Electric guitar with a good acoustic sound?

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  1. bartmcartman

    bartmcartman Supporting Member

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    I've been doing a lot of acoustic shows lately and have been considering getting another guitar with a great acoustic tone. I've been considering a godin a6 but was wondering if anyone has had any luck with an electric guitar that gets good acoustic sounds as well. I know that carvin and godin offer some decent electric guitars with acoustic pickups but have no experience with either. Saw Daughtry on soundstage last night playing a hollow body gibson that had really nice acoustic tones. Trying to stay under $1000 if possible. Thanks.
     
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    Can't get youtube at work. I'll check it out when I get home.
     
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    Its just piezo sims from humbuckers I was playing about with on a magicstomp!
     
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    Pietro 2-Voice Guitar Junkie and All-Around Awesome Guy

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    If you want to do both at once, try a Godin Montreal or any of their two-voice guitars. My old Flat Five X with stereo output, when I'm playing acoustic, sounds better then the real acoustic guys I play next to. Run it through great processing and you're there.

    The GHOST system works great in many electric guitars, so does the Fishman PowerBridge. I have and have used Fishman, Ghost, and L.R. Baggs stuff. My favorite is the Baggs system in my (very expensive) Anderson Crowdster Plus. I also love the Ghost in my PRS. The Godin has a Baggs, and my US Masters has a powerbridge. ANY of them can make a VERY convincing acoustic sound live.
     
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    Have to try the godin stuff out...
     
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    Nocaster with the Vintage Custom Shop Pickups. Neck position.
     
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    Nothing I've tried beats the Parker Fly here. I use a NiteFly Sa, great electric and acoustic tones.
     
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    I really like my EBMM silhouette w/piezo... very nice pre-amp w/big warm sound....
     
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    Hamer Duotone might be another to consider.
     

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