc-) Earlier version of the SCGC mandocello...Mahogany slope-shouldered dreadnought-style body; sunburst Sitka Spruce top with pre-war-style scalloped bracing; 8 string mandocello neck; Ivoroid binding on the body; Ebony bound fretboard with pearl graduated dots; 1-1/2" nut width; 25" scale length; wide spacing at the nut similar to the spacing on a Gibson Sam Bush mandolin. Ebony peghead overlay with pearl SCGC logo; nickel Gotoh tuning machines; Ebony bridge, bone compensated saddle; tortoise color pickguard; OHSC This guitar puts out some seriously sonorous tone! It's very clean overall but for some finish checking on the top around the bridge. Nice! $2500
  4. Custom OM  (2009, NM) This OM was custom-ordered through Cotten Music back in 2009, and it's hard to believe that was six years ago. Time flies. :) It is a lovely example of Santa Cruz Guitar's workmanship. Specs include quilted Maple back and sides, a full quilted Maple (two-piece) neck, Adirondack Spruce top; sunburst finish throughout; FS (blue) style rosette and purfling; tortoise color binding on the body; Ebony fretboard, peghead and bridge; nickel Waverlys with Ebony buttons; 1-3/4" nut width; 2-3/16" spacing at the saddle; bone nut and cut-through saddle; original deluxe SCGC case. Current list on this model is $8950. $6900
  5. Tony Rice Model D (1996, Exc++) This is a wonderful SCGC TR. Indian Rosewood back and sides, Sitka Spruce top with herringbone top purfling; Ivoroid binding on the body and fretboard; no binding on the peghead; Mahogany neck with diamond volute; Ebony peghead overlay; nickel Waverlys (the original Klusons are in the case); no inlay in the fretboard but the SCGC logo; oversized soundhole; tortoise color pickguard; Ebony bridge with compensated saddle; Ebony bridge pins with pearl dots; chrome strap buttons installed on the underside of the neck heel. OHSC $2795

  1. T-18 Tiple (1962, Exc+) Sweet player, this. Formerly owned by Billy Beeman, part of the original Wagon Masters who played at Knott's Berry Farm in the 50s and 60s. All original but for the bridge re-glue, which is structurally fine, if not the most attractive work. The body is 8-15/16" wide with a 17" scale; 10 strings in groups of 2, 3, 3, 2. Tuning is generally like that of the ukulele, but with the octaves on the three lowest groups. Specifications are like those of an 18-style guitar. Non-original HSC included. $1495
  2. 000-21 (1948, Exc) Brazilian Rosewood back and sides, Spruce top; tortoise grain binding on the body with b-w-b top purfling; tortoise color pickguard (it's lifting a bit, and there's a repaired pickguard crack, as you might expect); herringbone back strip; Mahogany neck; Rosewood fretboard with large, graduated-size pearl dot inlay to the 17th fret; Rosewood peghead overlay with Martin script logo; replacement (Grover Rotomatic) tuners; Rosewood bridge with cut-through saddle; recently repaired top crack (Bill Baldock) that had been stable for years; plays nicely and sounds terrific; non-original HSC $8000
  3. 000-28EC (2003, Exc-) Great sounding guitar. Used to belong to Mudge. Call him for more info. Indian Rosewood back and sides, Sitka Spruce top; 1-3/4" nut width; 24.9 scale; there's some wear and a repair, but wow, does it sound great! It's one of the best sounding guitars in the shop, period. OHSC $2295
  4. D-18 (1943, Refinished) Great sounding '40s D-18 that is quite affordable due to the fact it's been refinished; it's got a replaced bridge, replaced tuners, replaced pickguard, and numerous repaired cracks; the top shows lots of finish crazing too. Mojo, indeed! Non-original HSC (Guild) $8500
  5. D-28 Golden Era Sunburst (Exc++, #436) This guitar is ten years old and has started opening up nicely. It's got lively, crunchy, tone, and we like it a lot. Brazilian Rosewood back and sides, Mahogany neck with diamond volute; Adirondack Spruce top with 1935-style sunburst; herringbone top purfling; old-style wood fiber rosette; scalloped Adirondack Spruce bracing; forward-shifted X brace; Ivoroid binding on the body; modified V-shaped neck; Ebony fretboard with 1-3/4" nut width and diamonds & squares inlay; 25.4" scale length; Fossilized Ivory Nut and long saddle; FIK bridge pins, strap button and end pin (the original pins and end pin are in the case; replacement pickguard (original is in the case); Brazilian Rosewood peghead overlay with Golden Era decal; nickel Waverly tuning machines. Tweed Geib style case with padded Modern case cover. $12,000
  6. D-28 (1955, VG+) Really nice sounding D-28. The action is more suited for the bluegrass player, but it's fine form most anyone. There's some possible overspray, and definitely a lot of finish crazing. Brazilian Rosewood back and sides, Sitka Spruce top; 1-11/16" nut width; new bridge (by Bill Baldock); four original tuning machines, two new Waverlys; nice period case is included. $7200
  7. D-28 (1962, Exc+) Brazilian Rosewood back and sides, Spruce top; white binding on the body; 28-style rosette; Mahogany neck with diamond volute (neck reset was done a while back by Richard Starkey); Ebony fretboard with large, graduated-dot inlay; original pickguard; Ebony bridge with cut-through saddle; white pins with black dots; Rosewood peghead overlay; nickel-plated Grover Rotomatic tuning machines (original to the guitar); 1-11/16" nut width; 25.4" scale; wide, checkered back strip; non-original hardshell case included. GREAT player...ready to go! $9500
  8. D-45 Sunburst (2000, Exc++) Solid East Indian Rosewood back and sides, solid Sitka Spruce top with standard X, scalloped top braced (5/16"); sunburst finish top; style-45 rosette, top, side, and back purfling; white Boltaron binding on the body; white Boltaron end wedge; low-profile neck with 1-11/16" nut width; 2-1/8" spacing at the saddle; 25.4" scale length; Ebony fretboard with 45-style abalone hexagon inlays; bone nut; white Boltaron bound fretboard and peghead; Indian Rosewood peghead overlay with C.F. Martin block inlay in pearl; gold Gotoh tuning machines with large knobs; Ebony belly bridge with 16" radius/compensated bone saddle; tortoise color pickguard; HSC. Nice guitar with only light playing wear. A great value at this price, we think! $4995
  9. GPCPA4 (Recent, Minty) Similar in specs to the DCPA4, this grand auditorium-sized "Performing Artist" series Martin offers the following: Satin-finish Sapele back and sides, gloss-finish Sitka Spruce top with hybrid-x scalloped 5/16" sitka bracing; black binding on the body; Venetian cutaway; multilayer b-w rosette; solid wood neck with Performing Artist profile (1-3/4" nut, 2-1/8" at 12th fret, 2-3/16" string spacing at saddle); Corian nut; Tusq saddle; black Richlite fretboard with off-set dot inlay; 25.4" scale length; black Richlite bridge; Fishman F1 analog pickup system with side mounted volume and tone controls and on-board chromatic tuner, Rosewood peghead overlay; chrome-plated tuning machines; OHSC A tremendous value in an acoustic-electric for the performing musician, and this one is practically new. $995
  10. HD-28P (1990, Exc+++) This HD-28P is about as clean as you could hope for, and it's just had its neck reset, so...this one's ready for the next 25 years. :) Indian Rosewood back and sides, Sitka Spruce top with herringbone top purfling; Mahogany low-profile neck with diamond volute; 1-11/16" nut width; 25.4" scale white-bound body, b-w back purfling, 20-fret Ebony fretboard with graduated pearl dot inlays, Ebony bridge with drop-in saddle; white pins with black dots;, Rosewood peghead overlay, black pickguard, chrome Schaller tuners (large button) tuners with Martin logo. Wonderful Martin D. OHSC $2295

