NGD: MOAM Hallmark

Discussion in 'Other Cool Guitars' started by markeebee, Aug 8, 2020.

  1. markeebee

    markeebee Country Gent

    My Gretschy friends, I have sinned. I have strayed from the true path and have worshipped the false idol Mosrite.

    This is my fifth one now, except its not a Mosrite. Its the signature Mosritealike made by Hallmark for Starcrunch, the guitarist from surf punk viking buccaneers Man Or Astro Man. It's a lot like a Mossie but it has a more modern solidity about it, less of the seat-of-the-pants high jinks that you get with a real one.

    Digging the lovely pearl white finish (doesn't show that well in photos), but the jury's out on the "wacky" PCB pickguard.

    Definitely my number one stage guitar, for now.


  2. Ricochet

    Ricochet I Bleed Orange

    Nov 13, 2009
    Monkey Island
    Congrats! I like that particular hue of white. Not a fan of the PCB pickguard. Maybe if it was electronically functional...
  3. loudnlousy

    loudnlousy Gretschified

    Oct 18, 2015
    I like it. The pickguard gives this classic it a cool tekkno-touch. Why not?
  4. thunder58

    thunder58 Super Moderator Staff Member

    Dec 23, 2010
    tappan ny
    Admin Post
    Congratulations . Sure is a unique look but also she’s a beauty too ..... oh and BTW ... your sin is forgiven :rolleyes:
  5. Synchro

    Synchro The artist formerly known as: Synchro Staff Member

    Jun 2, 2008
    Admin Post
    I like the pickguard.
    Jeff67 and audept like this.
  6. mister rain

    mister rain Gretschie

    Apr 23, 2020
    new orleans
  7. Trash Kidd

    Trash Kidd Country Gent

    Dec 14, 2015
    London U.K.
  8. Zeek

    Zeek Synchromatic

    May 29, 2016
    Illinos USA
    Congards and enjoy
  9. wabash slim

    wabash slim Gretschified

    Feb 10, 2010
    lafayette in
    I also like the pick guard.
    It would be even cooler were it somehow functional.
  10. Dana Rudd

    Dana Rudd Synchromatic

    Nov 26, 2019
    Greybull, WY
    Congrats on a fine looking guitar.
  11. Henry

    Henry I Bleed Orange

    Apr 9, 2014
    Cool, I want a mosrite. I dig the oickguard but is it textured like most PCBs? I like the idea and look but I don't think I'd like the feel. Like a fresh perspective on steam punk.
  12. Synchro

    Synchro The artist formerly known as: Synchro Staff Member

    Jun 2, 2008
    Admin Post
    I’m just trying to figure out what it’s from. My PBX at work could easily handle 10,000 to 20,000 users, and has a system board smaller than that one.
  13. hcsterg

    hcsterg Friend of Fred

    Feb 13, 2012
    Excellent ! :cool::cool::cool:
  14. LivingMyDream

    LivingMyDream Friend of Fred

    I like that guitar . . . a lot. In addition to the unique shape and pickup tilt, the circuit board pickguard adds to the unique vibe.

    Congrats, markeebee!
  15. JC higgy

    JC higgy Friend of Fred

    Jun 6, 2008
    Belfast Norn Iron
  16. new6659

    new6659 Country Gent

    I like that pickguard as well.
  17. Shadowy_Man

    Shadowy_Man Gretschie

    May 18, 2020
    That thing is awesome!
  18. audept

    audept Senior Gretsch-Talker

    Dec 1, 2010
    Sydney, Australia
    I like the pickguard too!
  19. mbkri

    mbkri Country Gent

    Sep 22, 2012
    Daaaang, that whammy bar is a gorgeous bit of kit. Nice guitar. The pickguard only troubles me if its a picture of a board instead of the real thing. If it were just a screen print I’d have it off in a jiffy.

    GOOBALL JEFF Gretschie

    Oct 1, 2019
    the classic tort guard would look the part on that but hey just my opinion, that is still a cool guard though. any rattle from the bridge? most roller bridges rattle in my experience but nothing some clear nail varnish can't fix. i'm talking to bob at the moment to make me a custom that will look very much like this - rfoi8ke53moopx0cdvnc.jpg
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