And now for something completely different..

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    Dude! Put a cutaway on it and I'm in!
     
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    That's got a really short scale neck... (only 20 frets.)
     
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    I love it too. Really great.
     
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    Sweet .. absolutely love it
     
  9. John Backlund

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    Ya! From my references it's fairly typical for that kind of non-cutaway body. It's kind of tough to reach those upper frets on one of these anyway, pretty much a 'strummer'.
     
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    Yep... but in any case, Man, that is some good looking artwork there... kind of reminds me of those "Roth" hot rod drawings...

    P.S. - could not get your link to work.
     
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    The Roth connection is a bit different from the usual 'Jetsons' one I get, though I'll admit that this one is about as far to the 'Jetsonian' end of things as I've gone so far...but Roth's art and custom concept show vehicles were uber-cool and I appreciate the reference.

    I fixed the link...(I think).
     
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    Diggin' it. :AOK
     
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    Great, now I have something else to build.

    your gonna wear me out John...

    but thats OK by me. Keep'em com'in
     
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    I don't expect anyone to go into the archtop hollowbody building business based on these illustrations, and frankly, this one is the most offbeat of the three I have. They're just a little 'excercise' to see if I can visually tweak this type of guitar as opposed to working on solidbodies all the time.

    I currently have three new' archtop hollowbody designs up on the coroflot portfolio site, with more coming soon....with one likely being a 12 string.

    By the way, I've now placed this guitar on an appropriate background...
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    Who owns the rights to the Kay brand name? YOU need to head their custom shop...nice work!
     
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    Good work. I always enjoy your threads John.
     
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    Beam me up, Scotty.
     

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