 

  1. Aleyas Dreadnought (Recent, Exc++) We've loved having Lee Chapman's mandolins in the shop, and now he's sent us a guitar that was originally built for himself. We're happy to have it! Indian Rosewood back and sides with black Boltaron binding; Adirondack Spruce (the top was from John Arnold); Mahogany neck; Ebony fretboard with slotted diamonds; 1-23/32nds nut width; Ebony (striped) peghead overlay with the Aleyas logo in pearl; nickel Waverlys with oval buttons; Ebony bridge with cut-through saddle; black pickguard; Striped Ebony heel cap and end wedge; strap button installed on the underside of the heel; HSC. $2250
  2. Borges L-00 Custom Maple (2005, Exc++) [Julius Borges, Littleton, MA] Ordered new by Cotten. Beautiful Fiddleback Maple back, sides, and neck; Ivoroid binding on the body only; Adirondack Spruce top; simple rosette; no pickguard; 1-3/4" nut width; Ebony fretboard with no inlay; Ebony peghead logo with Borges logo; nickel Waverlys; Ebony straight bridge with cut-through saddle; Ivoroid pins with black dots; fabulous tone and volume. OHSC $7500
  3. Bourgeois Country Boy (2010, Exc++) We haven't had a Bourgeois Country Boy in a while, and now we have two! :) This one is a few years newer and has slightly different specs. Mahogany back and sides with darker finish, wide-grained Adirondack Spruce top; tortoise binding on the body; Mahogany neck with diamond volute; 1-23/32" nut width; bone nut; Ebony fretboard with black binding and micro-dot inlay; Figured Zircote peghead overlay with MOP Bourgeois logo; nickel Waverlys; wood rosette; tortoise color pickguard; Ebony bridge with bone compensated saddle; 2.2" spacing at the saddle; Ivoroid pins with black dots; Fishman active undersaddle pickup (with soundhole controls) installed; chrome strap button installed on the underside of the neck heel; OHSC. This guitar is very articulate, and it's got nice warmth, too. $2895
  4. Breedlove MJ Custom (1995, #138, Exc+++) Jumbo shape; Flame Maple back, sides and neck; Sitka Spruce top; sharp cutaway; Ivoroid binding on the body, fretboard and peghead; abalone rosette; Ebony fretboard with birds-in-flight inlay (Mother of Pearl) at the 12th fret; Ebony peghead overlay with Breedlove logo in pearl; gold Schaller machines with Ebony buttons; Ebony bridge (pinless) with bone saddle; this instrument was built when Steven Henderson was still head of the shop (and signing the labels) at Breedlove.  It's been a long time since we've seen this guitar, and it's good to have it back in the shop. back full sides2 OHSC $2895
  5. CB "Rosine" Banjo (2005, NM) [Chris Bozung, Fairview, TN] Here we have an exceptionally clean Rosine model banjo that is eight years old.  Curly Maple resonator with vintage sunburst finish and Ivoroid binding; 3-ply premium hard Maple rim; Curly Maple neck with dark walnut stain; Ebony fretboard with trademark rose inlay in Mother of Pearl and Abalone and "Rosine" block inlay in Mother of Pearl; McPeake tone ring; one-piece premium cast allow flange with brass tension hoop; gold-plated Presto tailpiece; "CB Double-Cut" peghead with black overlay & trademark "Rose" inlay in Abalone & Mother-of-pearl. Five-Star Planetary with gold-plated Five-Star geared fifth peg tuning machines; Snuffy Smith hard Maple bridge with Ebony cap; deluxe case. This banjo has been cased almost its entire existence, and it's in fabulous condition. It's just wanting to be played. OHSC $3000
  6. Everett AC (1997, Exc++) [Kent Everett, Atlanta, GA] Jumbo body; Indian Rosewood back and sides, Sitka Spruce top; soft cutaway; black bound body, Lacewood bound fretboard and heel cap; abalone rosette; Mahogany neck; Ebony fretboard with no inlay; Ebony peghead overlay with Everett logo in silver; gold tuning machines with Ebony buttons; Ebony bridge with bone saddle; Ebony bridge pins with pearl dots; back full The guitar is in clean condition, and the only thing of note is some center seam separation on the top (doesn't go through to the wood); otherwise it's in fine shape. OHSC $2795
  7. Fortenbery Madagascar Rosewood D (2008, Exc+++) [Jeff Fortenbery, Cincinnati, OH] It's been a few years since we first met Jeff, courtesy of our good friend, luthier Will Kimble. Jeff's been repairing guitars for years, but he switched to building them full-time in 2007, and we think that's a good thing! We're pleased to have a few of Jeff's guitars in the shop right now, including this lightly used Madagascar Rosewood dreadnought made with hide glue. It's got an Adirondack Spruce top, abalone rosette; Maple binding on the body with b/w/b top purfling; Maple end wedge; 1-3/4" nut width; Mahogany neck with diamond volute; bone nut; Ebony fretboard with micro dot inlay; Madagascar Rosewood peghead overlay with b/w/b purfling; chrome Schaller machines with Ebony buttons; Ebony bridge with compensated bone saddle and 2-1/4" spacing at the saddle; chrome strap button installed on the underside of the neck heel; Fishman undersaddle pickup included. OHSC $2450
  8. Fylde Falstaff (New) [Roger Bucknall, Cumbria, UK] Through a fortuitous series of events, we find ourselves with a new Fylde Falstaff to offer, and we're quite pleased to have it in the shop! Roger tells us the Falstaff is closest in size to a dreadnought, but it is designed more for finger picking than for flatpicking. Roger also tells us the Falstaff is the model most popular with his professional players. Folks who are known to use the Falstaff include Martin Carthy (who received the first Falstaff in 1975, and he still has it), Mick Jagger, Peter Tosh, and John Smith. Indian Rosewood three-piece back, Indian Rosewood sides, Engelmann Spruce top; Indian Rosewood binding with marquetry borders and top purfling; one-piece Honduran Mahogany neck with rounded volute; 1-3/4" nut width; Ebony fingerboard with zero fret and pearl dot inlay; 25-1/2" scale length; 2-1/4" spacing at the bridge; Ebony bridge with compensated saddle; Ebony peghead overlay with Fylde logo; gold-plated Gotoh tuning machines; Hiscox Liteflite case. The Falstaff is light in weight, but has rich tone throughout. This guitar sounds great tuned to standard pitch, or in dropped tunings. $HOLD
  9. Froggy Bottom D-12 Deluxe Madagascar Rosewood (2013, Exc+++) AAA-grade Madagascar Rosewood back and sides, Adirondack Spruce top; 12-frets to the body; #7 inlay on the Ebony fretboard; Maple binding on the body; Ivoroid binding on the peghead; Paua rosette and peghead inlay; Mahogany neck with soft volute; 1-3/4" nut width; 2-3/16" spacing at the saddle; solid peghead with Rosewood overlay; nickel Waverlys; Paua back stripe; Ebony bridge with bone saddle; bone nut; tortoise color pickguard; deluxe case. Powerful instrument, this one.OHSC $7995
  10. Journey OF-660 Carbon Fiber (New) Finally, a travel guitar that isn't affected by changes in weather or location. With its patented removable neck system that allows this carbon fiber acoustic travel guitar to collapse into an airline carry-on backpack-style case, the OF-660 is perfect for the traveling musician. It's pretty small in size, and uses a Manzer wedge to keep the guitar close to the body. Specs include Carbon fiber twillback, sides, and top with gloss finish, "Scoopaway" (cutaway), bone nut and saddle, 1-3/4" nut width; 24.5" scale length; 2-1/4" spacing at the saddle; Ebony bridge pins, and a proprietary undersaddle bridge transducer pickup. Included in the price is a custom-designed guitar backpack that is sized to fit in the airline carry-on compartment. List price $1478, our price  $1099
  11. Kinnaird 000 Koa [John Kinnard, NC, Exc] 000-12 fret body; Flamed Koa back, sides, and 3-piece neck; Adirondack Spruce top; abalone galore (rosette; top purfling; fretboard and peghead purfling); 1-3/4" nut width; 25-1/2" scale length; Ebony fretboard with abalone and pearl elaborate inlay that extends into the peghead; tortoise color pickguard (Tortis); Ebony bridge with compensated saddle; nickel-plated Grover tuning machines. OHSC $2500
  12. Larrivee L-05 MT Deluxe (Used, Exc+++) Figured Mahogany back, sides, top; symmetrical parabolic X-bracing, Maple binding on the body, Ivoroid binding on the fretboard; abalone top purfling and rosette; Hand fit dovetail one-piece neck; Ebony fretboard with Deluxe Series abalone inlay; 1-3/4" nut width; Micarta nut; Ebony peghead overlay with silver top trim; Larrivee logo in pearl; chrome-plated 18:1 ratio tuning machines with Ebony buttons; Ebony belly bridge with Deluxe Series abalone inlay in the bridge feet; compensated bone saddle; Ebony pins with abalone dots; dark tortoise-color pickguard; OHSC $1800
  13. Larrivee SD-60 SBT (Used, Exc+++) Solid Indian Rosewood back and sides, Canadian Sitka Spruce top and bracing; tobacco sunburst top; one-piece Mahogany 12-Fret neck with volute, African Ebony fretboard and bridge, 1-7/8" nut width; 25-1/2" scale; Mother of Pearl fretboard inlay; Canadian Maple binding with herringbone top purfling, shifted symmetrical parabolic X-bracing, hand-fit dovetail neck, bone nut; enlarged soundhole with herringbone rosette, slotted headstock with Larrivee logo in pearl, custom milled stainless steel tuners, Ivoroid fretboard binding, custom-beveled pickguard; OHSC $2495
