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Old 12-01-2017, 09:45 AM
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Default Guitars in stock - December 2017

Sponsors (luthiers/builders/manufacturers), what guitars do you currently have in stock for sale or available from a dealer?

(Note: Sponsors only, please. I'll unstick this thread every month and start a new one to keep things fresh.)

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Old 12-02-2017, 03:27 AM
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Default Michaud Made J-R Sitka/Malaysian Blackwood

Hey guys! Up for sale is this Michaud Made J-R Sitka Spruce/Malaysian Blackwood. It is truly a wonderful guitar and if I didn't have a business to run, I would be keeping it Joel's list is currently still closed with a waiting time of over 2 years and a base price of $7,500 so this is a rare opportunity to skip the queue and get a brand new Michaud!

This jumbo has the signature Michaud sound which is modern, full of clarity and balance. A jumbo generally tends to be boomy and muddy with the bass out-shadowing the trebles but Joel has managed to build an extremely balanced jumbo out of this; a thunderous bass and equally fat trebles, not to mention a huge sound.

Despite its larger lower bout, the guitar is deceptively comfortable to hold due to the Manzer Wedge. The neck carve is also very easy on the hands. Overall, this is actually one of the more comfortable guitars I've had the privilege of playing, not to mention one of the best sounding ones!

Before I continue to ramble on and lose your attention, here are some photos:











And of course, here is a video of the guitar in action. It was my first time recording/filming alone and I clearly have much room for improvement but I hope you guys enjoy it!



Specs:
Top: Sitka Spruce
Back/Sides: Malaysian Blackwood
Upper bout width: 11.6"
Lower bout width: 16.3"
Lower bout depth: 4.5 - 5.0" (Manzer Wedge)
Scale length: 25.5"
Body length: 20.3"
Nut width: 1 3/4"
Saddle width: 2 1/4"
Rosette: Malaysian Blackwood
Fretboard: Malaysian Blackwood
Binding: Malaysian Blackwood
Purfling: Maple/Ebony
Bridge, Pinless: African Blackwood

List Price: $8,000

Do feel free to drop me a PM or e-mail if you are interested in this beauty, or if you are thinking of commissioning your very own Michaud! It's Christmas season after all, you might just catch me in a generous mood
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Old 12-02-2017, 12:08 PM
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Beautiful guitar, Marcus!

Really enjoyed the video, especially the percussive effect you get with your thumb.

GLWTS!
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Old 12-02-2017, 12:20 PM
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That's such a lovely guitar Marcus, and great playing!
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Old 12-02-2017, 12:28 PM
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Hey Folks, the Wenge guitar I built earlier this year is available at www.symphontreemusic.com




Check out their website for photos, recordings and tone analysis. Contact Kevin and ask him about this guitar!
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Old 12-02-2017, 01:01 PM
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That's such a lovely guitar Marcus, and great playing!
Thanks Dion!

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Beautiful guitar, Marcus!

Really enjoyed the video, especially the percussive effect you get with your thumb.

GLWTS!
Thank you! All credit goes to Michael Chapdelaine for the arrangement though
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Old 12-10-2017, 10:53 AM
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Default Matsuda M1 Italian/Moena

We are fortunate to have such a rare gem by Michihiro Matsuda up for sale. Matsuda guitars seldom ever show up in the market so this is a great opportunity to get your hands on one!

The Matsuda M1 is an OM sized instrument with a 15.5" lower bout. This particular guitar comes with an Italian Spruce top with Moena Amarillo back and sides. Moena has a density similar to Mahogany and is a very responsive tonewood that produces a strong midrange.

The Sunburst finish on the back of this guitar really brings out the shimmering gold of the wood and the unorthodox but elegant Sunburst on the top makes for a very unique instrument to own.
If you are interested in this piece, want to order something like this, please feel free to hit us up!

Top: Italian Spruce
Back/Sides: Moena Amarillo
Upper Bout Width:
Lower Bout Width: 15.5"
Scale Length: 25.4"
Body Length: 19.0"
Nut Width: 1.75"
Saddle Width: 2.25"

This guitar comes with a custom fit TKL case and a Hoffee case is available at a $800 up charge.

Price: $17,750







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Keystone | Matsuda | Michaud Made | Ogino | Pellerin | Petros | Poljakoff | Strahm | Tom Sands | Wingert

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Old 12-18-2017, 07:10 PM
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Default Pono Guitars December Sale

Pono Guitars 50% off December Only
All models currently in stock

please call or email for current availability.
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Old 12-31-2017, 01:15 PM
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I'll build this for 25% off for the first person to commit before midnight mountain time. Kind of a New Years, I really want to build this guitar special.

Just imagine these two guitar merging into one!

