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Re: Klein questions for klein, and guitar players
I have two Steinberger GM7T's w/ graphite necks and one Klein with
the Rosewood neck. All have TransTrems. The Klein is _WAY_ more
guitar than the Steinbergers.
Ed Roman always struck me as a shameless self-promoter and price gouger.
Hold out for the Klein. If you find a good Steinberger GM7T used in
the interim grab it until your Klein is done. You can always use a
second TransTrem for spare parts.
At 7:00 PM -0500 7/7/01, George Washington wrote:
>I was thinking about getting a Klein guitar but soon after I
>played one (and fell in love with it) I found out that their is
>a ten month waiting list. So I thought about having Ed Roman of
>www.world class guitars build me a copy. I told him I wanted a
>Klien that has a rosewood neck, because the one I played had one
>and he told me that rosewood didnt do anything but raise the
>price and went on to suggest that I should get one of his
>composite necks that have been formulated to sound like wood.
>The klien that I played was also made of basswood and Ed said
>that kind of wood was inferior to a something like korina which
>is his suggestion. Ed also told that the addition of transtrem
>would raise the price 1300 Dollars!? Can that be right for a
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