  14. Larrivee Parlor Maple SE (Used, Exc+++) 13-1/4" wide, 3-1/2" deep; Satin finish solid flame Maple back and sides with Maple binding; solid Spruce top with forward-shifted X-bracing, simple Ivoroid rosette; dovetail neck joint, satin-finish Mahogany neck with Ivoroid binding; 1-3/4" nut width; Ebony fretboard and straight bridge; 24" scale; clear pickguard; compensated Micarta saddle; white pins with black dots; chrome tuning machines; great sounding parlor. Sounds way bigger than it should. One of our favorite guitars in the shop. Larrivee gig bag included. $950
  15. LoPrinzi LM-12 (Used, Exc++) 14-fret dreadnought shape; solid German curly Maple back and sides, solid Spruce top; Mahogany neck; white bound body; no binding on the fretboard or peghead; Ebony fretboard with pearl dot inlay beginning at the 5th fret; Rosewood bridge; 28-style rosette; black pickguard; Rosewood peghead overlay; gold Grover tuning machines. OHSC High action, but good sound in this older LoPrinzi D. back full $1399
  16. Lucas LD-28 Brazilian (2006, Exc++) [Randy Lucas, Columbus, IN] Dark Brazilian Rosewood back and sides; Adirondack Spruce top; 1-3/4" nut width; Ivoroid binding on the body; no binding on the fretboard or peghead; 28-style rosette; herringbone top purfling; dark Brazilian Rosewood peghead overlay; Lucas logo in the peghead (not in the fretboard, which is customary); Mahogany neck with diamond volute; adjustable truss rod; Ebony fretboard with diamonds and squares inlay; nickel Waverlys; bone nut; Ebony belly bridge with bone cut-through saddle; bone pins; Ivoroid end pin; tortoise color pickguard; deluxe Calton case. $8000
  17. McGill MKS Collector Series (2003, NM, #2) 12-frets to the body; Zircote back and sides, with Sapwood center; 30-year old (when cut) Bearclaw German Spruce top; 25-1/4" scale length; Mahogany neck; 1-3/4" nut width; Ebony fretboard with no fretboard inlay; figured Box Elder burl and abalone rosette; abalone top purfling; flamed Koa binding on the body, fretboard, and peghead; Box Elder peghead overlay; slotted peghead; bronze Waverly tuning machines with Ivoroid buttons; Ebony modified pyramid bridge; 2-1/8" spacing at the saddle; bone split saddle; original case (Modern Case Co. nylon-covered hardshell). Amazing. Totally. $10,500
  18. Miller Osprey D (2003, #68, Exc++) [Ken Miller, Florida] Black Brazilian Rosewood back and sides; Adirondack Spruce top and braces; Mahogany neck with adjustable truss rod and graphite reinforcement; Black Brazilian Rosewood bridge and peghead overlay; Green snail rosette; FI nut, saddle, end pin and bridge pins (the pins and fretboard have pearl dots with gold rings); the Osprey inlay is made of green snail and black pearl; the feather inlay if of white and black mother of pearl; Italian celluloid pickguard; gold mini Schaller tuning machines with MOP buttons; "Pick-Up-the-World" #54 pickup; strap button installed on the underside of the neck heel; OHSC back full (TKL) $5995 
  19. Moonstone 000-42 (2001, Exc++) [Steve Helgeson, Eureka, CA] Cocobolo back and sides; Adirondack Spruce top with aging toner; Mahogany neck with diamond volute; Ivoroid binding on the body, fretboard and peghead; abalone top purfling and 45-style rosette; 25-1/2" scale length; 1-13/16" nut width; 2-3/8" spacing at the saddle; Ebony fretboard with 45-style abalone inlay; slotted peghead with Ebony overlay and abalone torch inlay; gold Waverly tuning machines; Ebony pyramid bridge with compensated bone saddle; pins have abalone 'ring' inlay; back full; TKL "Alligator" case. Lovely instrument. $4895
  20. NoName 14-fret 00 (New) [Dan Kugler, Conifer, CO] African Mahogany back and sides; Adirondack Spruce; 3-ring NoName design rosette in Ebony and Maple; Mahogany neck with 1-3/4" nut width; Ebony fret board; Corian nut and saddle; vintage-style tuning machines; 24.9" scale length; 2-1/4" spacing at the saddle. We were introduced to Dan and his work by a good customer friend, and we've loved carrying Dan's guitars at the shop. The first "NoName" guitar he made for us, a 12-fret 00 in Wenge and Sinker Spruce, now belongs to Jim Shirey, of the wonderful band Wisewater. Check out the band, and check out the guitar, too, at www.wisewatermusic.com! $2995
  21. NoName 12-fret 00 (New) Another wonderful 12-fret 00 from Dan Kugler, of Conifer, CO. African Mahogany back and sides, Adirondack Spruce top; 3-ring Ebony and Maple (NN) rosette; Ebony and Maple binding; 1-3/4" nut width; 2-1/4" spacing at the saddle; 24.9" sale; Mahogany neck; Ebony fretboard; Corian nut; slotted peghead; Stew-Mac Restoration tuning machines; hardshell case. $2895
  22. No Name OM Jumbo Cutaway (New) [Dan Kugler, Conifer, CO] We have loved Dan's "No Name" 00-12 fret guitars, and we are now offering his OM Jumbo. Cocobolo back and sides, Sitka Spruce top; 3-ring rosette made by Dan of Tri-color Ebony, Satinwood, and Cocobolo; no pickguard; Ebony, Satinwood, and Cocobolo binding; Mahogany neck; Ebony fretboard with 1-3/4" nut width; Corian nut and saddle; Schaller tuning machines. Pick-up-the-World pickup installed. HSC $2950
  23. Posch Grand Auditorium (New) [Leo Posch, McLouth, KS] Something a bit different from our friend Leo Posch (McLouth, KS): this is his GA (Grand Auditorium) body, offering depth of tone similar to that of a dreadnought, but with slightly less bass, and more overall balance. The body is similar to the Martin 0000-, or M- size in width, and to the OM in depth. Indian Rosewood back and sides, Adirondack Spruce top; multi-ply w-b-w-b-w binding on the top; bound body, unbound fretboard and peghead; 1-3/4" nut width; 2-5/16" saddle spacing; something akin to "advanced-X" top bracing; Mahogany neck with diamond volute; bone nut; Rosewood peghead overlay with Leo Posch logo in pearl; nickel Waverlys with Ivoroid buttons; Ebony fretboard with MOP dot inlay; 000-size pickguard; belly bridge with drop-in bone saddle; deluxe case. Love Leo's guitars. This one's no exception! $4300
  24. Posch D-RW (New) [Leo Posch, McLouth, KS] Mastergrade Honduran Rosewood back and sides, Adirondack Spruce top with Adirondack Spruce bracing; hide glue construction; Honduran Rosewood binding on the body; full body purfling, Ebony fretboard with deluxe inlay, bone nut and cut-through saddle; Honduran Rosewood peghead overlay with "Leo Posch" inlay in abalone; gold Waverly tuners, celluloid pickguard, Ivoroid pins; Ebony strap button installed on the underside of the neck heel; hardshell case. Specs add up, per Leo, to $5300, but he's letting us offer it to you for  $5050
  25. PRS Santana Brazilian Limited Edition (2004, Minty) #154 of 200 made; Mahogany body with flame Maple top; Santana 2 body purfling; Brazilian Rosewood neck; 24-fret Brazilian Rosewood fingerboard with abalone bird inlay and Santana fret wire; Santana III humbucking pickups; chrome and gold (mixed) hardware and tuning machines; PRS Vibrato bridge; engraved and numbered back plate; OHSC $5000
  26. PRS Custom 22 Artist (2004, Exc+++) Gorgeous carved flame Maple cap over Mahogany body; single cutaway; gray black translucent finish; 22-fret Mahogany "wide fat" neck with Ebony (non-standard) fretboard and abalone bird inlay; 2 PRS humbuckers; 2 volume, 2 tone, 3-way switch; Rosewood peghead with Paul Reed Smith logo in fancy Paua; gold Kluson deluxe tuning machines with tulip buttons; graphite nut; gold-plated PRS stop tailpiece; gold strap button; OHSC Pretty light in weight, and extremely resonant. $1895
  27. Rockbridge 000-21 (2006, Exc+++) Brazilian Rosewood and sides, Adirondack Spruce top; 14-frets to the body; 21-style trim on the body; 1-3/4" nut width; Mahogany neck with diamond volute; 25" scale length; Ebony fretboard with pearl dot inlay; Ebony peghead overlay; nickel Waverlys; OM-style tortoise pickguard; OHSC. $5000
  28. Travis Williams Small Jumbo (2008, Exc+++) [Travis Williams, Ardmore, OK] Small Jumbo shape with Mahogany back and sides; Adirondack Spruce top; 1-3/4" nut width; 2-3/16" string spacing at the saddle; Ebony fretboard with no inlay (25-1/4" scale); Ebony peghead overlay; nickel plated Grover tuning machines; tortoise color pickguard; Ebony bridge; compensated saddle; black pins with abalone dots; includes an AER pickup; perfect fingerstyle guitar, but it can take a pick, too.  Sounds terrific. Light pick scratches and a 'dimple' or two here and there, otherwise clean. where back full OHSC $1995
  29. Welker Archtop Fretless Bass [El Welker, Claremont, NH] Maple back, sides, neck and top;  antique brown French polish finish; F-hole; two octaves; bound body, fretboard and peghead; Ebony fretboard with pearl inlay; Ebony peghead overlay; nickel plated tuning machines and tailpiece; Kent Armstrong pickup installed.; Ebony pickguard.  Lovely instrument, and quite unusual. This instrument bridges the gap between electric bass and upright beautifully....it sounds terrific. HSC $3995
  30. William C. Stahl-Larson Brothers (c. 20s, Exc+) Brazilian Rosewood back and sides, Spruce top; varnish finish; Ebony fretboard; slotted peghead; abalone rosette and top trim; pearl inlay in the bridge feet; stylistically, this guitar seems positioned between a style 6 and 7, so we refer to it casually around the shop as a 6-1/2. :) It's got a comfortable, if big, neck, and tone that keeps you from wanting to put it down. From what we can tell, it's in original condition. New Geib-style case. We love this guitar! $8900

