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kayakman 09-04-2018 11:52 AM

Your NFS Archtop
How many archtop players have an NFS archtop?basically your grail guitar

mr. beaumont 09-04-2018 12:47 PM

Nothing fancy, but my Heritage 575 has completely fulfilled my electric archtop needs, and it has a lot of cool sentimental value too (it was made the year I started playing guitar, I bought it right after the birth of my first son)

So yeah...that guitar is not for sale, ever.

Now...a great acoustic archtop...I could go for one of those:)

Spook 09-04-2018 01:27 PM

People sell their guitars?

815C 09-04-2018 02:37 PM

This one is a keeper for me...

Steve DeRosa 09-04-2018 04:38 PM

Got a Godin CW II that fills all my electric archtop needs - still looking for the right birth-year New York Epiphone at the right price...

SouthpawJeff 09-05-2018 11:19 AM

I donít know if it counts, but I have an Epiphone ďJoe PassĒ edition archtop that Iím pretty happy with and donít plan to ever sell. Mainly b/c I like it and canít really justify spending more money on guitars. Well.... unless I hit the lottery, in which case i might be able to justify something a notch or two better😁


k_russell 09-05-2018 03:28 PM


Originally Posted by Spook (Post 5827521)
People sell their guitars?

I wonder how that works.

My Guild A150 is growing on me. It's my only arch top. It will stay for a while.

Howard Emerson 09-06-2018 03:33 AM

My 1930 Gibson L-5, which is actually a TG-5 converted to L-5 done at the factory in July 1935. Note the 10th fret marker which belies its origins.


kayakman 09-06-2018 06:44 AM

Great guitar Howard I have seen you perform with it,wonderful guitar, for me it`s my 38 L5......

goatdog 09-07-2018 07:31 PM

Jim Triggs built a custom archtop for me; Iíve had it for a year and plan to have it for years...

Richard Mott 09-10-2018 07:30 AM

Waited a decade for this Gilchrist 16Ē w/ Italian bearclaw top, it continues to amaze, would sleep in case before selling:

kayakman 09-10-2018 10:30 AM

You waited 10 years for that guitar, you are a patient man I must say...

Richard Mott 09-10-2018 02:41 PM

Stayed busy with other things

J.R. Rogers 09-10-2018 06:15 PM

This one is just too cool for school... Built by Sigmund Johannessen the jaw-dropping finish work makes this one a keeper. The pictures don't do it justice. Flamed maple shows through everywhere you see red on the back/sides/neck.

Here's a video feature on this guitar from Guitar Player magazine.


Richard Mott 09-10-2018 06:35 PM

What a mindblower! Fabulous looking instrument. I tried to find a video of it being played, but came up empty handed. JR, is ths one you own?

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