Show your Huber !

Discussion in 'The Small Company Luthiers' started by nichd, Jul 7, 2018.

  1. cosmic_ape

    cosmic_ape Supporting Member

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    Duuuuuude that’s awesome!!!
     
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    Thanks! I’ve only had an hour or so to check it out but when you know, you know. I think I’ve found my new favorite guitar. :)
     
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  3. nichd

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    Love the seafoam bad cat as well!!! I had a bad cat combo and I miss it. Called them up once about my unleash and they were awesome. Ok... back to Hubers ;-)
     
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    Thanks! I just got the Bad Cat, but I’m liking it a lot so far. I had to wait quite a while too, due to the Teal Tolex being backordered among other things - 2-4 mo. estimate turned into 11ish months - but the Bad Cat gang couldn’t have been better to deal with. I’d recommend them highly. Plus, my Krautster II loves this amp! :D
     
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    Ok, so technically not mine yet because it’s on layaway, but I am really excited about it:

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    :love:
     
  7. Whitecat

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    You lefties get all the best ones!!! ;)
     
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    Truly appreciate your sentiments...but lefties getting the best ones...unfortunately as a lefty I have to call that fake news :)

    I do agree that Krautster is gorgeous and where would we be without Jerry!!!
     
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  9. Jeff Gehring

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    Some years back, I got enraptured with a Huber on the Wilcutt site, and I was hoping some pix of it would surface here. It was either an Orca or a Dolphin, redwood top, but it had the full snakewood package: fingerboard, tuner buttons, etc. That thing was a stunner!
     
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  10. chillytc

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    @cosmic_ape - that is a super cool looking Krautster. What is that body wood?
     
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    Duuuuuudeeee, Willcutt has the most beautiful Hubers! They had this amazing redwood Rietbergen with a Tiger Eye (I think) finish and some fancy appointments. I fell in love with that guitar.

    I seriously thought my next Huber would be a Rietbergen. One day!

    It's a one piece Black Limba body. When Nik showed me pictures of it being made, I knew I had to have it. I am a sucker for natural and burst finishes!
     
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    Yeah, it was an attempt at a bit of humour... ;)

    Seriously though, that particular one is probably automatically in my top 3 Krautsters I've ever seen, if not top 1 just on looks alone.
     
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    I got the humor. But you should know, us lefties are a little bit of the second class citizens of the guitar world. It doesn't surprise me when some of us don't "get" the humor.

    I obviously agree that the guitar is beautiful. I don't think I have ever seen a Krautster that I wanted more than this one. Being a "repeat offender", I know I can buy a Nik Huber guitar without trying it first. Once I saw the pictures, I knew I was in trouble. I had to put a custom build in the back burner to purchase this guitar. I will also be done buying any and all gear for the remainder of the year. After all, I am a working musician and I am not made of money!

    I think I made the right choice.
     
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    So all are clear here I got it on the humor...and was also trying to do the same.
     
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    Seriously, his shop changed the game for us. I know I demo guitars for him and that colors my opinion. But I was his customer first! I still am.
     
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    And now I have two:

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    Next stop, Redwood model!
     
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    Need to see a Krauster Race pop up here... one of my fave guitar paint jobs of all time. Painted blue/orange like the old Gulf GT40.
     
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    More build pics -I assume you all like build pics? :)

    Spanish Cedar body had some nice curl on the top/side - nice bonus!

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    Top being carved by CNC
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    Ready for sanding - this is the shot on their IG page
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    Different angle of top
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