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12-String Extravaganza

Apologies for the lack of updates! I am teacher by profession and since we went back to school, there has not been much time for blogging. I will make up for that with this 12-string extravaganza. As a guitarist, my main instrument has been the 12-string for decades. I own five of them and over the course of the 45-plus years I have played, I have owned a bunch more than that. Here are my favorites and brief synopsis on each one. If you're a 12-string shopper or just a 12-string lover, I hope you find this enjoyable. These models are presented in no particular order of preference, price, or quality. Guild F-512 The venerable Guild F-512 is probably the king of all the production 12-string guitars ever. If you can find a vintage one you'll enjoy the now-illegal-to-import Brazilian rosewood back and sides, a Sitka spruce top, and an ebony fingerboard with deluxe inlays. Gold hardware adorns the classic headstock shape. The jumbo body is huge, wide, and deep, providing jangling, m