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OWF posts some pretty odd guitars here and I'm not trying to outdo him, but this one is under my skin like a heroin needle.

 

No, it is NOT a Rancher. You know all those fake Gibsons that show up on ebay with no truss rods and a Martin square headstock that I hve claimed to be made in the Philipines? I think this is made by the same people. I had a much toned-down version back in the 80s that truly DID look like a Rancher but (ha ha) it said GIBSON on the headstock.

 

I have no delusions of making this playable and I don't know how stupid the bids will get, but I will toss a bid in at some point.

 

My god, this thing is soooo ugly I WANT IT I WANT IT NOW.

 

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I'm....gasp!....SPEECHLESS! Totally in awe of its ugliness.....but still, part of me likes it. Not sure WHAT that says about me?.....Let alone YOU! .....I KNOW you will pull the trigger.... [laugh]

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OWF posts some pretty odd guitars here and I'm not trying to outdo him, but this one is under my skin like a heroin needle.

 

No, it is NOT a Rancher. You know all those fake Gibsons that show up on ebay with no truss rods and a Martin square headstock that I hve claimed to be made in the Philipines? I think this is made by the same people. I had a much toned-down version back in the 80s that truly DID look like a Rancher but (ha ha) it said GIBSON on the headstock.

 

I have no delusions of making this playable and I don't know how stupid the bids will get, but I will toss a bid in at some point.

 

My god, this thing is soooo ugly I WANT IT I WANT IT NOW.

 

ebay link

 

2j1u8ep.jpg

 

6sqcfk.jpg

If you want it so bad buy it. I don't think you need anyone's permission or approval around here to do so.

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OMG, someone pass me the sniffing salts! Quick, I'm seeing little yellow stars!<THUD>

 

 

<blink, blink> Good gawd, it's like Aztec meets Bonanza meets Godzilla, or something like that. I wonder what it sounds like?

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Karen I think the best way to deal with the sound issue would be to mount an old Radio Shack cassette recorder inside and just hit the play button when needed. I suspect it sounds worse than anything you can dream up. My experience with this family of guitars is that they sound even worse than they look, rivaled only by a $12 60s Kay with a 1/4" thick top.

 

And the necks are usually twisted.... and strings are straight.... that presents a logistical problem by itself.

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Yeah, baby, that's the s***, right there!

 

I must be channeling somebody who died before 1960 because all my life any time I saw a cowboy-esque guitar I'd get a weird feeling of familiarity. I got the same feeling the first time I laid eyes on a blone Telecaster.

 

Maybe I was a rockabilly Bakersfield Gretsch Tele picker that died just prior to August 27, 1960.

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KS daddy.....I see you and raise you one (especially since you are such an Ovation guy)

 

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Please don't make any cracks about this guitar. Some cheeky fellow must have come up with this idea, no butts about it. Only an @ss would like this guitar.

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OWF..

All of the reviews I've read about acoustic guitars say that Brazilian rosewood has tremendous clarity in the bottom end..

I wonder what the @ss-essments would be about that one's bottom end?

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Karen I think the best way to deal with the sound issue would be to mount an old Radio Shack cassette recorder inside and just hit the play button when needed. I suspect it sounds worse than anything you can dream up.....

Scott, I still have a few cassette players hanging around here. If you want I can send them to you! [biggrin]

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OWF..

All of the reviews I've read about acoustic guitars say that Brazilian rosewood has tremendous clarity in the bottom end..

I wonder what the ****essments would be about that one's bottom end?

 

Now that you mention it Steve, it DOES look like a brazillian bottom end.......hmmmmm, wonder about the front????

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Now that you mention it Steve, it DOES look like a brazillian bottom end.......hmmmmm, wonder about the front????

 

Bald Cypress...of course!! [tongue]

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I prefer material from the dense forests that matured in the 70s. There seems to be too much over-pruning in the past couple decades.

 

I'm just an old fashioned guy.

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