F30K 60th

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This looks like quite a nice piece. The price drop is like 42% but still quite pricey.
Spectacular grain
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No one ever called it an F30K in my presence before :)
 

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It's very attractive, but I've never played a koa guitar that sounded "good" for my tastes. Especially all-koa guitars. They have a crispy, "dry leaves" sort of overtone going on that I don't like.
 

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To my ears the 60th and a NH F30 Traditional sound different but I'm not prepared to say one is "better" or more useful. But Mrs. Fro. was not interested in the 60th because of the sound :)
 

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it's on Reverb and located in Spain.
I've never owned or played a Koa guitar before but thought it look pretty amazing and different than the usual natural or sunburst.
 

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I note the absence of a label shot or the case candy certificate of authenticity signed by Ren.

I choose not to remember what I paid but I'm pretty sure I'd make a profit if Mrs. Fro. sold at that price in the USA. I do understand inflation and various taxes involved in getting US goods to market in Europe so it may be reasonable for that market.
 

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Count me in the minority (again) I guess. I think the 60th Anniv. all KOA guitar not only looks great but sounds wonderful as well. It works well for my ears. I have a F 47 KC GSR that i think sounds great as well. I came real close to taking the plunge on a Gibson J 45 KOA but didn't.

Anyway, I guess just another case where what doesn't sound great to someone might sound really good to others.
 

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But it does come with it's very own DIAMOND dotted "I" in the Guild rooftop logo!! That's always something. I can't recall if I've ever played a Koa guitar. From what I've read I'd probably be more interested in one if it had a spruce top of some kind. But you just never know.
 

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I like it! I can't afford it, but I like it!

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My favorite acoustic has Koa back and sides. Never played one with a Koa top, though.

That's a fine looking guitar!
 

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The M25E California burst with 1 3/4 nut
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That F30 K 60th is a stunning guitar. Im guessing current asking price is probably not too far off from what they originally sold for? If the MSRO was $7K then the typical 60% discount would be $4200 USD - that is assuming you’d even get such a discount on a custom shop / short run guitar. No doubt some people got better and worse deals, but how many of these will you see for sale in this condition any time soon?
 
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