Mudcat Café message #631743 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #9606   Message #631743
Posted By: michaelr
20-Jan-02 - 03:38 PM
Thread Name: INFO/Opinions:Taylor,Larivee,Collings,et al.
Subject: RE: INFO/Opinions:Taylor,Larivee,Collings,et al.
Norton1 - you mentioned getting the Buzz (unfortunate name) Feiten tuning system installed. I'd like to know if anyone has had this done, and how they feel about it.
In a recent issue of Guitar Player, renowned luthier Rick Turner says that while the System improves in-tuneness of the open strings and lower positions, capoing or playing up the neck is a no-no. (Maybe I'll start a thread on the subject.)

I bought a used Lowden O10 for a grand, and I love it!! Mahogany back and sides, spruce top, no-pin bridge - it all adds up to one of the sweetest sounding guitars I've ever played. And the sound is quite distinctive from the Martin/Taylor/Collings crowd.