The Unofficial Martin Guitar Forum shall further not be responsible for references or links to other Internet sites or links contained on other Internet sites to the Unofficial Martin Guitar Forum or to the UMGF, or for the contents thereof.Most people like to know when their guitar was made.In the most straightforward of cases the luthier will write his/her name, the date of manufacture and even who the guitar was made for on a label smack in the middle of the sound hole like this: Now we start getting into more serious surgery.On a number of brands such as Fender and Standel a date is written either on the base of the neck or on the guitar body where the neck joins. In most cases you can only get a ball park range for your production date. One method of determining if your Epiphone guitar was made by. Now we are looking for a letter and a number above the jack. For example a A0= a January, 1987 manufacture date and C2= March 1989 manufacture date.
Similarly for those seeking a pre CNC machine Paul Reed Smith you want to find one made before 1995.
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i reshaped the bracing and used them again for tone bars and finger bars. it was unbelievable the difference in weight between the 100 yr old spruce braces compared to the new. The statements and opinions expressed in the Unofficial Martin Guitar Forum are solely those of the individuals posting the same and are not those of C. Martin & Co., The Martin Guitar Company, the Unofficial Martin Guitar Forum, its administrators, moderators, agents and other voluntary staff, its supporters, financial or otherwise, or its members, guests or other contributors.
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