I love all Mahogany guitars, but they are a tough sell through dealers. However I'm so keen to build a mahogany topped guitar in my new shape that I'm offering to build this one for 25% off my standard price. Regular price $8000 CND or $6360 USD. 25% off makes it $6000 CND or $4770 USD. This is the most affordable new Dion you'll find!

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Default Pono Guitar February 2018 Inventory

A sincere thanks to all who write in with positive and constructive input on Pono Guitars. We realize it has not been easy to view an online catalog. There have been a few attempts to correct that, but still no success. One AGF member kindly offered to reconstruct our website, but then he experienced health issues and had to discontinue the project.

I have to admit that lack of time, and maybe more precise, laziness on my part has prevented a revised website.

But you can still call or email, and we will reply with all of the information on current inventory stock, and info on custom ordering.

We are now providing a 50% discount on any guitar that is currently in stock (so our offer at these prices allows no room for either advertising, or additional discounts).


Note: all Pono Guitars are made of solid woods (no laminates), a few have rosewood parts, but now with new CITES regulations, all fingerboards and bridges are ebony, nuts and saddles are bone, and tuners are Grover 97 vintage style open gear.
All guitars include a hardshell case.
Shipping: UPS 2 day, US Domestic is $60, and international is DHL $150.

BELOW IS A LIST OF ALL PONO GUITARS CURRENTLY IN STOCK:

- UL Models (11 1/4" wide, sometimes named "terz" guitars, due to optional tuning up three steps G to G):
UL-40SP Ebony back and sides, Cedar top, solid headstock, maple binding, abalone rosette and abalone top purfling. Gloss Finish
Retail $1699. Direct $849.

- L Models (12 1/4" wide):
L12-30 12 String. Rosewood back and sides, Engelmann Spruce top, maple binding, abalone rosette, slotted headstock. Gloss Finish
Retail $1899, Direct $949.

- O Models (13 1/2" wide):
O-10 Acacia top, back, and sides, tamarind wood binding, rope marquetry rosette and top purfling. Solid headstock. 24 3/4" scale. 12 fret neck.
Satin or Gloss Finish
Retail $1199, Direct $599

O-15 Mango top, back, and sides, ebony binding, rope marquetry rosette and top purfling. Solid headstock. 24 3/4" scale. 12 fret neck. Gloss Finish
Retail $1199, Direct $599

- OO Models (14 1/2" wide):
OO12-20SB 12 String. Mahogany back and sides, Engelmann Spruce top, maple binding. Abalone rosette, herringbone top purfling. Slotted headstock, Golden Age Tuners. 24 3/4" scale, 12 fret neck. Gloss Sunburst Finish
Retail $1769, Direct $855

- OOO Models (15" wide):
C-10DC LH. Left Hand Grand Concert. Acacia back and sides, Cedar top. Cutaway. Tamarind wood binding, Herringbone rosette, solid headstock. 24 3/4" scale, 14 fret neck. Gloss Finish
Retail $1569, Direct $785

N-20DC Nylon Hybrid. Mahogany back and sides, Engelmann Spruce top. Cutaway. Rosewood binding, abalone rosette. Radiused Fingerboard. Slotted headstock. 25.4" scale, 12 fret neck. Gloss Finish
Retail $1699, Direct $849

- Dreadnaught Models (15 5/8" side):
DS-10DC. Acacia back and sides, Sitka Spruce top. Cutaway. Tamarind wood binding, rope marquetry top purfling. Herringbone rosette. 25.4" scale, 12 fret neck. Gloss Finish
Retail $1599, Direct $799

DS12-20. 12 String. Mahogany back and sides, Sitka Spruce top. Rosewood binding, abalone rosette. 25.4" scale, 12 fret neck. Gloss or Satin Finish
$1899, Direct $949

DS12-20SB. 12 String. Mahogany back and sides, Sitka Spruce top. Maple binding, abalone rosette. 25.4" scale, 12 fret neck. Gloss Sunburst Finish
Retail $2099, Direct $1049


CUSTOM ORDERS: We are still taking custom orders. All models not currently in stock will be considered a CUSTOM ORDER. Any Custom Order will be an additional $350
Please contact us with your specifications and a quote will be provided.

CUSTOM OPTIONS:
- solid or slotted headstocks
- Ebony, Tamarind, or Maple binding
- Long or Short scale length (on select models)
- Cutaway body
- 12 or 14 fret neck to body
- Satin or gloss finish

All custom orders (any guitar not currently in stock) uncharge: $350
PAYMENT: Full payment required. Payment is refundable

Construction time is 8 to 12 months from the date of order and payment.

Please call or email if you have any questions, John Kitakis
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