when extreme custom builds go

Discussion in 'The Small Company Luthiers' started by matte, Aug 31, 2014.

  1. matte

    matte Senior Member

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    right!!!!

    this had serious sideways potential, from jump street. at the time (2007), it was the most expensive guitar i had ever purchased. this would include "54, "55, "57 (one piece ash), "59 slab and "63 (custom colour/olive drab metallic) strats.

    this is my post grid rig, built to my exact specs.

    cedar top
    brazilian rosewood back and sides
    28" scale length scalloped ebony board
    tuned gdgcfad

    theo scharpach delivered an unfathomably baddass acoustic guitar

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  2. Long2Play

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    That looks amazing for sure. Congrats on your beautiful new instrument sir! I would be wanting a Grit Laskin style arm rest on a body that big.
     
  3. Flyin' Brian

    Flyin' Brian Member

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    Absolutely stunning!
     
  4. gassyndrome

    gassyndrome Member

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    Total badass. What does it sound like?
     
  5. Adam Spencer

    Adam Spencer Member

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    Nice! Can we see you Stevens builds next?
     
  6. Guitar James

    Guitar James Member

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    Beautiful, absolutely stunning work.
     
  7. CyberFerret

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    My word, that guitar looks absolutely beautiful... :aok

    Would LOVE to hear how that sounds... Please post some clips.
     
  8. Pitar

    Pitar Member

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    If you're captivated by the sound of your guitar then I congratulate you. That's all that matters, anyway.
     
  9. s2y

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    Backhanded compliments. They're alright. The people who say them sometimes almost mean well.
     
  10. sergiodeblanc

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    Right on! That's dope lookin'.
     
  11. Shadscbr

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  12. frankencat

    frankencat Guitarded Silver Supporting Member

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    Wow! Congratulations.
     
  13. Gilky

    Gilky Gold Supporting Member

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    That's a stunner Matte, congrats.
     
  14. Ampedusa

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    Very cool guitar, too bad the op got banned and can't tell us anymore about it.
     
  15. reentune

    reentune Supporting Member

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    matte, as I've mentioned to you many times, that is my favorite of all your guitars.
     
  16. Drowned Rabbit

    Drowned Rabbit Black Beauty Beats Burst

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    I don't think matte can respond anymore, it looks like he got banned.

    Shame, he has a wealth of experience with custom guitars as well as technique on the instrument.

     
  17. SeanMc

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    Awe... I was getting to like the guy.
     
  18. pcbb

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    i've always liked seeing Matte's new guitars.
     
  19. Kid Tele

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    Weird, anyone know what happened?
     
  20. j.s.tonehound

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    Whaaaaaaat?! That's a damn shame. I know it's not TGP policy to usually comment on such things but it'd be nice to know why. He was a good source of info and always has a good stash of guitars and amps flowing through.
     

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