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Re: Here they are

Postby (k43rover) » Thu Apr 12, 2012 1:03 am

Ontario_RIC_fan wrote:https://fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/581549_278596992223959_235019996581659_629531_1015665486_n.jpg

Pearl White 330 SP ready to ship to the UK

:D :D :D



...ready to ship????? That upper pickguard in the picture is for a 24 fret Rick not a 21 and I thought they would be having an R rather than trapeze?? Would be surprised if they let them out of the door like this.....
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Re: Here they are

Postby (sloop_john_b) » Thu Apr 12, 2012 12:47 pm

WTF is that headstock shape?? Copied from a Shaftesbury?

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Re: Here they are

Postby (electrofaro) » Thu Apr 12, 2012 1:03 pm

That headstock design is interesting, indeed... Image
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Re: Here they are

Postby (k43rover) » Thu Apr 12, 2012 1:41 pm

sloop_john_b wrote:WTF is that headstock shape?? Copied from a Shaftesbury?

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good point John....I know the more religious types around here dont like any mention to be made of the heretical Shaftesbury nameplate, but I just dug mine out and I'd say the headstock is a more accurate shape for a 1997 reissue than the Pearl White pictured (still wrong of course, but still more accurate!) :shock: BTW my intention here is not to prompt the usual pointless "we hate copies" responses....so please dont bother
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Re: Here they are

Postby (RIC_FACTORY) » Thu Apr 12, 2012 1:50 pm

This is a 360/12C63 neck without the slots, SAME neck and body construction, apart from binding and F soundhole, that was done at the same time as Petty's guitars (which they were quite happy with btw). The headstock is not as large as it looks in that picture, I'll post some better snapshots of it.


We used what gold plastic we had, 660, as the pickup spacing did not work with any other pickguards we have.

*Forgot to mention F soundhole
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Re: Here they are

Postby (k43rover) » Thu Apr 12, 2012 2:07 pm

RIC_FACTORY wrote:This is a 360/12C63 neck without the slots, SAME neck and body construction, apart from binding and F soundhole, that was done at the same time as Petty's guitars (which they were quite happy with btw). The headstock is not as large as it looks in that picture, I'll post some better snapshots of it.


We used what gold plastic we had, 660, as the pickup spacing did not work with any other pickguards we have.

*Forgot to mention F soundhole



Many thanks for clarifying that Ben...there had already been some speculation it was a C63 headstock so good to have confirmation of that. I'm sure it will look just fine in the flesh... :D
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Re: Here they are

Postby (jdogric12) » Fri Apr 13, 2012 9:35 am

12er headstocks are 1/2" longer than 6ers, right?
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Re: Here they are

Postby (electrofaro) » Fri Apr 13, 2012 1:35 pm

RIC_FACTORY wrote:This is a 360/12C63 neck without the slots, SAME neck and body construction, apart from binding and F soundhole, that was done at the same time as Petty's guitars (which they were quite happy with btw).

Ben, these pearly white 330s have body binding? :?
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Re: Here they are

Postby (JakeK) » Mon Apr 16, 2012 11:47 pm

Wildberry wrote:Ben, these pearly white 330s have body binding? :?


I don't believe they do.
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Re: Here they are

Postby (electrofaro) » Tue Apr 17, 2012 5:57 am

JakeK wrote:
Wildberry wrote:Ben, these pearly white 330s have body binding? :?


I don't believe they do.

Neither do I, you know. I must've misunderstood Ben's post. :D
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Re: Here they are

Postby (RIC_FACTORY) » Tue Apr 17, 2012 10:35 am

No binding.
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Re: Here they are

Postby (electrofaro) » Tue Apr 17, 2012 1:23 pm

RIC_FACTORY wrote:No binding.

Ah, okay, thanks :D I like the more rounded horn look on the pearly whites a lot!
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Re: Here they are

Postby (Ontario_RIC_fan) » Fri Apr 27, 2012 10:44 am

Check out Sound Effects Face book page for a pile of pics of the new Pearl White 1997s...

Here are a couple as a taster!

:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

Congrats to you lucky UK buyers...

I wonder how long it will take Olivia's to reimport one and what it will be worth in the USA - 5K at least yes?

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Re: Here they are

Postby (SoundAffectsMusic) » Fri Apr 27, 2012 11:04 am

Indeed - they are here - some better pics just taken:

http://www.facebook.com/soundaffectsmusic

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Re: Here they are

Postby (Ontario_RIC_fan) » Fri Apr 27, 2012 4:55 pm

Thanks for sharing a direct link Tim!

I would love to see a video posted on Youtube of all the buyers of these guitars playing them simultaneously in the store!!

LOUIE LOUIE perhaps!! :P :P :P
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