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Re: Lowe Guitars shop notes

Post by BeeTL » Fri Dec 27, 2019 4:28 pm

Next up, here's a shot of both of Joe Sanders' Chromasonics on stage at the Tarpon boat docks earlier this year.

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Re: Lowe Guitars shop notes

Post by Rgand » Fri Dec 27, 2019 5:21 pm

Mighty fine, there. They look right at home.

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Post by BeeTL » Sat Dec 28, 2019 7:40 am

Thanks!

Next up is a Ridler IV in white satin with faux binding and Lollar Thunderbird pickups.

It's one of my all time favorites.

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Post by BeeTL » Mon Dec 30, 2019 4:26 pm

The Comboluxe is our take on a less familiar, yet classic body shape that incorporates our signature design features.

This build has a satin Goldtop finish and Fralin High-Output humbuckers with coil-splitting.

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Post by BeeTL » Tue Dec 31, 2019 9:30 am

Just in case anybody happens to be in town at the time:

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Post by BeeTL » Wed Jan 01, 2020 9:15 pm

Here's my Top 9 of 2019.

Happy New Year from Lowe Custom Guitars!

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Re: Lowe Guitars shop notes

Post by Redstar30 » Thu Jan 02, 2020 10:18 pm

Happy new year. I really like the single pick up bass in the bottom middle.

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Post by BeeTL » Fri Jan 03, 2020 10:35 am

Thanks!

That's the Chromasonic IV posted a little further back.

Here's another Comboluxe in Gloss Translucent Black with faux binding and TV Jones Classic pickups.

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The Teeluxe is our take on the classic body shape that incorporates our signature design features.

This build features a satin Translucent Sonic Blue finish with matching neck and headstock, faux binding, and Fralin High-Output humbuckers with coil-splitting.

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Post by BeeTL » Wed Apr 15, 2020 3:50 pm

Shortly after the Camp Fire in Paradise, CA I received a call from Steve Burke, the owner of one of my earliest guitar builds.

He had a Teeluxe with a graphic finish and loved it dearly, but it was incinerated in the fire.

He asked if I would consider replicating the guitar.

I offered to build an updated version with my current design features and specs.

I have finally had the time to get this project moving. Ironically, the body is roasted ash and the neck is roasted maple.

Here is the guitar that was lost:

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Mocking up the graphic on some 1/4" cabinet grade plywood:

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Her's the current spec Teeluxe body in roasted ash and neck in roasted maple:

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Post by BeeTL » Thu Apr 16, 2020 4:57 am

Steve Burke is on Facebook as ostreetsteve. 

Here is a song he wrote and a video he produced to commemorate the one year anniversary of the Camp Fire in Paradise, CA.  

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Post by BeeTL » Thu Apr 16, 2020 3:45 pm

What else is coming down the line, you ask? A prototype Jayluxe V 32" scale prototype with black blocks and binding, a Chromasonic IV with green pearl blocks and binding, a Chromasonic V with black pearl blocks and binding, and a Chromasonic VI with a VS100N tremolo.

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Re: Lowe Guitars shop notes

Post by Rgand » Thu Apr 16, 2020 4:30 pm

Those all look good. Beautiful without any finish or goodies on them.

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Re: Lowe Guitars shop notes

Post by BeeTL » Fri Apr 17, 2020 6:20 am

Thanks!

These are all roasted ash bodies with roasted maple necks.

They smell as great as they look.

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Re: Lowe Guitars shop notes

Post by Rgand » Fri Apr 17, 2020 7:52 am

BeeTL wrote:
Fri Apr 17, 2020 6:20 am
They smell as great as they look.

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Yeah, and that roasted maple has a particularly nice aroma.

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Re: Lowe Guitars shop notes

Post by BeeTL » Sun Apr 19, 2020 6:15 pm

:)

Comboluxe IV 32" scale design concept rendering by Chris Ferebee Design.

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