Gibson J-35 (Montana)

j-35.gif (88449 bytes)My first really good acoustic, I fell in love with this guitar at Long and McQuade in Parsippany, NJ.  I didn't plan to walk out with a guitar, but this one was special.  When a guitar talks to you, it is hard to walk away.  Of course it wasn't the perfect deal, since it did have to make a trip back to Montana for a humpback neck six months after I bought it, but the lifetime Gibson warranty took much of the pain out of that problem.  Since its return, it has been a constant companion.