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The Dumbest Thing I've Ever Done With a Guitar


Well, I really did it this time. I broke my pretty much brand new Martin D16GT! Ugh... the dumbest thing I've ever done with a guitar. I was so mad at myself. So what's the dumbest thing you've ever done with a guitar? Make me feel better by leaving it in the comments below. Also, I've never named a guitar before, but I think this one deserves a name after all it's been through. It's a girl, so help me name her in the comments.


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Tesha - survivor


My Taylor 314 ce builders edition was accidentally totaled. It hit me hard. But, I had insurance, recovered and upgraded to a Taylor 614 ce builders edition.

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Bryan
Bryan
Sep 21, 2020

Wow, my heart broke for you when I saw this. Given the way you got it back and it only cost $300... it seems to me the only possible name for her is---Grace!


BTW, I just wanted to say thanks so much for all you do. Your teaching videos (here and esp. the Guitar System pack that I happened upon in July) have been life changing. They gave an old guy access to an instrument I've always wanted to play and never could. I didn't even know how to go about starting to learn. Someday, I'll have to take you up on that free lesson just so I can thank you properly. But for now, I will just say, t…

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J.Rod
J.Rod
Sep 21, 2020

Nate,


I definitely felt for you when I saw that, but glad to see it all repaired and sounding as good as always. Well done! As for me,? As you already know my dumbest thing was not keeping my Taylor 814CE humidified and or in the case! Eventually it cracked from the bottom of the bridge to the edge. Even worst the Luthier I took it too was in the middle of a moved and didn’t allow it to completely humidify and seal doing a horrible and now noticeable job with the repair! it’s been like that since and I’m just over it. Ugh Anyway great name for your Guitar is ... drum roll ... PHOENIX! ... rising from the ashe…


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