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  • Looking to buy an archtop acoustic..

    but don't know much about what's out there. What should I look into if I want something decent for cheap(ish)?
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    <img src="images/misc/quote_icon.png" alt="Quote" /> Originally Posted by <strong>cryptosonic</strong>
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    <img src="images/misc/quote_icon.png" alt="Quote" /> Originally Posted by <strong>TravvyBear</strong>
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    Id take an Godin 5th Avenue, great Instruments with a very nice quality and sound.

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    • #3
      Id take an Godin 5th Avenue, great Instruments with a very nice quality and sound.


      Honestly, i would recommend this, however, when i bought mine, 1 drop on carpet and the guitar's binding had exploded entirely. It's highly compressed laminate as the body wood.
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      • #4
        The Godin 5th Avenue is a one of the few newer guitars that really caught my attention. Unfortunately I haven't been able to find one that was set up worth two ****************s at GC. They do look beautiful, though.

        Don't rule out the old Harmony/Kay/etc archtops, which can usually be found for around $200, but don't be surprised if it needs some work to get it playable. I have a 1940 Harmony archtop that sounds lovely, but the neck has been giving me some issues lately. I attempted reseting the neck a few months ago and the neck more or less just fell apart in the process, which I was kind of expecting but was hoping it wouldn't be the case. Once I get around to getting another fretboard for it, I should be able to get it back up and running.

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        • #5
          another vote for the 5th ave. I've had my kingpin for about a year now and really like it.

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          • #6
            another vote for the 5th ave. I've had my kingpin for about a year now and really like it.



            Holy hell that burst is amazing. :love:

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            • #7
              thanks for the suggestions so far, guys! having fun looking these up, keep em coming!

              and yea, i definitely don't mind having an old beat up one... this will be just for fun and playing around with so, don't mind if it's got a bit too much mojo, as long as it sounds and plays decently
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              <img src="images/misc/quote_icon.png" alt="Quote" /> Originally Posted by <strong>cryptosonic</strong>
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              • #8
                I personally really want a The Loar guitar, I've got my eye on a LH-700. They're not too expensive and look gorgeous:

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                • #9
                  I personally really want a The Loar guitar, I've got my eye on a LH-700. They're not too expensive and look gorgeous:



                  I came here to post this.

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                  • #10
                    oh wow, that's beautiful :love: they seem to sound real nice in the vids ive seen of them...
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                    <img src="images/misc/quote_icon.png" alt="Quote" /> Originally Posted by <strong>cryptosonic</strong>
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                    • #11
                      IF you can find a decent playing old Airline or one of those old off brands they're awesome and cheap. Hard to find them without warped necks though.
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                      • #12
                        yea, i can't wait to hit the shops and look for old guitars like that... my last final's tomorrow, then im driving back to NC
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                        <img src="images/misc/quote_icon.png" alt="Quote" /> Originally Posted by <strong>cryptosonic</strong>
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