  1. Amalio Burguet Classic AC-3AS (1999, Exc++) A great value in a hand-made Spanish student model classic guitar; solid Indian Rosewood sides, Rosewood back; solid German Spruce top; 25-1/2" scale length; 52mm nut width; elegant rosette; gold-plated tuners with pearloid buttons. Nice projection, and beautiful tone, but not a big price! Great value in a classic guitar. $900

  2. Kohno Model 30 (1981, VG+) [Masaru Kohno, Japan] Brazilian Rosewood back and sides, refinished European Spruce top with a plugged hole; Mahogany neck with Ebony reinforcement; 52mm nut width; original finish on the back and sides; the neck has been thinned (front-to-back) and refinished; the 660mm scale length; mosaic rosette; original gold-plated tuners; Brazilian Rosewood bridge; low saddle. This guitar has been well-used, and it is ready for a new home. HSC $1500

  3. Kremona Fiesta FS Classic (Used, Exc+++) This guitar, while not expensive, offers a LOT of wonderful tone. It's a great value in a all-solid classic guitar. Solid Indian rosewood back and sides, solid European Spruce top; gloss finish; Honduran Cedar neck; Indian rosewood fingerboard and bridge; wood binding on the body; wood rosette; gold tuning machines with Rosewood buttons; 650 mm scale length; 52 mm neck width at nut; price does not include case. $550

  4. McGill Turbo Classic (2004, Exc+++) [Paul McGill, Nashville, TN] Brazilian Rosewood back and sides, Cedar top; handmade rosette (McGill) turbo bracing; Ebony fretboard with 2" nut width; 650mm scale length; 2-1/4" spacing at the saddle; newer-style peghead and bridge; satin-finish gold-plated tuning machines with Ebony buttons; soft-side case. Wonderful guitar, locally owned. Original soft-side case. $9500

  5. McGill Tommy Jones Classic (1999, Exc+++) [Paul McGill, Nashville, TN] An usual (and great sounding) older classic guitar from Paul McGill. According to Paul, the back and sides for this guitar are from Central American (possibly Nicaraguan) Rosewood, and the top is made of old-growth German (center) and Cedar (wings); traditional rosette; Ebony nut; slotted peghead with Rosewood overlay; traditional bridge with individual RMC pickups. This is number three of the Tommy Jones models (only three were made) featuring the unusual combination of top woods. If I am remembering correctly, we (Cotten Music) sold the first of the three guitars in this series (although it might have been a prototype--it was Tommy Jones' own guitar) several years ago. The guitar offers beautiful tone throughout, with clarity and good depth. The action is good, as is the overall volume. Can't really tell you what the mark is (it's obvious it's in the wood) on the upper treble side, but it's of no consequence to the sound of the guitar. The guitar comes with a soft-side McGill case. $6500

  6. Navarro Rodriguez-Style Classic (2012, Exc-) [Francisco Navarro Garcia; Paracho, Mexico] Specifically known as the Special Grand Concert Classic, this guitar was made in the style of the Rodriguez classical. Solid Cocobolo back and sides, solid Cedar top; French polish finish; Ebony fretboard with 650mm scale; 52mm nut width; Brazilian Rosewood bridge; marquetry rosette; upgraded tuning machines ($250-300); current price $4000. Shows some playing wear, but is structurally sound. Nice instrument. $2500

  7. Takamine CP-132SC (1995, Exc+) Nice, older Japanese-made Takamine classic w/on board electronics (AccurAcoustic 4-band EQ); Rosewood back and sides, solid Cedar top; soft cutaway; Ebony fretboard; gold machines with pearloid buttons; HSC. $600

