NGD 1927 Levin (restored and upgraded)

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NGD 1927 Levin (restored and upgraded)

Post by Trout » Fri Mar 19, 2021 2:52 am

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In short it has a new fretboard and bridge in Rosewood, new bracing, bottom and top has been thinned. New repro tuners and a K&K mic installed. It also has a carbon rod in the neck. It’s basically a new guitar built with +100 year old wood.


Here is the luthiers/sellers pictures and text from the restoration process (swedish):

https://gammelgura.se/wordpress/?p=4723
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Re: NGD 1927 Levin (restored and upgraded)

Post by Larry Mal » Fri Mar 19, 2021 6:05 am

Wow, that's really beautiful. Great restoration of a great guitar maker's legacy. That's fantastic.
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Re: NGD 1927 Levin (restored and upgraded)

Post by Trout » Fri Mar 19, 2021 6:30 am

Larry Mal wrote:
Fri Mar 19, 2021 6:05 am
Wow, that's really beautiful. Great restoration of a great guitar maker's legacy. That's fantastic.
Thanks! Here is a clip with one of his other restorations. I think they sound pretty damn awesome too


https://youtu.be/RDXvpA-GNWE
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Re: NGD 1927 Levin (restored and upgraded)

Post by MKR » Fri Mar 19, 2021 6:46 am

wow. you got yourself a piece of history right there.

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Re: NGD 1927 Levin (restored and upgraded)

Post by Trout » Fri Mar 19, 2021 9:30 am

MKR wrote:
Fri Mar 19, 2021 6:46 am
wow. you got yourself a piece of history right there.
It really is. Kudos to Roger at Gammelgura that saves all these old parlor guitars from an almost certain death.
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