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Jw

 

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New "flamenco blanca" made... 

New "flamenco blanca" made by Luthier Koivisto!

Here's my new instrument "flamenco blanca" and it's absolutely amazing! Thank you Sami Koivisto who made this to me. He has studied and built a lot of flamenco guitars and here we have results. Please check the video and you'll hear the sound. There's no effects or reverbs etc. Only natural sound. This was recorded with Zoom Q2n.



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rombsix

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RE: New "flamenco blanca" ... (in reply to Jw

Olé! Careful, mate - the goatee is getting to the point it might start getting tangled up in the strings. Beard-King!

Are you using a guitar support?

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  REPORT THIS POST AS INAPPROPRIATE |  Date Jun. 16 2017 15:04:43
 
Jw

 

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RE: New "flamenco blanca" ... (in reply to rombsix

Heheh! Actually the goatee is sometimes fighting with my mic which is DPA4099 X-) But when it's long enough, it only tickles my stomach, hah!

Yes, i'm using a guitar support which is specially made for me. It lifts the guitar about 4cm and it helps a lot. Now I don't have any more problems with my arm or shoulder. The playing position is balanced.

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RE: New "flamenco blanca" ... (in reply to Jw

That does sound great. What strings do you have on it?
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rombsix

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RE: New "flamenco blanca" ... (in reply to Jw

quote:

Yes, i'm using a guitar support which is specially made for me. It lifts the guitar about 4cm and it helps a lot. Now I don't have any more problems with my arm or shoulder. The playing position is balanced.


Can you talk more about this? How does it attach to the guitar? What kind of finish do you have on the guitar? Can you post photos?

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  REPORT THIS POST AS INAPPROPRIATE |  Date Jun. 16 2017 23:25:05
 
Jw

 

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RE: New "flamenco blanca" ... (in reply to rombsix

nikgogl:
I'm using Luthier strings. Usually I use 30 set but here is 35 set. I wanted to test that set and actually it works very well with this guitar! I have couple of other strings also which I will try. Usually it takes 5-10 sets to find out what works best with a new guitar. But it's only my experience. Every guitar needs different strings, so same strings doesn't work necessarily with every guitar. That's what I mean.

rombsix:
Here's a photo. I suppose it explains a lot :-) It's about 4cm high. The guitar is finished with French polish/Shellac.

Sami Koivisto wrote this about the guitar:
"This 'blanca' flamenco guitar is built using the traditional spanish method to give it the tone of pure flamenco. It has European spruce top with handmade rosette, Mediterranean cypress back and sides to give that mid-range push, Brazilian rosewood bridge, ebenholtz fretboard and cedar neck. Finished with French polish with shellac. It is light and responsive and features a low profile 12-hole bridge to make it suitable for flamenco techniques. The tone is open and balanced. It sounds great on both traditional and modern flamenco. I'm glad and honored to have it owned and played by the talented and amazing guitarist Joonas Widenius."
Sami Koivisto

And here you'll find the Luthier: http://www.koivistoguitars.com/?page_id=669



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  REPORT THIS POST AS INAPPROPRIATE |  Date Jun. 17 2017 19:14:00
 
rombsix

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RE: New "flamenco blanca" ... (in reply to Jw

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Here's a photo. I suppose it explains a lot :-) It's about 4cm high. The guitar is finished with French polish/Shellac.


Why the "hook" on the left side (near the two suction cups)?

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  REPORT THIS POST AS INAPPROPRIATE |  Date Jun. 18 2017 10:06:13
 
Jw

 

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RE: New "flamenco blanca" ... (in reply to rombsix

Two reasons, I tape my mic cable to it and other thing is, that if it's needed to rise more I can bend it down to reach more high.

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