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Daisy Rock Tom Boy

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by superlightweigh, Jan 19, 2013.

  1. superlightweigh

    superlightweigh Tele-Holic

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  2. sir humphrey

    sir humphrey Friend of Leo's

    May 3, 2011
    Bristol
  3. E5RSY

    E5RSY Poster Extraordinaire

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    Thinking about doing the same for my girl. Not a bad looking instrument.

    I find it strange, though, that they would limit their market by just gearing the brand toward females. I could easily see a boy playing that, but he probably wouldn't want to due to the name on the headstock. :confused:
     
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  5. puremania

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    That's a pretty groovy, little guitar...
     
  6. J-man

    J-man Super Moderator Staff Member

    Apr 25, 2004
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    Maybe they think by marketing solely to girls they'll get more sales than they would if they marketed to both? I can see it working.
     
  7. elicross

    elicross Poster Extraordinaire

    Aug 26, 2010
    SC
    That's got to be the idea. They created a niche market for themselves that no one else was targeting -- guitars designed specifically for girls. I wonder, though, if there aren't just as many girls who wouldn't want a "girl's guitar" as there are girls who would.

    Funny thing is, they make (or used to make) some guitars that don't look girly at all, but I couldn't see a guy wanting one of them, because the brand has been so firmly established as a maker of guitars for girls.
     
  8. KC

    KC Friend of Leo's

    Mar 16, 2003
    Missoula, Montana
    bought my daughter one of these:

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    but in blue and minus the bigsby. It's a very nice little guitar and the pickups sound great. She doesn't play it at all -- went off to college without it, in fact -- so it might just sneak into Dad's stable as a dedicated slider.
     
  9. sir humphrey

    sir humphrey Friend of Leo's

    May 3, 2011
    Bristol
    Nice - I think Im man enough to rock one of those ;-)
     
  10. Dogface

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  11. E5RSY

    E5RSY Poster Extraordinaire

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    I'm not advocating a uni-sex line. I think the gender-specific thing can work, but I also think they're missing out by not making a companion boys' line. They make some pretty cool guitars.
     
  12. superlightweigh

    superlightweigh Tele-Holic

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    Apr 11, 2007
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    she picked up a purple sparkle one at GC last year around Christmas time and showed it to me...pretty decent guitar that I wouldn't mind playing but at the time I didn't have the $$ anyway.
     
  13. brewwagon

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    Feb 6, 2009
    the delta bc
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