Supro Wesbury : Offset or not ?

Discussion of newer designs, copies and reissue offset-waist instruments.
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Re: Supro Wesbury : Offset or not ?

Post by lhwarp » Mon Dec 30, 2019 10:59 am

Now with a Duesenberg Super-Tremola and an ABM2400C roller bridge :

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Re: Supro Wesbury : Offset or not ?

Post by CorporateDisguise » Mon Dec 30, 2019 4:25 pm

So rad. When I see these, it makes me miss Rhoney Guitars.

Anyway, how do you like the trem? I’ve been considering getting one of the long tail versions for my Riviera.

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Re: Supro Wesbury : Offset or not ?

Post by Fendereedo » Mon Dec 30, 2019 4:34 pm

Great looker. Very happy new guitar day.

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Re: Supro Wesbury : Offset or not ?

Post by lhwarp » Tue Dec 31, 2019 4:12 am

Thank you, Guys ! ;)
CorporateDisguise wrote:
Mon Dec 30, 2019 4:25 pm
So rad. When I see these, it makes me miss Rhoney Guitars.

Anyway, how do you like the trem? I’ve been considering getting one of the long tail versions for my Riviera.
Well, I installed this tremolo with success on four of my guitars - it's the Duesenberg Super Tremola (part. N° TDBSLN - Lefty version) :

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I'd say consider them as "Bigsby on Steroids" with a smooth action thanks to a less stiffer than the usual Bigsby spring, and a binding-flawless front roller. The long tail version, called Radiator, has the exact same excellent mechanism.

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Re: Supro Wesbury : Offset or not ?

Post by lhwarp » Wed Jan 01, 2020 3:44 am

Now with a nice Deluxe Les Paul (generic) case and a handmade leather strap :

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Next - and last step - pickguard change, mainly to displace pots and selector further from pickups - particularly the volume pot ! :fp: :wtf: :squint:

Or I stay "classy-classic" :

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Or I go "classy-fancy" :

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Well... What do you think, Guys ? ???

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Re: Supro Wesbury : Offset or not ?

Post by lhwarp » Thu Jan 09, 2020 9:58 am

Done :

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Re: Supro Wesbury : Offset or not ?

Post by s_mcsleazy » Thu Jan 09, 2020 3:53 pm

anyone got that post where it's like "how to tell if it's offset" and at one point they test a dog?
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Re: Supro Wesbury : Offset or not ?

Post by windmill » Fri Jan 10, 2020 4:25 am

Including Ferbis the offset dog

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Re: Supro Wesbury : Offset or not ?

Post by windmill » Fri Jan 10, 2020 4:28 am

There is an alternative method

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Re: Supro Wesbury : Offset or not ?

Post by lhwarp » Fri Jan 10, 2020 1:56 pm

Ah ouais. Hé bin voilà : offset... :fp: :fp: :fp:

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Re: Supro Wesbury : Offset or not ?

Post by lhwarp » Sun Jan 12, 2020 2:11 pm

Bling-Bling Offset... :shifty:

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Re: Supro Wesbury : Offset or not ?

Post by Tritone » Thu Feb 13, 2020 9:27 am

JamesSGBrown wrote:
Wed Oct 30, 2019 1:02 am
The Supro stuff isnt cheap but is all very well made. Their baritones are fantastic!
On the used market, these guitars sell for criminally low prices. I got a Hampton for $400 shipped.

The pickups are really the selling point IMO. Every time I think about getting a Strat or Tele, I decide against it because the gold foils are pretty much what I *wish* Strat/Tele single coils sounded like. Throw in the cliches like "Strat pickups turned up to 11" or "Tele on steroids" here :)

And totally agreed about the baritones. I got a Hampton baritone, too!

The only issue I have is that the necks are slightly wider and the fretboard slightly flatter than I prefer.

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Re: Supro Wesbury : Offset or not ?

Post by Maggieo » Thu Feb 13, 2020 9:38 am

Man, that's gorgeous. Congratulations!
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Re: Supro Wesbury : Offset or not ?

Post by tribi9 » Thu Feb 13, 2020 9:59 am

Who cares if its offset or not, if you like it that's all that matters..

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