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Thanks gang! Somehow this slipped under the radar? Well, not exactly, it had 6 bids, just nobody hit the BIN! So I did! 8) I had a natural Broadway in the mid to late 90's and loved it. Yes, that spruce top and big body make it nice and loud. I used to play a lot of jazz, but mostly rockin and rollin these days... I like to mix it up for sure. You can hear my '97 turquoise Casino doing jazz on "Ice Skating at the Archives" on Volume 2 here:

 

www.metrosongs.org

 

(Apologies in advance if I'm not supposed to post links to my own music)

 

I'm playing a show late January this black Broadway will be perfect for, an Elvis Costello tribute thing. Since he plays a different guitar on almost every song, I've been beefing up the collection for this show, including the requisite Jazzmaster. He usually employs some kind of big jazz box at some point in each of his shows, so this will fit the bill nicely.

 

Another interesting tidbit, here in DC, U Street was known as "Black Broadway" back in the day, so I'll have to use it on my MetroSong for that station! (again, see www.metrosongs.org if you're scratching your head on that one...)

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Arrived today! Wow oh wow it's nice. Label confirms "EB" factory finish!

 

Funny, when I had a natural finish Braodway in the mid 90's, I added a gold B6. I soon sold the guitar and kept the B6 stuffed in the corner of a parts drawer... fast forward over 10 years, I just dug it out and sold it on ebay a few weeks ago!!! D'oh!!!! (_8^(I)

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Nice. I've never seen one in that finish. I hope it sounds and plays as good as it looks. It should; the Broadway is an excellent (and underrated) guitar.

 

Red 333

 

+1. Wow. That guitar is gorgeous. It should be a regular color. Black hollowbodies always look elegant, especially with gold hardware.

 

I'd put a pair of American-made PAF's in it to get the sound as good as it can be.

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Thanks!

 

I'm playing it some now... wow it's really sweet. It has serial starting with R98E. The neck is one of the thinnest necks I've ever played, it's like a 60's guitar or something, really nice and small without being cramped. Pretty wide string spacing though, and flattish radius, considering how thin the neck is. Haven't even plugged it in yet, it's so sweet acoustic! Pics when I can, I promise...

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So I snagged this end of last week. Thoughts? I cant' wait to get it! Wish I hadn't just sold my old gold Bigsby B6 though! D'oh! (_8^(I)

 

http://www.ebay.com/itm/320805528333?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1439.l2649

 

(Item 320805528333 in case linky no worky)

 

I saw that guitar listed. If it is a Peerless, it is a great deal, in a rare color.

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Thanks everyone.

 

Yes this is a '98 Peerless, and was a steal of a deal.

 

Mine rattles too. I've tightened some of the hardware, which helps a little, but I haven't found all the sources of rattle. That's okay with me, gives it character! lol

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Thanks everyone.

 

Yes this is a '98 Peerless, and was a steal of a deal.

 

Mine rattles too. I've tightened some of the hardware, which helps a little, but I haven't found all the sources of rattle. That's okay with me, gives it character! lol

 

So, we'll call our band, The Rattlers.

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