Check out this "flame top" Lentz...WOW!!

Discussion in 'The Small Company Luthiers' started by Zane, Jun 5, 2006.


  1. Zane

    Zane Member

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    pictures speak louder than words...

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  2. esoteric pete

    esoteric pete Supporting Member

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    supah cool!

    love that body shape...at first, it threw me off...now i like it....
     
  3. Shane S

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    With crown inlays no less!
     
  4. matte

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    my body.
    scott killedededededededededed that burst. as always, incredible work from lentz.
     
  5. Glowing Tubes

    Glowing Tubes Gold Supporting Member

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    That's ugly.
    Please send it to me immediately so you wont have to look at it anymore.

    :puh

    LOL
     
  6. Jim S

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    eh...nothing special IMHO
     
  7. michaelg

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    awesome burst scott is da man
     
  8. Ken I

    Ken I Silver Supporting Member

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    Yeah, i really like that body but i'd probably opt for dot inlays though.
     
  9. lv

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    pretty sure that one was at the Chicago tonefest....great guitar.
     
  10. hemlock

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    I love the burst and figuring but the bookmatching doesn't work for me.
     
  11. gitarzilla

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    I'm warming up to the body shape, but the pickguard shapes aren't working for me (I know, I'm fussy). I'd almost prefer to see them w/o the pickguard. Hell, why cover up Scott's beautiful finishes with a piece of plastic anyway.
     
  12. mavrick10_2000

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    +1 You beat me to it. It's Killer nonetheless. But still, I'd request a backrouting to keep all the wood in full view.
     
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  14. JPERRYROCKS

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    It's taking time for the new Lentz style to grow on me. But I really like the finish and flame on it. A very classy looking guitar. It would look 10X better with no 'guard on it, though.

    I think a carved top model would look quite nice as well. To me, that body shape needs some contours, and the slab body doesn't do the double cutaway shape justice.
     
  15. the_pedal_nazi

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    no doubt about it, if you don't dig the body, then it's cool not to like it IMO. You certainly do not want to force yourself to like it as well cuz apprehension at times leads to a false sense of direction and it is always best to go with what you like and what works best for you.

    IMO, the guard is killer (switch tip is killer too), having the guard on the git-tah serves up a heaping helping of "old skool" luthery, couple that with the gloss nitro job, and I can feel and hear 50's vibe when jacking this sucker into my rig (or Dan Boul playing it into the 65 amp rig)...

    All the super hoitey toitey, AAAAAAAAAA topped guitars I've seen guys post pics here over the yrs of is cool and all, but more suited for a decorative collection in a beautiful home IMO... those I've seen are no doubt gorgeous guitars, but with this Lentz, you get the same kickass "player" appointments Scott is known for---big neck, hand made pups, finish, playability, blah blah, and NOW a bad ass, kick you by your nutbag flame top and burst!

    Scott is a friend, but we have our difference of opinions and argue them, so I was VERY surprized to see this guitar when I took it outta the box. I said to myself "this is something the Lord made" and these guys are gonna flip! ;) :D

    FTR, to answer a couple PM's,
    1. no the guitar doesn't belong to me, it's Scott's
    2. yes I have a the SSL here too
    3. email or call Scott for info on these guitars... I only have an opinion on them based on how they sound and play.

    I'm gonna take some more pics of a few other Lentz's I have here and post them in the next few days... Including one of the RAREST Lentz's ever made!
     
  16. Leucadian

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    "I only have an opinion on them based on how they sound and play."

    ...amen...:RoCkIn
     
  17. fatback

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    ...yup.

    Personally, I find it rather difficult to bend over and admire my Lentz when I'm in the middle of coaxing such delicious sounds out of it.:crazy











    But, when the playin' is done...:drool
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  18. fatback

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    :rolleyes: hmmm ;)
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