My Takamine TF740FS steel string guitar fell off the chair on the stage after the concert, hit the corner of the sound monitor and got a tuning key broken. I either had to fix the tuning knob, or replace the tuning machines. After the failed attempt of fixing the knob, I pulled the trigger and installed the Waverly’s tuning machines with very nice Shakewood knobs. This blog post lists the top 10 resources I used In the selection process and describes the reasoning behind the decision.
This Takamine TC132SC Review explains my impressions and experience from 2+ years of playing this guitar, why I chose it and what I did to fit it into my style. From one side, TC132SC is a classical nylon-string guitar with standard 2″-wide neck and neck and body joint on 12th fret. From the other side, it has all attributes of the modern guitar: cutaway and electronics. But let’s start from the question why I chose TC132SC.
This post is the second episode in the short series about my acoustic guitars. You can find the previous one here: About my nylon string acoustic guitar: Takamine TC132SC Intro. Back in 2012… I’ve been playing Gypsy Jazz (GJ) rhythm guitar for about five years. To make a long story short, I liked GJ style, but I loved […]
The easiest way to power up the Takamine Cool Tube CTP2 from the external power source is to use Takamine DI+. It provides several essential DI functions, plus it works as an external power supply for CTP2. It’s retail price is around $200. However, I didn’t need a DI and thought that $200 is too much for a power supply function. So, I decided to find a less-than-$20 and easy-to-do DIY (Do-It-Yourself) solution.