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Old 01-21-2011, 12:25 PM
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Great story -thanks for sharing. Modified d SOUNDS PHENOMINAL
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Congratulations!!

It is a great story.

I hope that I can order one for myself.
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Old 01-24-2011, 07:27 AM
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I hope that I can order one for myself.
give jason a call!
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Old 01-28-2011, 12:45 PM
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my choices of braz

http://www.acousticguitarforum.com/f...d.php?t=206439
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Old 01-28-2011, 01:00 PM
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absolutely love the story in this thread. can't wait to see the guitar develop!
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Old 02-09-2011, 10:14 AM
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just booked my flight to sanfran. going to see Jason March 10th!
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Old 02-09-2011, 12:23 PM
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I'm going out on the third of March- going to be staying in Berkeley for 2 weeks, maybe give Simogyi (sp) a visit..
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Old 02-10-2011, 06:44 AM
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I'll be at Somogyi's shop too around the same time?
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Old 03-09-2011, 06:25 AM
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leaving to see Jason tomorrow. also spending a little time with Somogyi. Update and many pics coming soon!
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Old 03-13-2011, 01:30 AM
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Arggh! How'd it go?!?!?!
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Old 03-13-2011, 09:22 PM
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I have a ton of pics to share, but here is me and Jason, going through my final four wood choices:





more details and pics coming soon!
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Old 03-14-2011, 03:19 PM
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last thursday, i was flew out to San Francisco and was able to visit the Somogyi Shop where Jason is working. I met him around 4:30pm and didn't end up leaving for my hotel until past 10pm. We did break for dinner so we wouldn't be so famished.

First of all, let me tell you that when I first met Jason on New Years, I was very impressed. Upon my visit this time around, I was even more impressed. As stated before, I feel as though Jason gets me and my music. He is a top notch builder and an incredible person.

We spent a lot of time talking about guitars and the way he approaches building. Here is Jason in one of the rooms as we were talking about guitars:





I was also able to get a shot of the Andamento that Jason built under Somogyi:









what a case!



and the humor and cheesiness:

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Old 03-14-2011, 03:23 PM
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the shop had many rooms and we did take time to continue talking about his build technique and the things he would to to build the guitar for the tone I am after:



He showed me a bunch of things he was working on including Michael Watts' guitar:







showed me some killer koa and two other Andamento's he's working on:





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Old 03-14-2011, 03:26 PM
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Mike McKee has a build that Jason just finished up and I was there to see the finishing touches on such a wonderful guitar!













will continue this story in a bit. it does get better!
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Old 03-14-2011, 03:45 PM
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How long is "in a bit" ...it's miudnight over here and I can't wait too much longer, I have to be up at 4am!!!

Very cool thread Eric, I am enjoying every bit, as well as Michael's thread of course.
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