  1. Breedlove AJ-250SF Plus (Used, Exc) Atlas Series Jumbo with Flame Maple back and sides, solid Sitka Spruce top; Ivoroid binding on the body and fretboard; abalone top purfling and rosette; Rosewood fretboard with deluxe inlay; black peghead overlay with Breedlove "B" logo; Fishman classic 4T pickup system; Ebony pinless bridge; gig bag included. $895
  2. Dobro Model 90 Duolian (1994, Exc++) Bottleneck Series: 14-frets to the body; chrome plated metal body with Hawaiian scenes etched on the body; segmented f-holes; biscuit bridge with Maple saddle; 10" cone, Moon and Stars cover plate, sunburst finish round Maple neck, sunburst finish solid headstock, 19-fret (flat) Rosewood fingerboard with dot inlays, 1-3/4" nut width, 24-3/4" scale, stamped tailpiece; Grover mini Rotomatic tuners; headstock decal reads "Original Duolian by Dobro"; OHSC with black lining. Recent set up. Plays and sounds great. $1100
  3. Dobro 33H (c. 1985, Exc) Chrome-plated brass body with Hawaiian scene etching; 10-1/2" resonator cone; 14-fret Maple round neck; chrome plated tuning machines; action is not terribly high, but the guitar is more well-suited to slide playing than not. HSC $1000
  4. Eastman AR905 (Recent, Exc+++) Hollow body archtop; carved Maple back and sides, carved Spruce top; natural finish throughout; f-holes; 16" at the lower bout; 3.25" deep; 1-3/4" nut width; 5-piece Maple neck with adjustable truss rod; Ebony fretboard with no inlay; Ebony peghead overlay; gold Schaller tuning machines with Ebony buttons; Ebony adjustable bridge; Ebony tailpiece. OHSC $HOLD
  5. Fender Jazz Bass Reissue (90s, Exc+++) US Made; owned by a former bassist for the group Bread. OHSC $1250
  6. G&L Asat (1987, Exc++) Maple body with black finish; one-piece hardrock Maple neck and fretboard with nickel silver frets; 22-fret neck; 25-1/2" scale; adjustable truss-rod; tilt-neck adjustment; two single-coil MFD (Magnetic Field Design) pickups with adjustable pole pieces; black pickguard; 3-way switch; one volume; one tone; black tuning machines; original G&L spec sheet and hang tag included in the case. OHSC.$995
  7. Gibson Country Western (1958, Exc+++) This is one of the cleanest Country Westerns we've seen. All original condition with original case, too. $5295
  8. Gibson J-180EC (c. 2000, Exc) Black finish; Maple back and sides, solid Spruce top; cutaway; Mahogany neck with Rosewood fretboard and pearl dot inlay; sculpted, moustache-style Rosewood bridge; abalone rosette; 24-3/4" scale length; adjustable truss rod; black-face peghead with pearl Gibson logo; gold Grover tuning machines; Fishman Prefix Plus pickup system (OEM); OHSC $1100
  9. Gibson Jumbo 35 Blonde (1941, Exc+) Mahogany back and sides, Adirondack Spruce top; natural finish; two scalloped tone bars; fire stripe pickguard; Brazilian Rosewood fretboard and bridge; repaired top seam crack (not the prettiest repair, but solid); 1-11/16" nut width; 24-3/4" scale; rectangular bridge with pearl dots near the bridge pins; silkscreen logo; 3-on-a-plate tuners with darkened white buttons; this one was made for export, as it's labeled "Made in the U.S.A." on the back of the peghead. At some point the guitar has been lightly oversprayed throughout (almost a light wash coat), but it didn't dampen the sound. This is a terrific sounding guitar, and it plays equally well. 60s era Gibson hardshell case with maroon lining. $10,900
  10. Gibson J-200 (2004, Exc+++) Solid flame Maple back, sides, and neck; solid Spruce top; natural finish; 17" wide; 4-3/4" deep at the lower bout; bound body, fretboard, and peghead; Rosewood fretboard with pearl inlay; pickguard with engraved flower motif; Rosewood moustache bridge with cutouts on each end and four pearl inlays; white pins; black peghead overlay with Gibson logo and crown inlay in pearl; gold-plated Kluson deluxe tuning machines with plastic keystone buttons; great sounding J-200 in fabulous shape. OHSC $2595
  11. Gibson L-1 (1936, Exc) 14-fret body; Mahogany back, sides, and neck; Adirondack Spruce top; sunburst finish; binding on the top and back of the body; playing wear throughout; new Brazilian Rosewood bridge and saddle by T.J. Thompson (the original bridge, which had been shaved down, is in the case); individual Grover tuners; newer Martin Geib-style case. Our customer considers this guitar an L-00, but based on the FON in Spann's book, we're calling it an L-1. Regardless of nomenclature, it's a great guitar! It's in the shop getting a bit of work done, but it should be available for sale in the next week or so. $HOLD
  12. Gibson SJ-200 (1997, Exc++) [Bozeman, MT] Just in...well-used, but well-kept SJ-200 in vintage sunburst; 17" wide; 4-3/4" deep; Flame Maple back, sides, and neck; Spruce top; bound body, fretboard, and peghead; Rosewood fretboard with pearl inlay; pickguard with engraved flower motif; Rosewood moustache bridge with cutouts on each end and four pearl inlays; black peghead overlay with Gibson logo and crown inlay in pearl; gold-plated Kluson deluxe tuning machines with plastic keystone buttons; OHSC. Nice SJ-200! It's been a while since we've had one in stock. $2595
  13. Gibson L-75 (1937, Exc++) 16" wide acoustic archtop; Mahogany back, sides, and neck; sunburst finish throughout; arched back; bound body and fretboard; unbound neck; round sound hole; Rosewood fretboard with dot inlay; no pickguard; adjustable bridge; nickel-plated trapeze tailpiece; black peghead overlay with three-piece column/dot inlay and Gibson script logo; original Grover open-back machines with white (darkened) buttons; adjustable truss-rod; nickel strap button installed on the upper side; original Red Line case included. Wonderful archtop!! $2995
  14. Gibson Les Paul Custom (1971, Exc-) Best we can tell, this is a 1971, though it could be a 1972. Four piece body (2 layers of Mahogany with a thin piece of Maple in between, then a carved Maple top) three-piece neck with volute; Cherry Sunburst finish; two humbucking pickups; bridge and knobs have been changed out, but the original parts (and the pickguard) are in the case pocket; 7-ply binding on the body; bound Ebony fretboard; bound peghead; gold-plated parts and tuning machines; truss-rod cover engraved "Les Paul Custom"'; fretboard has pearl block inlay; peghead has the 5-piece split diamond inlay; in good condition for its age with the following issues that make it a great player's guitar, rather than a collector's guitar. Our customer bought it used from Hewgley's in 1974, and the previous owner (a lefty) had installed a strap button in the cutaway portion (!); also, at some point, the guitar developed a crack in the back of the peghead, and our customer had it repaired, and it's been stable since.  We're selling it as is with the original parts in the original hardshell case. $2500
