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reverend mikey
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west Omaha, east NE

Life gets in the way of my G.A.S.
Jul 28th, 2015 02:32 PM   Edit   Profile  

...isn't that what Ovations used to be called all the time?

Then Fender bought them, killed the USA models, then sold the company, now DW drums is planning to start building them in Hartford, CT again (at the old Ovation plant).

I've been trying to find out if there will be any lefties in their future... don't know if I'll ever have the scratch or motivation to buy one...

...would anyone here?

(That might depend a lot on what they offer us, huh? They never did make the new contour bowls in lefty versions...which is typical of what happens to us lefties.)

Don't know if there's really a need for Ovations in a world where the pickup systems in all wood guitars have risen to the level they have. That used to be Ovation's trump card, but no more.

Anyway, all that to say I finally ran across a good deal on an older ('92) lefty Legend L717; it will arrive here Friday... I'll be off getting ready to play a gig, but I'll have the weekend to mess with it.

Looks to be in real good shape; we'll see how it sounds and plays. (Purchased from American Music Seattle on Reverb.com, they seem to have a good reputation.) Only downside is no case, but I can throw it in a bag for most of what I do, and find a case later.

What goes 'round' comes 'round'

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too many guitars and not enough hands
Jul 28th, 2015 05:58 PM   Edit   Profile  

Never been a fan of the look of Ovations,

More of a traditionalist when it comes to acoustics, like slotted headstocks, natural lines, herringbone purfling etc.

In saying that a mate has one and it does sound good, just my cup of tea.

Hope you enjoy Mikey

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