Basically New Peavey Firenza

Discussion in 'Other Guitars, other instruments' started by WireLine, Apr 18, 2019.

  1. WireLine

    WireLine Tele-Afflicted

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    After studying Frank Reckard’s work with The Hot Band, I knew I MUST have a dual p90 guitar. No desire to pay insane prices for a vintage LP TV, and most of the $400-600 offerings are...well... not the quality I’m after.

    Accidentally found and took a chance on a Peavey Firenza listed on Reverb. Guitar shows up and it is essential mint/like new, with zero dings, scratches, fret wear...any sign of use. After cleaning and restringing , plugged it in, and just....damn

    The sound of this guitar is nothing short of spectacular. Everything from clean chicken picking to a tasty tribute to Leslie West right there...Gotoh made pickups are powerful yet clear, offering pretty much everything I had wished for. The recessed stop tail piece and bridge are great assets, the 15” radius stupidly easily to use, and yes, a HSC included in the deal.

    TL;DR version-the American made Peavey Firenza May be the single best value ever to grace the used guitar market. Tonally superior, exceptional build, cost less than a Chinese clone (essentially the same $$ as monthly gasoline costs)...

    If you can find one, get it 5D92A986-D9D2-49AD-BEAF-2F9CB8F2A2BB.jpeg D5377C22-5AC1-4F90-B36A-0EE1DDBF05E5.jpeg
     
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    Lord_Ingipz Tele-Meister

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    Not into peavey's or the classic T series but this is really nice.
     
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    Congratulations!
    The American Peaveys are great players
     
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    Just got back from a country showcase/Opry in which I used this exclusively...just, dang man. Wish I would have discovered this thing when it was new in 98...
     
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    Looks great and it sounds like you've really taken to it which is what we all strive for when buying new gear.

    Can you take a picture of the back of the headstock?
     
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    Haha thanks. It looked like those tuners would be tight up at the top. Going to need some serious qtip skills to clean dust between them :p
     
  8. WireLine

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    Yer supposed to clean guitars? ;)

    Oh yeah, gots me some q-tip skill. Been practicing on my ears for near 6 decades :lol:
     
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    Nice, love a good P90 axe. Well done!
     
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    Congratulations! It looks like a fine guitar, and I'm glad it sounds so good!
     
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