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Old 05-12-2022, 09:28 PM
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I Decided to just tune the old Arch top up to pitch with the fairly old strings it was shipped with—and see what she Sounds like! Pretty pleased. Tons of Balanced Bass/Mid and Treble Tone. The old Stewart is punchy loud for a 15” wide Box. This thing is super light like a 1930s Kalamazoo KG-21. Here’s a sound sample. [url]https://youtu.be/Inf9iUa2fXo[/url
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very nice sage

love the binding and the back on her
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I Decided to just tune the old Arch top up to pitch with the fairly old strings it was shipped with—and see what she Sounds like! Pretty pleased. Tons of Balanced Bass/Mid and Treble Tone. The old Stewart is punchy loud for a 15” wide Box. This thing is super light like a 1930s Kalamazoo KG-21. Here’s a sound sample. https://youtu.be/Inf9iUa2fXo
That thing really, really sounds great!

Very untypical tone. Fat and not overly punchy. No strident thinness at all.

You did good!

Enjoy!

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very nice sage

love the binding and the back on her
Thanks Don. It’s not quite as spectacular as your Birdseye Stewart. Sure enjoying playing it. Really have the action dialed in now
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That thing really, really sounds great!

Very untypical tone. Fat and not overly punchy. No strident thinness at all.

You did good!

Enjoy!

Howard Emerson
Thanks Howard. You never know when you make the jump on something like this. Got lucky I guess. The top is solid pressed like I figured. I really have the action dialed in now. Really versatile guitar. Haven’t put it down! Best! Dennis
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Sounds good! The voice reminds me a lot of my 30s Kalamazoo too, with that nice punchiness on the upper strings. Though the Stewart is visually a little prettier.
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That's a great sound! I could see myself playing a guitar like that.
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That's a very cool old archtop, Dennis! Very nice! Congratulations!

I enjoyed your video, too!

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I Decided to just tune the old Arch top up to pitch with the fairly old strings it was shipped with—and see what she Sounds like! Pretty pleased. Tons of Balanced Bass/Mid and Treble Tone. The old Stewart is punchy loud for a 15” wide Box. This thing is super light like a 1930s Kalamazoo KG-21. Here’s a sound sample. [url]https://youtu.be/Inf9iUa2fXo[/url

Great sound! I have an old S.S. Stewart that I haven't played in ages. Now I want to dig it out again.
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Great sound! I have an old S.S. Stewart that I haven't played in ages. Now I want to dig it out again.
Right on Jake! Hope you do dig it out. Love to see it Best! Dennis
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That is a cool archtop Sage. Beautiful condition, beautiful burst!
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