  15. Gibson SG SC-3 Ltd. (2007, Exc++) You know you've always wanted an SG with three single coil pickups...chicken head 5-way switch; USA-made; black beveled guard; Rosewood board with pearl block inlay; Kluson tuning machines with tulip buttons; nickel hardware; missing one knob. $1400
  16. Kalamazoo KG-11 (1938, Exc+) 14-frets to the body; 14-3/4" wide; dark Mahogany back and sides, bound Adirondack Spruce top with ladder bracing; larger sunburst; bound sound hole; truncated L-0-style pickguard; 1-3/4" nut width; Rosewood fretboard with pearl dot inlay; Rosewood straight bridge with cut-through saddle; black peghead overlay with "roof top" peghead shape (usually a square peghead with the KG-11) and pre-war Kalamazoo (un-joined letters) logo; Ebony nut; 3-on-a-plate strip tuners with black buttons; FON indicates it's a 1938;  exceptionally clean and sounds terrific. Action is a bit high, but not uncomfortable. HSC $1600
  17. Kalamazoo KG-11 (c.1933-34, Exc+) Mahogany back and sides, Adirondack Spruce top; 1-3/4" nut width; small burst. This KG-11 is like the one Tommy Emmanuel used on one of his cds. It's in very good shape with decent neck angle. Original condition but for the nut and newer tuning machines. Might need some frets soon. Comes with a Modern Case Company case (very nice) that fits the Kalamazoo like a glove. $1600
  18. Loar LH-309VS Archtop (New) 16" archtop; vintage sunburst finish; Maple back and sides, solid, hand-carved, hand-graduated Spruce top; Mahogany V-shaped neck; 24-3/4" scale length;  bound body and neck; 1-3/4" nut width; single Loar P-90 pickup; 1 volume, 1 tone knob; compensated Ebony bridge; trapeze tailpiece; two-way truss rod; nickel-plated butterbean tuning machines; fleur-de-lys peghead inlay. $866 List Our price $650
  19. Recording King RK-R20 Songster Resonator Banjo (New) Maple rim with rolled brass tone ring; Mahogany veneer resonator, 1-piece nickel-plated flange; Mahogany neck with bound Rosewood fretboard and mother-of-pearl floral inlay; Rosewood peghead overlay with mother-of-pearl floral inlay; planetary tuners; Kershner tailpiece; nickel-plated hardware; 11" REMO FiberSkyn head.  A fine value for a nice resonator banjo.  Gig bag or HSC sold separately.  $$500
  20. Rickenbacker 360 (2003, NM-) Semi-hollow body with contoured single-piece Maple top, sides, and ribbing; solid Maple back; Maple neck with Rosewood fingerboard with pearloid triangular markers; dual truss rods; two single-coil pickups; stereo output; micro-adjustable bridge with individual saddles; removable cover; two volume and two tone knobs; chrome-plated hardware; OHSC. This guitar is in fabulous shape--pretty much unplayed. $1895
  21. Taylor 422 Maple (1997, Exc+++) Satin finish throughout; Quilted Maple back and sides, Sitka Spruce top; black binding on the body; Mahogany neck; 1-3/4" nut width; Ebony fretboard with pearl dot inlay; Rosewood peghead overlay; chrome-plated tuning machines; adjustable truss rod; Ebony pinless bridge; compensated saddle; tortoise color pickguard; chrome-plated strap button installed on the underside of the neck heel; OHSC. This guitar's about as clean as you could hope for, given it's 15 years old. Nice, inexpensive Maple grand concert Taylor. OHSC $1200
  22. Taylor 510 (1986, Exc+++) Nice Lemon Grove era Taylor 510 that has been owned since new by our customer. Mahogany back and sides (with herringbone backstrip); lacquer finish (!); one-piece Mahogany neck; Sitka Spruce top; black binding on the body; black heel cap; Ebony-bound Rosewood fretboard and bridge; 1-11/16" nut width; Corian nut and compensated saddle; Rosewood pins with no dots; Rosewood peghead overlay; chrome-plated Grover tuning machines; chrome-plated strap button installed on the underside of the neck heel; OHSC. Wonderful older Taylor 510! One of the best we've heard. $SOLD
  23. Taylor 710C Limited Edition (1994, Refinished) Just back from Taylor where it's be set up afresh; the bridge has been re-glued, the nut and saddle have been replaced; the frets have been dressed, and the finish has been redone by Taylor. We're told there was a finish failure with some of the satin-finished Taylors from the 90s. This one's good to go now. It looks pretty much brand new. Indian Rosewood back and sides, Sitka Spruce top with Venetian (soft) cutaway; abalone rosette; Mahogany neck with 1-11/16" nut width; black bound body; Ebony fretboard with abalone pearl inlay; Rosewood peghead overlay; adjustable truss rod; chrome-plated Grover tuning machines; Ebony bridge with compensated saddle; Ebony bridge pins; OHSC $HOLD
  24. Taylor T5X (Recent, NM) The base model in the T5 line-up, this T5X features matte finish Ovangkol (African Rosewood) top; Venetian cutaway; matte finish Sapele back and sides; standard T5 bracing; Ebony fretboard with small diamond inlays, bridge, and peghead overlay; T5 electronics with 5-way switch; chrome tuning machines; it's obvious the previous owner put a different strap button (should be chrome) on the guitar, so we can swap that out. Also, this guitar generally comes with a gig-bag, but this guitar comes with a nice, fitted hardshell case. $995
  25. Taylor T5 (Recent, Exc+++) Another, as above, but with gig bag. $1195
  26. Taylor 30th Anniversary Guitar (2004, NM-) 30th Anniversary Grand Concert body; Indian Rosewood back and sides, Spruce top with scalloped X-bracing; Mahogany neck with 1-3/4" nut width; Paua rosette; 20-fret Ebony fretboard with pearl and gold 30th Anniversary fretboard inlay; slotted peghead with Ebony overlay (front and back); Waverly tuning machines; Ivoroid binding with abalone top purfling; Tusq nut and saddle; 24-7/8" scale length; adjustable truss rod; Expressions pickup system installed; gold-plated strap button installed on the underside of the neck heel; deluxe HSC (original) included. Beautiful limited edition Grand Concert; 250 of this model were made. OHSC $3295

