14 fret slopes.. What ya got?

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Re: 14 fret slopes.. What ya got?

Post: # 3864Post Red Oak
Mon Apr 05, 2021 6:46 pm

Buck wrote: Tue Oct 20, 2020 4:00 am I had a '48 J-50 a few years back. Probably should have held onto that one. Today I have this recent build from Judge Wolfe. Great guitar and great builder. Woods from John Arnold and the Hamptons, along with a 'graveyard black locust" bridge plate. Very happy to have this one. :-)

J-35 on the left (mine), and an AJ built at the same time.

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Re: 14 fret slopes.. What ya got?

Post: # 5281Post Flakyfoont
Sat Feb 12, 2022 5:55 pm

Have had four Collings CJs: a wonderful CJMhGSB, now owned by a close friend, a CJMhSBss, CJ-35GSB, and presently a CJMhASBss varnish, which I hope to keep!

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Re: 14 fret slopes.. What ya got?

Post: # 5285Post dave42
Sun Feb 13, 2022 2:27 pm

Flakyfoont wrote: Sat Feb 12, 2022 5:55 pm Have had four Collings CJs: a wonderful CJMhGSB, now owned by a close friend, a CJMhSBss, CJ-35GSB, and presently a CJMhASBss varnish, which I hope to keep!
Nice!
I'm being shipped an Iris DF Adi tomorrow. It'll be interesting how it compares to the others.

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Re: 14 fret slopes.. What ya got?

Post: # 5288Post Red Oak
Sun Feb 13, 2022 4:34 pm

dave42 wrote: Sun Feb 13, 2022 2:27 pm
Flakyfoont wrote: Sat Feb 12, 2022 5:55 pm Have had four Collings CJs: a wonderful CJMhGSB, now owned by a close friend, a CJMhSBss, CJ-35GSB, and presently a CJMhASBss varnish, which I hope to keep!
Nice!
I'm being shipped an Iris DF Adi tomorrow. It'll be interesting how it compares to the others.
Thanks for letting us know !

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Re: 14 fret slopes.. What ya got?

Post: # 5310Post dave42
Sat Feb 19, 2022 11:58 pm

Uodated 14fret slope family picture. Iris DF has arrived. Adirondack top, 1 3/4" nut. Too soon to give an honest review, but I immediately put some Martin MM12 strings on it and it sounds great. A little truss rod adjustment and it's ready.
Pictured l-r... 2014 Collings CJ35G, 2020 Fairbanks F35, 1944 Gibson J45, 2022 Iris DF.

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Re: 14 fret slopes.. What ya got?

Post: # 5329Post Flakyfoont
Sat Feb 26, 2022 3:11 pm

I should have mentioned earlier, besides the four very fine Collings CJs I've had, I've had a whirl with two slopes, a Kopp, and a Walker, neither of which in my experience could compete with Bill's product.

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Re: 14 fret slopes.. What ya got?

Post: # 5352Post DenverSteve
Sat Mar 05, 2022 3:34 am

The only slope shoulder dread I have currently is the Taylor 717e Builder's Edition. Best Taylor I've ever owned or played - by far.
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Re: 14 fret slopes.. What ya got?

Post: # 5657Post dariustdog
Tue Jun 28, 2022 3:04 am

Have been itching for a CJ Mh SS SB, but ended up with this SCGC VS. so far I’m still in love, but we are definitely on the honeymoon. The shadow below the bridge makes it look like a belly bridge, buts it’s a straight bridge; albeit no pyramid ;-(
I would have preferred a curvilinear fire stripe pg, but the small teardrop is growing on me.


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