My Kid Picked Out His Graduation Guitar!

Discussion in 'Guitars, Guitars Guitars!' started by Elias Graves, May 19, 2012.

    May 19, 2012
  1. Elias Graves Way cooler than I let on

    Took him down to the store to find a new acoustic to replace the stolen Ibanez as a graduation gift. He tried everything under $600 including a Taylor 110, a Martin, some Yamahas and others. In the end, the clear winner to all three of us was a used Epi Masterbuilt dread. Even came with case. We saved enough that we bought him a nice uke and a bag for it.

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    The Masterbuilt is a really good sounding guitar.
     
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  3. Elias Graves Way cooler than I let on

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  5. Athiest_Peace Angry Amoeba

    HNAGD EG's SON!!!!!




    and happy new uke day too!
     
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  7. Tig tone fracking apologist

    Nice choice on the Masterbilt.
    HND, son of EG!
     
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  9. Elias Graves Way cooler than I let on

    This thing is pretty impressive. Solid mahogany back, mahogany neck, solid spruce top, Grover sta-tite tuners, bone nut and a beautiful rosewood board with abalone inlays. It plays great and sounds absolutely huge. I see why these get a lot of love.
     
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  11. Kerouac weird musical dildo

    I helped one of my few adult students pick a guitar. We played everything under $1500 and the Masterbilt was the best of the lot. Hell, there were 3 really good Masterbilts, but this one just had the mojo.

    Hope your kid enjoys his for years to come. :thu:
     
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  13. Nice! HNGD!
     
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  15. CBHScott Ooh! Chilly! ((giggle))

    Nice! Boy inherited some taste...
     
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  17. jaxn slim Your Worst Nightmare

    Excellent. It's great when a guitar quest comes together like that. Beautiful guit at that!
     
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  19. instantsteve Glowing Cloud

    Beautiful and mojo too!
     
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  21. BlackCat American Greaser

    Congrats on the graduation and the new guitar.

    Sent from my DROID2 GLOBAL using Tapatalk 2
     
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  23. Mark Wein :mad:

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  25. Denverdave Resident Ragamuffin

    Congrats! I used to own one that was (I believe) the same model.
     
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  27. Elias Graves Way cooler than I let on

    It's a DR500. No electronics.
     
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  29. irishstu really experienced

    Very nice.
     
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  31. Denverdave Resident Ragamuffin

    That was the one. I needed electronics and that was why I sold it to a guy on HCGJ. I was a really sweet mellow tone from that guitar.
     
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  33. Chad Fantastic Orpple

    I like it. I really need to pick up an acoustic one of these days.
     
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  35. Elias Graves Way cooler than I let on

    These are worth a look. It sounded better than the $500 martins and the taylor 110.
    The surprise of the trip (besides this one) was a Fender.
    A Kingman Elvis Presley model. That one was pretty nice.

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  37. altoidman aka McCartyman

    Seems hard to beat at that price point.
     
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  39. ellengtrgrl Guitar Old Timer

    AN Epi Masterbilt - VERY nice! :thu: Congrats!
     

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