Please Suhr, I want some more...

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  1. Barnaby

    Barnaby Premium Member

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    Today in Tokyo, my oldest brother was here and we went guitar shopping. He wanted - provisionally - an SG and had a budget of about $1000. We wandered from shop to shop trying a ton of guitars, until we chanced upon this Suhr Modern Satin.

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    We tried their Modern Pros, their Telecaster version, plus all sorts of other things. They were good, but not in the same league. This was, we both agreed, the single best guitar either of us had ever played.

    Ever.

    Between us, we've probably played not hundreds, but thousands of guitars over the years. This was head and shoulders above 'em all.

    Forget the SG! This was not what he planned on and three times his budget, but he ponied up the dosh and walked away feeling like he got a bargain. I did - and still do - too. We brought it back to my house, played it for a couple of hours and both agree that it's a once-in-a-lifetime find. I don't know whether they're all like this or we found one that's made of magical unicorn dust and pixie juice, but it's something truly amazing.
     
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    dennis g Senior Member

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    Suhr Guitars (or JS Technolgies, Inc.) has a wide range of products, and all come highly recommended. He's in So Cal (Lake Elsinore, I believe). Congrats on finding the "holy grail" of guitars.
     
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    rclausen Senior Member

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    A Suhr has been on my list of guitars to try. This didn't help lol
     
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  4. Barnaby

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    You're telling me...I make guitars and this is the first that made me want to sell my tools. I've played vintage Fenders and LPs, PRS, Tom Anderson, Strandberg...you name it. Many great guitars. All of them were wonderful in one way or another, but this...

    ...it was like suddenly discovering that there was a higher shelf in the toyshop that nobody told me was there.
     
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    I'm kinda partial to 'em. :thumb: To find the one, congrats.

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    congrats! they are excellent weapons of choice!
     
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    Congrats! Suhr are certainly of a different league. Very consistent QC, hence, I'd say most are of the same quality. I'm scouting for my second (third if counting the one I had 10+ years ago) Suhr.
     
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