Godin is here.

Discussion in 'Other Cool Guitars' started by nickurso, May 15, 2021.

  1. Scamp

    Scamp Gretschie

    Feb 22, 2018
    nickerson That is one beautiful guitar. I think they have one of the best finish I'v seen on a guitar. Should sound as good as it looks.
    I think the way it's wrapped is a Godin thing mine came the same way. Don't know why more manufactures don't use that bubble jacket. Hang on to it. I kept mine and later gave it to a friend to ship something fragile to her Mom...It worked great. Or if your one who ships guitars, nice heavy box too.
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  2. Highroller

    Highroller Country Gent

    Jun 11, 2015
    Portland, OR
    Well, I'm glad you're happy with it! Congrats!

    All this Kingpin talk prompted me to spend some time with mine over the past week. Every time I play that thing it brings a smile to my face!
  3. Back in Black

    Back in Black Synchromatic

    Jun 22, 2020
    Ontario Canada
    Hi Nick,

    Love the satin finish.


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  4. JC higgy

    JC higgy Gretschified

    Jun 6, 2008
    Belfast Norn Iron
    Congrats again Nick!
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  5. JeffreyLeePierre

    JeffreyLeePierre Country Gent

    Soooooooo beautiful!
    The back is wonderful too.
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  6. Stefan87

    Stefan87 Country Gent

    May 20, 2019
    Brisbane, Australia
    Wow Nick very nice, I hope it stays with you and works for you. Congrats.
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  7. TSims1

    TSims1 Gretschified

    Jun 18, 2013
    Said it before and will say it again......our Northern neighbors at Godin make a FINE guitar!
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  8. new6659

    new6659 Country Gent

    Congratulations - it's a beauty!
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  9. nickurso

    nickurso Gretschified

    Dec 24, 2012
    New Orleans la.
    Yes you are right it’s a beautiful sounding abs playing guitar. Also the fatter neck is very comfortable
  10. Bob Perrone

    Bob Perrone Gretschie

    Mar 7, 2017
    allentown, pa
    Sweetwater packs the best in the business.
    By the way - I highly recommend flat wound strings for those.
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  11. Bob Perrone

    Bob Perrone Gretschie

    Mar 7, 2017
    allentown, pa
    Congrats and enjoy!
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  12. Dana Rudd

    Dana Rudd Country Gent

    Nov 26, 2019
    Greybull, WY
    Congrats Nick. Very fine looking guitar, enjoy.
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  13. LivingMyDream

    LivingMyDream Friend of Fred

    Congrats on choosing such a beautiful 5th Avenue, Nick!

    My last purchase sold me on the fact that Sweetwater has the best customer service. Being able to see and choose the exact guitar that you want to ensure that you get a guitar that will excite you visually? That's awesome in my book.

    I can see you sitting my the fireplace on a cool winter's night, playing your 5th Avenue and having a big smile on your face. :D
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  14. Tony65x55

    Tony65x55 Gretschified

    Sep 23, 2011
    The 'Shwa, Ontario, Canada
    Looks gorgeous, Nick. I hope you enjoy it!
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  15. EarleG

    EarleG Electromatic

    Dec 19, 2013
    Hendersonville TN
    Your Godlin is really nice! I like Sweetwater's service as well. Recently though purchased a guitar from Musician's Friend and it was really well packaged with the sealed manufacturer's box inside a very thick larger MF one with thick padding between the two.
    Seems both have stepped up their packaging no doubt due to past damage shipment claims and carrier abuse.
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  16. NJDevil

    NJDevil Synchromatic

    Jul 9, 2014
    Commack, NY
    100% agree and I always seem to have my eye on one. P90 hollow-body warmth and then solid body goodness and quality. To scratch my recently cured Tele itch, I almost pulled the trigger on the one in the link below. Tele goodness but girth in tone with clarity off the neck playing bluesy lead solos. Love the 12" radius but really wanted a wider-at-the-nut option so I passed for a recent purchase to be delivered from an independent builder w/ ETA of the 24th. This is a great guitar:

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  17. Archtops

    Archtops Synchromatic

    Mar 4, 2021
    Man that’s beautiful, Yummy! Congratulations Nick!
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  18. AZBrahma

    AZBrahma Gretschie

    Dec 18, 2020
    I think you should have! These are great guitars. The elongated 'hot dog' is a little strange to some eyes, but looks fine to me. I just think of it as a foot-long. :D
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  19. SAguitar

    SAguitar Synchromatic

    Jan 17, 2020
    Jack Plate, Oregon
    Yes, that looks like one for the ages. A beautiful lady indeed. Congratulations, Nick!
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  20. Marko60

    Marko60 Gretschie

    Mar 26, 2021
    Yorkshire, England
    I'm thrilled you like your new Godin, I think they are terrific guitars.
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