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Fans of the Godin 5th Avenue will be excited to see this...

Discussion in 'Other Guitars, other instruments' started by androo, Sep 16, 2009.

  1. mickeydean

    mickeydean Friend of Leo's

    Age:
    63
    May 29, 2008
    millersville
    something interesting about PUPS

    both pickups are surface mounted.

    if you wanted to convert the 2 pickup model with cutaway to a neck pup only jazz guitar, it would leave just three little holes where the bridge pickup used to be.
     

  2. TrevorMag

    TrevorMag TDPRI Member

    55
    May 27, 2010
    Hobart, Australia
    Hi,
    I just put a Bigsby on mine, and now it won't fit into the Tric case. What case are you using, Mickey D?
    Any advice on what to do? Surgery on the case? Find some other archtop case?

    FYI:
    I used a B6, plus eBay roller bridge, but kept the bottom part of Godin's original bridge. Tuning is stable, tone is killer, but only with 12-54 strings. With 11s I found the tuning to be unstable, and the tone way inferior.
     

  3. Colo Springs E

    Colo Springs E Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

    Mar 4, 2003
    Colorado Springs
    Could it be he simply made a frikking mistake?

    Chill the hell out man.
     

  4. studio1087

    studio1087 Telefied Ad Free Member

    May 10, 2003
    Near Milwaukee
    Beautiful. I love P90's.

    [​IMG]

    This color is called Cognac....I love it!

    John
     

  5. chezdeluxe

    chezdeluxe Poster Extraordinaire Gold Supporter

    Age:
    67
    Dec 29, 2007
    Brisbane Australia
    Can you not read?

    You are telling a guy to chill out about a post he made over 8 months ago.:rolleyes:
     

  6. Old Mr. Wilson

    Old Mr. Wilson Banned

    223
    Oct 20, 2009
    Waaaaay Down South
    Please........y'all don't jump on me and start spitting on me and kicking me but........

    I tried out the model without the pickups when it came out (excellent price to be sure) and I was sooooooooo sad. I so very much wanted an archtop hollowbody.
    It completely disappointed me. It had extremely little volume. My Big Baby Taylor was light years louder and richer.
    What really pissed me off exponentially was the edging/finishing on the "F" holes. It looked like a dark brown shoe polish complete with runs and drips. I just handed it back to the store manager and said thank you and walked out. It was the Cognac Burst (no pickup) model.
    This, however, looks promising. I will give them a second chance. The price is unbeatable if it has good craftsmanship! I ended up with a '69 Thinline Telecaster in mahogany 2 tone sunburst. Don't get me wrong.......it is slick as a baby's ass and one fine guitar, but I still long for that elusive archtop. Wilson
     

  7. BritishBluesBoy

    BritishBluesBoy Former Member

    Oct 19, 2006
    Brooklyn, NY
    I looked at Godins recently when I was looking for a P90 equipped archtop but I ended up buying this mint condition 1966 Epiphone Century for $800.00 (you can find these regularly for around that price) and it is in every way a far better instrument than all of the Godins I tried.

    [​IMG]
     

  8. Telarkaster

    Telarkaster Friend of Leo's

    Aug 25, 2007
    Montreal
    I tried one out yesterday and it played very well. I found the neck a bit small and cramped, but I can adapt to any guitar. If I didn't have a p90 equipped hollowbody Epi Casino, I would seriously consider one of these.
     

  9. eddiewagner

    eddiewagner Poster Extraordinaire

    Age:
    59
    Nov 6, 2005
    ROCK!linghausen/germany
    exactly my thoughts.
     

  10. winny pooh

    winny pooh Friend of Leo's

    Jan 24, 2006
    South London
    its pretty but pleeeeesee teeeeelllll me why godin had to put the logo all over the pickups and the guard'
     

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