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1:00=PM Show with Steve & Bubba

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How to Find Out the Age and Value of a Guitar

How to Find Out the Age and Value of a Guitar



1.Clean the guitar and inspect it. If the guitar is dirty or dusty, take a damp (not wet) cloth or use a polish or polish treated handi-wipe (such as Murphy's Oil cloth or Fender / Gibson polish) and wipe it down, taking note as you go of the details. Do you see inlay or detailed carvings in the wood? Is the guitar even made of wood at all? Or is it made of plasticine or particle board?

Are the tuning knobs ornate or heavy? Made of metal or bone, even? Or are they made of plastic or missing altogether?

What about the condition of the guitar? Does it appear to be old? New? In good shape? Heavy? All of these are clues telling you about the value of the guitar.

  • For example, if it has ornate carving or details, it is probably old or hand made, giving it more value. If it is heavy, it is probably made of a better wood. If it is in good shape, it is worth more than if it is missing parts or in need of repair.

Regardless of its shape, if it is a certain name brand of guitar, it may be of some value none-the-less.

Also, are you sure it's a guitar? Does it have 6 strings? If it has 4 (naturally, not missing 2 strings), it could be a ukulele. If it has 5, it could be a banjo. If it has 4 doubled side by side or 6 doubled side by side, it could be a mandolin or a 12 string guitar.

2.Find the name of the maker on the headstock. Once the guitar is clean and you've made some observations about the condition and details of the guitar, observe the headstock and determine if you can find the name of the guitar's maker. What does it say? Gibson? Fender? Martin? All of those are reputable guitar makers. Regardless, just because you've never heard of the maker doesn't mean it's valueless. However, the name of the maker can hold important details about when it was made, as some guitar companies are no longer in business and operated during distinct periods in history which might give you an idea of when the guitar was made




3.Try to find hidden details or a serial number if applicable. Look inside the sound hole of the guitar (the big hole in the center of the body of the guitar, duh!) and see if you can make out any more details. Is there a serial number or a city or year written on the paper inside of the hole? Is there any paper or details at all? There may not be. 

4.Make sure to inspect the back and bottom of guitar. If it is an electric guitar, turn it over and look at the back. See if you can find a serial number or any additional details on any of the metal or parts. 

5.Organize your findings. Once you've gathered your details, write them down - the guitar's maker the brand of guitar if there is one (i.e., Fender Telecaster), the size, the weight ("heavy" or "light" is a good start), the type of wood if you recognize it, etc. Also make note of any damage. This might include nicks, dents, discoloration or fading on the paint, broken strings, cracks in the wood, missing tuning pegs, etc. 

6.Research your findings. Do a Google search for the guitar maker and brand. If you can find it listed on eBay multiple times and the prices are within the same range, there's a good chance that's the value of the guitar. However, if your model is a bit different - if it looks older, better, somehow snazzier, it could be worth more. Don't take eBay's word for it; go to the library, music or antique store, pawn shop or talk to a guitar expert to get a 2nd opinion. A carpenter or woodworker might also have an idea of the value. The name of someone who works with, builds and fixes guitars is a "luthier", so do a search in your phone book or online to see if you can find one in your community.


7.Compare it to photos of guitars you find. You might try typing the name into Google and then clicking on "Image" and trying to cross reference it by the hundreds of photos that will come up. 

8.Find a guitar expert in a guitarist's natural habitat. If all these efforts leave you info-less, try going to a local open mic and asking someone with a guitar to give it a look. Look for someone who plays well or who looks like a hippie (long hair, beard, older, faint odor of patchouli). Most guitarists appreciate seeing other people's guitars, especially if it's something unique or of value.

9.Display the guitar. Now that it's all cleaned up and looking good, get a wall hanging guitar hook or a guitar stand and put it somewhere that it will be seen. If all your searches and hippie shake downs turned up nothing, eventually, someone will come along, pick it up and tell you everything there is to know about it. 

10.Be patient. You might not find the information you want to right away, but when you do, you might realize that you have a treasure on your hands, or you may find the thing is just a regular old guitar. Either way, a guitar is a great item to have around the house. Even a poor quality guitar holds value in that when a person who knows what they're doing with it picks one up, it brightens the whole room.

Music can be played on any guitar in working condition, regardless of its value. Even worthless and broken guitars make great decorations, planters, canvases, art or sculpture material, props or can be sold for parts or traded for an item of personal value to you. There's a good use for any and every guitar.


  • Don't forget to ask friends or family if they know anyone who collects or appraises guitars. You never know who your friends know.

  • Take a class on guitar making if you'd like to learn more about how to build, appraise, play or collect guitars.

