"The Soul of Tone" book at Sweetwater

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  1. budglo

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    Thanks for the heads up. Mine is a numbered and signed copy as well.
     
  2. E5RSY

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    I find it very odd that these are just sitting at Sweetwater. But, hey, I'm not complaining.

    Scott
     
  3. David Barnett

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    Mine as well, and it's not a particularly high number either, like 206.
     
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    Mine showed up today, complete with candy...go Sweetwater...[​IMG]
     
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    CK Dexter Haven Friend of Leo's

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    Mine is 311...isn't that a band ? IIRC the slip case w/ the logo plate was also part of the "custom edition" and not normally included.

    Having worked in a warehouse or two, i can tell you it doesn't take much for stuff to get misplaced, a box of 24 of these or even a whole pallet put in the wrong bay could go unnoticed for years. The other option is they were either misplaced at a distribution point and/or returned to the publisher by a large retailer that went out of business or deemed them unsaleable/unwanted.
     
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    Oh yeah, forgot to add mine is #292.
     
  7. beyer160

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    I got 312!

    Mine came today, but I've been busy and hadn't opened it- I didn't realize it was a signed edition. Nice little bonus.
     
  8. E5RSY

    E5RSY Doctor of Teleocity

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    Slight bummer: My slipcase has a corner that is boogered up/crushed like it was dropped, at some point. Oh, well...no good deed goes unpunished. :D
     
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  9. E5RSY

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    Well, looks like we cleaned them out. They're gone from the website. :cool:

    Scott
     
  10. keithb7

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    I hovered over the buy button a few times. I want this book. The issue is, shipping charges to Canada have passed my point of tolerance. Its just ridiculous now to ship a package to Canada it seems.

    For example a $35 motorcycle part was $70 to ship via USPS to Canada earlier this week. I’m salty over it all.
     
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    I couldn't be more pleased..#290 here. Some times it happens, where they discover boxed items of hidden unknown value and put them up for a fire sale..signed and numbered was icing on the cake so to speak!! Kinda like the time I discovered a box of unopened 1962 Topps baseball cards in my late Grandmothers attic..as a kid I more than likely bought the whole box for $1.25 and for some reason never got around to opening it..still haven't!! Only now I know what I have..I'm going to really enjoy this book..amazed with appearance and the booked sleeve, well worth the $25.00 wouldn't you say?
     
  12. Mrbob135

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    You got a relic-ed copy...cool!
     
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    "Tone of Soul". A great book with a weak spine.

    I paid $60 dollars way back when our dollar was worth 100 cents. Bought it from Amazon.ca if I remember correctly.

    The book is pristine except for the sticky tape I added to the spine which soon started to self destruct.

    I have quite a number of other good guitar and amp books that I enjoy, including the 'Blackguard' book, plus one other that rarely gets a mention around this forum, and one that I truly enjoy; the pair of hardback books labelled "Les Paul" - the Les Paul Legacy. Volumes 1&2. Some great reading and lots of great Gibson/Les Paul information.
     
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    I have those Les Paul books. They are great. I also have Stratocaster Chronicles and The Dream Factory about the Fender Custom Shop. Great reads all of them.
     
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    I can't find it at all on sweetwater, did a search and went through the book section, a link would be nice.
     
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    ok things start to get odd here ...

    1) i don't have the slip cover
    2) i can't find the "serial in my book" ...

    WHT ?
     
  17. beyer160

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    Looks like they're gone now. Somebody probably found a box somewhere and they blew them out just to be rid of 'em.
     
  18. jackal

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    Amazon now has "The Soul of Tone" used for $159. The "Blackguard Book" used is $769!
     
  19. E5RSY

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    How close to the border are you? Is it possible to rent a PO Box in the USA if you're Canadian?
     
  20. TeleFunk Man

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    Sweetwater charged me $13 to ship the book to Canada, the book was $25 - it's on it's way. So in total it came to $49 kanuck dollars after exchange rate. I'm ok with this since it's a heavy coffee table style book + apparently I'll be getting some free candy with my order.
     
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