My New Mcnaught G4 Tradition

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  1. Matt F

    Matt F Member

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    Hi,

    I wanted to share my new Mcnaught G4 Tradition. Body is Alder and top is Flamed Koa with gold hardware/Hipshot trem. Pickups are Wagner SRs. The neck is rock maple with rock maple board. The neck carve is a medium C and fast as hell. I don't think I have ever had a guitar that played quite as fast as this. The neck almost feels unfinished with a nice gloss on the headstock overlay only. Definately not a "tradition"al feel. It's pretty wicked.

    The pickups are great. Extremely Hi-Fi. Maybe too articulate. The guitar sounded a little to bright at first but after adjusting the pickups a little bit the nice strat tone I was looking for was in there :).

    This is also the first guitar I have owned with the Hipshot trem. I like it. Responds nicely and is smooth. This is a fantastic example of a modern "S" style guitar. So, let the honeymoon begin :RoCkIn.



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  2. DWB1960

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    I didn't know that Dave & Dave did an S-style guitar! How about a few more pictures?
     
  3. Matt F

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    These were the seller's photos :) It's a great guitar!

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  4. dbeeman

    dbeeman Gold Supporting Member

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    That is a really nice looking strat - kind of understated, but still different. The Daves do good work too.
     
  5. onemind

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    Very Handsome guitar....The Gold looks great. Interesting shape to the trem cover
     
  6. Marz

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    Great looking guitar! :RoCkIn
     
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    paintguy Long Hair Hippy Freak Silver Supporting Member

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    Gorgeous!:) Congrats!
     
  9. Marty s Horne

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    Major congrats on your new guitar. McNaughts are my favorites and yours looks killer!
     
  10. Pa'ani

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    Congratulations very stunning guitar!
     
  11. dfarrar

    dfarrar Silver Supporting Member

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    Awesome looking guitar! I have been contemplating picking one up from this series.....this doesnt help!!:jo
     
  12. Thor

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    Beautiful guitar - love the koa with the burst.

    Play the $hit out of it and enjoy it in the best of health,

    Edward
     
  13. pgurlea

    pgurlea Shallow Supporting Member Silver Supporting Member

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    Sweet guitar Matt. NcNaught builds some of the finest guitars on the planet.
    Enjoy!
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  14. DiazDude

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    Welcome to the fold!! When I was at their shop David showed me how he came up with the neck joint for the tradition line. VERY impressive!!
     
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    Beautiful burst on that. Congrats!

    shesky
     
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    It's OK if you like immaculately built gorgeously finished strat types I guess. A stunner, and I even like the headstock, an area where so many other strat types leave me limp.
     

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