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ChristopherSchlegel
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07/20/2020 11:42 am
Originally Posted by: pratterr

Thanks for your response.

I believe that you are saying that the resonance of a semi or hollow body guitar changes the way the strings vibrate giving a Fuller more around sound Versus a solid body which has more sustain.

All other things being equal, yes. Those are the general characterisitics. But any guitar will sustain longer if you plug it into a loud amp!


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