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Old 10-16-2013, 05:56 PM
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My first carbon fiber guitar - and a very special gift - arrived today:




The pictures don't do this guitar justice, it's much more gorgeous in person.
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Old 10-16-2013, 06:54 PM
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I just saw the sunburst parlor in person and I agree! pictures don't do it. Awesome in person. Congrates.
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Congrats! Looks great - how does she sound?

I held my breath when I opened the case on my Rainsong Shorty when it first arrived... beautiful, articulate sound.

Tell us about that first strum.

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Old 10-16-2013, 10:51 PM
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Captain Jim,

The guitar sounds great! The first strum was very rumbly.
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Beautiful guitar!! Is that the all-carbon version of the Shorty? I love how the rosette looks against that finish.

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Beautiful guitar!! Is that the all-carbon version of the Shorty? I love how the rosette looks against that finish.

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Yep. Replace the hybrid back and sides of the Shorty with graphite and this is what you get.
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Congrats, Jeremy. I've been lurking at those myself.

Birthday gift?
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Congrats, Jeremy. I've been lurking at those myself.

Birthday gift?
Thanks, Mau.

More of a random act of kindness.
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Thanks, Mau.

More of a random act of kindness.
Even better...

Looking forward to hearing your next recordings.
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Old 10-21-2013, 11:14 AM
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Yesterday I had an extended jam session with a friend (who owns a Martin 000-28 that I've been coveting for a long time) and after playing and listening to him play my RainSong, let's just say I don't want his Martin as much anymore.

And as an aside, RainSong's customer service has been great to me.
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Thanks, Mau.

More of a random act of kindness.
Sounds like a great gift Jeremy. Do you think you'll ever play this guitar in elements that you wouldn't take your solid wood acoustic?

... and Congrats! It sounds like an unexpected surprise.
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Sounds like a great gift Jeremy. Do you think you'll ever play this guitar in elements that you wouldn't take your solid wood acoustic?

... and Congrats! It sounds like an unexpected surprise.
Thanks, Dru. Definitely a great and unexpected gift!

I think for the most part I'm going to treat it as I would a wooden guitar, except that I won't have to sweat the humidification aspect.
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Fantastic!! Congratulations!!!
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Fantastic!! Congratulations!!!
Thank you!
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Beautiful guitar! I've been considering a Rainsong for awhile now. What are the electronics and how is the plugged in sound?
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