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ghodaddyyo

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Huntington Beach

Merry New Year!
Feb 23rd, 2012 08:44 AM        

Please bring them back! They are impossible to find and the only ones available are steadily climbing in price. Due to the slightly out of the ordinary for a jazz archtop looks (paisly sound hole) I waited too long to pull the trigger when they were available. I promise to not make that mistake again. I fondly remember the tone, the modern contemporary looks, the feel and satisfaction I had playing these guitars in the acoustic room of Guitar Center. Just after the Fender acquisition, they were gone in a flash.<br /> <br /> This guitar filled a very important niche in the archtop range... The step between the $600 Epiphones and Ibanez's and the $3,000 Sadowsky's and Harmony's on up to the super pricey Gibsons. This gap is now filled by Chinese manufacturers like Peerless and Eastman churning out copies of Benedetto models.<br /> <br /> The Tacoma was truely unique and beat myself for not recognizing it until it was too late.<br /> <br /> :(



mickkotter



gretna, la

Apr 3rd, 2012 05:16 PM        

not going to happen.<br /> <br /> do your homework on that particular vendor.<br /> <br /> the jazz king (aka AJF22 or AJF28) is a fine guitar.<br /> <br /> there had been one or two of late on the bay.<br /> <br /> one can find them.<br /> <br /> the tacoma guitar forum may be a resource for you to explore as well.<br /> <br /> http://www.tacomaguitarforum.com/<br /> <br />



mickkotter



gretna, la

Apr 4th, 2012 04:01 PM        

there is one (AJF22C) currently listed on the bay now.<br /> <br /> no affiliation.<br />



mickkotter



gretna, la

Apr 6th, 2012 09:02 AM        

and then there were three.<br /> <br /> currently three listed on the bay.<br /> <br /> one has a very nice price. (< original price)<br /> <br /> no affiliation.<br />



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