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Old 02-09-2019, 01:08 PM
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The earlier shot of the Emerald in the snow was super cool. Here’s my OF660IMG_1639.jpg
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Very nice; except for the snow.

Two guitars, an amp and so forth--you are blessed.
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Old 02-09-2019, 03:27 PM
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That is a good shot of the OF660....even with the snow in the scene.
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Nice shot of your guitar! I own an OF660 too, and love it’s warm tone. Enough to melt the snow ... and warm the heart.

The title of your post makes me wonder .... should CF be added to the periodic chart of elements? Stands up well against the H2O compound, even in a frozen state. 😎
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Here’s some more CFs out in the elements.
My Cargo in the fall, a Rainsong and an Alpaca
The only one of the 3 I still have is the cargo
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You have me reflecting on reflections from by gone days that be gone, but revisited just now...



















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That’s a cool idea
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Deja vu all over again. Be the shadow, Punxsutawney Phil.
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In researching Emerald Guitars, I have seen photos of their instruments in Antarctica, the Sahara desert, hot/humid locales like India and Thailand, and even used as canoe paddles and by a scuba diver.
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None of these are mine but lovely pics of other people's happiness






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So now I have a custom OF660 (abalone inlays, refinish, and now locking tuners). I've always been curious about locking tuners but they only seem to make sense on an electric guitar with a whammy bar. While there was nothing wrong with the 18:1 Grover Rotomatic minis in chrome that came stock on my OF660, I wanted locking tuners for this guitar due to the break down capabilities. The retainer does do a good job of keeping the strings within the confines of the nut width but I've noticed that the strings do still want to come unwound from the posts when the neck is broken down. These new machines with the retainer keep those pesky strings in total check

Here is the exact same spec'd out tuners as the stock except in black and locking. I also dyed the bone nut and saddle black (thanks for the tips GuitarLuva- who is probably not posting lately because he has a new X30 to keep him busy). My guitar is now completely blacked out except for the blue top. String changes are an absolute breeze (doesn't even require one full wrap). I also hated the cheap plastic excuse for a truss rod cover and I'm considering getting a custom one made from CF but have to find a maker.

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Grover or Gotoh locking?
Looks like Gotoh from the front side.
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No reflections or snow, but cool bright setting sunlight.

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[QUOTE=nedley;5975199]Here’s some more CFs out in the elements.
My Cargo in the fall, a Rainsong and an Alpaca

Nedley, what's the black one in the bottom photo?
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Grover or Gotoh locking?
Looks like Gotoh from the front side.
Grover 406BC
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