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Folding Guitars

Discussion in 'Acoustic Heaven' started by Boyd, Oct 29, 2013.

  1. Boyd

    Boyd Tele-Afflicted

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    Got an e-mail about these from Fender and I never realized there was such a thing. http://www.fender.com/features/folding-guitar/ A quick Google search shows they have been around for a few years and I saw a couple good reviews.

    Was this a company that Fender bought? The old review I read didn't mention Fender and linked to http://www.voyageairguitar.com

    Anybody actually try one? Seems like a cool idea if it really works. :)
     
  2. sparkletele123

    sparkletele123 Tele-Meister

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    Doesn't sound good to me. I have a Faith Parlor, and that's small enough.
     
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    Martin R Friend of Leo's

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    We hosted an open mic a few years ago...Guy came in with a Voyage whatever. It really really worked. And it sounded good. (It's really freaky when you see it fold up the first time.)

    I can't remember his name but I think he had an endorsement deal.
     
  4. Bill

    Bill Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

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    I've played a Voyagaire a few times. They don't feel or sound like toys. You would assume it was a basic midpriced guitar until someone came by and folded it up in front of you. Coolest thing is unfolding it and it's in tune.
     
  5. Martin R

    Martin R Friend of Leo's

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    I was going to say that about the one I saw but didn't think anyone would believe it.
     
  6. zombywoof

    zombywoof Friend of Leo's

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    Last week I got hood of one of those folding guitars - it was an Overhead. I gather they have three models - rosewood and mahogany body and a composite. I actually thought it was pretty cool. The one I played had a solid spruce top and laminate rosewood body. It sounded better than I thought it would and played extremely well. I swear it did not even need to be tuned after I took it apart and put it back together.
     
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    I have a Voyage Air for travel, Great guitars. I still tune it after unfolding..
    No Regrets on purchase, had it now for over a year..
     
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