John McCartin’s one hundred and fifty comments

  • Carlos Sweeney McCartin in Custy’s

    We were delighted to have a tune and a chat with our good friends in Custy’s Music Shop in Ennis where our CD is flying off the shelf. Thanks, in no small way, for the success of the album is owed to the kind comments from contributors here on thesessio... more…

  • Re: Carlos Sweeney McCartin

    Track List as requested. more…

  • Re: Carlos Sweeney McCartin

    Tunecore seem to be taking an inordinate amount of time to get this up on iTunes. In the mean time, you can get it here. https://carlossweeneymccartin.bandcamp.com/releases more…

  • Carlos Sweeney McCartin

    Hi All more…

  • Rucksack Cover For Guitar Case

    Im looking for a cover / bag for over my guitar case. Something like the Bam hoodie which seems to only be available for classical guitar cases. Can anyone make a recommendation? more…

  • Re: Advice on Hybryd Guitar

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  • Re: Advice on Hybryd Guitar

    I collected my guitar today. I couldn't be more pleased. Avalon made me a cedar top, auditorium size, 14 fret nylon string guitar with fan bracing. It's plays exactly as I wanted and sounds great too. I can only expect it will get better. They'd just fini... more…

  • Re: Advice on Hybryd Guitar

    Thanks for all the advice. I've settled on an auditorium sized Avalon Fusion 20CN with a Cedar top. I'll let you know how it works out when I get it. more…

  • Re: Advice on Hybryd Guitar

    Thanks guys. I understand the whole spacing of the strings thing, I've owned a few nylon guitars. What I'm really wondering about is whither or not the size of the body will suit nylon strings and if so whither or not to go for cedar or spruce. I don't in... more…

  • Advice on Hybryd Guitar

    I'm thinking of buying a nylon string guitar but I want one with a bit of power, good bottom end and the same geometry as my jumbo steel string. Is there a reason nobody else is playing such an instrument? Should I choose cedar or spruce for the sound boa... more…