October 19, 2018 at 1:22 am #1507
The old forum went down a few months ago and appears all was lost from earlier days, no fault of their forum admin. Same group has brought it back to life with a better structure for the evolving future.
I have always gone by ‘armdog’ there and decided to keep that name for those familiar. bert
October 19, 2018 at 2:55 am #1508haasomeParticipant
Thanks for this information. There was an Unofficial Collings Forum that started recently, but there is no action on that Forum. Seems like you’ve identified the “Old” Collings Forum, redux way th all the “regulars”!
– Paul –
October 19, 2018 at 3:49 pm #1515
We will not BAN discussion of the Collins Forum here….all good things here
October 19, 2018 at 4:04 pm #1517haasomeParticipant
Say it again Brother Indexless 😄
– Paul –
October 19, 2018 at 4:52 pm #1519
Bob Taylor gave one of the eulogies at Bill Collings funeral, says it all to me.
There are a large number of SCGC players (like me) who also own Collings. A great guitar is a great guitar. Richard Hoover, Dana Bourgeois, Bill Collings, and others are a brotherhood of fine luthiery.. not Ford vs Chevy.
indexless, thank you, it never crossed my mind that anyone here would feel differently. This is a great place to hang and we should attract more Collings owners to this site is what I’m layin down.
all good things here.. amen.
October 19, 2018 at 7:18 pm #1523
I don’t know why it posted twice, it must have been for impact
May 25, 2019 at 1:39 pm #2346Shari711Participant
I’m new to the site because I just purchased a beautiful looking, and more beautiful sounding, Santa Cruz 1929-00. I also own a Collings OM….they will be my forever guitars. So participating in both sites is wonderful, and I agree there should be a brotherhood among guitar players…no matter what they play!!
May 25, 2019 at 1:43 pm #2348
Welcome Sheri! Sounds like a great guitar!
May 25, 2019 at 1:53 pm #2349zorroParticipant
We always welcome those who appreciate the attributes of fine guitars,regardless of builder.
Secretariat or American Pharoh …..well I do tend to lean toward The first one as the greatest.
1993 Martin Custom HD-28 IR/Sitka
2001 SCGC Custom F Cutaway Maple/German
2008 SCGC Custom OT Madi/Italian
2015 SCGC Custom OM “The Tree” Hog/ European
2016 SCGC Custom 1934 D45 Braz/ Adi
2016 Taylor K62 CE Limited Edition 12 string all Koa
The Bay, The Gulf Stream, The Open Ocean are particular about who they share their Secrets with.
May 26, 2019 at 12:12 am #2354
Shari711, welcome to the forum. SCGC 1929-00, how sweet it is. best wishes, bert
May 26, 2019 at 2:40 am #2355ChrisakadigdogParticipant
Welcome to our fun house Shari.. The SCGC. 0029. Are very special .
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