NGD- Wood Library 509

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  1. Dancing Frog

    Dancing Frog Senior 513 Whore

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    This is one of the Sweetwater Wood Library run. The Brian's Guitars one will be here closer to the end of the year. Similar specs though, Swamp Ash back, Flame Maple neck, Quilted Maple Top, and Smoked hardware. Too busy playing to say much more or take my own snaps.
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  2. Jazzedout

    Jazzedout New Member

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    Nice!! Enjoy!!
     
  3. Eddie kim

    Eddie kim New Member

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    The quilted maple top is on point.
     
  4. goat-n-gitter

    goat-n-gitter Dismembered

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    That is stunning! I'm truly jealous!
     
  5. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    Absolutely gorgeous! Love the little anomaly at the bottom of the body!
     
  6. Mike Duncan

    Mike Duncan DGT Club Vice President

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    Yeah, that's the good stuff!
     
  7. Elliot

    Elliot Still a New Member

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    Autumn sky? Love that finish
     
  8. veinbuster

    veinbuster Coming of age

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    Mighty fine.
    I wouldn’t change a thing.
     
  9. gush

    gush New Member

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    Oh man that's nice!!!
     
  10. garrett

    garrett Not a New Member

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    Oh hell yeah!
     
  11. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    Killer, just killer. Bet it sounds fantastic!
     
  12. shinksma

    shinksma What? I get a title?

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    Tone report, please.

    I'm a little annoyed that what i thought was a cool and relatively unique combo of woods and hardware on an atypical model (509) is now diminished by these Sweetwater offerings.

    Still, looking forward to my Violet Blueburst in November (or whenever).
     
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  13. Dancing Frog

    Dancing Frog Senior 513 Whore

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    This is a repost of what I posted in the private Wood Library 509 conversation before I went to bed.

    You're going to love the tone from the wood selection. This is NOT a 513 Swamp Ash. Swamp Ash and Maple tends to give one a mid scooped tone with snappy highs. This one has it, and more Telecaster like growl on the bridge pick up. But, it doesn't have the nose that the 513 Swamp Ash had. The 509 pick ups round that right off even with the PRS strings which usually make 513's sound a little brittle. In fact, it sounds very close to the Guitar of Month version, just a touch less warm.
     
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  14. dcm_guitar

    dcm_guitar New Member

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    Wow!!! :cool:

    Do want. Do want very much!
     
  15. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc Silver pants make me wanna dance.

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  16. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    That is gorgeous! Congrats!
     
  17. bodia

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

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    Outstanding! Congrats!

    This is going to make the wait seem like an eternity!
     
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  18. Andrew Paul

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    Ahhhhhhhhh.... F'N WOW!!!!!!
     
  19. Dancing Frog

    Dancing Frog Senior 513 Whore

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    The Wood Library 509 in action. It's a sci-fi musical with 50's and 60's tunes. The 509 through an AX8 modelling a '59 Twin nails the 50's tone.
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    #19 Dancing Frog, May 18, 2018
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  20. g.wizz

    g.wizz Nabs

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    spectacular Georges
    Congrats
     

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