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Body made of Elm?


 
8/3/2003 8:24 AM
ppeterka
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Body made of Elm?
Greetings from Hungary!  
 
A local dealer will sell very nicely priced guitars, with bodies made of elm wood. What can I expect about their tone (of course with better-than-stock PUs)?  
And what about their Floyds, is it possible that they are Jackson parts?  
 
They can be seen at www.lanyao.com . I personally like the V-190 named guitar, which costs about $240. (which is very low considering local prices)  
 
Best Regards,  
Peter Pasztor
 
8/4/2003 7:54 PM
Nathan Noel
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Good looking knock off of the Ibanez S series...  
 
Elm should sound very nice... it should be somewhere between alder and hard ash tonally.  
 
The floyd is exactly the same as the Jackson bridge... Which is not bad. I like my tremolo arm to stay where I put it and not swing around. I can't get this one to do that. I've got to look into replacement arms for it.  
 
I'm wondering if they are'nt the maker of some of the Jackson imports. Their "Custom" is spooky similar to my import Jackson PC-3 (which is a very nice guitar on it's own).
 
 
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10/24/2003 7:06 PM
Frank De Salvo
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Some nice designs to be found in there.  
~F
 
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