Korina H-137

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  1. motis1953

    motis1953 Member

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    Just pulled the trigger on a Heritage Korina H-137. It has two Lollar pickups and weighs six pounds. I need another guitar about as much as I need an extra hole in my arse. Does anyone out there have any reassuring words to console my now devastated credit card?
     
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    No worries, the government will bail you out.
     
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    Plug it in. Play it loud. The wallet pain will be forgotten in short order. You will smile very much.

    Congrats on scoring a great guitar!
     
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    ChazMania Silver Supporting Member

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    A 6 pound H137? Wow, where did you find that?
     
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    I live near Wolfe in South Florida but found this on Gbase in New York. I have a Callaham 6 pound two ounce Tele that I'm deeply in love with and knew without touching this guitar that it might be right. I prefer light bodies with bigass necks. Having a warmoth strat that I put together with two Lollar blackface pickups and a Lollar blues special Tele pickup in the bridge position sold me on his amazing pickups. After playimg a korina H-137 in Wolfe's shop I was devasted by the resonance. I would have preferred dealing with Jay and Gram at Wolfe's but was able to save a few hundred bucks and having to pay state sales tax. I await delivery with baited breath.
     
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    hawkeyeinexile Silver Supporting Member

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    it'll be a gem and a nice complement to the tele. those P90s shimmer and growl nicely. my 137's a TV yellow mahogany & it's prob'ly in the 6lb area. my Chapin T-bird is 6.25 of t-style goodness+.

    :cool:
     
  8. motis1953

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    I can't hardly stand the wait.
     
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    SWEET guitar!

    Congrats....
     
  10. motis1953

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    I received and have only one thing to say and that is Holy Cow.
     
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    Taller Silver Supporting Member

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    I've had my mahogany H137 - 2 P90s - for about a year now. It's just over 8 lbs., and is a flat out put-a-smile-on-yer-face fun rock guitar. I love it so much I bought another one right here in the Emporium.
    Congratulations!
    Pics?
     
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    Took the little brute out to jam with a couple of Space Coast bands last night and had a ball with my new toy. Got to play a set with the great Space Coast Playboys and another set with a group that had Ray Charles' former baritone sax man Leroy "Hog" Cooper sitting in also. What a cool laid back cat this man is. The main thing about this particular guitar is the "fun factor", it weighs next to nothing, sounds great, and like a Telecaster is easy to operate. It was also an object of considerable curiosity as I was approached by a multitude of guitarists asking about it. The Pigtail wraparound bridge was easy to set up and unlike a lot of old Gibson's, the intonation is PERFECT. I was really nervous about this purchase because I really couldn't afford it but now that I've got it there is no buyer's remorse. If I have to dig holes or paint houses for a couple of months to keep it so be it.
     
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    congrats, bud. they're versatile as hell, IMHO, too, to boot. good for all genres and occasions - and it's my least expensive guitar...

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    This is an unbelievable sounding rig. Six pounds of gorgeous tone. So far one of the best guitars I've ever played.
     

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