Show me your Briggs

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  1. DWB1960

    DWB1960 Senior Member

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    Coming up on 3 years in this relationship and it's still nothing but smiles. I've had so many guitars come and go in that time but this remains a constant.

    Nickel Silver medium jumbo frets
    Standard C neck carve
    Black limba body and neck
    Cocobolo fretboard
    Super classy looking big leaf maple top
    Gotoh 1055 Bridge
    Rio Grande Blues bar in the bridge
    Lindy Fralin 15% underwound at the neck

    Roll the volume back and it'll ring and chime like a strat. Wide open it's like Mountain era Leslie West. Kick on a distortion pedal and it's full bore LP city but with more clarity. She's mighty purty too.

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  2. traviswalk

    traviswalk In the Great State Gold Supporting Member

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    Wow, that is beautiful, I wish I had a Briggs to share!!
     
  3. John Bell

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    The one in the emporium w/ three mini buckers is killin' me.:cool:
     
  4. mslugano

    mslugano Supporting Member

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    I'm with you. That one keeps taunting me. Can't believe it is not sold. Maybe the mini-HB's?
     
  5. paintguy

    paintguy Long Hair Hippy Freak Silver Supporting Member

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    Ditto!

    Donnie's is gorgeous:drool:bow and Jacks's work is always top notch and always impresses.

    Ah, someday, someday.
     
  6. tequilaboy85

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    And here is mine again!
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  7. DWB1960

    DWB1960 Senior Member

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    Wow. Just wow.

    Jack has a way with working and using the wood that reeks classy elegance. Never gaudy for visual sake. It's all about the wood at the end of the day.

    Good title for a porn movie I think...
     
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    DB, you're gonna get me in trouble! :agreeShe is mighty purrty!
     
  9. allman5

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    Wow, nice briggs both of yours!
    I ´ve got pics of two Briggs I would like to share with you guys,But I dont
    know how to put em here? Somebody help me?
    Jacks guitars are really amazing work of art!:AOK

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  10. DWB1960

    DWB1960 Senior Member

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    You need to host them and then provide a link. If nothing else, email them to me and I'll do it. donb@kscind.com

    More porn:

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  11. suhr_rodney

    suhr_rodney Supporting Member

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    What Don is not telling you is that 3 yrs in his stable is like 30 yrs for the average Joe. :) Of course, who am I to point fingers. :cool:
     
  12. LTE

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    Here's mine. Love it and the best investment I've made as far as a guitar is concerned.

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  13. DWB1960

    DWB1960 Senior Member

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    YESISTRUE!!! :rotflmao
     
  14. AlanB

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    I love my three Briggs. Impeccably made, these guitars play easy and sound great. Jack does great work and is a great guy! Jack knows how to bring all the elements together and come up with great tone!

    Briggs Aquaburst Classic with a chambered mahogany body.

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    Briggs Special T with one piece swamp ash body and flamed maple top

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    Briggs Apollo with a spruce top, black limba body, solid rosewood neck and Ramos single coil pups.

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    I am always amazed how woody these guitars sound.

    See ya!
    AlanB.

    my gear site: homepage.mac.com/myguitars/
     
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    rickmebe Member

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    OK, AlanB... I checked out your gear site. Is it legal for one guy (or gal for that matter) to have that many cool guitars? :drool
     
  16. edwarddavis

    edwarddavis Supporting Member

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    those look great , I will get one someday ,
    Tp bad its just not today , oh well.
    Great guitars though
     
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    those briggs are amazing, especially the "less busy" looking ones.
     
  18. LTE

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    I was so excited about posting my pics, I forgot to tell a little about it. Black Limba back and neck, chambered, maple cap and an ebony fingerboard. Pickups are Lollar low wounds.

    There was only one problem. Fed Ex managed to break the toggle switch off during shipping.

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    Jack built this for Donnie B, but luckily for me, it's now mine..........
     
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    Paging Nik (n.j.) :)
     

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