Anybody see the Wechter booth at NAMM????

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  1. brentrocks

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    Does not at all ring a bell (but I only had one day to soak up all that goodness :) ). May I ask a stupid question: what are they?

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    brentrocks Guitar Hack/Player Gold Supporting Member

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    Wechter is a paw paw, MI based acoustic guitar building shop.....he is also starting to do solid bodies as well
     
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    I had the pleasure of a personal tour recently by Mr. Wechter. Very impressive for a little joint in Paw Paw, Mi. He also has a Plek machine for anybody looking for a Plek job.
     
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    I love my Pathmaker. Somebody PLEASE post pics!
     
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    I was there but didn't take any pics at his booth specifically. Abe is a true gentleman and one of the genuine "good guys" in the industry. He was set up downstairs again as usual. He always seemed to be busy which is a very good thing. I think he was working with Pete Biltoft (Vintage Vibe) for his solid body guitars which shows his true committment to quality. Pete does outstanding work and will do virtually anything in building custom pickups. That pairing could be frighteningly good!
     
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    Great vid, thanks! And looks like a real beaute! Shows you how much one can miss at NAMM when there for only one day.

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    that guitar in the vid, i saw before it went to its final buff....there were like 10-12 of them in the paint room....very cool guitars!!!
     
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    I got to play a prototype a few months back, but it looks like Abe is shipping them now. Very cool guitars. I might be lining up for one, but I've already got a Koll with the GraphTech system coming pretty soon.

    http://www.wechterguitars.com/models/model-9600.htm
     
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    I don't see anything with those guitars that would attract me to buy one.:RoCkIn
     
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    I think it might be almost as cool as my Crowdster Plus. Especially since my Pathmaker is so stinkin' awesome.

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    I live about 30 miles from them and I still have yet to play one of their guitars or go to the shop. I have not yet seen any player around Southwest MI. playing one of their guitars, I wonder why that is? They have billboards on 94 now and the one out by Paw Paw has a 50% off sign on it. I guess it's time for me to go check them out. The billboards are cool, one of them is a gaint fretboard, like 4 stories tall.
     

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