Woohoo! Finally! Unexpected New Guitar Day

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Woohoo! Finally! Unexpected New Guitar Day

Post by MayTheFuzzBeWithYou » Sun Aug 14, 2022 6:22 am

So, besides my Burgundy Mist Jaguar that I‘m working on - I had an unexpected but somehow long awaited NGD (honestly I already thought I would never find one at a not so ridiculous price ever again.

To be revealed once I set it up. So if anyone is still having fun at guessing games, go for it:

Hints:
- I‘ve been looking for one for a long time!
- it‘s kind of a reissue
- it came in some funky colors
- it‘s not another Jaguar

…everything else would probably give it away in an instant.

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Re: Woohoo! Finally! Unexpected New Guitar Day

Post by LVC » Sun Aug 14, 2022 6:48 am

I think I know what it is... But I'm not saying :ph34r:
I'm glad you finally found one :) Now I'm curious about what color you found :w00t:
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Re: Woohoo! Finally! Unexpected New Guitar Day

Post by MayTheFuzzBeWithYou » Sun Aug 14, 2022 6:53 am

LVC wrote:
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I think I know what it is... But I'm not saying :ph34r:
I'm glad you finally found one :) Now I'm curious about what color you found :w00t:
Haha, yes. I think you know. And it‘s the color I wanted it to be. So it‘s perfect …besides some parts needing to be exchanged/modified.

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Re: Woohoo! Finally! Unexpected New Guitar Day

Post by fuzzjunkie » Sun Aug 14, 2022 7:55 am

I was thinking Danelectro Hornet from the description, except for the bit about the price. I doubt they’re going for crazy money, so it must be something else.

I think there were Surfcasters and Framus reissued the Strato Deluxe recently, but I don’t remember crazy colors like the Hornet had?

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Re: Woohoo! Finally! Unexpected New Guitar Day

Post by Zork » Sun Aug 14, 2022 8:05 am

A blue Teisco Spectrum 5?

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Re: Woohoo! Finally! Unexpected New Guitar Day

Post by ThePearDream » Sun Aug 14, 2022 8:18 am

Yamaha SGV?

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Re: Woohoo! Finally! Unexpected New Guitar Day

Post by MayTheFuzzBeWithYou » Sun Aug 14, 2022 10:13 am

Zork wrote:
Sun Aug 14, 2022 8:05 am
A blue Teisco Spectrum 5?
That would be cool too!

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Re: Woohoo! Finally! Unexpected New Guitar Day

Post by MayTheFuzzBeWithYou » Sun Aug 14, 2022 10:15 am

ThePearDream wrote:
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Yamaha SGV?
If I‘d go for a Yamaha it would be the other offset sg (SG-2?)

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Re: Woohoo! Finally! Unexpected New Guitar Day

Post by MayTheFuzzBeWithYou » Sun Aug 14, 2022 10:35 am

fuzzjunkie wrote:
Sun Aug 14, 2022 7:55 am
I was thinking Danelectro Hornet from the description, except for the bit about the price. I doubt they’re going for crazy money, so it must be something else.

I think there were Surfcasters and Framus reissued the Strato Deluxe recently, but I don’t remember crazy colors like the Hornet had?
You were right from the beginning! Congrats! 🎈

It‘s the Danelectro Dead on 67 aka Hornet Reissue - in Cobalt Blue.

Image

And yes, I would never pay 700+ which are the current rates (or extreme examples) - but they did get rare as hell. I payed 320 including shipping which was basically the same price as they were when they got out. The Baritone was a bit more expensive. Like 389 or so. I had it in Lime Green. It was basically my first offset. I had the Baritone in Lime Green…some 10 years ago.

I will need a new metal looking foil for the control plate (which got off at some point) or actual metal cut to that shape. I also thought about a string through version of that Vibrato/Bridge construct. I would hate to lose the vibrato function but I guess there would be a better solution for the bridge - which is wonky - but I guess somehow essential to the sound…

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Re: Woohoo! Finally! Unexpected New Guitar Day

Post by lastactionhero12765 » Sun Aug 14, 2022 11:08 am

Congrats on the find--that's a beaut!

