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Old 01-16-2020, 03:27 PM
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I'm headed to The Fellowship of Acoustics this weekend to play some McIlroys! Heard one a few years ago when I was in Alaska and it floored me, sounded angelic...but I couldn't find one to play.

Here's to hoping I can join the McIlroy tribe by Monday.

BTW, I'm particularly interested in the AP series and a "dread" they have.
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I'm headed to The Fellowship of Acoustics this weekend to play some McIlroys! Heard one a few years ago when I was in Alaska and it floored me, sounded angelic...but I couldn't find one to play.



Here's to hoping I can join the McIlroy tribe by Monday.



BTW, I'm particularly interested in the AP series and a "dread" they have.


I’m quite jealous! I think they have the best McIlroy inventory in the world right now

Would love your feedback about the AP65c and the AP25c! Was very tempted to buy the 65 especially being on sale. But I ended up ordering a custom AP25 at Kieran Moloney that’ll be ready in May.

I’ve owned two Mcilroys and they were both world class. Best of luck to you!
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I’m quite jealous! I think they have the best McIlroy inventory in the world right now

Would love your feedback about the AP65c and the AP25c! Was very tempted to buy the 65 especially being on sale. But I ended up ordering a custom AP25 at Kieran Moloney that’ll be ready in May.

I’ve owned two Mcilroys and they were both world class. Best of luck to you!
The AP65C and AP25c are at the top of my list of guitars to play! I'm also very interested in the AD20 "dread" style they have, among a few others. I've been working a trade deal with them via email, so there may be a NGD post by the end of the holiday weekend.

I plan to do some pics and vids while there, so I'll share if anyone's interested.
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The AP65C and AP25c are at the top of my list of guitars to play! I'm also very interested in the AD20 "dread" style they have, among a few others. I've been working a trade deal with them via email, so there may be a NGD post by the end of the holiday weekend.



I plan to do some pics and vids while there, so I'll share if anyone's interested.


Yes please do let us know!

The AD20 sounds amazing on their video. The A is too big for me and the AD even more so.

My custom AP will be a “deep” body AP...110mm. Just in between Dermot’s A (120) and AP (105) size. I’m trying to get as close to the A sound with a thinner body.

The AP65c a TFOA with the rippled walnut is a steal!
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Yes please do let us know!

The AD20 sounds amazing on their video. The A is too big for me and the AD even more so.

My custom AP will be a “deep” body AP...110mm. Just in between Dermot’s A (120) and AP (105) size. I’m trying to get as close to the A sound with a thinner body.

The AP65c a TFOA with the rippled walnut is a steal!
Where’s the signup sheet for the McIlroy clan club?! I picked up an A50 over the weekend and can’t sit it down. I’ll post a NGD thread in a few days.

Also, The Fellowship of Acoustics is an incredible place! Smooth deal and professional knowledgeable staff.
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Where’s the signup sheet for the McIlroy clan club?! I picked up an A50 over the weekend and can’t sit it down. I’ll post a NGD thread in a few days.



Also, The Fellowship of Acoustics is an incredible place! Smooth deal and professional knowledgeable staff.


Congratulations!! A Mcilroy A50 is truly a dream guitar! Can’t wait to see a NGD post

The Cult of Mcilroy thread is here:
https://www.acousticguitarforum.com/...208743&page=14.
However there doesn’t seem to be any official “moderator” or list keeper anymore.

The Mcilroy Guitars Facebook group is a fantastic community, however, that I highly recommend you check out, here:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/2334...703/?ref=share
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Old 01-20-2020, 04:37 PM
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Congratulations!! A Mcilroy A50 is truly a dream guitar! Can’t wait to see a NGD post

The Cult of Mcilroy thread is here:
https://www.acousticguitarforum.com/...208743&page=14.
However there doesn’t seem to be any official “moderator” or list keeper anymore.

The Mcilroy Guitars Facebook group is a fantastic community, however, that I highly recommend you check out, here:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/2334...703/?ref=share
It truly is! I was doing some recordings this evening and I asked my wife to come up and listen. She got this huge smile on her face and I said, "What?" She said, "That guitar sounds incredible!" In the 12 yrs we've been together, I don't think she's ever said that about a guitar. She usually tells me no one cares about the guitar tone other than other guitar players. Ha!

Will do a NGD post later this week. Also hoping to get some time at McIlroy's shop in April when I'm in Belfast to see David Gray.
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