Huber in the House!

Discussion in 'The Small Company Luthiers' started by VinceV, Feb 8, 2006.

  1. VinceV

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    Well after following these around for just a short while, I decided to take the plunge. It has been here only about an hour, but what can I say. I think I'm in love. Love the neck and feel of this. neck is more of a 60s style, not as thick as my Hamer Studio Custom, I really do like it. P/Us are very nice, more vintage than what I am used to , but I like em. Weighs in at about a nice 9 pounds. Fit finish are excellent. Love all the wood appointments(pu rings/tuners/trussrod/backplates). This thing came set up perfectly. I really look forward to a CS Huber in my future, and congrats to Nik for making an excellent guitar.I really am blown away.


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  2. esoteric pete

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    wow, that guitar is amazing! lovin the the heel....damn...
     
  3. DWB1960

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    Beautiful! Can you post another picture showing the neck carve near the cutaway from a different angle? That looks very unique. I'm building a singlecut and am looking for ideas for the neck carve.

    CONGRATS!
     
  4. VinceV

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    Just snapped these, sorry for the quality.

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    Thanks! That is so unique and cool. What does it feel like compared to a normal LP?
     
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    Congratulations on the Huber. They are amazing guitars aren't they? This one arrived about a week ago from Willcutts.

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  7. Blauserk

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    Beautiful guitar! I have the Willcutt photos of that git on my hard drive and will be adding yours too.

    Is that guitar a bit thinner than a normal LP? I understand that Orcas are traditionally a bit thinner than LPs unless you spec them as "fatback." I suspect that the thinner profile gives them a bit more versatility.
     
  8. VegasGreg

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    That's a beauty! Welcome to the Nik Huber family!

    It's growing all the time....;)
     
  9. AJ Love

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    Congrats! That neck in particular looks really nice!
     
  10. VinceV

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    Definately thinner than an LP. I find it really comfortable. If you would like any specific area photos. Let me know. I'll be glad to post them. Took these in a hurry, so they aren't that good.
     
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    Vince... as we say over at the Nik Huber Fan Club, welcome to the aquarium! :)
    That's a Very Sexy Piece, indeed!
    Did you compare it to a traditional singlecut yet?
    If you need / want to try different pups just drop me a line, no problms whatsoever.

    JJ
     
  12. NuSkoolTone

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    I think the best part about that is that Nik Huber is going to be less affected by american lawyers when gibson finally calls them. Though I'd say it's more between and LP and a PRS singlecut.

    I gotta get a price list for that stuff. If I can get repeatable quality like that for less than the cost of a historic, I'm in
     
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    Does Nik do Gibby 24-3/4" scale? just curious
     
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    He has in the past, but he generally stays away from that now, exept for a few custom orders from time to time.

    He's a big fan of the Strat scale (on the Dolphins), and the 25" on the Orca is I guess a bit of a tribute to PRS.

    I actually like the 25" a lot.
     

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