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Re: Woohoo! Finally! Unexpected New Guitar Day

Post by Zork » Sun Aug 14, 2022 12:12 pm

Oh, these are super rad! Congrats. I keep looking for a blue baritone every now and then, but they seem to be rare as hen's teeth...

Maybe if you want to do something about the bridge but keep a vibrato, the Göldo DG shorty trem would be cool: Image

It would fit quite good in the design, I think. You'd have to drill a gigantic hole, though...

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Re: Woohoo! Finally! Unexpected New Guitar Day

Post by Nico » Sun Aug 14, 2022 12:24 pm

i've been wanting this exact 67 for a while, nice!

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Re: Woohoo! Finally! Unexpected New Guitar Day

Post by fuzzjunkie » Sun Aug 14, 2022 12:54 pm

MayTheFuzzBeWithYou wrote:
Sun Aug 14, 2022 10:35 am
fuzzjunkie wrote:
Sun Aug 14, 2022 7:55 am
I was thinking Danelectro Hornet from the description, except for the bit about the price. I doubt they’re going for crazy money, so it must be something else.

I think there were Surfcasters and Framus reissued the Strato Deluxe recently, but I don’t remember crazy colors like the Hornet had?
You were right from the beginning! Congrats! 🎈

It‘s the Danelectro Dead on 67 aka Hornet Reissue - in Cobalt Blue.

Image

And yes, I would never pay 700+ which are the current rates (or extreme examples) - but they did get rare as hell. I payed 320 including shipping which was basically the same price as they were when they got out. The Baritone was a bit more expensive. Like 389 or so. I had it in Lime Green. It was basically my first offset. I had the Baritone in Lime Green…some 10 years ago.

I will need a new metal looking foil for the control plate (which got off at some point) or actual metal cut to that shape. I also thought about a string through version of that Vibrato/Bridge construct. I would hate to lose the vibrato function but I guess there would be a better solution for the bridge - which is wonky - but I guess somehow essential to the sound…
Cool. I liked the lime green those came in.

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Re: Woohoo! Finally! Unexpected New Guitar Day

Post by MayTheFuzzBeWithYou » Sun Aug 14, 2022 1:11 pm

Thanks everyone!
It‘s a fun guitar for sure. And I got quite lucky with the setup - got intonation quite right at the first attempt.

Also it‘s a very inspiring guitar for surfy/spy sounds. Got to re-check the input jack. But everything else is fine (electronics wise).
Love the „acoustic“ sound of the rosewood - but the arm is the weak point. It got loose 5min after I tightened it - maybe a self securing nut would be key to its stability.
Also D’addario strings are not the systems favorite choice… the low E string hardly fits but the ball end got stuck and it‘s okay for now.
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Sun Aug 14, 2022 12:12 pm
Funnily I already thought about putting another one of Göldo‘s products on it:
Squid-Les Trem - but I don‘t know if two small holes are really that much better than one big one. But I wasn‘t impressed by their offset vibrato of this new series. Had it on my Eastwood and it just wouldn‘t work in Drop-D.

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Re: Woohoo! Finally! Unexpected New Guitar Day

Post by Zork » Sun Aug 14, 2022 1:53 pm

MayTheFuzzBeWithYou wrote:
Sun Aug 14, 2022 1:11 pm
Zork wrote:
Sun Aug 14, 2022 12:12 pm
Funnily I already thought about putting another one of Göldo‘s products on it:
Squid-Les Trem - but I don‘t know if two small holes are really that much better than one big one. But I wasn‘t impressed by their offset vibrato of this new series. Had it on my Eastwood and it just wouldn‘t work in Drop-D.
Ha, yeah, the new arm design on the Les Trem is so cool, isn't it? This would also be very nice on the Dano.

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