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Old 01-13-2019, 04:17 PM
Silly Moustache Silly Moustache is offline
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Hi,
I used to wn and love a Style "O" Deluxe and it was, indeed, a magnificent instrument -sooo loud! but oh sooo heavy.



I traded it for a wood (laminate) bodied Estralita



I have a friend who is a pro blues/ragtime who played a steel body for a long time , I found it very shrill.



Haven't seen him fora while but seems he's playing a style "O" Deluxe like I used to have - maybe it's mine - who knows?



I also play Dobro which of course is a spider version (with a Beard cone) and the sound is great for square neck but not what I'd call a blues sound.

I have never owned a National tri-cone.
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