In progress: from Scott Walker

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  1. kingsleyd

    kingsleyd Frikkin genyus Gold Supporting Member

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    Here are a couple of shots of the Electro that Scott is building for me. I got to see the body in person when I visited his shop a couple of weeks ago. Bonus: also got to meet and hang with Michael Kang from String Cheese Incident who was there getting his 5-string electric mandocello attended to.

    Look at that über-cool neck joint. Isn't that something?

    Scott even managed to find me a set of original bass Danelectro lipstick pickups, with the surrounds. :cool:

    Looking forward to this one. A lot.

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    Ahh I love his guitars that'll be sweet!

    Michael Kang is the bees knees! Lucky dude you are. Is that mandacello a walker too? I had no idea
     
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    kingsleyd Frikkin genyus Gold Supporting Member

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    Yeah, Scott has a whole set of those electric mandocellos in progress. (about 6 of them IIRC)
     
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    Congratulations! That is lookin to be one hot guitar. That neck joint is really cool.
     
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    kingsleyd Frikkin genyus Gold Supporting Member

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    Here's MK playing his. Might actually be a mandola rather than a mandocello. I don't remember exactly; I think the range was a fourth below a regular mandolin but I'm not 100% sure about that either.

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    I just saw SCI for the first time in a 2 night run here in seattle a month back. Boy they smoked! And I was seriously dumbfounded by his instrument. I think he was playing that specific Walker Mandola/whatever it is too, but I was too far away to see the Walker logo. I was just trying to figure out what it even was lol hadn't seen anything like it. It's like a....mandolin guitar but with the scale length of neither 0.o but still sounds like a higher pitched guitar.
     
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    Huge MK fan here. Finally caught SCI live last year. Such an excellent band!

    Scott Walker's guitars are off the charts.
     
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    Looks awesome! Dig that neck.
     
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    Hell yeah. So jealous od peeps getting Walkers. Ive been seeing SCI since 1996. Ive kinda been off the train since they played their "last shows" a while back but ive heard they are really tight again these days. Gotta check them out again soon. Mayne Red Rocks this summer since its my back yard.
     
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    :dude
     
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    Looking good Kingsley!!! I love all of his Electro builds that I've seen. Do you know what color you're going with yet?
     
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    Very nice. That model in particular is really lovely to me. I'll be looking forward to seeing more of it!
     
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    shallbe Deputy Plankspanker Gold Supporting Member

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    Wow! So far that looks incredible. I love the choice of lipsticks as well.
     
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    shallbe Deputy Plankspanker Gold Supporting Member

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    I just went to Scott's website for the first time. He makes some amazing instruments.
     
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    White, of course! :cool:

    Like this one.

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    Scott's "Ivory" is an awesome Very Nice selection!
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    There's no way that could be any cooler or more awesome looking.
    Dayum! I want one!!!
     
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    This one looks really minimalist on the electronics
    KD, is yours going to be like this? Just a 5 way switch, 1vol, 1tone?
    Always active?
     

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