G&L Doheny

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Re: G&L Doheny

Post by pedersenk » Tue Sep 12, 2017 5:26 pm

Larry Mal wrote:So is the price significantly different having them build the guitar for you compared to the price we are seeing here?
It was pretty reasonable. Still ~$200 CDN less than buying a comparable American Pro Jaguar or Jazzmaster off the rack here, and I got to choose my colour and add a couple things - painted headstock and pearl pickguard were upcharges, but nothing major - so I'm looking forward to it.
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Re: G&L Doheny

Post by marqueemoon » Tue Sep 12, 2017 8:11 pm

They're live on the site now.

http://www.glguitars.com/instruments/US ... /index.asp" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Not sure how I feel about this. It's more appealing to me than an American Pro, but that isn't saying much.

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Re: G&L Doheny

Post by thenewromance » Tue Sep 12, 2017 9:56 pm

JagInTheBag wrote:
BoringPostcards wrote:So they'll be available with mutliple colours, hard tail or vibrato, dots or blocks, or blocks and binding, maple or rosewood fretboard,white, cream or black pickup covers/knobs, etc. etc.?

Why can't Fender do this?
The Doheny can be ordered in any factory finish: G&L USA Finishes

G&L USA Guitar Options are as follows

There is only one guitar company that still builds guitars at 2548 Fender Avenue Fullerton, California 92831 and it's G&L.
Man, they offer contours for their ASAT model. I wish there were more companys doing this, at least the "Tele Deluxe" back contour...

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Re: G&L Doheny

Post by JagInTheBag » Wed Sep 13, 2017 8:21 am

thenewromance wrote:
JagInTheBag wrote:
BoringPostcards wrote:So they'll be available with mutliple colours, hard tail or vibrato, dots or blocks, or blocks and binding, maple or rosewood fretboard,white, cream or black pickup covers/knobs, etc. etc.?

Why can't Fender do this?
The Doheny can be ordered in any factory finish: G&L USA Finishes

G&L USA Guitar Options are as follows

There is only one guitar company that still builds guitars at 2548 Fender Avenue Fullerton, California 92831 and it's G&L.
Man, they offer contours for their ASAT model. I wish there were more companys doing this, at least the "Tele Deluxe" back contour...
Here is my Wil Ray Signature, has both front and rear contours:

ImageG&L USA ASAT Z-3 Will Ray Signature by Patrick Krook, on Flickr

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Re: G&L Doheny

Post by Larry Mal » Wed Sep 13, 2017 8:40 am

I notice you aren't using your B-bender?
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Re: G&L Doheny

Post by Museums » Wed Sep 13, 2017 9:23 am

Larry Mal wrote:I notice you aren't using your B-bender?
You have to remove the hip bar to put the guitar in the case.

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Re: G&L Doheny

Post by Larry Mal » Wed Sep 13, 2017 9:29 am

Sure, it didn't look you had it strung, though, but maybe I can't see it.

I have a Hipshot bender and dislike the hip bending unit (mine also has a palm bender that I do like).
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Re: G&L Doheny

Post by nucleardonut » Wed Sep 13, 2017 10:27 am

Video demo is up:

https://youtu.be/cuF5dbcwVck" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Re: G&L Doheny

Post by andy_tchp » Wed Sep 13, 2017 1:32 pm

Busy blues noodling aside, sounds damn good!

I hope the pickups are made available on the G&L store. I've always wanted MFD pickups to suit the Jazzmaster.
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Re: G&L Doheny

Post by JagInTheBag » Wed Sep 13, 2017 2:44 pm

I would have loved to hear them surf or shoegaze on this thing, come on! Still, sounds great, don't it?

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Re: G&L Doheny

Post by BoringPostcards » Wed Sep 13, 2017 3:56 pm

I would have liked to hear more strummed chords. Demo people seem to forget that one little simple thing quite often, eh?
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Re: G&L Doheny

Post by Kyon » Wed Sep 13, 2017 4:01 pm

The pickups should be available, MFDs are my favourite pickups and these seem to have that same beautiful response.

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Re: G&L Doheny

Post by JagInTheBag » Wed Sep 13, 2017 8:04 pm

Larry Mal wrote:Sure, it didn't look you had it strung, though, but maybe I can't see it.

I have a Hipshot bender and dislike the hip bending unit (mine also has a palm bender that I do like).
The B bender is indeed strung. Doesn't mean I use it, lol!

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Re: G&L Doheny

Post by marqueemoon » Wed Sep 13, 2017 8:20 pm

BoringPostcards wrote:I would have liked to hear more strummed chords. Demo people seem to forget that one little simple thing quite often, eh?
I would like to hear less stupid blooze noodling and shreddy bullshit, so I guess I agree with you?

It sounds pretty nice from what I can tell, but meh. I still don't really want one.

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Re: G&L Doheny

Post by Larsongs » Wed Sep 13, 2017 8:28 pm

marqueemoon wrote:
BoringPostcards wrote:I would have liked to hear more strummed chords. Demo people seem to forget that one little simple thing quite often, eh?
I would like to hear less stupid blooze noodling and shreddy bullshit, so I guess I agree with you?

It sounds pretty nice from what I can tell, but meh. I still don't really want one.
Me too. Seems like a good Guitar but would like to have also heard how it handles Surf & other styles of music.

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