Grabbed a pretty cool new ugly duckling today...

Discussion in 'Other Cool Guitars' started by Sid Nitzerglobin, Jan 16, 2021.

  1. Sid Nitzerglobin

    Sid Nitzerglobin Country Gent

    Jun 8, 2015
    fROMOHIO
    I tried one of these new Heritage built Harmony Silhouette's today & sure enough it wound up following me home:
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    The body seems like quite the melange of aesthetic ideas, but manages to work well in a semi-awkwardly endearing way for me. So far it seems be a really comfortable guitar for me ergonomically at any rate.
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    Functionally it's got a really nice resonance through the body & neck that winds up being key to immersion for me & those gold foil minihums seem like something pretty special & surprisingly similar to the vintage moustasche gold foils in character & dynamics.
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    Setup was an ~1/8 turn of the trussrod more relief & a corresponding drop in saddle height away from just about perfect right off the wall.

    It gives me a strong impression of just about zero corners cut anywhere in materials or execution & it seems very inspiring in feel & sound. I'm pretty darn impressed so far :D

    Thanks for taking a look!
     
  2. G5422T

    G5422T Country Gent

    May 24, 2012
    usa
    That's a GOOD looker.

    Congrats and enjoy it.
     
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  3. audept

    audept Senior Gretsch-Talker

    Age:
    73
    Dec 1, 2010
    Sydney, Australia
    Very nice! Congrats Sid.
     
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  4. Tony65x55

    Tony65x55 Gretschified

    Age:
    64
    Sep 23, 2011
    The 'Shwa, Ontario, Canada
    I like that. Congrats Sid.
     
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  5. Buckyboy

    Buckyboy Gretschie

    I like the aesthetic of that guitar
     
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  6. new6659

    new6659 Country Gent

    I like the look of that, too. The body looks very slender - is it 1.75" thick?
     
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  7. ZackyDog

    ZackyDog Friend of Fred

    Age:
    56
    Feb 6, 2015
    In the USA
  8. GVDobler

    GVDobler Synchromatic

    836
    May 15, 2011
    Las Vegas
    Just when I thought all the shapes had been done.
    Pretty cool look.
     
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  9. G5422T

    G5422T Country Gent

    May 24, 2012
    usa
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  10. Merc

    Merc Country Gent

    May 6, 2017
    Florida
    I remember being interested when they first came out. Thanks for the short review.
     
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  11. Ricochet

    Ricochet I Bleed Orange

    Nov 13, 2009
    Monkey Island
    Congrats! Cool and definitely different!
     
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  12. JeffreyLeePierre

    JeffreyLeePierre Country Gent

    Congratulations, seems like an amazing guitar.

    (I always dig the mess on your bench. This time I wonder how a plastic fork & knife may help to set up a guitar...)
     
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  13. TSims1

    TSims1 Gretschified

    Jun 18, 2013
    Atlanta
  14. wildeman

    wildeman Gretschified

    May 10, 2015
    norcal
    Looks killer, i've been eying the little Juno model for a bit myself, no chance of seeing one around here though.
     
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  15. nasonm

    nasonm Gretschie

    444
    Nov 3, 2010
    New England, USA
    Congrats! I had the Silhouette on my short list of guitars I wanted but then did a pivot after looking at the Harmony Jupiter. Now that's on my short list.

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  16. dak55

    dak55 Country Gent

    May 31, 2018
    Central Florida
    I don't want to, but I like it. Congrats!!
     
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  17. loudnlousy

    loudnlousy Gretschified

    Age:
    55
    Oct 18, 2015
    Germany
    To be different is to be better.
    Congrats.
     
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  18. Jeff67

    Jeff67 Country Gent

    Age:
    53
    Nov 3, 2019
    Crockett, Texas
    Sid's back! Haven't seen ya on here in a while- welcome back! Love that guitar!:)
     
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  19. Dana Rudd

    Dana Rudd Country Gent

    Nov 26, 2019
    Greybull, WY
    Congrats on the fine looking guitar, Sid.
     
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  20. mrfixitmi

    mrfixitmi Country Gent

    Mar 20, 2010
    Michigan
    Sid,

    No ugly duckling in my eyes, I would call it different and cool. Thanks for sharing.
     
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