Dipinto Galaxie

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Dipinto Galaxie

Post by daydreamdelay » Tue Nov 21, 2006 11:43 am

man I want one of these soooo bad  :o

http://www.myrareguitars.com/galaxiecustom.html


there's actually a dealer about ten minutes away.. I might have to stop in soon

I've talked to one person who had one who's also a big Jazzmaster fan and he said they're pretty decent for the money.. anyone else play one?  i'd love to get more input on these

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Post by mezcalhead » Tue Nov 21, 2006 12:02 pm

I think they're great .. a year ago I emailed the only UK distributor of DiPintos about buying one, but they never got back to me.
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Post by dc » Tue Nov 21, 2006 1:14 pm

it's Elroy Jetson's Jazzmaster -- very cool!  8)
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Post by mynameisjonas » Wed Nov 22, 2006 2:34 am

i´ve heard nothing but good things about these. haven´t had the opportunity to try one out though :(

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Post by Jay » Wed Nov 22, 2006 7:15 am

I've played one.  Things I noticed were the trem was really soft (probably needs a stiffer spring) and the frets were rather large and the radius fairly flat...  at least compared to a vintage or RI Fender. It sounded great unplugged though.  Nice and resonant.

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Re: Dipinto Galaxie

Post by Blobcaster » Sat Nov 25, 2006 4:21 pm

the headstocks look pregnant :-X,don't get me strated on the paint :D.

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Post by Naturality » Sat Nov 25, 2006 4:35 pm

Okay, I won;t get your "strated on the paint.....  ::) I think they look great. and the buttons looks really easy to use too

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Post by mezcalhead » Sun Nov 26, 2006 12:29 am

Flat radius, hey? .. I like having both vintage and flat radii around. I'd love to have a play on one of these but over here the chances of me walking into a shop and seeing one I can actually handle are pretty much nil, so the "buy-it-and-flip-it" route would be the only possibility.
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Re: Dipinto Galaxie

Post by daydreamdelay » Sun Nov 26, 2006 2:56 pm

i like the headstock.. CBS Fender gone funky  8)

this is the exact one i want and it's only forty five minutes away.. too bad i'm broke


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Post by JazzBlaster » Fri Jan 12, 2007 5:36 pm

I had one, they are great! I highly recomend!
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Re: Dipinto Galaxie

Post by mezcalhead » Fri Jan 19, 2007 2:31 pm

:o



Limited run Capri Orange ..


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Re: Dipinto Galaxie

Post by FireAarro » Fri Jan 19, 2007 3:02 pm

I'd hit it... it looks great in Capri Orange, I can't dig it so much in sparkle or trans green. But I'm pretty big on Capri Orange.
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Re: Dipinto Galaxie

Post by pullover » Fri Jan 19, 2007 3:07 pm

One of the best bands in the world play DiPintos, Los Straitjackets are a good enough endorsement for me.
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Re: Dipinto Galaxie

Post by Tail Spin » Sun Feb 11, 2007 10:07 pm

I played one of the Los Straitjackets models that a friend bought.  Very cool guitar for the money.  I didn't like the material they made the nut out of.... seems like a really soft plastic.  Easliy replaceable.  I also didn't like the fact that the trem arm doesn't pop in.  It just swings freely, and falls out if you lean forward.  You could probably swap out the trem arm collet with one from an AVRI Jag or JM. 

I bought my JM first.  A Jag and a Galaxie are definitely next on my list.

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Re: Dipinto Galaxie

Post by Pumpkin » Sun Feb 11, 2007 10:53 pm

New PG (new shape) and rip out 1 pup and I'd use it,only the green one though. 8)
Oh,and I'd rip out all the buttons and just have a 5way for the 3 pups in the duo sonic position.

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