NGD - Hollowbody II Piezo

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  1. aphantomvaper

    aphantomvaper New Member

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    I was looking at CE, and then the CE Hollowbody's and I kinda felt talked out of it by some posts on the recent CE's while I am sure are fine, not really what I'm going for.

    I still wanted a Hollowbody, and this baby came to me.

    So Glossy! I'll be using it at rehearsal tonight, I can't wait!!!

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  2. shimmilou

    shimmilou Established in 1963

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    Beautiful guitar! I like that finish better than the blue one, congrats
     
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  3. DISTORT6

    DISTORT6 NJ Devil

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    These SEs have come a loooong way from where they started.
    I had to check the face of the headstock to know what I was looking at!:)
    Very nice!
     
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  4. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    Money well spent, congrats!
     
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  5. toothace

    toothace Zombie Thirteen, DFZ

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    That's lovely! Congrats!

    Sweet top!
     
  6. veinbuster

    veinbuster Zombie Three, DFZ

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    Everyone should have an HB piezo.
     
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  7. RickP

    RickP Established 1960, Still Not Dead

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    Sweet guitar! Ever since I bought my first HB (a 99 model suggested to me in this very forum), it has remained among my most favored and best sounding/playing guitars. And that lack of weight didn’t hurt my feelings either! I’m sure you’re going to enjoy that one. Congrats!
     
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  8. CandidPicker

    CandidPicker Energized

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    Beautiful! Black Gold is awesome. Enjoy your new guitar!
     
  9. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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    Nice! Congrats on another one!
     
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  10. Davey

    Davey Just Jammin'

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    Congrats! Black Gold is such a great color.
     
  11. Moondog Wily

    Moondog Wily Howlin' At The Moon!

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    Fantastic find and many congrats!!! Cheers to those F Holes singing heavenly sounds!!!

    Happy vibrations!
    MW
     
  12. NazgulUK

    NazgulUK Oops I did it again

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    I keep looking, then I add to cart, then I remember I have 6 guitars I can't play already . . .

    One day I'll stop hesitating and just do it!
     
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  13. aphantomvaper

    aphantomvaper New Member

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    In some of the videos I saw this model guitar looked more tobacco -y and it concerned me. Vids made it look like my SE 245 in color.

    This black gold is outstanding and the concern was unwarranted. Nice and thick with the gorgeous flame veneer. The blue was too "I'm here!" for me.
     
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  14. aphantomvaper

    aphantomvaper New Member

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    It was amazing to play last night! Right out of the box it was super!

    In tune, all one half step low, straight after unpackaging. Really stellar! Tuned her up to pitch and off to the races

    Thanks for the motivation all!
     
  15. Roving_Drummer

    Roving_Drummer New Member

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    I felt the same way about the blue. Back in March I wanted the gold burst version but Sweetwater told me I was on the waiting list until October for it so I ordered the blue one. I figured if I hated it I would just return it. I was pleasantly surprised. It's much darker than the pics on all websites. I love this guitar so much. Hopefully my pic posts. Not sure how to upload photos here.

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  16. NazgulUK

    NazgulUK Oops I did it again

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    Darn, well that's me sold, I thought the blue was a bit pale for my liking, now I see your photograph I'm all in!

    All I have to do is find one now . . .
     
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  17. aphantomvaper

    aphantomvaper New Member

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    I didn't realize it had a shallow violin carve like my SE PG until a few minutes ago. Its very nice.
     
  18. Aahzz

    Aahzz Bluebeard Member

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    Sweet!!!!
     
  19. Alan Jurgens

    Alan Jurgens New Member

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    Congratulations on a beautiful guitar!
     
  20. aphantomvaper

    aphantomvaper New Member

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    After a different project last night at "The Shop" this one is a total winner. Kicked the SE PG and S2 594's ass (they are still great guitars...this SE HB II is better)! The light weight is a fooler, and was very appreciated!

    At around 98 DB this guitar sang! No feedback, only super nice tone. The piezo really exceeded expectation, super acoustic-y. Thanks for talking me out of the CE ;)

    When the old GAS pressure starts building again I'll start checking them out again I'm sure, and the CE semi hollow will definitely get a deeper eye.
     

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