  1. Aleyas LF-5 Fern (Recent, Exc+++) [Lee Chapman, Charleston, WV] A while back we were lucky enough to get an Aleyas 2-point mandolin in the shop, and we were quite impressed with its tone and playability. It was a lovely mandolin, and one of Mudge's favorites, in particular. Now, we're fortunate to have an Aleyas LF-5 Fern to offer you. Red Maple back, sides, and neck; Adirondack Spruce top; varnish finish; Ivoroid binding on the body, fretboard and peghead; Ebony 16" radius fretboard with dot inlay and treble-side extension; 1-3/32" nut width; Ebony peghead overlay with Aleyas logo and Fern inlay in pearl; gold Waverlys with Ebony buttons; Ebony adjustable bridge/saddle; gold-plated James tailpiece with Aleyas engraving. This is a wonderful mandolin, and it one of our favorite mandolins in the shop. Original case (Travelite) $6800
  2. Altman MF-5 Fern Mandolin (2003, Exc++) [Bob Altman, Colbert, GA] It's been a while since we've had an Altman F-5 in the shop, and we're pleased to offer this one to you now. Per our seller, this is the second mandolin Bob made, though it's his 38th instrument. Now, we're told, Bob is building only dreadnoughts. Too bad, since he did make some mighty fine mandolins. Anyway...this is a great sounding mandolin. 2-piece Maple back, Maple sides, Adirondack Spruce top (cut in the 80s); Maple "speed" neck; non-radiused (flat) Ebony fingerboard with pearl dot inlay and treble-side extension; Ivoroid binding on the body, wood finger rest (Walnut/Maple/Walnut) that is easily removed if it's in the way or if you tend to hit the pickguard with your pick; Ebony peghead overlay with abalone Fern inlay and Altman logo; nickel Waverlys with pearl buttons; adjustable Ebony bridge/saddle; nickel plated James tailpiece with Altman logo; OHSC (brown shaped) $6995
  3. BRW Black Face 2-Point (2012, Exc+++) [Ben Wilcox, Delaware, OH] One piece flame Maple back; Maple sides, Maple neck; Spruce top with black finish; varnish finish throughout; tortoise binding on the body, fretboard, and peghead; Ebony pickguard (bound); Ebony fretboard with pearl dot inlay and treble-side extension; Ebony peghead overlay with BRW logo and fleur-de-lis in pearl; nickel Waverly tuning machines with Ebony buttons; Ebony adjustable bridge; nickel-plated Bill James tailpiece cover; wonderful mandolin with woody tone. Love it! If you're looking for a great mandolin that has a slightly fuller neck shape, don't miss this one. It's a winner. Softside Case. $3500
  4. Collings MF Custom Mandolin (New) Carved figured Maple back and sides, Maple v-shaped neck with 1-1/8" bone nut; Adirondack Spruce top; full sunburst matte finish throughout; f-holes and parallel tone bar bracing; upgraded with Ivoroid binding on the body and a Collings bound Ebony pickguard; Ebony fretboard with dot inlay and 22-frets; 5-1/2" - 11-5/8" compound radius; 13-7/8" scale length; adjustable truss rod; adjustable Ebony saddle; Ebony peghead with the Collings logo in pearl; nickel machines with Ivoroid buttons; nickel-plated brass Collings tailpiece; deluxe case. Nice! $4900 List $4410
  5. Collings MT-2 Varnish Birdseye (2009, Exc++) Wonderful MT-2 Varnish mandolin with a one-piece Birdseye back; Birdseye sides and neck; Sunburst finish throughout; tortoise-color binding on the body; bound Ebony pickguard; Adirondack Spruce top; Ebony fretboard with treble-side extension; custom abalone diamonds & squares inlay in the fretboard; 1-1/8" nut width; Ebony peghead with pearl flourish inlay; gold tuning machines with black buttons; gold-plated cast tailpiece; adjustable Ebony bridge; OHSC The mandolin has been played a ton, and it sounds like it. It's got some pick marks on the top, and a bit of scuffing on the pickguard. Great mandolin. $3695
  6. Crump B-II Irish Bouzouki Custom (2007, Exc+++) 2-Point, Satin finish; Koa back and sides, Maple binding; Redwood top; abalone rosette; 25.5" scale; custom inlay in the fretboard and peghead. Lovely, terrific sounding instrument. Light pick wear around the sound hole, otherwise clean. OHSC $4200
  7. Givens F-5 (1991, Exc++) Carved 2-piece flamed Maple back and sides, carved Spruce top; sunburst finish; Ivoroid binding on the body, fretboard and peghead; Ebony fretboard with treble-side extension; pearl and abalone deluxe inlay on the fretboard; Ebony peghead overlay with pearl flowerpot inlay and "R L Givens" logo in pearl; nickel tuning machines with pearloid buttons; Ebony adjustable bridge; nickel-played tailpiece with Givens engraving; McIntyre Feather pickup installed. OHSC $8500 email for sound clip
  8. Heindel Tenor Ukulele (New) Joe Heindel, Cuyahoga, OH; Koa back and sides, old-growth Western Red Cedar top; Camel bone nut and saddle; classical-style fan bracing; French polished, spirit varnish finish (made by Joe); hot hide glue on all wood-to-wood joints; bone pin bridge; Mahogany neck with two (2) carbon fiber neck reinforcement rods; West African Ebony fingerboard with white gold mother of pearl inlay; 12" radiused fretboard; banjo/mandolin fret wire; Aquila Nylagut strings; faux tortoise (made by Joe) binding, rosette, heel cap, and end piece veneer; hardshell case. We're thrilled to have another of Joe's instruments, and this time it's a wonderful tenor ukulele. It is terrific. $2500
  9. Kala Ltd. Edition Ukulele (Recent, Used) Koa back and sides, solid Cedar top; no case. $130
  10. Kimble 2-Point Mandolin (New) From our good friend Will Kimble, another incredible mandolin, and this time a 2-point. Sugar Maple back, sides, and neck; Red Spruce top; traditional sunburst throughout; oil varnish finish with French polish topcoat; 1-3/32nds nut width; flat fingerboard; banjo fret wire; side bound Ivoroid/Black/Ivoroid; Schaller gold-plated tuning machines; gold plated James tailpiece; black TKL case. Don't let this one get away from you. $HOLD
  11. Kimble F-5 (2013, Exc++) An incredible F-5 from our good friend Will Kimble; its tone is very Loar-like, to say the least. Sugar Maple back and sides, Maple neck, Adirondack Spruce top; varnish sunburst finish throughout, f-holes; top binding on the body; bound fretboard and peghead; Ebony radiused (16") fretboard with short treble-side extension; pearl dot inlay; Ebony peghead overlay with abalone flourish and Kimble logo; nickel Waverlys with Ivoroid buttons; nickel-plated James tailpiece with Kimble logo; bound Ebony pickguard. Clear, resonant tone, all the way up the fretboard. Great chop. HSC $8995
  12. Loar LM-590-MS F-style Mandolin (New) Hand-carved solid Maple back and sides, hand-caved solid Spruce top; hard rock Maple neck; with Rosewood 20-fret fretboard; tobacco sunburst with Ivoroid binding on the body only; no binding on the fretboard or peghead; thin satin finish throughout; bone nut, 1-1/8"
    nut width; 2-way adjustable truss rod; "The Loar" logo in mother of pearl; compensated Ebony bridge. Basically, an F-9 in style-fewer frills and appointments, but hand-carved tone woods. Fabulous mandolin for the money. $699
  13. Martin Soprano Ukulele (Exc+++) All solid Mahogany with Ebony nut and saddle; simple rosette. Comes with original bag.  Two in stock. $300
  14. Moku Select Series MS-90T (New) Solid African Mahogany back and sides, solid Spruce top; gloss finish; Mahogany neck; Rosewood fretboard and bridge; bone nut and saddle; geared tuners with Koa buttons; abalone rosette; abalone micro-dot fretboard inlay; 1-3/8" nut; 16-7/8" scale. $473 List Our price $402
  15. Moku Select Series MS-60C (New) Solid African Mahogany back and sides, solid African Mahogany top; matte finish; Mahogany neck; East Indian Rosewood fretboard and bridge; bone nut and saddle; geared tuners with Koa buttons; abalone rosette; abalone micro-dot fretboard inlay; 1-3/8" nut; HSC included in the price. $475 List our price $402
  16. Moku Custom Series Concert Ukulele (New) Concert-sized custom ukulele from our friends at Moku: solid flamed Maple back and sides; solid Cedar top with abalone rosette; Rosewood binding on the body; Mahogany neck with Maple heel cap; Rosewood fretboard with abalone dot inlay; Rosewood bridge; bone nut and compensated saddle; Maple peghead overlay with the Moku logo in abalone; geared tuners with black buttons; Aquila strings; hard-shell case included. $695 List Our price $590
  17. Moku MV-20T Vintage Series Ukulele (New) The newest Moku uke is styled after the 40's era Martin Tenors. They feature satin-finish solid Sapele back, sides, top, and neck; faux Tortoise shell binding; 1-3/8" nut width; Ebony nut and saddle, and traditional 3-point headstock; chrome geared tuning machines with Ebony buttons. Set up with Aquila Strings. $473 List Our price $402
  18. Northfield NF-F5S (New) Carved figured Maple back and sides, carved Adirondack Spruce top with slightly darker sunburst finish than usual; f-holes; Ivoroid binding on the top; Maple neck with sunburst finish; Ebony fretboard with pearl dot inlay and treble-side extension; 13-7/8" scale; 1-1/8" nut width; Ebony peghead overlay with purfling; nickel Schaller tuning machines with black buttons; bound pickguard; shaped case. We love these mandolins. So much tone, so much value. $2695
  19. Randy Wood Two-Point (1971, Exc++) Currently owned by Roland White (since 1975); previously owned and played by his brother, Clarence White.  For more photos and pricing information, please email
  20. Rigel Custom A+ Mandolin (Recent, Exc+++) A-style body with carved one-piece Maple back and sides, carved Spruce top, tuned f-holes, bolt-on maple neck, radiused Ebony fretboard with abalone dot inlays, 22-frets, scooped fretboard extension, adjustable Ebony bridge; 3-on-a-plate tuners with pearloid buttons, factory transducer pickup, gold hardware, 1-3/16" nut, 14" scale; gold-plated strap button installed on the back of the body at the neck. Custom features include Pete Langdell's initials in the peghead and the elongated tailpiece; Soft case included  $1795
  21. Vega Triumphal Lap Steel (c. 1941, Exc++) Made in Boston; Curly Maple body with natural finish; Rosewood fingerboard; 23" scale; appears to be original but for the replacement tuners. Cool art deco-style lap steel with original brown hardshell case. $750
  22. Weber Bridger Mandolin (2001, Exc+) Purchased used by our customer, this mandolin was sent back to Weber Mandolins in 2014 for some repairs and set up work. Work done includes replacement of the fingerboard, a full re-fret and leveling of the frets, a repaired loose brace and a complete set-up. Our customer bought a new case for the mandolin at the same time. The mandolin is set up for GHS Silk and Steel strings, and it's got a nice, dark tonality. More info in a bit...just wanted to get the photos up for you to see! New Weber case $1595

