The MIKE LIPE guitar thread . . . share your Lipe.

Discussion in 'The Small Company Luthiers' started by pass it, Jan 1, 2013.


  1. Deven Patel

    Deven Patel Lipe Guitars USA Gold Supporting Member

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    Ron, you posted this story in a bit more detail several years ago. i was worried about ordering another custom guitar without playing it. however your story and kind words about mike was what made up my mind. mike did a great job and truly a nice guy and we became friends. the funny thing is i was going to order a guitar from you after i got one from mike but got involved in with marketing and business stuff with mike. All of
    Sudden I had over 10 lipe guitars. i will eventually have you build me a guitar since mike has only great things to say about you.

    some of my lipes

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    Great story, and even better to see comraderie between two amazing luthiers. I, too, hope one day to join the Lipe club. My days of purchasing are in hold at the moment- two kids, living in NYC area, and having a ton more gear than I should right now will do that to you.

    But utmost respect for the modern super strat master. I never hesitate to double click just to see one of these amazing creations, even if it's just to look from afar.
     
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  3. Deven Patel

    Deven Patel Lipe Guitars USA Gold Supporting Member

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    Thanks man. I know you love the koa that mike uses so I will posting one soon as I get pics taken.
     
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    Oh, STOP!!!! But yes, I think when I start really popping for a Koa, Lipe will be my first stop.
     
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  5. JunkGear

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    According to Mike's FB page, he currently has a Koa Virtuoso for sale ;-)

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    Deven Patel Lipe Guitars USA Gold Supporting Member

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    Yes that's the one that needs better pics take of.
     
  7. Randall Pearson

    Randall Pearson Gold Supporting Member

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    I am having a custom built V done by Mike. I was so impressed with him, and his guitars, I decided to become a Lipe dealer. As a dealer in guitars, I have held and played some of the nicest guitars made. Suhrs, Tom Anderson's, PRS, Warrior, Lipe guitars are equal to or superior in every way. Some of these companies are a nightmare to deal with, Lipe has been a breath of fresh air. I believe 100% if he had a little bit of marketing behind him, more people would take notice.
     
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  8. Deven Patel

    Deven Patel Lipe Guitars USA Gold Supporting Member

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    Thanks Randall for the kinds words and I agree 100%. ;)
     
  9. flcmcya

    flcmcya Silver Supporting Member

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    Any Namm previews Deven....you know I'll be stopping.
     
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  10. Deven Patel

    Deven Patel Lipe Guitars USA Gold Supporting Member

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    There's an amazingly nice koa topped Lipe for sale here in Italy, not sure if I'm allowed to post a link?
    I can't afford it, but it really looks amazing!
     
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  13. Deven Patel

    Deven Patel Lipe Guitars USA Gold Supporting Member

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    Sorry will no pass left. Contact us sooner next time. Everyone calls looking for passes it becomes first come.
     
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    I bet... I was at NAMM years ago and it gets pretty crazy. Hopefully I'll get there again some day. Would be great to chat with Mike and come home with another guitar \m/

    Have a good show, I'll be looking for the pictures.
     
  15. Randall Pearson

    Randall Pearson Gold Supporting Member

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    I got one pass left if interested!
     
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  16. Deven Patel

    Deven Patel Lipe Guitars USA Gold Supporting Member

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    I always stop by at NAMM to have a chat with Mike and take some pictures of his stunning instruments for my NAMM report.

    Cheers,

    Mats N
     
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    flcmcya Silver Supporting Member

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    They all look nice Deven!

    I like the Mango.

    Love that dark green one you posted! :beer
     
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    They all look killer, truly some standout instruments for the show.
     
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  20. Deven Patel

    Deven Patel Lipe Guitars USA Gold Supporting Member

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