  • If the guitar does have a lot of value, consider donating it to a museum or school for a tax write off or for the sheer joy of giving.

By Admin
Tag: News

That Time of Year Again - Halloween Songs 2014

That Time of Year Again - Halloween Songs 2014 Yep it is that time of year again. Halloween Songs for 2014!! As many of you know, for the last 8 or 9 years we have been doing Halloween Songs and it has always been fun. Considering all of the "site songs" we do, this has probably been the favorite from everyone. 

If you have not done one before, here is how it works. Create your spookiest or funniest Halloween Song you can. You have plenty of time to get it done and also enough time to find other artists to work with if you want to collaborate. Vocals are not required so do not feel like you have to have them in. 

Obviously the due date will be Oct 31st but if at all possible, let's try and get them in by October 25th. This will give our DJ's plenty of time to get them added into their shows. When you upload them, please use a genre of "Halloween 2014" so we can find them easy. I will see if I can get some added from prior years so you can have a listen and get some ideas. 

Please post if you have any questions!!
By Admin
Tag: News

Welcome New Artists

We have had a ton of new artists signing up on Mixposure and I just wanted to take a moment and welcome everyone! The site can be a little confusing at first so please speak up if you are having any trouble. We will be glad to point you in the right direction.

By Admin
Tag: News

Song Review Updates Made Easier

I just wanted to let everyone know that we added a small icon on the New Song Page with a small pen on it. When clicked it will bring up a window to add song reviews. This is much easier I think.  I will be adding these to all of the chart pages soon also. I may need to tweak the popup size a bit since it auto resizes and I think it is a bit large on some computers. Your mileage may vary :).



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1:00=PM Show with Steve & Bubba

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Its the 1:00=pm show MixRadio show with Steve & Bubba playing some great music just for you . Now it will be 7 or 8=pm over there yes . Will just come on in to ChatRoom or just listen in my friends .Were trying to get it where you can join us on some great music and if you got music and want to be heard just join us here at mixposure.com & be come a artists .  http://www.mixposure.com/mix_radio/ just click and come on in .
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My short film


My updated and corrected short film can be found at this link
By Marco Akamawa

Moved my Good Morning Blog ...

Moved my Good Morning Blog ... Hello Dear People,
In order to not 'dominate' the frontpage of this wonderful (music) website I have moved my daily thoughts to: Marco Akamawa's GOODMORNING WORLD blog on private website.

Have a Great Day, Y'All!
Love, Marco

By Marco Akamawa

VIRUS 2 -the combat

VIRUS 2 -the combat

at 5 o clock precisely

routinely got out of bed

used my yoga meditation right

travelled the world from toes to head


and now that I have sort of

fought that loving battle game

I tell me how I feel

tellin' you I don't feel the same


you're tryin to tell a story

in my head I can hear you sing

your highpitched numbing sound

a not too unpleasant thing


you're tryin to make me yours

multiplying inside my body

I welcome the resistance

although it makes me snotty


you're tryin to wear me down

by settling inside my bronchae

you're a pretty vicious thing

at least that's what you tell me


you're tryin to seduce me

by makin me sleep strange hours

while on my turf you seed weed

I'm elsewhere pickin flowers


you're tryin to embrace me

in your cozy countless arms

but you're also upsetting my stomach

she won't fall for your churning charms


won't give myself to you

for I am not even mine

to the same source we belong

but hey here you're way out o'line


now listen little virus

you're fighting a loosing battle

if you'd make me disappear

where in heavens' would you settle


now that I've identified you

while knowing myself a bit better

my words they tell us where to go

so let's follow them to the letter


I take another sip of water

it contains some lemon juice

I follow it travel inside me

my own sword crossin' the flu's

Have a great one Y'All!
Love, Marco

By Marco Akamawa


AYAYAYAYAY should have 

recorded a musicvideoclip


but decided not to 'coz 

I didn't think I looked too hip


I also had some problems with

ahum usually excellent musicianship


and this morning oooh this morning

I'm still in a bit of a dip


today should be going to MAWA NPO

but hmmm I think I'm gonna cancel that trip


and stick a thermometer in the space 

between my busy brain and bottom lip


to you I give the song I recorded last night
to me I give myself an outstanding tip 


I should seriously attempt to get rid 

of this flu that's got me in its' grip


Have a nice day Y'All!

Love, Marco


ps Martyna, Hagit, soon will send the stuff so please don't flip

pps now I'm out of words, at least words that rhyme with ip

ppps People if you missed my new demo here is the link 
I'd be grateful if you'd let me know what you think
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