My Eman Collection

Discussion in 'Other Cool Guitars' started by drmilktruck, Jun 6, 2020.

  1. drmilktruck

    drmilktruck I Bleed Orange

    May 17, 2009
    Plymouth, MN
    As I mentioned in the Takucaster thread, I've owned 6 Eman guitars. I sold the AstroJet, but have the other five here:

    Left to right: Takucaster, Lefty Explorer for my son, Jazzy Baritone, Ziricaster, Kokocaster with Ghost piezo.

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  2. MTurner

    MTurner Friend of Fred

    Age:
    64
    Aug 17, 2010
    Clayton, North Carolina, USA
    Tell us about the Ziricaster, please...
     
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  3. drmilktruck

    drmilktruck I Bleed Orange

    May 17, 2009
    Plymouth, MN
    The top is Ziricote over cherry with a leopard wood back. Extensively routed from the back as it was a very heavy beast as a blank. TVJ Classic Plus in the bridge. DeLisle Pentatone switch (like a Gibson Varitone) to give multiple tones. The neck is Birdseye maple, big and fat. Hipshot Baby Grand bridge.
     
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  4. wabash slim

    wabash slim Gretschified

    Age:
    70
    Feb 10, 2010
    lafayette in
  5. G5422T

    G5422T Country Gent

    May 24, 2012
    usa
    Very nice collection.
     
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  6. CousinWarsh

    CousinWarsh Synchromatic

    831
    Jun 24, 2018
    Western NY
    Nice guitars!
     
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  7. dougmon

    dougmon Gretschie

    460
    Jan 9, 2013
    California
    A beautiful collection. The one that looks like an Explorer -- is that strung left-handed?
     
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  8. Snorre

    Snorre Country Gent

    Age:
    56
    Feb 12, 2009
    Walkersville, MD
    Very cool collection! Congrats! :cool:
     
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  9. drmilktruck

    drmilktruck I Bleed Orange

    May 17, 2009
    Plymouth, MN
    It is, my son plays lefty.
     
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  10. JC higgy

    JC higgy Friend of Fred

    Age:
    49
    Jun 6, 2008
    Belfast Norn Iron
    Cool unique geets there sir!
     
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  11. hcsterg

    hcsterg Country Gent

    Feb 13, 2012
    France
    Nice Custom collection, @drmilktruck ! :cool::cool::cool:

    For sure E-Man makes good stuff... ;)

    A+!
     
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  12. LivingMyDream

    LivingMyDream Friend of Fred

    Beautiful collection, Jim! And a shout out to E-man for his ability to craft such nice guitars!
     
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  13. toddfan

    toddfan Synchromatic

    865
    Mar 12, 2012
    Kansas
    That Kokocaster is Kool.
     
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  14. Ricochet

    Ricochet I Bleed Orange

    Nov 13, 2009
    Monkey Island
    Cool collection Jim! Which is the favourite?
     
  15. drmilktruck

    drmilktruck I Bleed Orange

    May 17, 2009
    Plymouth, MN
    Of course I haven’t played the new one very much yet, but of the others, it’s the Ziricaster. Solid all round guitar, replaced the 64 Corvette that is slowly making its way to Arizona. the Pentatone gives a nice neck pickup sound as well as a middle setting from one pickup. Nice 50s style Fender Fatback profile on the neck. Plus it’s gorgeous to look at.
     
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  16. audept

    audept Senior Gretsch-Talker

    Age:
    72
    Dec 1, 2010
    Sydney, Australia
    David's work is exciting, innovative and exceptional in it's attention to detail. He has transitioned from builder to artist.
     
  17. Merc

    Merc Country Gent

    May 6, 2017
    Florida
    Some really sweet guitars. What’s that bluish fingerboard made of or is it a stain? It looks super cool.
     
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  18. Pcampbell

    Pcampbell Gretschie

    103
    Feb 26, 2017
    Memphis, Tennessee
    Very nice, all of those. And it appears to be some really fine work that went into each one.
     
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