Foro Flamenco
Posts Since Last Visit | Advanced Search | Home | Register | Login

Today's Posts | Inbox | Profile | Our Rules | Contact Admin | Log Out



Welcome to one of the most active flamenco sites on the Internet. Guests can read most posts but if you want to participate click here to register.
This site is dedicated to the memory of Paco de Lucía, Ron Mitchell, Guy Williams, Linda Elvira and Philip John Lee who went ahead of us too soon.
We receive 12,200 visitors a month from 200 countries and 1.7 million page impressions a year. To advertise on this site please contact us.





SOLD Johnny Walker blanca Barbero model   You are logged in as Guest
Users viewing this topic: none
  Printable Version
All Forums >>Useful Stuff >>Classifieds >> Page: [1]
Login
Message<< Newer Topic  Older Topic >>
 
keith

Posts: 1106
Joined: Sep. 29 2009
From: Land of Daniel Boone

SOLD Johnny Walker blanca Barbero model 

For Sale, Johnny Walker Spruce and Cypress guitar. . Now for the details. The guitar at that time was a couple years old. 640mm scale length, 52mm nut. The saddle and nut are compensated. For the years I played the guitar I did not use them, rather, I used a uncompensated saddle and 44mm string spacing nut which worked well. Both will included. There is plenty of bone above the saddle slot to reduce the action (presently about 3.2mm/2.8mm). The tuners are Peghead mechanical pegs which work well. The neck has a hidden carbon fiber rod--per Johnny Walker. The neck shape is super comfortable--probably one of the most comfortable I have ever played. The shape of the back of the neck is somewhat flat. The fretboard is ebony and per Johnny Walker it has a 34 foot radius which mean it feels flat but has just enough radius to make barr chords a little easier. I can not discern any deviation from being flat (my attempts at A and B comparisons) other than the neck is super comfortable to use.The guitar is French polished which is in good condition except for a few dings/scratches which did not penetrate into the wood. There are a couple on the top and one on the neck. The scratch on the neck is a surface one. No cracks or other structural issues.

For the years I owned the guitar I used a 4 suction cup support (Tenuto--I believe that is the spelling) and I installed a permanent golpeador material on the lower bout. Suction cups stick to the material really well--they did not on the French polish. I cannot discern any change in sound with the material. The guitar is built on using the 51 Barbero. Included is a new hard foam/cordura outside case which is quite light. The guitar has been kept in a humidity controlled environment (humidified in the autumn through winter and dehumidified in the late spring through summer).I am asking $750 (of course I am open a best offer) which will include shipping in CONUS. Sale outside of the USA I will deduct the difference of CONUS and non CONUS costs. A new Johnny Walker goes for at least $2500.

As to the sound--it has a good flamenco tone and could be used for other types of music where a traditional classical might not work as well. It has very good volume and tone. There is a sound clip of the previous owner at Johnny Walker's website.









Images are resized automatically to a maximum width of 800px

Attachment (4)
  REPORT THIS POST AS INAPPROPRIATE |  Date Sep. 4 2017 20:59:29
 
ric

 

Posts: 47
Joined: Dec. 27 2010
 

RE: For Sale: Johnny Walker blanca ... (in reply to keith

Hi, do you have a sound sample (or can you do one?) that is flamenco?
Thanks much!
Ric (No. Calif.)
  REPORT THIS POST AS INAPPROPRIATE |  Date Sep. 15 2017 16:18:39
 
keith

Posts: 1106
Joined: Sep. 29 2009
From: Land of Daniel Boone

RE: For Sale: Johnny Walker blanca ... (in reply to keith

SOLD
  REPORT THIS POST AS INAPPROPRIATE |  Date Sep. 18 2017 22:54:26
Page:   [1]
All Forums >>Useful Stuff >>Classifieds >> Page: [1]
Jump to:

New Messages No New Messages
Hot Topic w/ New Messages Hot Topic w/o New Messages
Locked w/ New Messages Locked w/o New Messages
 Post New Thread
 Reply to Message
 Post New Poll
 Submit Vote
 Delete My Own Post
 Delete My Own Thread
 Rate Posts


Forum Software powered by ASP Playground Advanced Edition 2.0.5
Copyright © 2000 - 2003 ASPPlayground.NET

3.076172E-02 secs.