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by armdog
Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: Collings Acoustic Guitars
Topic: Strings on your D (1-3)
Replies: 14
Views: 1489

Re: Strings on your D (1-3)

D'Addario EJ24 True Meds are much similar to JP New Meds, I use them on my CJmhA or EJ17s.
by armdog
Sun Jun 02, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: Collings Acoustic Guitars
Topic: New Collings C100
Replies: 7
Views: 894

Re: New Collings C100

Paul, that is a thing of beauty, sweet congratulations. Since CJ & SJ are my favorites, C100 gets a big thumbs up. Very happy for you, tap a toe.
by armdog
Sun May 26, 2019 12:55 pm
Forum: Collings Acoustic Guitars
Topic: Collings Playability
Replies: 22
Views: 2799

Re: Collings Playability

Never joining AGF and never having a notion to join... keeps the loones away once again.
by armdog
Wed Apr 24, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Social Media or Here?
Replies: 12
Views: 1785

Re: Social Media or Here?

Frank, slow getting around to reading your post. As a long time member of the old forum, I noticed things were getting very slow before it went down. I have never joined Facebook because I have never trusted Facebook. I don't really have a solution or solid thought on the subject but I do remember w...
by armdog
Sat Apr 20, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: Other Builders
Topic: 14 fret slopes.. What ya got?
Replies: 7
Views: 932

Re: 14 fret slopes.. What ya got?

2001 Santa Curz VJ - mahog/sitka full scale
2008 Collings Custom CJ - mahog/red spruce short scale
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by armdog
Sat Apr 20, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: Collings Acoustic Guitars
Topic: CJ Mh sunburst en route
Replies: 12
Views: 1670

Re: CJ Mh sunburst en route

CJ goes back to Bill's day working with Lyle Lovett and others to make it right. I had 3 Collings dreads and now the short scale CJmhA. end of story
by armdog
Tue Apr 09, 2019 1:54 am
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: All my Collings guitars are acting up!
Replies: 6
Views: 1142

Re: All my Collings guitars are acting up!

Another thought, for guitars that have a lot of play over the years.... where the string ties-off at the ball end, the tie-off can be very rough on some strings and gradually furrow into the ramp. Strings don't like anything that is not smooth. My 2008 CJ had this problem, used a diamond coated need...
by armdog
Thu Nov 08, 2018 5:28 pm
Forum: Collings Acoustic Guitars
Topic: New CJ35 With Huge Defect On The Back
Replies: 29
Views: 4263

Re: New CJ35 With Huge Defect On The Back

+1 Reverb takes care of these situations, I had a somewhat similar situation with a Martin guitar.
by armdog
Mon Nov 05, 2018 7:14 pm
Forum: Post pictures of your Collings instruments
Topic: My New CJ35
Replies: 8
Views: 1172

Re: My New CJ35

Your guitar was shipped in early March, it would have been well past time to change the PB strings. I had read, maybe on the old forum, that Collings had shipped some models with the new D'Ad Nickel Bronze strings, I think maybe? I had been using EJ17s on my CJmhA for a long time, the NB Balanced Te...
by armdog
Fri Nov 02, 2018 3:22 am
Forum: Post pictures of your Collings instruments
Topic: My New CJ35
Replies: 8
Views: 1172

Re: My New CJ35

Oh yea, that's a beaut. Looks like D'Ad NB strings, that's what I like on my CJmhA. best wishes, armdog aka bert