The Ovation Fan Club
The Ovation Fan Club
Forum Search | Statistics | User Listing Forums | Calendars | Albums | Language
Your are viewing as a Guest. ( logon | register )

Random quote: "I've always felt that blues, rock 'n' roll and country are just about a beat apart."-Waylon Jennings



Jump to page : 1
Now viewing page 1 [25 messages per page]
It's Been Years

View previous thread :: View next thread
   Members Forums -> General PostingMessage format
 
MrDano
Posted 2017-09-28 7:33 PM (#537582)
Subject: It's Been Years


Joined:
May 2004
Posts: 338

Location: Toronto
Been a long time since my last post - I took a bit of a hiatus from my Ovations. Took some time to explore and discover other guitars and eventually ended up with a nice Taylor 12 string and a beautiful Taylor PS 14ce. Sold off a few of my family I'm afraid, the one I regret the most was my FD14. Kept several though including my Book Elite a few other collector models that I just couldn't give up.

After stepping out on my girls for a while and investing in other higher end guitars I discovered that one thing is true. Nothing captures the sound and tonal qualities of Ovation either plugged or unplugged.

I thought it was about time to get back to the sound I like the most and just recently picked up the 50th Anniversary limited edition #45/50 and I just friggin love it. The gold epaulets on the black is stunning, and it plays easier and sounds better to me than the Taylor, which was 3 times the cost.

I'm playing more and enjoying it more than I have in a long time...Feels good to have a new O in the house!

Dano
Top of the page Bottom of the page
Mark in Boise
Posted 2017-09-28 8:03 PM (#537583 - in reply to #537582)
Subject: Re: It's Been Years


Joined:
March 2005
Posts: 12523

Location: Boise, Idaho
Welcome back, Dano.
Top of the page Bottom of the page
MrDano
Posted 2017-09-28 8:05 PM (#537584 - in reply to #537582)
Subject: Re: It's Been Years


Joined:
May 2004
Posts: 338

Location: Toronto
Thanks Mark, good to be back!
Top of the page Bottom of the page
arumako
Posted 2017-09-29 6:48 AM (#537586 - in reply to #537582)
Subject: Re: It's Been Years



Joined:
October 2012
Posts: 645

Location: Yokohama, Japan
Hi Dano! It looks like you've been registered since 2004! I took a detour into "woodbox only" thinking for a while, but came to my senses and joined the OFC back in 2012. Still haven't had a chance to play my 1678av50 waiting for me back in CA. I know what you mean about the Taylor comparison (especially in terms of $$$). Just wanted to add my "Welcome back!" to your post!
Top of the page Bottom of the page
alpep
Posted 2017-09-29 2:55 PM (#537590 - in reply to #537582)
Subject: Re: It's Been Years


Joined:
December 2001
Posts: 9979

Location: NJ
hard to beat an adamas....
Top of the page Bottom of the page
Oddball
Posted 2017-10-12 12:21 PM (#537737 - in reply to #537582)
Subject: Re: It's Been Years


Joined:
March 2007
Posts: 780

Location: CA
I've also ventured to the dark side and back. Of the 20ish guitars I've bought and sold over the years, about half were Ovations. In between were Martins, Larrivees, Breedlove, etc. All were beautiful but whenever I got the urge to play, I always picked up one of the Os. Currently have a gorgeous Martin on the 'Bay due to this phenomenon. Ever on the prowl for 'THE' guitar, I stopped into GC to kill some time the other day and found a used 1868. Played it, and even with Cretaceous-era strings, it sounded nice. Bought it, new strings, removed a few shims and I'm the happiest clam on the reef.
Top of the page Bottom of the page
Jump to page : 1
Now viewing page 1 [25 messages per page]
Jump to forum :
Search this forum
Printer friendly version
E-mail a link to this thread

This message board and website is not sponsored or affiliated with Ovation in any way.
Registered to: The Ovation Fanclubâ„¢ Copyright (c) 2001
free counters
(Delete all cookies set by this site)