Really enjoying semi-hollow and hollow body electrics lately...

Discussion in 'Other Guitars, other instruments' started by DHart, Jan 4, 2020.

  1. Bristlehound

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    A Tokai Legacy 335 has just followed me home. When I've stopped playing it for more than a few minutes I'll say more about it. Here's a quick picture... IMG_20200115_155322.jpg
     
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    Semi-hollows. Just gotta love ’em.

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    Wow... so many awesome guitars, you folks have! What a wonderland of instruments wandering through this thread.
     
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    Couple of things... you can replace those humbuckers that you're not crazy about with TV Jones pickups that sound SO much nicer!

    And, I second your appreciation for the D'Angelicos. My 15" full hollow (aside from a small bridge block) Excel EX-SS is an awesome instrument. And I see that D'Angelico is now introducing an Excel "Mini" and a Premier "Mini" - semi hollows, with 14" bouts (14" x 1.75" deep) - just a hair wider and deeper than an ES-339 (13.75" x 1.6" deep). And two inches narrower than an ES-335 (16").

    https://dangelicoguitars.com/guitars/excel-series/

    The Champagne Premier Mini looks pretty cool.
    https://dangelicoguitars.com/guitars/premier-series/premier-mini-dc/#DAPMINIDCCMPCSCB
     
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    @nojazzhere I get it, and hope that you are continuing to enjoy your non- solid! ;)

    It was a tough road since I wanted to like thinlines, or big ES-335 guitars.

    Demo’d some beauties, too! Finally, landed on the smaller Ibanez AM body. The AM-83 sparkle finish is not for some of you! It’s my first, and only semi (or hollow), and a great fit for me.
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    Nice+thanks! It’s one heck of a rhythm machine! I did a sort of lennonizing to my 325 (Please Please Me era), missing sanding the fretboard, disconnecting the middle pickup and wrong colour toggle bat. Doing solos with it is interesting at least!

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    That is one seriously gorgeous guitar
     
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    1967 Yamaha SA-30. This has been hacked to death over the years. The Yamaha HBs were swapped for P90s, tuners are Gibson-stamped gold tuners from an LP custom, pickguard is gone, extra pot added (originally three) and somebody hacked a piece out of the back to get to the electrics. The lacquered neck has been shaved down to the bare wood and oiled. Plays like a dream :)

     
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    This just in, a seldom seen on these shores 1994 Patrick Eggle New York Broadway (and in fantastic shape, no less).

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