Grosh Arrived!

Discussion in 'The Small Company Luthiers' started by XKnight, Jul 25, 2008.

  1. XKnight

    XKnight Member

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    I got a Grosh Retro Classic. It weighs 7.4 lbs and has that wonderful resonant character unplugged. The neck definitely has that worn in feel that is so frequently described amongst Grosh enthusiasts and the frets are extremely well done. This one has Suhr pups which I always find to be very clear and articulate (Bell like tones in spades).

    If anyone is on the fence regarding a Grosh, I say go for it. It's easy to see why Grosh is considered one of the finest custom Luthiers. I don't think I'll be playing my Fenders for quite some time. :AOK

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  2. donostia13

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    Damn, that finish hit me right in the gut. Gorgeous guitar. I'd love to know what neck finish you chose. I'm in for oil, I think. I'm guessing you chose satin lacquer...congrats. :AOK
     
  3. stratus

    stratus Supporting Member

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    NICEEEEEEEEE!!!!! Never tried one. I've been using CS 56 strat Relics and a 62 Hot Rod strat. Could this be next. OOPS! Better stop drinking this Congnac.... I can buy at anytime>>>>>>>>....
     
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    +1 on the finish and congrats! What is the finish?

    A Grosh was my first "small builder" guitar - BTC #1383 with the most fabulous large soft V neck I've ever wrapped my hand around.
     
  5. XKnight

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    It has a transparent red finish with a satin lacquer medium C neck.
     
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    That is a cool translucent finish. I've never seen one like that before. Is that an alder body?
     
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    Congrats on a Beautiful Axe XK. I know what you mean first hand about the wonderful resonant character unplugged and that worn in feel on the neck.
     
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  10. XKnight

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    Yup, it's two pieces of Alder. :)
     
  11. Devnor

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    Really nice! Congrats!
     
  12. sanhozay

    sanhozay klon free since 2009

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    That's effin HOT!
     
  13. Glowing Tubes

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  14. J.T. Guitar

    J.T. Guitar Platinum Member Silver Supporting Member

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    Very cool... gotta luv that headstock. If I didn't have a D'Pergo coming, I'd be offering you some $$$.
     
  15. XKnight

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    Thanks. I do really like Don Grosh's version of the headstock. I think it's very classy. I don't foresee selling or trading this one anytime soon, but it's nice to be wanted. :)
     
  16. Long2Play

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    Congrats on getting a Grosh!!
     
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    are those brass saddles on a trem bridge? sweet! never seen that before, but it seems like something i'd be really into.
     
  18. XKnight

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    It's just the lighting. The bridge is a traditional Steel Gotoh.
     
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    Sweet looking instrument there, XKnight. Isn't it wonderful that we have access to guitars this good?

    Play it with joyous abandon!
    :dude
     
  20. thesjkexperienc

    thesjkexperienc ^^^ I made this guitar^^^

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    Good to hear. And nice guitar! I am so on the fence about ordering an Electrojet. I worry I will get it and not bond with it.
     

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