Dang Velas...

Discussion in 'Electric Instruments' started by Aahzz, Jun 25, 2021.

  1. Aahzz

    Aahzz Bluebeard Member

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    Not tired of Vela pics!
     
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  2. xjbebop

    xjbebop Yippy ki yay...

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    Really like that color combo!
     
  3. Xtcclassic

    Xtcclassic New Member

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    Thanks @xjbebop and thanks for posting that pic for me! :)
     
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  4. StevenS2

    StevenS2 New Member

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    I've really been wanting a Vela for the last couple years. I haven't had a chance to play one yet. Does anyone have firsthand experience of the difference between the solid body and semi-hollow? I'm leaning toward semi-hollow since I don't have any semi-hollow guitars yet but I'm not sure how that will impact the sound or feel since I'm only used to solid bodies.
     
  5. Aahzz

    Aahzz Bluebeard Member

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    I own both. The Semi is a touch warmer and chimier, the solid has more twang and bite, but really they're more similar than the are different.
     
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    Augustaky1 New Member

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    Mine, well, my daughter's now.

    Edit: I don't post often. I think this picture might be huge. If it is, I will delete it.
     
  7. Sybo

    Sybo Nashvillan

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    I have one of the 150 reclaimed like you! It’s a BEAUTIFUL,WONDERFUL, axe huh!!!!!!!! Aren’t you Justin love. I was inBrazil from the area where the lumber was sourced.
     
  8. Aahzz

    Aahzz Bluebeard Member

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    Man, that is beautiful!!!! I so badly want a Reclaimed....
     
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  9. Sybo

    Sybo Nashvillan

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    You MUST!!!!!
     
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  10. Aahzz

    Aahzz Bluebeard Member

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    Sill building up the funds....it WILL happen...
     
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  11. Boogie

    Boogie Zombie Two, DFZ

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  12. Aahzz

    Aahzz Bluebeard Member

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    Gorgeous!!!
     
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  13. Augustaky1

    Augustaky1 New Member

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    Thank you.

    I actually bought a Reclaimed CE and Vela before this one. However, a friend wanted the CE for her husband, so I sold it.

    The other Vela was really nice looking as well. I got both from Willcutt and was really surprised when they had five more come in at the end.

    I just happened to log on at lunch for a break and window shop. I saw this one and knew it was mine, so I called immediately and told Eric to ship it. Then I sold the other Vela.

    My daughter said she wanted to start learning to play in "her spare time at law school"..... silly girl. But dad gave her this one. :)

    The only mod that I made was to put on black tuner buttons. I kept the originals, of course.
     
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  14. SinSir

    SinSir Mad Scientist

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    I blame the enabler @Aahzz for this pick up. I freakin' dig this guitar!

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  15. Moondog Wily

    Moondog Wily Howlin' At The Moon!

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    He is a Wizard of enablement! Wizard of Aahzz perhaps!! I think it is the blue beard that hypnotizes people!!! My next PRS will be a semi hollow Vela (charcoal satin or cherry natural) and I can not say he had nothing to do with that choice! Gotta finish paying off the 3 I already bought this year, so a few months out ;~((
     
  16. Sybo

    Sybo Nashvillan

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    I REALLY want to find a CE!!
     
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    aphantomvaper New Member

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    Spare time at law school, ha!
     
  18. Aahzz

    Aahzz Bluebeard Member

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    Enabling is my super power :D
     
  19. Augustaky1

    Augustaky1 New Member

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    it did not take her long to realize it was not happening yet. Lol

    she takes the bar in two weeks so hopefully she will still have an interest.

    the danged thing is in my way. I kid.
     
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  20. SinSir

    SinSir Mad Scientist

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    I think the Vela is an excellent guitar to learn on. I was playing last night and thought to myself this is probably the guitar of mine I'd recommend first to a new guitarist. Such a joy to play..

    Good luck to her on the bar first!
     

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