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So Suhr still belongs to John Suhr as of July 1st?

Discussion in 'Guitars in General' started by GilmourD, Jul 5, 2016.

  1. GilmourD

    GilmourD Member

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    Guitar Josh Resident Curmudgeon Silver Supporting Member

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    Is it our business?
     
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    Am I allowed to be curious about a publicly filed thing?
     
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    Guitar Josh Resident Curmudgeon Silver Supporting Member

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    Are those mutually exclusive things?

    Can we continue to ask each other rhetorical questions?
     
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    I don't thing we can definitively conclude John Suhr is the owner.
    They list him as President, there may very well be other investors with majority ownership.
     
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    Which is why I posted this and tagged him. :) I have no realistic hope that he'd actually reply to the thread but he overall seems like a pretty cool dude that would tell us what's up minus the confidential stuff.
     
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    Stakeholders in matters such as this are often contractually/legally unable to discuss any details.

    <shrug>

    Whatever the implications, I hope they continue to make amazing guitars, amps, pickups, etc...
     
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    hopefully the new owners will design a better headstock
     
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    I happen to like the stepped headstock quite a bit when the step is painted with the body color, like these two.

    I think the standard Suhr headstock looks great with the T body, but not so much with the S.

    Personal preference of course...

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    I prefer the stepped headstock. I'm spec'ing a custom Suhr now, and it'll definitely have the stepped headstock. I just haven't decided between the reverse or non-reverse.
     
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    I plan to spec a Suhr next year. I'll have the same dilemma... I think both stepped designs look great.

    To me, by far the worst Suhr headstock is the large one. Looks clunky, like a canoe paddle. Horrible, IMO.

    But the whole Suhr Headstock thing has been beat to death on TGP...
    :horse


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    That top one with the satin finishe neck and vintage yellow step is exactly what I have on order. Hopefully it'll be finished sometime this month and ready for delivery.
     
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    Better?

    You mean like the old Fender nutsack design? :D
     
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    good. I'm glad that is over. This whole deal smelled from the start. I'm disappointed that Suhr would even thinking of selling to a douchy half arsed outfit.
     
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    I wish John suhr to be happy if this is what he wants great. all the best to John from Jerry- from jersey
     
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    My apologies to Suhr!! I had not seen these stepped headstocks. They look quite nice.

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    As long as the guitars keep to the quality they have always been, no one should be worried. I'm not at all a fan of them but they are beautifully made instruments. I actually really like that new headstock as well!
     
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    Nothing has changed in the ownership of the business, nothing at all, no plans to go public or sell.
    We are continuing to grow and make products that will help people make music and have fun !
    I am excited about continuing to do what I have been doing all my life for many more years to come.
    The people on TGP have always been a big part of my life and I appreciate you all.
    Thank you for your support.
     
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    I've always been "ok" with the suhr headstock. But the stepped one is genuinely attractive! That said, neither would sway me toward or away from what are already inherently superbly-crafted instruments. This is more than I can say for that head-abomination that is Tyler ;)

    Edward
     
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