New Used Pointy Guitar Day

Discussion in 'Other Guitars, other instruments' started by widefault, May 16, 2021.

  1. widefault

    widefault Tele-Meister

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    I'll just throw the pictures out first

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    Early to mid 80s Harmony H666GT, made by Samick in Korea. In surprisingly good shape, and a decent player out of the box, but it needs strings and a setup of course. Also, both tones pots are froze up, and they were turned all the way down. Clipped the wires, I don't use them anyway, and now it even sounds good. Pickups would be the originals that Samick called the X-14 and were a home-grown version of a DiMarzio K-10/Super II.

    I've been watching for one of these for years, but they were either too expensive or a cheaper model or beat to hell. The cheaper models were single coil versions or ones with wrap-around bridges that are pure garbage, even compared to what most people think an old Harmony is like. There were also natural/walnut finishes, but I wanted white and gold.

    This also fits into my Samick/Harmony Gibson copy collection.

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    The Les Paul is my least liked of the bunch, very poorly made compared to the rest. The SG was at the top of the list, but the V will likely dethrone it.
     
  2. Dan German

    Dan German Doctor of Teleocity

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    I had one of those Harmony Vs (dark natural finish). Terrible HBs, but the actual instrument quality was quite good. IIRC, I swapped in GFS Nashville Retrotrons, and loved it. Sadly, it wandered off back in the day…

    I miss it.
     
  3. paulblackford

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    That SG is pretty nice!
     
  4. Peegoo

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    I'm a huge V fan. They are surprisingly light in weight despite their..."proportional apPOINTments."

    Samick has always had pretty dang good quality control, no matter who they're building for.
     
  5. Fixcinater

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    The white V and black/red Explorer...what a set!
     
  6. peteycaster

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    The pointy ones aren't my cup of tea but they look like they're in good nick. Good score. Enjoy.
     
  7. JustPlayItLoud

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    The V and Explorer are both HAWT
     
  8. Cadillac_Mike

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  9. Blazer

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    A White V, that's just so asking for THIS song...

     
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    stormsedge Friend of Leo's

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    Sweet! HNGD!
     
  11. preactor

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    Great looking guitar....congrats.
     
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