Solo arm contour with/without a top wood?

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Solo arm contour with/without a top wood?

Postby dbone » Mon Jan 01, 2018 6:36 pm

Does anyone know if the Solo when ordered without a top would come with the more enhanced DC600ish forarm contour?
Not looking for the SCB style bevel.
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Re: Solo bevel without top?

Postby spudmunkey » Mon Jan 01, 2018 6:37 pm

I'm thinking not. Jeff said he didn't actually know if any other models had that when I asked about it, so I don't imagine it was a part of the design of this newer model.

Edit: nevermind... I thought you were asking about the forearm contour. I don't believe that would be the case, though.
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Re: Solo bevel without top?

Postby dbone » Mon Jan 01, 2018 6:44 pm

Like this

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Re: Solo bevel without top?

Postby spudmunkey » Mon Jan 01, 2018 6:47 pm

Ahh... So you are talking about that forearm contour and not a bevel.

Then my original comment remains relevant. With a top, it comes with a bent top, like the DC600. If you don't get a top, you still get a similarly-shaped forearm Contour, but I don't believe it's deeper like it is on the DC600 (which has a shallower curve because they can't bent the tops quite as far).
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Re: Solo bevel without top?

Postby dbone » Mon Jan 01, 2018 7:08 pm

So as far as you know...top wood or not the forarm contour is the same?
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Re: Solo bevel without top?

Postby dbone » Mon Jan 01, 2018 7:22 pm

Well the SCB bevel is a option just not my first. Contemplating a HSS something or other.
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Re: Solo bevel without top?

Postby spudmunkey » Mon Jan 01, 2018 7:38 pm

Judging from the photos, there Solo forearm contour looks the same with or without a top. Combined with Jeff not being able to recall if any other models have it (and the Solo is a very very new model I would think he'd remember), my hunch says it's the same

That said, I haven't played them side by side (or at all), so I can't say definitively.

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Re: Solo arm contour with/without a top wood?

Postby Doctor Turn » Tue Jan 02, 2018 11:12 am

Thank god you stopped capitalizing "contour" Spud, it was freaking me out and making me think there was a third Kiesel model in the mix here... steam was coming out my ears and switches and springs were klanking and failing in my head, noisily... :lol:
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Re: Solo arm contour with/without a top wood?

Postby spudmunkey » Tue Jan 02, 2018 11:23 am

Doctor Turn wrote:Thank god you stopped capitalizing "contour" Spud, it was freaking me out and making me think there was a third Kiesel model in the mix here... steam was coming out my ears and switches and springs were klanking and failing in my head, noisily... :lol:


I blame my phone's talk-to-text function and the Swipe keyboard. It does pretty darn well most of the time with the actual words, but has a seemingly scattershot methodology for which words it decides are proper nouns. :lol:


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