Hummingbird artist

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  1. Tom Moore

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    Got what I feel is a pretty fair deal on one of these with an Epiphone hardshell case. Any opinions on these?
     
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    Never played one of the Artist models but I was tempted to buy one for a while. If I remember correctly the tops on those are laminate and not solid spruce?

    I have a 1999 Epi Hummingbird with solid spruce top and laminate back and sides. The whole thing about solid wood tops on acoustics sounding better as they age is definitely true. It can't compete with my Masterbilt (solid wood back, sides, top) but it still sounds great. Some all-laminate guitars are great too. I've got an older Yamaha made with only laminate and I play it all the time.

    I love the look of Hummingbirds and Doves. Let us know how it is and show us pretty pictures.
     
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    Thanks, I will. This one has the black top with the plain black pickgaurd, mahogany clear finish back , sides and neck. Gonna be mostly my grab and write guitar. May install a Fishman in it later.
     
  4. Tom Moore

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    Try to get pics loaded later. This one doesn't have a pickgaurd at all. Sounds and plays great.
     
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    Has a limited edition badge on the back of the headstock and barely visable "USED" stamped on the back of the headstock under the poly finish
     
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    Nice Black guitar Tom . Herman
     
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    Nice! Happy New Black-Bird Day
     
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    This has turned out to be a really nice guitar! Money well spent for what I needed it for. Gotta have a etched hummingbird pickgaurd though, so one is on it's way!:dude:
     
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    Haven't played an Artist Hummingbird, but had an Epi Masterbuilt acoustic that I really liked and that sounded and played very good. The Epi Masterbuilts I've played and owned are definitely a step up from their regular acoustic guitars.
     
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  12. Tom Moore

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    Got the pickgaurd:dude: IMG_20200921_172652427~3.jpg
     
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