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Old 05-03-2012, 11:23 AM
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If you want to hear a bunch of ElectraJet tones with various pickups check out Joe Gamble's work here:

http://groshguitars.com/media/grosh-tunes-cd/

The guy absolutely rips! The Youtube videos also have some great EJ porn shots.
I completely dig all of Joe's stuff. If I was ever reincarnated a guitar builder, I'd pay him whatever he wanted to demo my stuff. Always great tone...always exceptionally cool groove to his tunes. Total fanboy here.
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Old 05-05-2012, 04:02 AM
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I completely dig all of Joe's stuff. If I was ever reincarnated a guitar builder, I'd pay him whatever he wanted to demo my stuff. Always great tone...always exceptionally cool groove to his tunes. Total fanboy here.
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Old 05-05-2012, 05:00 AM
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I'm going to lodge a vote for the Sunset '79. Absolutely fantastic guitar!!!
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Old 05-05-2012, 10:31 AM
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NOS Retro continues to Blow me away in every way. Stunning instrument. Built quality is superb.
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Old 05-05-2012, 08:51 PM
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A few years ago I ran across their version of the Les Paul ... the Set Neck? .. that was nice .. but it cost as much as a new R9 even at the used price

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Yeah, but it blows away any comparably priced historic that I've tried. Admittedly, I'm not interested in those that come near to JG money. BTW, you can find them used for about half of that, if you are paitient.
To me, the difference in quality is night and day...YMMV, and it's still the best LP I've ever played (except for our guitarist 58 GT- but that is anothe story, from years past.).
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Old 05-06-2012, 10:02 AM
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I'm about to join the EJ club and see what all the fuss is about. Just picked up that 59 burst with G90s on the Emporium. And the waiting begins...
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Old 05-06-2012, 04:45 PM
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Saw that one and was SO tempted.
But I have two Suhrs on order.

Let us know your thoughts, MT!
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Old 05-06-2012, 04:56 PM
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Went to Rainbow Guitars yesterday and a friend of mine met me there. We played a Grosh EJ VT and Grosh EJ Ash/Maple with Electrasonics ...after playing a $3880 CS Fender Strat. ....My friend bought the EJ / ElectraSonic guitar and after playing at home last night comparing to his Suhr Strat, Suhr Classic T Tele, CS '51 Nocaster, '63 CS Fender Masterbuilt, Hahn Ash/Maple Tele ... He reported back the Grosh EJ w/ElectraSonics is either #1 or #2 along side his amazing Masterbuilt '63 Fender Tele.

Point being, these Grosh guitars are Masterbuilt class guitars and the equal of the best I've certainly played. Can't wait to get another. But for now, I'm soooo happy with my NOS Retro Custom, I'm gonna take my time for Grosh #2.
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Old 05-10-2012, 07:38 AM
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Only had it for a few days. My first p-90 guitar, my fifth Electrajet. All I can say is "wow." First of all, I marvel that every Grosh I've owned plays like a dream right out of the box. Second, the p-90's have greatly exceeded my expectations. The can sound jangly, jazzy, and can growl almost like a humbucker. This is just a great guitar.

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Old 05-10-2012, 08:07 AM
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That looks amazing! So cool. I really want to hear and play an EJ with G90's!

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Only had it for a few days. My first p-90 guitar, my fifth Electrajet. All I can say is "wow." First of all, I marvel that every Grosh I've owned plays like a dream right out of the box. Second, the p-90's have greatly exceeded my expectations. The can sound jangly, jazzy, and can growl almost like a humbucker. This is just a great guitar.

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Old 05-17-2012, 11:36 PM
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Well I've only spent about 90 minutes playing my new EJ that came today, and I'm going to echo the WOW comment. The build quality goes without saying, but the G90s are alot more versatile than I would have expected. Very unique and usable sounds in all three pickup selector positions. Very favorable first impressions here.
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Old 05-18-2012, 06:56 AM
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... the G90s are alot more versatile than I would have expected. Very unique and usable sounds in all three pickup selector positions. Very favorable first impressions here.
I completely agree. I am shocked how much I like the G90's. I'm pretty sure my next custom will have the G90's.

Grosh guitars have ruined me for anything else...
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Old 05-18-2012, 07:36 AM
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I've got a new EJ with the new Electrasonics. These new pickups are amazing.
They seem to have more definition and sonic spread than anything else.
I ordered them on a whim and now I'm hooked.

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Old 05-18-2012, 03:07 PM
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I've got a new EJ with the new Electrasonics. These new pickups are amazing.
They seem to have more definetion and sonic spread than anything else.
I ordered them on a whim and now I'm hooked.
Sonic Spread is a perfect word for the ElectraSonic PU's. I've played two EJ's with them. I was very impressed. Articulate, clear, clean, great note to note definition, they are hot, yet sweet and dirty up nicely too.
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Old 05-19-2012, 08:07 AM
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The electrasonic is a niche pickup. It is not extremely versatile. It gives an electrajet a vibe that is part tele part rickenbacker. They are sweet, but airy and thin (not meaning 'thin' in a bad way, just characterizing them in comparison to the other options). They have some snap, would pair well with a maple neck, and are great for a jingly-jangly sort of sound.
That's my take having spent quite a bit of time playing a sweet EJ with a tortoise guard loaded with these. Personally, they didn't fit my style nor make me want to run out and get a set, but they have a lot of unique character and are unlike any other pickup on the market. They will never be Grosh's #1 seller, they just won't have that wide an appeal, but it is always good to have another quality option when seeking the sound that is right for you.
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