Rich Middendorf
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Old Parlor scale question
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I am rescuing an old parlor guitar. The original bone nut and saddle are still in place, but the fretboard is missing. It is exactly 24 1/4" from the nut to the saddle. What scale would this be,…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by lonnie james barber Sep 6, 2013.

Harmony made Silvertone H662 Neck Re-set

Here is the happy result of my guestimate as to where the dovetail pocket on this steel string / classical hybrid guitar was. A short scale, 12 fret guitar put the pocket almost directly between the…Continue

Started Aug 15, 2013

Silvertone Classical Neck Re-set
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I just bought a 60's Silvertone classical guitar. It was made by Harmony and it is a nice instrument: solid mahogony back and sides, spruce top, mahogany neck with a Brazilian rosewood headplate and…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ned Knepp Aug 15, 2013.

Sunken Sound Hole
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I could use some advice. I have an 1946 Harmony 165. It's all mahogany, one piece top and back. I rescued it a while back, resetting the neck, resetting the bridge, gluing loose braces and lightly…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Eric Steven Johansen Oct 21, 2012.


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At 4:00pm on May 18, 2011, charley erck said…

Rich , is that a koa guitar? It looks beautiful! What does the label say/look like?

Charley Erck

At 11:50pm on June 17, 2011, charley erck said…
Thanks for the response on the Supertone. I really love old guitars , any kind, obscurer the better!

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