Chapin Guitars

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  1. trisonic

    trisonic Member

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    Can I be the first "poster" of a megalength thread extolling the virtues of Bill's guitars? NO? Too bad.
    Someone stick some clips here, ho,ho.

    Pete.
     
  2. abergdahl

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    Here's a link to the collection of Chapin Clips and pics.

    Enjoy.. Let's see how long this thread can get.:D
     
  3. abergdahl

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    Well it's REALLY early here in Stockholm so i guess i was a bit sleepy and kinda forgot the link, well well.

    I few new pics of Chapins will be even scarier than you're dog, at least for the wife :D
     
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    riley looks mad. Did you take his bone? Yes more pics please. Actually I find the sounds are more interestings. Gives me more things to think about.
     
  5. TNJ

    TNJ Gold Supporting Member

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    Hey Bill,
    When our kitty kat Meer gets that look, my wife calls him 'Devil Eyes'. :D
    Nice doggie you have there!
    Oh...and your guitars are super nice too! :cool:
    S.
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  6. trisonic

    trisonic Member

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    Riley and I should get on well, our eyes are the same colour.

    Pete.
     
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    hawkeyeinexile Silver Supporting Member

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    my Chapin Hawk:

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    mahogany bod, black limba neck, RW board, walnut pickguard w/hand-carved matching walnut pickup covers from the same hunka wood. love the Earvana nut & locking tuners, too. Gibsonesque 24 5/8" scale, big@$$ neck profile (.980).

    rings like this! :eek:

    :cool:
     
  8. TNJ

    TNJ Gold Supporting Member

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    Beautiful!
    What make of p90's?
    S.
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    hawkeyeinexile Silver Supporting Member

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    Harmonic Design & i forget if they're P90 or VP90 or what... - Bill?

    and btw, all you rascally Hawk owners (there are several of you here now) - i'm still the only one with a review on Harmony Central. time to spread the word amongst the poor benighted types who haven't found their way here. :D

    :cool:
     
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    Soon..
     
  11. VetteLover

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    Well, here's Strata-Houla #2 I've barely played anything else since it arrived . . . I love this thing :D

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  12. Dr Rico

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    No problemo, hermano:


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    Slow Burn Hawk both humbuckers together, Two Rock octal prototype: http://www.chapinguitars.com/sounds/riconeckbridge1.mp3

    Slow Burn Hawk neck humbucker, Two Rock octal prototype: http://www.chapinguitars.com/sounds/riconeck1.mp3

    Slow Burn Hawk Bridge Pickup, Two Rock octal prototype: http://www.chapinguitars.com/sounds/ricobridge1.mp3

    Slow Burn Hawk bridge clip 2, Gjika mini-amp through a Dr Z Z28 into a single greenback reissue: http://www.chapinguitars.com/sounds/RicobridgeBJB.mp3

    Slow Burn hawk through several switch positions, Gjika mini-amp through a Dr Z Z28 into a single greenback reissue: http://www.chapinguitars.com/sounds/RicoBJB2.mp3

    Slow Burn hawk with Cornell 45/50 on 45 side: http://www.chapinguitars.com/sounds/Ricornell1.mp3

    Slow Burn Hawk bridge pickup with Komet 60 (6L6s): http://www.chapinguitars.com/sounds/Rikomet.mp3

    Slow burn Hawk with Komet 60 (6l6s): http://www.chapinguitars.com/sounds/Rikbeckomet.mp3

    Slow Burn Hawk bridge pickup with Komet 60 (6L6s): http://www.chapinguitars.com/sounds/Rikbeckomet.mp3

    Slow Burn Hawk unplugged. Remember this is an unplugged solidbody: http://www.chapinguitars.com/sounds/Ricounplugged.mp3

    Slow Burn hawk straight into the Z28: http://www.chapinguitars.com/sounds/Ricoz28.mp3

    Slow Burn Hawk semi-clean cornell 45 side clip: http://www.chapinguitars.com/sounds/RicoBBDC1.mp3
     
  13. abergdahl

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    A HC reveiw is posted, shuld be there in a day or two...

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  14. merkenball

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    Great pics! More please.
     
  15. bluesdoc

    bluesdoc Gold Supporting Member Gold Supporting Member

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    Beautiful, just gorgeous axes, Bill and all. Jeff, yours is amazing looking!!

    jon
     
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    My HC reveiw can be found here .
    Bill feel free to quote.
     
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    I will try to take some pictures soon.
     
  18. abergdahl

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    Bill,

    You have mentioned a Spruce top Hawk, whatÂ’s the thought around that - body material, what sound are you aiming for etc.

    BTW all that haven't noticed there are even more Hawk clips on my Soundclick page, some are even "Shades approved" :D

    Thanks...
     
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    So IF i was looking for a guitar with a smooth yet open sound that would sound good clean or overdriven with a big sound and dynamics, tones like RF or Carlton 335 but with more wood in the tone, would the Spruce Fatline Hawk be a good match?

    IF i was looking ;) :rolleyes:
     
  20. abergdahl

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    Well i guess that BLUE is not an option so I'm safe..or :confused:
     
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