There's a Crook in my house!

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  1. wrxplayer

    wrxplayer Supporting Member

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    A Bill Crook, that is...

    I really love a chunky neck and vintage tele feel and tone. Had a chance to trade for the guitar pictured below, took the plunge, and am quite pleased.

    God willing, it and my CP Thornton Fusion will remain my mainstays for years to come.

    Specs:
    •Top bound w/copper metallic finish

    •Lightweight swamp ash body

    •Callaham single ply white guard

    •Maple capped neck w/fatback contour

    •Compound radius 7 ¼ - 9 ½

    •6105 frets

    •Vintage style tuners

    •Neck mounted with machine screws/threaded inserts

    •Callaham bridge w/stainless steel E/A saddle

    •4-way switch

    •Voodoo 50’s bridge p/u

    •Adder neck p/u

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  2. snarkle

    snarkle Member

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    I'm partial to copper and sparkle, so that's the best-looking Crook I've seen to date. Enjoy!
     
  3. cbguy

    cbguy Green & Gold Supporter

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    iahawk36 Supporting Member

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    Very cool...I love Bill's creations!!
     
  5. pokey

    pokey Supporting Member

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    That's purdy. I was expecting a paisley.
     
  6. lumco

    lumco Most of the roads I travel are muddy Gold Supporting Member

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    simplecomplexity Senior Member

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    the only time something "bad" (crook) sounded so good!
     
  8. Nada

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    that is a beauty! i love the finish and the specs.
     
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    Nice one, Evan! Congrats!
     
  10. wrxplayer

    wrxplayer Supporting Member

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    It really plays nicely. I'm very pleased.
     
  11. benderman57

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    I got to test drive this one before it left the shop & it's one great guitar & a real looker. If paisley is not your thing Bill can do amazing finishes, This is just one of the many I've got to see first hand and they just keep getting better & better!

    Now go make that thing sing!
     
  12. wrxplayer

    wrxplayer Supporting Member

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    Isn't there a law against one person not named Brad owning seven Bill Crook custom guitars?
     
  13. kramerlover

    kramerlover Axe Marauder Silver Supporting Member

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    +1... Bill Crook's creations are beautiful and wonderful! I've been itching to order another one.
     
  14. benderman57

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    Oh, There probably is in some states but us WV's are pretty easy going. I count myself very lucky indeed.
     
  15. dlmjr2

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    Crap! I almost bought that guitar twice now and lost out on it both times!
    ENJOY!
     
  16. lumco

    lumco Most of the roads I travel are muddy Gold Supporting Member

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    Benderman may have 7 but I have 1 with 1 soon to be delivered, so watch out- I will get to 7 at some point and I am in PA...:rotflmao
     
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    Crowder Dang Twangler Silver Supporting Member

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    Wow. Just wow.
     
  18. benderman57

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    This is shaping up to be a friendly Dual! Two is always better than one. Congratulations!
     
  19. lumco

    lumco Most of the roads I travel are muddy Gold Supporting Member

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    Bill Crook told me my Silver Sparkle Esquire is about a March 1st delivery.
    Looking forward to it. I am sure you will see it before me. Play it if you want.
     
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