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Unread 01-10-2016, 07:37 PM   #1
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So I'm about to be in the market for a new acoustic. I will be going to college to study worship leadership this fall with a concentration in guitar. Currently, I play a D28 style guitar that my grandfather built a few years ago. It has zebra wood back and sides. I've always been a huge Martin guy and will probably get a new Martin. I've looked at, listened to, and played many Taylors (mainly a friend's 614ce) but haven't been impressed. I love the deep bass and responsiveness in the Martins. Be that as it may, are there any guitar companies that are openly Christian? Or at least have some Christians working for them? It would be neat if there were that I could give some serious thought to.

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So I'm about to be in the market for a new acoustic. I will be going to college to study worship leadership this fall with a concentration in guitar. Currently, I play a D28 style guitar that my grandfather built a few years ago. It has zebra wood back and sides. I've always been a huge Martin guy and will probably get a new Martin. I've looked at, listened to, and played many Taylors (mainly a friend's 614ce) but haven't been impressed. I love the deep bass and responsiveness in the Martins. Be that as it may, are there any guitar companies that are openly Christian? Or at least have some Christians working for them? It would be neat if there were that I could give some serious thought to.
The only one that comes to mind is Zion Guitars but they don't make acoustics.
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Sozo guitars? Are they still around?
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Why yes...yes they are. They don't do acoustics either.
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I think most of Fireflight's guitars are Sozo.

Statistically I would imagine all guitar manufacturers would have a number of Christians working for them. I can understand you wanting to support fellow Christians, but that is an awfully specific thing you're asking.
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I think most of Fireflight's guitars are Sozo.

Statistically I would imagine all guitar manufacturers would have a number of Christians working for them. I can understand you wanting to support fellow Christians, but that is an awfully specific thing you're asking.
Yeah I thought that would be the case. Just something I was curious about.
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What was the luthier who used to post all those gorgeous acoustic builds around here?
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What was the luthier who used to post all those gorgeous acoustic builds around here?
Oh man...I forgot about that guy. I cannot think of his user name to save my life.
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I don't recall.
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Why do you want a Christian guitar company? Is a non-Christian luthier less worthy of earning their daily bread than a Christian?

Like Israel of old, we're to bless the society we find ourselves in, not hang out in our own little private Christian economy.
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Ireland, I think. He did good work.

Tom Anderson is a Christian, if I remember correctly. The crowdster is an acoustic...sorta.
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Why do you want a Christian guitar company? Is a non-Christian luthier less worthy of earning their daily bread than a Christian?

Like Israel of old, we're to bless the society we find ourselves in, not hang out in our own little private Christian economy.
I have nothing against "non-Christian" companies. I was just curious if there were in fact Christian guitar companies and if their products were worth looking at.
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I think the guy that was visiting here for awhile was Cornerstone Guitars. No idea if they're still around.
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