New Tosin Abasi signature in the works - Abasi Guitars w/Frank Falbo

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  1. jephjacques

    jephjacques BUTTS LOL

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    Here's the neck of mine in progress, got a nice figured ebony board and headstock veneer. Body will be 1pc mahogany with an open pore finish, I'm pumped and Frank has been great to deal with so far.[​IMG]
     
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    That's one of the best interviews to watch. Kudos to Frank for putting the time aside for it!
     
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    Any chances of doing a smaller scale fan on a 6? Like a 24.5-25.5?
     
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    As a custom, yes. But we would have to quote it, and it would have a longer lead time.
     
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    Nice to see the new fret-slot style. It should help prevent those nasty cracks. ;)
     
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    Haha true. The multiscales were all pocket frets. They have to be cut with a router bit in the CNC anyway. It can be tougher on the bit to plunge, so you break bits more often but it’s not too big of a deal. It does take a lot longer in the machine though.

    It’s the straight frets that we cut traditionally with the saw blade, so they went all the way through.

    But...we’ve since changed that too, so even the straight fret boards now have pocket frets as well.
     
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    Dude OMG they cut the fret slots crooked oh nooooo. And the dots are waaaay off center.

    Joking aside, those fret slots do look very neat.
     
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    And we're not going to call them Pokéfrets?
     
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    Steel/Grass type
     
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    Steel/Electric, no?
     
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    f u c k
     
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    Stell/Grass if you play reggae.
     
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    Are we going to see some headless models for summer NAMM? I'm holding off buying a Mayones Hydra or Padalka Neptune just to see what Frank and Tosin's headless models look like.
     
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    I've not been following this too closely but I applaud your patience for replying to people on this forum. I would have thought it would drive you nuts.
     
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    We aren’t doing Summer NAMM but headless are indeed right around the corner. Both of those guitars would be great choices too, but if you want to wait it won’t be much longer before we’re ready to share in progress photos.
     
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    The communication has been top notch by the looks of it, just can't wait to see some customs hitting people's hands for the full story.
     
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    If you follow the thread you'll see it drove his nuts just slightly narrower than some people would like
     
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    This. If I were Frank, I'd have jettisoned myself tf away from here like 5 pages of accusations back: https://giant.gfycat.com/TornBrightAfricanaugurbuzzard.webm
     
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    Is there any word about how customizable the guitars will be? I'm intrigued by them (and would love if I could buy an American guitar and support our economy) but I would want something like a neck thru multiscale with a T4m/Strandberg trem.
     

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