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by Haasome
Mon Oct 21, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: FORUM INTRODUCTIONS
Replies: 46
Views: 6002

Re: FORUM INTRODUCTIONS

Hi Tom, welcome to the Forum.
by Haasome
Fri Oct 18, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: Post pictures of your Collings instruments
Topic: Collings C100 Deluxe
Replies: 0
Views: 26

Collings C100 Deluxe

I took delivery of this Sitka/EIR C100 about 5 months ago and it’s a killer guitar.

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by Haasome
Fri Oct 18, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Richard Hoover Podcast
Replies: 1
Views: 224

Re: Richard Hoover Podcast

The 4th monthly podcast has just been released. Another enjoyable effort by a small group of dedicated SCGC folks.

https://santacruzguitarplayers.com/foru ... lyn-sills/
by Haasome
Sat Oct 12, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: First Year Forum Report
Replies: 2
Views: 75

Re: First Year Forum Report

Thank you Frank and others who have made this forum possible.
by Haasome
Wed Aug 21, 2019 10:50 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Richard Hoover Podcast
Replies: 1
Views: 224

Richard Hoover Podcast

Every month Richard Hoover participates in an interesting podcast, talking about a variety of topics. Here is a direct link to last months podcast where Richard takes you on his trip to Summer NAMM. Here is a direct link to podcast #2 in Nashville. https://soundcloud.com/rnewman-1/santa-cruz-coffee-...
by Haasome
Tue Aug 20, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Froggy Bottom Raffle
Replies: 0
Views: 181

Froggy Bottom Raffle

I just saw this posted. Another great cause & generous contribution by Michael at Froggy Bottom. They are raffling a beautiful FB C. I own an Adi/Mahogany C and it is superb! I’m in.

https://www.accelevents.com/e/FroggyBottomRaffle2019
by Haasome
Mon Aug 12, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: Other Builders
Topic: What Guitars do you have that you wish you could get by Collings?
Replies: 7
Views: 1391

Re: What Guitars do you have that you wish you could get by Collings?

Bluesandswing wrote:
Mon Aug 12, 2019 4:12 pm
M36 (0000 size). Best size ever IMHO.
That would be nice!
by Haasome
Tue Jul 30, 2019 2:43 am
Forum: Collings Acoustic Guitars
Topic: Collings Idiosyncratic sound
Replies: 29
Views: 2786

Re: Collings Idiosyncratic sound

I use Becker and Cumpiano to do a lot of my guitar maintenance and repair. Here is their take on installing steel strings. It is their opinion that the vast majority of steel string guitar players fail to do a very simple but important procedure in the process of installing a new string. To optimize...
by Haasome
Mon Jul 29, 2019 2:59 am
Forum: Collings Acoustic Guitars
Topic: Collings Idiosyncratic sound
Replies: 29
Views: 2786

Re: Collings Idiosyncratic sound

First off, I would like to emphasize that it’s not a problem. So in that context: Well, perhaps. I have 2 other Collings guitars (OMs) with the same characteristic and I won’t be eliminating the faint “rattle” using medium gauge strings or cranking up the relief on those. And I am unable to use ligh...
by Haasome
Fri Jul 26, 2019 10:08 pm
Forum: Collings Acoustic Guitars
Topic: Collings Idiosyncratic sound
Replies: 29
Views: 2786

Re: Collings Idiosyncratic sound

As the OP, I thought I should provide an update. I’ve virtually eliminated the faint sound by tweaking the truss rod 1/4 turn and using SCGC Mid-tension strings. The relief is still within spec, just not quite as low as I normally set up. I chose SCGC mid-tension because they are rated at 163 pounds...