LEONARD'S GUITAR

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LEONARD'S GUITAR

Post by lynam » Tue Jun 17, 2008 5:10 pm

Hi

Went to all 3 shows in dublin. No words can describe it!

Could somebody if possible tell me the brand/style of Guitar Leonard was using. I haven't seen it before and I want to get one.

Thanks

Lynam
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Re: LEONARD'S GUITAR

Post by jorcx » Tue Jun 17, 2008 6:22 pm

Hi there,
I'm pretty sure it's a Godin (a Canadian brand guitar) which is quite usual among performers nowadays... I have one myself and I'm really happy with it, very good for finger-picking. Back in 93 and 88, I believe he used a Gibson Chet Atkins guitar, so this one has to be quite new.
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Re: LEONARD'S GUITAR

Post by Patyou » Tue Jun 17, 2008 8:48 pm

Hello

He already used the Godin nylon strings model in 93. The Gibson was there in 1985 and 1988.

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Re: LEONARD'S GUITAR

Post by confetti » Tue Jun 17, 2008 11:16 pm

It is a Godin Multiac ACS-SA nylon. Leonard's is the black pearl colour, there are 2 models slim neck and standard not sure which one Leonard has.

My husband has a Godin, not the same model, it is so beautiful it has an amazing sound, plugged in or not.
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Re: LEONARD'S GUITAR

Post by JamieKerr » Wed Jun 18, 2008 3:01 am

If I'm not mistaken, going by the pictures of Leonard that show his guitar, it appears to be the same, older model Godin that he played in '93. You can tell by looking at the faceplate behind the equalizer controls on the front of the guitar. The newer models don't have this faceplate.

But I could be wrong...
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Re: LEONARD'S GUITAR

Post by confetti » Wed Jun 18, 2008 9:58 am

you could be right jamie,
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Re: LEONARD'S GUITAR

Post by lynam » Thu Jun 19, 2008 6:50 pm

HI All

Thank you all for the responses. I will wait till me next trip to the US and grab one there.

It's a beautiful guitar

Lynam
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Re: LEONARD'S GUITAR

Post by Darling » Thu Jun 19, 2008 6:56 pm

Or even better, you can come to Quebec where they are from (like our dear LC) :)
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Re: LEONARD'S GUITAR

Post by confetti » Fri Jun 20, 2008 1:21 am

are you based in dublin lynam?
there is a fantastic shop in drogheda called the sound shop in east coast park. they had quite an amazing range when we first went to the small shop, so I expect they have more now that have moved to a rather large shop
http://www.soundshop.ie/page.aboutus
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Re: LEONARD'S GUITAR

Post by Darling » Fri Jun 20, 2008 4:03 am

I tried my best to help the Quebec tourism industry but if you don't want to come and see us :cry: , you can find the worldwide distributers there: http://www.godinguitars.com/dealerlistf.htm
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Re: LEONARD'S GUITAR

Post by lynam » Fri Jun 20, 2008 4:22 pm

Ha

Darling - Sorry, I have friends in the US so easier for me to go there. Also, can take advantage of the shoddy dollar. I know Montreal is the home of the grear Godin guitar. I was delighted to realise that Leonard was playing a localy crafted guitar. What a man!!

Confetti - I'm in Dublin, so that shop is only up the road. Thanks a million for the info. I will take a drive up there over the next few weeks.

Thanks & God Bless !!
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