The Phantoms New Ride

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Post by Sigmania » Tue Apr 09, 2013 4:46 pm

Nice to support a local luthier. Just curious how the costs came out relative to buying a production guitar? There are some pretty amazing builders in the town I live in, but mostly high end stuff with exotic woods. I would guess to have them build an LP with figured maple top it would cost around $4,000-5,000, but I haven't asked.

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Post by Phantom » Tue Apr 09, 2013 5:04 pm

Your looking at $5000 for sure once everything is said and done for sure.
I suppose if I could get Honduran Mahogany and especially Brazilian rosewood, it just makes me stay away from the re-issues other than the 2003 G Guitars

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Post by Innadaze » Tue Apr 09, 2013 7:14 pm

Phantom wrote:Nah
Makes sense.

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Post by Sigmania » Tue Apr 09, 2013 8:31 pm

Would be cool to be able to design your own headstock shape and inlay/logo.

I am a bit partial to the open book. :P

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Post by Phantom » Sat Apr 13, 2013 8:19 am

Yeah I think so too

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Post by cashcow » Tue Apr 16, 2013 4:45 am

Get a Corsa?

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Post by Phantom » Tue Apr 16, 2013 6:06 am

not a bad option
I think the Phantom should create his own Phantom headstock
oooooohahahahahahahahahaaha

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Re: The Phantoms New Ride

Post by ampmaker » Wed Apr 17, 2013 1:16 am

Phantom wrote:[CENTER]Image
Wow. Just did a double take when opening this thread. Thought it was my old LP - also a replica. Almost the same shot angle, very similar figuring, and colouring, etc...

Image

Mine was made quite a few years ago.

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Post by funkilius » Wed Apr 17, 2013 3:54 am

SHOW ME THE HEADSTOCK !!!!!!!! :evil: :evil: :evil:
I wish I could play like that !!!!!

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Post by ampmaker » Wed Apr 17, 2013 5:50 am

Can't speak for Phantom, but mine says what it shouldn't say on it. Which earned the builder the famed "cease and desist" letter from Gibson.

I know that a few under-the-radar UK builders still do the G logo/etc if asked.

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Post by Phantom » Wed Apr 17, 2013 6:25 am

Very nice ampmaker. Do you still have it?

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Post by Phantom » Wed Apr 17, 2013 6:26 am

They look like brother and sister.

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Post by Phantom » Wed Apr 17, 2013 6:27 am

Why are people so interested in the headstock? lol
My first question would be how does it sound!

How does yours sound ampmaker?

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Post by Innadaze » Wed Apr 17, 2013 8:59 am

Phantom wrote:Why are people so interested in the headstock? lol

Healthy skepticism.

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Post by Phantom » Wed Apr 17, 2013 10:05 am

If its not in the picture
then you already know what it is
so don't waste your time on that
look at the beautiful piece of wood :)

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