Jersey Girl Guitars/Effects

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  1. r9player

    r9player Silver Supporting Member

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    Anyone own any of their guitars or effects?
    Their stuff looks *drool* amazing.
    Wondering how good it sounds etc.
    thanks!
     
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    I've seen both close up. Tried one of the effects (can't remember which, but it sounded really good. I didn't play the guitars, but they look even better up close. More like works of art than guitars.
     
  3. fatback

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    I've been drooling at the guitars too, escpecially the double necks with the added short scale frettless bass neck.

    I've had one of their Fulltender pedals for about a year. With both boosts on it gets a little noisy, but the fat juicy tone is worth it for me.
     
  4. Lex Luthier

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    Tried the guitars, very nice, but also very expensive. They ought to cut out some of the bling factor and come out with a plainer, less expensive version.
     
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    The Fulltender is my favourite Overdrive pedal!!:dude
     
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  7. r9player

    r9player Silver Supporting Member

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    Thanks everyone.
    I had my eye on a Plusdriver and now have have one!
    I'd have to say this is one awesome pedal that really does what I need in various situations!
    That woody looks great BTW
     
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    I'm on the lookout for a used Fulltender. Anyone want to give theirs up?
     
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    I played a couple of their guitars at a local dealer. I thought they were really, really nice instruments with a very unique voice and personality. The two that I played had great feel, nice sustain and pleasing tone.

    In addition to being well-crafted instruments, they were beautiful, one-of-a-kind works of art.

    With a price tag around $5000, I thought they were a poor value as a gigging tool. As a usable work of art, maybe they are worth the price - I could imagine one of their guitars being a companion for life.

    A lot of guys seemed to agree with my assessment. Those two guitars hung on the wall for 18 months or so. The dealer finally decided to unload them and lowered the price to $3K. The guitars blew out immediately.

    If one popped up used, it would definitely merit my attention.
     
  10. mrfjones

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    anyone have a website or some pics?

    I haven't played or seen any of these guitars or effects.
     
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    How do thwy sound? Any clips? The wood one's go for $550-$699. Would love to actually hear one before I buy it.
     
  13. dudeunitx5000

    dudeunitx5000 Senior Member

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    I have a Fulltender. I like it alot. It sounds really good.
     
  14. dorkrockrecords

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    I used to own one of the first Jersey Girl guitars from the early '90s ("Scarface") - it was a quality instrument but a little sterile. Their instruments have only gotten more intricate and artistic since then, but also very pricey. Kaz Goto is a very nice guy, but Heath at Boston Guitar is a little sketchy. Too bad they are Jersey Girl's international distributer. If you want one that bad I'd suggest paying a visit to Japan and placing a custom order with Mr. Goto or picking one up used - like this one: http://www.j-guitar.com/sp/sea/view_detail/s10610032.html
    Also, the Keekruder is an excellent pedal (or "effector" if you are down with Engrish).

    Cheers.
     
  15. dorfmeister

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    Has anyone tried the "Hustlemaker" boost"

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