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Post by Westbone Mon Oct 31, 2011 8:41 am

Postman Patel brought this today, thought you'd like a look.
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I'm not a huge fan of fancy fingerboards but this one is done so nice.
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Plays and sounds very good.. Smile Mahogany body and neck with maple cap.
2nd. hand but vitually as new.


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Post by Barry Mon Oct 31, 2011 8:52 am

Wow! cyclops
Postman Patel is a generous man.

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Post by Westbone Mon Oct 31, 2011 10:06 am

Barry wrote:Wow! cyclops
Postman Patel is a generous man.
lol!

Wish he was.
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Post by hoax Mon Oct 31, 2011 10:26 am

Very nice Damian. Looks like an Aria Pro style neck joint. I won't make you an offer on this one, but my derisory generous offer on your Scroll still stands.

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Post by mortarman120gang11c Mon Oct 31, 2011 11:25 am

That is very nice craftsmanship indeed. A real beauty.
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Post by hobster Mon Oct 31, 2011 12:34 pm

Stunning! cyclops What a beautifully made guitar. I love the vine inlays on those old Electras and Ibanez Artisits. Never heard of Richwood, is that an older guitar (i'd assume) and do you know where she was made?
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Post by Guest Mon Oct 31, 2011 12:54 pm

Good looking guitar ya got
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Post by Westbone Mon Oct 31, 2011 6:06 pm

hobster wrote:Stunning! cyclops What a beautifully made guitar. I love the vine inlays on those old Electras and Ibanez Artisits. Never heard of Richwood, is that an older guitar (i'd assume) and do you know where she was made?

As far I can make out they're made in Korea or this model was around 2005/6. Retailed at about £850. I didn't pay that mind.
It's crafted very well, plays good and up against my 'real' Les Paul custom it's no slouch. Might stick some top quality pots+caps in.
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Post by grogg Mon Oct 31, 2011 6:37 pm

Damian,
Your ability to pick and get fab guitars is now legendary as is the backdrop to your photos, eg the casually placed rifle. Smile
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Post by Iceman Mon Oct 31, 2011 8:11 pm

grogg wrote:Damian,
Your ability to pick and get fab guitars is now legendary as is the backdrop to your photos, eg the casually placed rifle. Smile


Correct! No pidgeon is safe when Damian is on the prowl...
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Post by The Chad Tue Nov 01, 2011 2:04 pm

Wow, she is a beaut. Good score, happy New Guitar Day!
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Post by Westbone Tue Nov 01, 2011 3:57 pm

Thank you for the favourable comments. Smile

Set it up today to find the trus rod was as loose as, never been tensioned at all. The neck had a slight bow, not much though. Must be made of good stuff. Smile 1 slightly high fret but thats with a real low action. Raised it a mm it's fine.
Cranked it up LOUD today, through a Peavey Bravo 25 watt. Sounds fine, well chuffed.

No pidgeon is safe around here. Bloody things crap all over the felt roof, not good. Flying vermin. Catch that pidgeon!
These are woodys as well and you cant even eat them. Not the city ones. Sorry bird lovers, sometimes you cant let them mess up things. affraid
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Post by axecollector Tue Jan 03, 2012 12:03 pm

That is one beautiful axe there! great catch!
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