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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000204.txt from 1994/09

From: Gerry Evoniuk <Gerald.Evoniuk@-----.BITNET>
Subj: Re: African blackwood vs Pl
Date: Fri, 23 Sep 1994 12:47:07 -0400

>. The guitar industry is going thru the
>same problem. The makers have experimented with artist quality
>laminates and feel that they not only play as well or better than solid
>wood, but are more durable. Cheapie guitars are already laminate (plywood),
>so of course nobody wants the same material once they've outgrown it.
>---------------------------------
>Good Point. Although it never took over the industry, the ovation plastic
back guitars are still being made. They are often played by artist level
players and are not considered student or intermediate quality instruments.
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