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Video review of my Melancon Cajun Gentleman...

Discussion in 'The Small Company Luthiers' started by mojocaster.com, Feb 8, 2008.

  1. mojocaster.com

    mojocaster.com Member

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    As promised. The guitar arrived today.

    First impressions: HOLY SMOKES!

    Gerard Melancon is more than a guitar builder. He is an artist.

    This guitar is light, has great tone, and the woods and craftsmanship are out of this world. I feel very lucky tonight.

    Link to the Melancon Cajun Gentleman Video Review
     
  2. johnston

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    nice review. hope to try a melancon someday. have heard good things but just can't seem to run into one.
     
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    If you do, buy it :)

    I saw one a while ago, left to think about it, only to find out that someone else bought it...
     
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    Excellent review! A few years back, I played a Mel "S" made out of swampash that was amazing. It rang like a bell, was lightweight, and played beautifully. Of course, I went back to the store the next day, and it was sold.

    I've been checking out his T style guitars, and hope to pick one up at some point. A very underrated builder imho!

    Again, thanks for the great review.
     
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    I agree, very much underrated as a builder. I will say this: this is not going to be my last Mel...
     
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    There are many Melancon admirers on the forum, glad to know you are happy as well. I have a custom artist T that I love, but have been jonesing for a cajun gentlemen for a long time. You are right, Gerard is an artist!
     
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    Please feel free to post pics of your Custom Artist T ;)
     

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