Unofficial Official GIS Thread: Part III

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Re: Unofficial Official GIS Thread: Part III

Postby spudmunkey » Sat Dec 30, 2017 2:09 pm

gumbynotpokey wrote:Crescent design allows for them to use a significantly thinner piece for the figured top.


That, too. And to get a carved top that's just thinner and lighter overall.

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Re: Unofficial Official GIS Thread: Part III

Postby Toptube » Tue Jan 02, 2018 8:30 pm

The bass section is loaded with great looking stuff right now. Too many to post. I don't think its been this well stock in a long time.


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Re: Unofficial Official GIS Thread: Part III

Postby spudmunkey » Thu Jan 11, 2018 6:12 pm

Not my favorite type of figuring, now a finish I think I would ever get...but daddy like!
https://www.kieselguitars.com/guitars-in-stock/139284
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Kinda dig the color, but would prefer non-deep and on quilt
https://www.kieselguitars.com/guitars-in-stock/140082
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https://www.kieselguitars.com/guitars-in-stock/137716
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https://www.kieselguitars.com/guitars-in-stock/122969
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Re: Unofficial Official GIS Thread: Part III

Postby spudmunkey » Thu Jan 11, 2018 6:30 pm

The oddest duck in the in-stocks:

Left-handed
Discontinued TLB
Hipshot Contour

https://www.kieselguitars.com/guitars-in-stock/134392

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Re: Unofficial Official GIS Thread: Part III

Postby arahobob » Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:25 pm

spudmunkey wrote:
If you put both in a bathtub, side by side, using the fretboard as a level, and slowly drained the water:

- On the crescent, you'd have a large "continent" suddenly spring up above the surface of the water, with a sharp drop off into the water all the way around. As you continued to drain water, the water would pull back around the perimeter pretty much evenly until you got to the edge of the top, where you'd have the sudden drop-off.

- On the CT, you'd also have an island, but it would be a bit smaller, and with a more gently sloped "beach" behind the bridge. As you slowly drained more water, the upper section (closest to the fretboard) would be revealed above the surface of the water just like the Crescent, but behind the bridge pickup, the water would pull away and fall back much faster like the receeding tide on a beach. The exposed top area will have increased in size much more, and much less uniformly as the Crescent until it reached the drop-off around the perimeter.

Hopefully that clears it up and eases your mind; that I wasn't actually trying to say the "Crescent carved top" wasn't a carved top. :lol:

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The difference between the two is EXACTLY what I mostly dislike on the Crescent vs the CT. That edge.
Reminds me of the cheap PRS SE line.
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Re: Unofficial Official GIS Thread: Part III

Postby GuitarAnthony » Sun Jan 14, 2018 11:14 am

Tried to clone my beloved V220 Nightburl?

That hurts.

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Re: Unofficial Official GIS Thread: Part III

Postby Greg Emm » Sun Jan 14, 2018 11:42 am

GuitarAnthony wrote:Tried to clone my beloved V220 Nightburl?

That hurts.


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