I'm considering the korina McCarty as my first "nice" guitar. I've played it a bit in a store, and I liked it very much. However I'm a newbie, and I don't quite trust my impressions in this area. So I would like to understand the various motivations of more experienced players for selling...
I am considering a given model, which I have tried and which I like. However, said model varies in weight from slightly over 6lbs to slightly over 8lbs.
What are the tradeoffs associated witha lower or higher weight?
What explains the weight difference within a given product line? I'm looking at the Brazilian fretboard korina McCarty on Dave's Guitars site (here: http://davesguitar.com/?s=korina%20mccarty%20brazilian&show=products&view_all=true), and I am surprised to see the weight differences. I...
Two quick questions:
1) Why is there such a weight difference (1.2lb) between the walnut and the platinum? Is that the weight of the finish?
2) The walnut color is hard to see on the screen. It looks like a very dark reddish brown? Is the wood grain (such as it is for korina) visible?