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#2454902 - 12/07/12 01:57 PM a personal wet dream of mine come true..accoustic whammy
pinkjimiphoton Offline
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hey guys,
my friend predice came up with something i believe is truly hip, and not to be spammy, i thought the family here might wanna check it out.

it's a wigglestick for ACCOUSTIC guitars.

http://acoustictremolo.com/



i am absolutely not meaning to be spamming anything, so if this is in questionable taste, remove it or whatever, but to me, this seems a unique breakthru in cool.

check it out and let me know what ya think!

i mean, like, i love wigglesticks, and i hardly ever play accoustics cuz they lack them and volume controls. wink

for a strat monger like me, this is pretty cool!

peace

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#2454905 - 12/07/12 02:18 PM Re: a personal wet dream of mine come true..accoustic whammy [Re: pinkjimiphoton]
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#2455679 - 12/11/12 05:29 AM Re: a personal wet dream of mine come true..accoustic whammy [Re: pinkjimiphoton]
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Cool! Bill was really hot for what I believe is a prototype from Martin with a whammy. Maybe he'll chime in....
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#2455773 - 12/11/12 10:28 AM Re: a personal wet dream of mine come true..accoustic whammy [Re: Bluesape]
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Cool. cool
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#2455837 - 12/11/12 04:01 PM Re: a personal wet dream of mine come true..accoustic whammy [Re: Bluesape]
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Originally Posted By: Bluesape
Cool! Bill was really hot for what I believe is a prototype from Martin with a whammy. Maybe he'll chime in....


Bill and I chimed in when this thread was posted at the beginning of the month. I also posted the 1st youtube of the whammy. I forget what Bill's comments were but he posted a picture of him holding the Martin. My comments were that I didn't care for the sound but could see how it could be used for swampy music using a slide like the background music in the movie Southern Comfort...what happended to our prior comments? (cue the twilight zone music)....do do do do do do do do.... idk

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#2456115 - 12/12/12 01:28 PM Re: a personal wet dream of mine come true..accoustic whammy [Re: Larryz]
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it got moderated (rightly) cuz they are actively seeking donations to fund a trip to summer namm.

i don't give a sh%t about the tone of accoustic guitars!!

i just wanna damn wigglestick on 'em!!! lol!!

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#2456135 - 12/12/12 02:54 PM Re: a personal wet dream of mine come true..accoustic whammy [Re: pinkjimiphoton]
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I've run a soundhole pickup and flatwounds on an acoustic so there is no reason not to have a wigglestick on one...although for me I'd go full hog and mount a Bigsby on it!

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#2456176 - 12/12/12 06:51 PM Re: a personal wet dream of mine come true..accoustic whammy [Re: Larryz]
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this is more like a floyd for accoustics...you can really whammy, not just wiggle. pretty sick!

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#2456281 - 12/13/12 08:52 AM Re: a personal wet dream of mine come true..accoustic whammy [Re: pinkjimiphoton]
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I think I'd like a little more wiggle and a little less whammy and would go with the Bigsby (as I really like mine). You would have to put in a solid block of wood in the design at the bottom of the guitar in order to hold it...looks like this design beefed up the bridge area as seen in the two screws holding the bridge down...The Bigsby would also use a roller bridge instead of an acoustic saddle... cool


Edited by Larryz (12/13/12 08:55 AM)
Edit Reason: add roller bridge

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#2456285 - 12/13/12 09:08 AM Re: a personal wet dream of mine come true..accoustic whammy [Re: Larryz]
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So you're gonna put ELECTRIC GUITAR tremelo bridges on an acoustic guitar?

What's next...PICKUPS?
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#2456293 - 12/13/12 09:20 AM Re: a personal wet dream of mine come true..accoustic whammy [Re: whitefang]
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Originally Posted By: whitefang
So you're gonna put ELECTRIC GUITAR tremelo bridges on an acoustic guitar?
What's next...PICKUPS?


Nah, nobody's that daft.
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#2456308 - 12/13/12 09:47 AM Re: a personal wet dream of mine come true..accoustic whammy [Re: Scott Fraser]
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Originally Posted By: Scott Fraser
Originally Posted By: whitefang
So you're gonna put ELECTRIC GUITAR tremelo bridges on an acoustic guitar?
What's next...PICKUPS?


Nah, nobody's that daft.


http://www.guitarcenter.com/Fishman-Neo-D02-Humbucker-Soundhole-Pickup-104479266-i1321350.gc <----you mean something like this for $90bucks???

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#2456414 - 12/13/12 06:44 PM Re: a personal wet dream of mine come true..accoustic whammy [Re: Larryz]
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i like magnetic pups on accoustic guitars. and volume knobs.

and yes, whammy bars!

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#2456549 - 12/14/12 11:49 AM Re: a personal wet dream of mine come true..accoustic whammy [Re: pinkjimiphoton]
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+1 on that volume knob although they now make cords with a volume control at the elbow that will work too... thu

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