Just Got A New G&L ASAT Classic

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  1. TCauble

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    They'reeee GREAT! anybody tried these things? They are fantastic! ANY love for these?
     
  2. mad dog

    mad dog Silver Supporting Member

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    Owned one for 14 years or so. Lotsa love over here. It's very well made, big-sounding instrument.
     
  3. KRosser

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    My favorite production Tele-type guitar made, by far....
     
  4. gkoelling

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    So, where are the pics???


    ....and congratulations!
     
  5. mojocaster.com

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    Pics or it didn't happen ;)

    Congrats!

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  6. teddys

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    I am going on 9 years with my classic, only thing I did years ago was put in a set of Fralin blues.
    This thing has only needed a set-up once!!, its a rock
    and definitely my go to axe.

    congrats
     
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    Good choice! -Here's mine - 2007 classic S. I love this instrument - it covers a good tonal range from 'T' type to 'S' type but with its own voice - as others have said, they have a tendency to sound bright - but the tone controls are responsive and I can even get a pretty decent jazzy tone out of it, the semi hollow construction helps, I guess - also keeps the weight down. The action is good - nice neck profile - my number one to go guitar.
     
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  8. XKnight

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    Congrats! The ASATs are very good guitars. Here's an ASAT Custom Classic I use to own.

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  9. Boris Bubbanov

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    XKnight, I cannot believe you parted with that one, that was sweet lookin'!

    *****

    Here's a couple of mine (+ an S500 Hardtail) while we wait for the O P to obey the Cardinal Rule:

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    Bubbanov
     
  10. guitarfish

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    I've never been able to get into Tele's....but I did have an ASAT for a while, and I liked it a lot. If I were in the market for another Tele, yeah, it'd be an ASAT.
     
  11. XKnight

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    Thanks Boris. It played really well too and had the best factory fret dress of any guitar I've ever owned. I just went in another direction for now and got more into the traditional Teles. I'd love to keep them all, but it's just not feasible for me.
     
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    Oh man, they make ASAT's with binding as well? Uh Oh :Devil
     
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    Best guitar (bolt on) for the $ I have an Asat Classic 3, and a Asat Super.
     
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    Really a great guitar... got 4 of those, 2 classic rosewood, 1 classic maple and 1 asat special rosewood... really great quality construction on all of them.:D
     
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    Ive got several and love them all. my fav is a classic s and one of the trinity models BB put out in 2006. Killer guitars.
     
  16. go7

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    A great working guitar. It can do most anything you ask of it.
     
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    << It can do most anything you ask of it. >> I noticed that - so much so that I haven't lusted after another guitar for the past two years. FOR ME, the ASAT Classic is where it's at. YMMV of course, but when I play it I am totally satisfied.

    Every once in a while, my bass player says, you need a Les Paul, and I say the ASAT gives me everything I need from a guitar. . . have you listened to it ??

    For the record, I think HBs sound 'odd'. Don't know what it is, but I don't like playing HB equipped guitars. There is just something beautiful sounding in a single coil (including P90s - I do have a P90 Hamer I love. . . just not as much).

    Craig
     
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    I had one in Transparent orange, it took me a while to warm up to it, but once I did I had a lot of fun on it. I had to let it go when I moved to a smaller place. But it went to a friend who's been enjoying it.
     
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    Transparent orange like mine. Mine is great. I've got Don Mare PUs in it and it just kills; a very vibrant guitar.

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