Who owns a Vaschenko Guitar? Pictures and your thoughts on it?

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  1. Dirtystranger

    Dirtystranger Supporting Member

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    I'm on his list. Was originally thinking of a T style. Maybe a Johnny A type guitar would be interesting.
     
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    Here is the latest of one of Valery's builds. This was a joint effort between Valery and Alex Dovnar. Valery built the guitar and Alex did the finish work and the aging. Alex took all these pictures.

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    Wow! This is incredible!
     
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    These followed me home:

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    Gorgeous.
     
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    The one on the right is not a Vaschenko but a 1987 Strat Deluxe Plus in the coveted Titty Pink, I purchased from Jac Ttanna.
     
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    zosozep7 Gold Supporting Member

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    I live in Rochester too! LOve the top on this! I ordered mine last year in April. Should be hearing from him very soon! I might use your as a reference. Still loving it??
     
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    Someone had a beautiful Tele style for sale on Reverb a month ago. I wanted that thing so bad!! I should have just bought the damn thing but ive never laid hands on a Vaschenko. Ill be a proud owner soon though.
     
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    Absolutely zero complaints. I will say mine has had some love from Historic Makeovers though. Valery can nail this finish too, but at the time I ordered it, I didn't think to specify an original burst look. Also, Valery works with Alex for the aging like the one posted above.

    Keep me posted on your next one!!! Can't wait to see the build progress.
     
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    mikealpine Gold Supporting Member

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    For some reason I expected the pricing to be much higher. Seems reasonable for the level of quality. Beautiful guitars in this thread!
     
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    Good to hear!! I love that finish!! I already have a few picked out on his page for reference but some of the guitars here look very nice!! Ill keep you posted.
     
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    zosozep7 Gold Supporting Member

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    Can anyone tell me if the Vaschenkos ship with a case? I haven't seen anything on his site.
     
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    Yes, they ship with a hard case! - Usually an ABS Gator or SKB or similar style with a TSA lock.
     
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    zosozep7 Gold Supporting Member

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    Thanks pddfi!

    Just got my notification!
     
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    Awesome!!! What color did you go with? Love the tight curl on the top you picked. Looks a lot like mine .
     
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    zosozep7 Gold Supporting Member

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    You can see the top I picked already?
     
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    If it's yours that was updated today on the forum where he hosts the build threads. Might be someone else though .
     
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    zosozep7 Gold Supporting Member

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    Can you provide a link??
     
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    I found it! Thanks!
     

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