Anderson Appreciation Thread

Discussion in 'The Small Company Luthiers' started by psyandy, May 27, 2011.


  1. Metlupass2

    Metlupass2 Supporting Member

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    Whoa when did Tom ever offer a rosewood neck?
     
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  2. -CM-

    -CM- Something Clever Here Silver Supporting Member

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    Did you mean offer?

    I ordered my Raven with a RW neck.

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  3. Robotechnology

    Robotechnology Supporting Member

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    I think since the early 2000’s it’s been an orderable option. My Atlantic Storm HDT also has an IRW neck.
     
  4. Chuckracer

    Chuckracer Supporting Member

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    I changed my Classic from white plastics to black - huge improvement in tone and sustain! (Kidding...)

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    I also bought an SSS pickguard from Tom at the same time and wired this up. I'll try it at some point, maybe next string change, but can't imagine straying away from the two HF's.

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  5. kralltime

    kralltime Gold Supporting Member

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    Set of Novak foils in an old Cobra Special...

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    My Classic with the single coil pickguard on...

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  7. brokenvail

    brokenvail Supporting Member

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    He has offered RW necks for a long time
     
  8. Tom Gross

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    Here's my Rosewood neck. A Hollow Cobra S. I believe it was the 2nd TA produced with a Rosewood neck.

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  9. StockRock

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    Have had this guitar well past the honeymoon. This Top T is just what Tom describes - "for all around everything, for an instrument that can cop all styles and not force you to change guitars all night long, the most versatile guitar on Earth might be the Top T." I've had many vintage and other boutique guitars, and I just don't recall a guitar that can call forth so many classic and different tones, and do so in each case without compromise. I know Tom hasn't been a fan of ebony, but I'm glad he made this one. Miles above anything else I've had. Superb fit and finish. 7 lbs. Well done

    Several features I must call out as mind-blowing -
    Stainless steel frets - the best guitar with Stainless frets I've had, so smooth, won't wear, no ping or high end artifact
    Sustain - no dead spots, incredible sustain all over the fingerboard, on and on and on
    Treble bleed - the TAG-tuned treble bleed - I've never had such a bleed implemented so well - the ability to turn down volume without losing or changing tone at all, just cleaning it up, all the way down - this makes the 5 way switching with splitter phenomenally effective, adds greatly to the versatility, and sounds so vintage in every position
    Mesa Boogie Mark Series - I had been told for years that nothing is a better match with a Mesa Boogie Mark than a TAG, and I should have listened long ago - the versatility of the Mark plus the versatility of the TAG is truly mind-blowing



    Guitar Model: Top T
    Body Wood: Flame Maple Top on Mahogany
    Body Finish: Satin Natural Blue with Binding
    Neck Wood: Maple, Ebony Fingerboard
    Neck Finish: Natural Satin Headstock, Natural Satin Back
    Neck Back Shape: Even-Taper
    Nut Width: 1 11/16-inch
    Frets: Heavy
    Hardware Color: Chrome
    Bridge: Vintage Tremolo
    Pickups: H1- SF1 H2+
    Switching: 5-Way Add Bridge with Splitter

     
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  10. Metlupass2

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    Yeah buddy way to bump this up!

    Let's see some more
     
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  11. brokenvail

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    she is a stunner
     
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