Alright lots of info learned today. Now I've seen macs on ebay for pretty cheap, but no 2300s. Will a 2200 work or is that out of the question? I also think that 2500's would work as well but they are a little to steep. By the way for anyone who is interested I decided to go with a gibson cs 356 one off. If you google "ceremona burst" the hollow body that pops up is my exact guitar.
Thanks for the great pics and explaination, Waldo!