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  1. LA Miles

    LA Miles Synchromatic

    821
    Dec 6, 2012
    PA
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    The short version, I bought the guitar, I won't have it for a few months, it's complicated, the review from fellow who has it for now:
    "Well I unboxed it, overall clean guitar. The bridge is taped down, has a brass tru arc.
    It has flat wounds one it, not my choice but tunes up great and nice low action. Very flat neck nearly zero relief. Well balanced pickups between the neck and the bridge, neck pickup is heaven love it.
    Spare bridge and bigsby arm in the case.

    I think I'll enjoy this guitar for the time I'll have it but I'm still playing it
    This thing sounds pretty darn good,
    I can't put it down but these flat wound strings have to go
    I'm more then positive you'll be happy with the guitar"

    Someday I'll actually play it - I hope ;)
     
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  2. TSims1

    TSims1 Friend of Fred

    Jun 18, 2013
    Atlanta
    Ahhhh.......there she is! Congrats......kinda....?.....lol
     
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  3. Henry

    Henry Friend of Fred

    Apr 9, 2014
    Petaluma
    Congrats, what a beauty.
     
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  5. stevo

    stevo Country Gent

    May 1, 2012
    Atlanta
    I'm extremely jealous...!

    Any idea what year? There have been some substantial changes, not good or bad, just changes. IE, some had solid tops, some had TV Jones etc. etc.
     
  6. LA Miles

    LA Miles Synchromatic

    821
    Dec 6, 2012
    PA
    2011 if memory serves correct, Filtertrons

    My 3 Pro Lines are all TVJ so this fills a hole, while making one in my wallet
     
  7. pockneck

    pockneck Gretschie

    243
    Jan 31, 2013
    Portland, OR
    Looks recent to me. I have flat wound strings on mine for jazz. Enjoy it when you get it.
     
  8. Gretsch6120

    Gretsch6120 Gretschie

    Age:
    38
    220
    Mar 7, 2010
    Kingston Ontario Canada
    Yes its a 2011 and could you please correct my grammar Mr. Miles thanks
     
  9. MTurner

    MTurner Friend of Fred

    Age:
    60
    Aug 17, 2010
    Clayton, North Carolina, USA
    That's a beauty!
     
  10. LA Miles

    LA Miles Synchromatic

    821
    Dec 6, 2012
    PA
    Thought you were speaking Canuckistan. BTW, punctuation in above also appears to be an issue for you.

    Of course I'm still on a flip-phone so I have fewer excuses as I only use a full size keyboard.
     
  11. StJohn

    StJohn Country Gent

    Jun 5, 2008
    North Louisiana
    cool guitar...congrats!
     
  12. stevo

    stevo Country Gent

    May 1, 2012
    Atlanta
    Ha ha - it's a welcome hole. I think you might have a solid spruce top on that guitar. If I get a CC, this is exactly what I want - solid top and standard Filters.

    How does the neck feel?
     
  13. JC higgy

    JC higgy Country Gent

    Age:
    46
    Jun 6, 2008
    Belfast Norn Iron
    Beautiful,congrats sir!

    I hate waiting though.
     
  14. LA Miles

    LA Miles Synchromatic

    821
    Dec 6, 2012
    PA
    Correct - supposed to be spruce top. The neck - remind me in a few months when I lay my paws on it -LOL
     
  15. stevo

    stevo Country Gent

    May 1, 2012
    Atlanta
    Oh yea, you did say that. Strange however...
     
  16. LA Miles

    LA Miles Synchromatic

    821
    Dec 6, 2012
    PA
    Hopefully safe to exit the witness protection program by then :(
     
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  17. giffenf

    giffenf Gretschie

    349
    Oct 26, 2008
    Los Angeles
    Nice! Looks like mine only cleaner and a lot less beat-up. Congrats!
     
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  18. ZackyDog

    ZackyDog Country Gent

    Feb 6, 2015
    In the USA
  19. stevo

    stevo Country Gent

    May 1, 2012
    Atlanta
    Okay, I'm not even going to ask...best of luck mate.
     
  20. loudnlousy

    loudnlousy Country Gent

    Age:
    51
    Oct 18, 2015
    Hildesheim, Germany
    Wow, I really never saw something like this.
    This is very special. A beauty. I really envy you. B E A U T I F U L guitar.
     
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  21. shrews824

    shrews824 Synchromatic

    Age:
    40
    776
    Feb 22, 2016
    Hardinsburg, Kentucky