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Title: anyone own a simon and patrick?
Post by: DaveyO on January 25, 2017, 09:44:33 PM
Seems to be another great Canada guitar 🎸
I just bought a showcase rosewood
Dave


Title: Re: anyone own a simon and patrick?
Post by: eded on January 26, 2017, 12:55:43 AM
Not now, but I have.  Same company (Godin) as (duh) Godin, Norman, Seagull, Art & Lutherie, and a couple others.  I have also had a couple Seagulls over the years.  Well made good sounding guitars.

Ed


Title: Re: anyone own a simon and patrick?
Post by: Codycoat on January 26, 2017, 04:41:51 PM
I have a Simon and Patrick SP6 with solid cedar top and wild cherry back and sides. I love it. It's stored 2000km away though. I play it when I visit family on the east coast.


Title: Re: anyone own a simon and patrick?
Post by: L07 Shooting Star on January 27, 2017, 10:25:06 AM
Most Godin family guitars are great value.  Any model with a solid spruce or cedar top will be a nice sounding guitar.  The cheapest models have laminated tops and don't stand up to any of the other models.


Title: Re: anyone own a simon and patrick?
Post by: Bosco Bear on January 27, 2017, 05:09:29 PM
I have a Simon & Patrick and can't say a bad thing about it.  I bought it new in '95.  It's the equivalent of the Showcase...  just called it by a different name back then.  It's a dreadnought with a spruce top and quilted maple back and sides.  It has a really nice sound.  Like the Larrivee's, it's a really nice guitar for a fairly affordable price.


Title: Re: anyone own a simon and patrick?
Post by: headsup on February 15, 2017, 04:27:47 AM
"Simon" and "Patrick" are the names of Robert Godin's sons
From what I have been told, and understand, the "higher end" acoustic guitars come from their "Atelier" shop (custom shop-what ever).

The showcase series is very good, solid EIR, tempered Spruce tops and Adi bracing.

I have an old S & P Dreadnaught model, that is the closest thing to a Martin D-28 imaginable.
EIR back & sides, Spruce top, mahogany neck, ebony bridge and fret board, Grover tunes, heck it even has scalloped braces.
 They even made the headstock name in the same font as Mrtin.

It's a real cannon, and a direct copy of the classic.
D-28.
 Evidently they didn't make many before being ordered to stop production.
 I believe I paid $235 on eBay for it.


Title: Re: anyone own a simon and patrick?
Post by: Gordo in OZ on February 17, 2017, 03:45:58 PM
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"Simon" and "Patrick" are the names of Robert Godin's sons
From what I have been told, and understand, the "higher end" acoustic guitars come from their "Atelier" shop (custom shop-what ever).
Model number? I would like to get one of those.