Fossilized Ivory, Bone, Water Buffalo and Ebony Appointments by the best: John Mickelson, also known as the Fossilized Ivory King, may he rest in peace. We have no more new sets of pins available, but we still have some gorgeous strap buttons and end pins.  Please email for photos.

  1. Select End pins abalone dot $65-80
  2. Fancy End pins $85
  3. Fancy strap buttons (no dots) $85

Cases, Gig Bags, Amps

  1. AER AcoustiCube IIA Amp (Recent, NM) The second generation of the AcoustiCube amplifier offers 120 watts and a 1x8" speaker; 2 channels (Piezo/line and line/mic); effects loop, record out, DI out, headphone, and sub bass out; footswitch and cover included. $1200
  2. Alpine Boulder gig bags (dreadnought, classic, F and A mandolin sizes) various colors; call or email for pricing.
  3. Calton Deluxe Case (New) Black exterior, Silver interior. Fits OM/000-14 fret guitars. $945
  4. Fender Stage Lead II amp (Used) Two 12s; great amp for the money. $250 (local pick up only)
  5. Price Dreadnought Case (Recent, NM) White exterior. Fits a 14-fret dreadnought. CLEAN. $700
  6. VVT Night Owl Amp (New) "Perfect urban club amp." $1299
  7. VVT Jack Pearson Limited Edition Fralin Amp (New) Now in stock, the Jack Pearson Limited Edition signature model amp, from James Hill and the fine folks at Vintage Vacuum Tube Amplifiers. Jack's signature amp is based on the Lindy Fralin model, but with Jack's modifications (three band tone stack, 500hz mid-boost switch). It's 40 watts, with a 15" Eminence speaker and 6L6 tubes. If you see Jack playing out, you're guaranteed to see his VVT Jack Pearson amp right there with him. $2199

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