"I have a 2002 Martin D-18V which I absolutley love. I lot of pickers have said it's exceptional. It just fits me.
I also have a 2008 D-18 Custom.
Not opposed to adding a Bourgeois D-150, Country Boy Deluxe, or a Collings D1A though.
"Washburn makes a nice guitar. I almost bought one for a second guitar at the store I got your Dad's. I went ahead and bought a used Martin D-18V at Music Folk. It's a Bluegrass monster with booming lows and ringing highs. I call it my…"
"I changed my profile picture...this is actually the guitar I play now. I was able to get a Washburn from Uncle Ike's here in town. It has a nice rich sound....not bad for my first guitar. Dad (and Jeremiah) is back to playing the other one."
"Allan's not famous yet, but almost. Ha, ha!
I'll see that you get a CD. Still picking that guitar you got down here? It's a good one. I have two Martins now and Allan has one. The Taylors are gone. You learning much? You can order…"
I changed my profile picture...this is actually the guitar I play now. I was able to get a Washburn from Uncle Ike's here in town. It has a nice rich sound....not bad for my first guitar. Dad (and Jeremiah) is back to playing the other one.
"I recently came across a steel string parlor guitar made by P. Benson, in Minneapolis. It's really a nice little instrument--well built, comfortable, very much like an old Martin 00-18 (mahogany, slotted headstock, pyramid bridge, ladder…"
"My gear is much better than my skill - for straight flatpickin', I play a Martin D-18 Authentic 1937. My go-to guitar for just about everything else (and it flatpicks just fine, thank you) is my Huss & Dalton D-RH with a Red Spruce top.…"
"Hey Craig. Thanks for the kind comment. The credit for this version should really go To Steve Kaufman who's arrangement it is. Good luck with your bluegrass studies, it's wonderful music and great fun to play. I look forward to…"
"Thanks Mike. I have to prove to myself that I can play the material as written but once I've done that I start to allow myself some leeway to have fun and drop in my own bits. There's not too much space to do that in SK's version of…"