Wow now this is a guitar !

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I'll be honest - I dislike that "all inlay" fretboard. It makes it look like an Esteban.



I know it's not even in the same universe, but the first time I saw an all "non-wood" white fretboard was one of those Estebans and I'll never be able to accept that look, $15k price tag or no.

I might change my mind after playing it, though. :)
 

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This would be a super nice guitar without the fretboard gaudiness and get rid of that hideous pickguard!! How distracting from what would otherwise be a really beautiful guitar.....
 

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You guys are a tough crowd lmao . At first I thought the same about the fret board but then I just looked at the block inlays and thought they are pretty at which point I stopped thinking all together . Lol
 

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This would be a super nice guitar without the fretboard gaudiness and get rid of that hideous pickguard!! How distracting from what would otherwise be a really beautiful guitar.....
I'm OK with the pickguard, but I agree about the fretboard, Tom. I'm generally a low bling kind of guy, and that's the way I like my Bourgeois too. Well, a little bearclaw is nice!

 

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Made to be showed.

Ralph
 

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EKO and other Italian accordian makers who got into the 60's electric guitar craze did a lot of those MOTS finishes...Sandy, maybe you don't remember, but one of those high end shops we went into had a whole rack of them :biggrin:
 

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Gibson had their Century Of Progress model in the mid/late 1930s, featuring a pearloid fretboard. The playing feel is similar to a lacquered Fender maple or Rickenbacker rosewood(-ish) board.

-Dave-
 

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EKO and other Italian accordian makers who got into the 60's electric guitar craze did a lot of those MOTS finishes...Sandy, maybe you don't remember, but one of those high end shops we went into had a whole rack of them :biggrin:
I do remember that Bill! We need to do another tour like that when we both have a little more time. The number of guitar shops in NYC is dwindling, well good ones, anyway.
 

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I'll be honest - I dislike that "all inlay" fretboard. It makes it look like an Esteban.



I know it's not even in the same universe, but the first time I saw an all "non-wood" white fretboard was one of those Estebans and I'll never be able to accept that look, $15k price tag or no.

I might change my mind after playing it, though. :)
That Esteban Looks Really Sweet!

TX
 

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That Esteban Looks Really Sweet!

TX
LOL. I saw one in a local mom & pop shop and had to try it out. I've played some cheap crappy guitars in my day, but damn was that thing terrible. It felt like someone put together a guitar out of guitar-shaped parts based on a drawing of a guitar.
 

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You guys are killing me because I was quite literally sitting here watching Archer in preparation for the new season that's coming out.
 

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You guys are killing me because I was quite literally sitting here watching Archer in preparation for the new season that's coming out.



 
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