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crooksj5

 

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New Guitar Order! 

Hi everyone I am excited for to share the news that I have an order in with Shelton Farretta Guitars for a new Blanca. After almost switching paths out of flamenco I decided I couldn't deny the passion I had for it. I will post some pictures of course when it arrives in the coming months. John could not be a nicer a guy to deal with up to this point. Also thanks to the other luthiers here who I have discussed possible builds with, you have all been generous with your time.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/154084976@N08/shares/MTh233
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pundi64

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RE: New Guitar Order! (in reply to crooksj5

Great, now the waiting time and anticipation.
  REPORT THIS POST AS INAPPROPRIATE |  Date May 19 2017 20:59:10
 
crooksj5

 

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RE: New Guitar Order! (in reply to crooksj5

Here is a photo that John shared with me of the parts of the guitar ready for assembly.

The excitement grows...

https://www.flickr.com/photos/154084976@N08/shares/88yRva
  REPORT THIS POST AS INAPPROPRIATE |  Date Aug. 21 2017 3:49:53
 
pundi64

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RE: New Guitar Order! (in reply to crooksj5

The seed has been planted, now the growth of a guitar with a sole of it's own.
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jalalkun

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RE: New Guitar Order! (in reply to crooksj5

hey josh, how's it going with your guitar so far? do you know when it's gonna be completed?

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  REPORT THIS POST AS INAPPROPRIATE |  Date Nov. 9 2017 13:32:28
 
Dudnote

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RE: New Guitar Order! (in reply to pundi64

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ORIGINAL: pundi64
a guitar with a sole of it's own.

Smells fishy to me. Is the sole OK with the relatively low humidity in the guitar case?

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  REPORT THIS POST AS INAPPROPRIATE |  Date Nov. 9 2017 23:22:51
 
Sr. Martins

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RE: New Guitar Order! (in reply to Dudnote

It's probably a breathable inner sole.

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  REPORT THIS POST AS INAPPROPRIATE |  Date Nov. 9 2017 23:47:31
 
Dudnote

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RE: New Guitar Order! (in reply to Sr. Martins

That's a relief! If it's breathable it shouldn't smell too bad.

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  REPORT THIS POST AS INAPPROPRIATE |  Date Nov. 10 2017 5:41:44
 
Piwin

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RE: New Guitar Order! (in reply to Dudnote

If that's the sole problem, I'd say the guitar's going to be alright.

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  REPORT THIS POST AS INAPPROPRIATE |  Date Nov. 10 2017 6:16:38
 
jalalkun

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RE: New Guitar Order! (in reply to crooksj5

but what if it's a cotton sole? it's gonna smell either way :(

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  REPORT THIS POST AS INAPPROPRIATE |  Date Nov. 10 2017 9:26:17
 
Sr. Martins

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RE: New Guitar Order! (in reply to jalalkun

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but what if it's a cotton sole? it's gonna smell either way :(


Is the back teria? If so, it will smell.

I prefer cypress.

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  REPORT THIS POST AS INAPPROPRIATE |  Date Nov. 10 2017 12:13:09
 
jalalkun

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RE: New Guitar Order! (in reply to crooksj5

well, a teria back makes it a guitar for a fun guy tho...what to do?

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  REPORT THIS POST AS INAPPROPRIATE |  Date Nov. 10 2017 18:05:57
 
Sr. Martins

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RE: New Guitar Order! (in reply to jalalkun

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well, a teria back makes it a guitar for a fun guy tho...what to do?


I would recommend being extra aware of the acoustics of the place he's playin in.

Wouldn't bring that guitar to play in a mush room.

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  REPORT THIS POST AS INAPPROPRIATE |  Date Nov. 10 2017 19:57:56
 
Tom Blackshear

 

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RE: New Guitar Order! (in reply to crooksj5

Josh,

Do you know if the center lines in the neck are ebony or carbon filler? And I suppose they go all the way through?

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  REPORT THIS POST AS INAPPROPRIATE |  Date Nov. 11 2017 21:32:00
 
crooksj5

 

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RE: New Guitar Order! (in reply to crooksj5

Hi everyone, unfortunately I had some personal things come up and had to cancel my order.

Tom: from what John told me they are ebony strips that go all the way through.


Someone will get a good one
  REPORT THIS POST AS INAPPROPRIATE |  Date Nov. 12 2017 2:37:35
 
jalalkun

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RE: New Guitar Order! (in reply to crooksj5

hey josh, that is very unfortunate :( are you still planning on ordering a guitar anytime in the near future? If you do, let us know.

@martins, time for some puns about my new guitar?

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