NGD! *mahogany content

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  1. T Dizz

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    I picked this Guild D-125 last week and couldn't be happier. Mahogany front, back and sides. The sound is incredible. I got it for $499 with OHSC. It is supposedly a B-stock with a small finish flaw that I still haven't found. I tried out a bunch of guitars that were double the price and this one beat them all ( some by a mile)
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  2. Lumiltis

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    Mahogany is such a rich tonewood ! I love it too !
     
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    Its funny, I never contemplated a mahogany acoustic even though its my favorite wood for electric. I just happened upon this guitar.
     
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    I like it too for electric guitar, but it's much more obvious on an acoustic. I like how mahogany responds with the bass and the string plucking. Very nice.
     
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    You can pick up some great B stock guitars - sounds like you did. Congrats!

    Is it marked "B" on the back of the headstock? I wonder if an email to Guild would help you discover the slight flaw?
     
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    there is a weird thing on the back of the headstock, looks like it was a stamp that didn't quite get totally stamped into he wood. That's the only thing on that back of the headstock. The ad said a small finish flaw on the high E side?? I don't know what that means but hey, I couldn't find it. This crappy phone pic does no justice. I need to get her out in the sun for a few.
     
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    Perhaps it's a B stock because the "B" didn't get stamped correctly :). Perhaps the finish flaw is some finish on the edge of the fretboard, or lack of finish.

    Regardless, sounds like you picked up a nice guitar!
     
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    these models have a satin finish neck which is really nice if you prefer that kind of thing. I'm the type to take steel wool to my guitar necks anyway so it worked out great
     
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    Mahogany to me seems to be the closest accopaniment to the human voice.out of all the acoustic woods,
     
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    I acquired an all mahogany guitar a couple of weeks ago, and it has exceeded my expectations in every category. It plays, looks and sounds great, even smells good.

    I feel I got a great deal as well, it was sold as a scratch and dent, I've yet to find so much as the smallest imperfection, plus it came with a new guitar warranty.

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    Very nice! What is that?
     
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    +1...........put some "Monel" strings on a mahogany acoustic and the sound is angelic behind the voice.
     
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    Martin 000-15M
     
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    Mahogany acoustics are said to be one of the easiest to record due to that warm tone.

    Congrats on your new Guild.
     

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