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#1502485 - 09/06/05 06:49 AM Gianinni guitars
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Anybody remeber them? I think they were made in Brazil. The acoustics and classicals that I saw were easliy on a par with the Yammy's and Taks of that era, 20 - 25 years ago. They played well, sounded great, and were very well priced. If I found one in good shape today, particularly in a 12 string, I'd be very tempted.
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#1502486 - 09/06/05 08:00 AM Re: Gianinni guitars
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I think a friend of mine had one 25 some odd years ago. It was a classical with a cutaway and I remember being impressed with it at the time.
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#1502487 - 09/06/05 10:54 AM Re: Gianinni guitars
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I had a Giannini classical in 1975. Nice guitar, sorry I let it go.
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#1502488 - 09/06/05 04:25 PM Re: Gianinni guitars
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There were some that were decent and some that were really made with sub-standard materials. They all seemed to sound good though. Visit my website to see what I did to repair an 8 year old Craviola that looked like Willie Nelson's Martin... See before and after at http://www.rockbeachguitars.com .
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