NGD Mario Martin

Discussion in 'Other T-Types and Partscasters' started by Unionjack515, Jun 17, 2021.

  1. Unionjack515

    Unionjack515 Tele-Afflicted

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    This was delivered yesterday after approximately an 18 month wait. Custom ordered to spec; some highlights:

    -Thinline, no f-hole
    -mahogany body, flame maple top
    -quartersawn roasted flame maple neck
    -Brazilian rosewood board
    -contoured neck heel
    -natural (masked) binding
    -custom-wound Haeussel ‘59 neck pickup
    -custom-wound Haeussel T bridge pickup
    -Callaham hardware
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  2. El Tele Lobo

    El Tele Lobo Poster Extraordinaire

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    Wow...what a looker! Enjoy! Happy NGD!
     
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  3. Fiesta Red

    Fiesta Red Poster Extraordinaire

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    That is gorgeous…congratulations!
     
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    Kewl!
     
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    I’ve had my Mario a long time. It’s one of the few guitars I have that the “maybe I should sell it” thought never enters my mind.
     
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  6. hemingway

    hemingway Poster Extraordinaire

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    After an 18-month wait it had better be a hell of a guitar.
     
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    Beautiful
     
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  8. Piotr

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    Wow, nice design!
     
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    tery Doctor of Teleocity

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    It looks like it sounds good too !
     
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    That Cal Webway Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    And it smells like a spring rain!!
    That is very very nice, congratulations!

    Please when you have time, do a video going through all the pickup positions and such!
     
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    I picked up my first Mario S secondhand off Reverb and almost immediately knew there would be others. I now have two S guitars of theirs, this T and a hardtail S in the pipeline to be built. Their materials selection is unparalleled (especially at the price), customer service is fantastic and Mario/team’s finish and setup capabilities are wonderful. I specified the measurements for this T’s neck and they nailed it. It’s ridiculously comfortable and the amount it’s “worn in” is perfect for me.
     
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  12. Old Plank

    Old Plank Friend of Leo's Gold Supporter

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    Beautiful, Congrats!
     
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  13. Unionjack515

    Unionjack515 Tele-Afflicted

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    COVID, man. Boutique builders have been caught in the perfect storm.
     
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    Sweet! Just down the road from Mario Guitars/Guitar Mill. Have been wanting a MM for a while now.
     
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    Really need a demo……………..:p
     
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    TeleTex82 Friend of Leo's

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    Beautiful. Been thinking about a new small shop Blackguard lately, i think I've narrowed it down between MM, Whitfill, and K Line. Good to know you've been so happy with their work.
     
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  17. Unionjack515

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    Yes, I agree. Unfortunately it’s been a hell of a last week or so. Lost one of my dogs over the weekend. Just trying to keep it together around here. Haven’t been in the mood to play.
     
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    I am Soooooooo sorry for your loss….. We have a 13 and 14 year old Aussies…..
     
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    Congratulations, great looker.
     
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    Sweet! HNGD!
     
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