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by Jeff Hitman
Mon Mar 12, 2007 7:09 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Herb Ellis PE-175 arrived today...
Replies: 3
Views: 1876

Jeff, WoW ... nice guitars ... congrats !!! I like the left one most ... because of the color - never played one of these before !!! What is it ??? Roger Left to right: Aria Pro II PE-175 Herb Ellis signature model Gibson Chet Atkins Country Gentleman (early model pre-armrest) Gretsch 6120 from 199...
by Jeff Hitman
Fri Mar 09, 2007 5:21 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Herb Ellis PE-175 arrived today...
Replies: 3
Views: 1876

tudor wrote:Jeff,

WoW ... nice guitars ... congrats !!!

I like the left one most ... because of the color - never played one of these before !!!

What is it ???

Roger
Thanks Roger, that's an Aria Pro II PE-175 Herb Ellis signature model and it plays like silk, great neck that just smokes.
by Jeff Hitman
Fri Mar 09, 2007 3:02 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Herb Ellis PE-175 arrived today...
Replies: 3
Views: 1876

Herb Ellis PE-175 arrived today...

Here it is sitting on the couch with two of my other girls. I figured I'd get out the camera and take a nice archtop family portrait. The neck on this guitar is perfectly shaped for what I am after. It's set up for .11 flats now though I will throw on some .12's soon, probably need truss rod adjust ...
by Jeff Hitman
Thu Mar 08, 2007 7:01 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Just bought an Aria Pro II Herb Ellis PE-175...
Replies: 2
Views: 1328

diland wrote:That guitar caught my eye also. Is that the one that went for about $770.00
on Ebay?I'm curious to see how it compares.
No, this was bought privately for $650
by Jeff Hitman
Wed Mar 07, 2007 1:59 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Just bought an Aria Pro II Herb Ellis PE-175...
Replies: 2
Views: 1328

Just bought an Aria Pro II Herb Ellis PE-175...

Late 70's Aria Pro II PE-175 Herb Ellis Herb endorsed these for aboyt 10 years and actually played them as well. Check this AMAZING video of him playing w/Barney Kessel... (Cut and paste) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=taeaLY3KJUc So basically it's the dimension of an ES-175 with appointments from t...
by Jeff Hitman
Thu Jan 18, 2007 7:09 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Opinions on quality LP copy w/P90's
Replies: 3
Views: 1509

Check out the Edwards line: http://www.espguitars.co.jp/edwards/index.html Check out the E-LP-85SD/P for a gold top and the E-LP-85CD/P for a black custom. I got my 85CD shipping for just under $700 with shipping. It's an incredible guitar in terms of fit, finish and sound. And it's lighter than mo...
by Jeff Hitman
Wed Jan 17, 2007 1:13 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Opinions on quality LP copy w/P90's
Replies: 3
Views: 1509

Opinions on quality LP copy w/P90's

Which Asian manufacturer makes (or made) a good LP copy with P90's for under $600-$700? Opinions please.
Thanks,
-Jeff
by Jeff Hitman
Mon Sep 11, 2006 6:19 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Peerless Guitars (Korea)
Replies: 2
Views: 1506

Peerless Guitars (Korea)

Anyone check these guys out yet? The TOD150 looks like a very nice guitar, solid spruce top, solid maple back and sides...under a grand. Any opinions or anecdotes? http://www.peerlessguitar.com/html/english/products07.htm# Here's the scoop from their website... Since 1970, we, a joint corporation wi...
by Jeff Hitman
Fri Sep 01, 2006 1:03 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Any Japanese members willing to help?
Replies: 7
Views: 2589

TUNAFREAK wrote:What guitar are you looking for?

Mark
There have been a few Greco's that have caught my eye, but when they do I am unable to pull the trigger because the sellers won't ship internationally. At this time I don't have a specific guitar in mind, it's just that if/when I do...

Thanks,
-Jeff
by Jeff Hitman
Fri Sep 01, 2006 9:10 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Any Japanese members willing to help?
Replies: 7
Views: 2589

Any Japanese members willing to help?

Hello, I am interested in hearing from any Japanese members of this board who would be willing to help me acquire a guitar from Japan. There are many Japanese guitar dealers who simply won't ship to the USA. What I'm looking for is someone who would be willing to buy a guitar for me in Japan, have i...
by Jeff Hitman
Sat Aug 26, 2006 4:13 am
Forum: Other
Topic: WTB - Greco or Burny 3PU Ace Frehley model sunburst LP
Replies: 12
Views: 3673

NICE!!!!

Do you know of any others for sale ANYWHERE?
by Jeff Hitman
Fri Aug 25, 2006 11:18 am
Forum: Other
Topic: WTB - Greco or Burny 3PU Ace Frehley model sunburst LP
Replies: 12
Views: 3673

WTB - Greco or Burny 3PU Ace Frehley model sunburst LP

I am looking to buy a Burny or Greco 3 pickup LP Custom sunburst (ala the Ace Frehley model). Please email if you're selling.
Thanks in advance!
-Jeff
by Jeff Hitman
Sun Aug 20, 2006 12:21 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: japanaxe.com ..... the road ahead
Replies: 16
Views: 7584

Nice work! This should be great, about time one was done in English for all of us!!
Thanks, looking forward to the site as it grows up.
-Jeff
by Jeff Hitman
Fri Aug 11, 2006 7:38 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Japanese dealers that ship to USA
Replies: 1
Views: 1266

Japanese dealers that ship to USA

I am looking for a list of reputable Japanese guitar dealers who will ship to the US. If you know of any could you please post their link here so that I can check their website stock? I've Googled like crazy and it's difficult to find. If you could help I'd appreciate it. I am specifically looking f...
by Jeff Hitman
Fri Aug 11, 2006 6:54 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Import duty on guitar from Japan question
Replies: 25
Views: 7517

Import duty on guitar from Japan question

Morning all... I am looking into purchasing a guitar from a Japanese dealer and have no idea how the import duty works. Can anyone tell me about the process, what the rate is and any other info you think I should know about such a transaction before I jump in?
Thanks!
-Jeff