Joe Dragony Archtop

Discussion in 'The Small Company Luthiers' started by fornyeye, Jan 3, 2006.


  1. fornyeye

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    Hello all,

    My friend Joe Dragony delivered my archtop today!(2 years in the making) Figured I would share its beauty with you all, its a 15inch guitar with an englemann top and quilted maple sides. Joe is an apprentice of Tom Ribbecke, and helps him in his shop quite often. Ill let the pictures do the rest of the talking :D It sounds as good as it looks, which is pretty incredible! Enjoy, the pictures are rather large so it might take a second to load.

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  2. 908SSP

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    put a enter of carriage return in between pics for crying out loud.
     
  3. Aint Life Hell?

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    Cool guitar, what did you pay?
     
  4. 59burst

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    What does it sound like? Vintage, focused mids or more modern full frequency response? How is it braced?

    Looks terrific! Congrats!
     
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    Wow, what a fantastic guitar. I've kinda been on a archtop hunt myself lately. Could you please send me a pm with his contact and pricing info. Thank's.
     
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    Beautiful.... Reallly beautiful....
    How does the knobs under the pickguard work?
     
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  9. fornyeye

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    Hi, I would describe the sound as more in the modern full frequency range arena. Not sure about the bracing :) The knobs under the pickguard are great, and are very easy to reach quickly while playing... The price was $4400, but I believe the prices have gone up a little.
     

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