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Old 01-08-2019, 03:01 PM
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Default Santa Cruz FS (Fingerstyle) Custom

Unfortunately I don't have any photos to share yet, but will definitely post them as I receive them from the good folks of Santa Cruz Guitar Co.
Specs are as follows:

FS w/ Cutaway
Moon Spruce top
Honduran Mahogany back and sides
Adirondack braces
Custom scalloped bracing pattern
Hot Hide Glue construction throughout
Brazilian rosewood body, neck and headstock binding
Cobalt Blue top, neck and headstock purfling and rosette
Brazilian rosewood headstock veneer
Brazilian rosewood fingerboard and bridge
No headstock inlay
2mm dot fingerboard inlays w/ SCGC logo @ 12th fret
1 13/16" nut width
2 5/16" bridge spacing
Antique chrome Gotoh 510 tuning machines w/ rosewood buttons
K&K Pure Mini
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Old 01-08-2019, 03:10 PM
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Sounds like a beauty Matt. Carolyn and the SCGC team are great to work with. What’s the expected delivery date?
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Old 01-08-2019, 03:20 PM
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Yes they are! Carolyn is always a treat to work with, as we've done MANY custom guitars for the shop over the years. I thought it was finally time to own a Santa Cruz myself, and I've always really loved the FS models, and the story behind them. I'm expecting to see it sometime this summer (hopefully early summer!).
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Old 01-08-2019, 05:45 PM
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A mahogany FS!! Thats gonna be a real treat - can't wait til you can show us pics!!
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Old 01-08-2019, 06:30 PM
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Matt! How lovely to see you hear!

Congrats on the SCGC FS, sounds like it will be a wonderful guitar for you and I look forward to watching the build progress.

All the best

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Old 01-08-2019, 07:02 PM
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Great guitar. Used to own a lovely F model....beautifully balanced tone.
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Exciting, can't wait to see some pics! Love SCGC...
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Old 01-08-2019, 10:03 PM
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I love the FS model. And that sounds like a particularly nice one
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Old 01-12-2019, 05:08 PM
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Wonderful specs. Will be fun to watch. Congrats!
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Old 01-13-2019, 04:29 AM
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Sounds good Matt!! I guess your statement that the bearded hog Bourgeois guitar is pretty much your only instrument has long been forgotten

Congratulations!!
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Sounds good Matt!! I guess your statement that the bearded hog Bourgeois guitar is pretty much your only instrument has long been forgotten

Congratulations!!
You know, when we're young and naive we're quick to claim such things..!
The space for fine new instruments has apparently grown, but I'm not complaining.
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Old 01-13-2019, 07:17 PM
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Default SCGC FS

I bought a new FS about a year ago to tide me over while I waited for my custom OMG build. If it were my only guitar, I would consider myself lucky. I play mostly open tunings/Celtic, and it excels. Then a few JT covers, and you'd think it an Olsen. Great guitar. Great choice, Matt.

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Can't wait for pics! Congrats on a boss build.

Enjoy the process...

And stay musical

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