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by DenverSteve
Fri Feb 07, 2020 4:34 am
Forum: Collings Acoustic Guitars
Topic: Knocked out - my new Collings SJ Indian
Replies: 14
Views: 4372

Re: Knocked out - my new Collings SJ Indian

Congratulations. While I doubt the D-18 lacked anything, the SJ is a completely different animal. I have admired the tone from an SJ Indian but haven't seen any available in the wild for purchase. Maybe someday.........
by DenverSteve
Fri Feb 07, 2020 4:27 am
Forum: Collings Acoustic Guitars
Topic: storage for flatpicks and fingerpicks
Replies: 8
Views: 2802

Re: storage for flatpicks and fingerpicks

Plenty of "tins" at the store with mints and other things (as stated). Also plastic travel soap holders.
by DenverSteve
Sun Jan 26, 2020 4:38 pm
Forum: Collings Acoustic Guitars
Topic: Where do you find good, used Collings guitars?
Replies: 9
Views: 3226

Re: Where do you find good, used Collings guitars?

If I were in the mood for another Collings the first place I would go is my local Collings dealer. Trade-ins are a great way to get into an already examined, cleaned, new stringed, ready-to-take-home used Collings. From there; Reverb, Craigslist and the Acoustic Guitar Forum. Lots of guitars for sal...
by DenverSteve
Sat Jan 04, 2020 7:05 pm
Forum: Accessories for sale or wanted
Topic: FS: Collings "Vintage" Dreadnought Guitar Case
Replies: 6
Views: 2829

Re: FS: Collings "Vintage" Dreadnought Guitar Case

Thank you Peter. I'll let you know.

Steve
by DenverSteve
Sat Jan 04, 2020 4:17 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Shout Out For Main Stage Cases
Replies: 0
Views: 2207

Shout Out For Main Stage Cases

I purchased a custom guitar last year that was optioned with a Main Stage case. After a year the case developed a situation of flaking fiberglass on an edge of the case that seemed as though it would just continue. I contacted Kris Morey at Main Stage Cases and explained the problem. He immediately ...
by DenverSteve
Fri Jan 03, 2020 12:21 am
Forum: Collings Acoustic Guitars
Topic: Stability of Torrefied Tops
Replies: 10
Views: 3445

Re: Stability of Torrefied Tops

Some people like the characteristics of baked wood and others do not. As I said, it is a highly controversial subject on which people prefer but the facts are the facts. You either like it cooked or not. Thanks for your input. I like some baked guitars and love others. I actually purchased one of M...
by DenverSteve
Thu Jan 02, 2020 7:38 pm
Forum: Collings Acoustic Guitars
Topic: Stability of Torrefied Tops
Replies: 10
Views: 3445

Re: Stability of Torrefied Tops

Wow. I'm going to have to keep answering my own question if you don't pipe up. :D However, this video is extremely telling. Watch the whole thing - it's great. However, if you're busier than the rest of us, start at the nine minute mark and watch for a minute. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_cont...
by DenverSteve
Thu Jan 02, 2020 6:46 pm
Forum: Collings Acoustic Guitars
Topic: Stability of Torrefied Tops
Replies: 10
Views: 3445

Re: Stability of Torrefied Tops

Additionally, this comes from PremierGuitar: "The resulting wood boasts greater stability—especially beneficial as it’s exposed to atmospheric moisture during the life of an instrument—due to the closure of the cells when the water and sap is released from the wood. Another benefit is the beautiful ...
by DenverSteve
Thu Jan 02, 2020 6:36 pm
Forum: Collings Acoustic Guitars
Topic: truss rod adjustment
Replies: 16
Views: 4210

Re: truss rod adjustment

Well, if you haven't sold it yet, and are still going to, I would put the lights back on and leave the set up and playability where it was for a new owner.
by DenverSteve
Thu Jan 02, 2020 6:18 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Collings Gathering 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 2524

Re: Collings Gathering 2019

Great. Thanks. I was beginning to wonder if there was life here..... :)