NB custom guitars

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  1. hifisavvy

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    Does anyone know about this guitar? Highly rated by users in Harmony-central and affordable. Try to get into his website but the link seems to be dead....
     
  2. MOJO

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    dead link for me too..

    if NB is the builder i think i remember from awhile ago. he did really
    nice stuff but is out of business now..he had to move oversea or
    had some kind of military commitment to fulfill .. or something like that ???

    {it's possible i'm mixing him up with someone else though.. }

    just noticed he still is or was a Gear Page member

    NBcustom

    you could try his links on the membership list (he's on the 2nd page of N's ) ..see if you get a response
     
  3. hifisavvy

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    the last time i visited his site was 5 years back(i think it was a different URL then)...its a pity if he is out of business as i am considering letting him build me a custom...went to the members listing...its him alright...
     
  4. dbx

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    Are you thinking of Neil Bryan Custom guitars from BC?
     
  5. hifisavvy

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    Yes! the Canadian builder...you have the contact?
     
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    He quit building guitars in 2004. I've heard no news from him since then. I have 2 guitars built by him, and they are both very nice instruments. Maybe not fancy as some other builders' guitars here but the chambered one made me sell my PRS Custom 22 and it was one of the better sounding PRSs.
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  7. hifisavvy

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    Sad for me.....but moreeye your guitars made by him are beautiful....
     
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    Hi, I'm a new member. I also had a custom guitar made by Neil for me back in November 2003. It was a lefty EB/MM EVH replica

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    The guitar was completed in February 2004 and it's an AMAZING guitar. The Gotoh FR stays in tune so well :). Hey moreeye what type of trem do you have in your carved tap from Neil. I'm looking for a trem like it for PRS project.

    Regards

    André
     
  9. moreeye

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    Hi Andre. Welcome to the forum, cool guitar. The bridge is Hipshot, they make nice products.
     
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    Ah, I thought so. How well does it stay in tune?

    Regards

    André
     
  11. hifisavvy

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    he seems to be popular with lefties.....
     
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    more pics of NB Custom guitars pls....
     
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    This thread is long dead but l'm wondering if anyone did track Neil Bryan down....???
    I have one of his P Models...built for me in 1999....would love another NB Custom if he has re-entered the profession...??? Are you out there Neil...?? Cheers Jaymac
     
  14. scott

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    He was in BC way back in the early 2000s but I heard he moved back east and stopped building not long after that. Haven't heard anything about him since then.
     
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    I forgot about NB guitars, his guitars used to be displayed on a wood vendors site. That quilt above is stunning.
     

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