Custom OM Grand ordered

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    • #6013
      squarewave
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      Hi Gang

      I guess this must be my first post here are being a member for some years.

      Im excited to become a Santa Cruz owner later this year, just put in an order for a OM grand. I’ve spec’d out with forward  shifted bracing, long diamonds and squares fretboard inlays, short scale, adi top and indian rosewood back and sides.

      I wanted to make it a bit of an all rounder, bit o picking and a bit o strumming.

      Anyhoo, I’ve been lusting after one ever since I did the factory tour some 5 or 6 whilst on tour with my band – Richard and the crew couldn’t have been nicer.

      Cheers Andrew Melbourne Australia


      @drewcifer01

    • #6015
      indexless
      Keymaster

      Welcome Andrew,

      Your first post is moderated by the platform but you should be good to post now. Congrats on the GRAND, wonderful guitars, post pictures when you get them…again, welcome

    • #6017
      Dannymeeg
      Participant

      Oh wowsers!! Sounds like that will be a helluva guitar!!

    • #6018
      Mr. Jelly
      Participant

      Good for you. I’m jealous of coarse. That would be fun. I’ve only purchased ready made SC guitars.


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    • #6032
      haasome
      Participant

      Sounds terrific Andrew. I worked with Carolyn to spec out an OMG that I took delivery of 3 years ago. It’s amazing and definitely qualifies as a lifetime guitar. Keep us posted on your build. I expect it will be magnificent.


      – Paul –

    • #6034
      squarewave
      Participant

      Thanks for your kind words fellas – will be sure to keep you posted and will be sure to keep you updated.

      I was very close to ordering with mahogany back and sides but the night before I ordered, i watched a youtube demo of a rosewood back and sides – after I picked my jaw up off the floor i was sold on rosewood. In both tone and beauty. I do love mahogany (I even built and 59 LP jnr 100% hog) but the demo was just amazing.

      Anyhoo, the shop I ordered it through hope to take delivery of it in December along with a fresh batch of their own. If I get any progress pics I’ll be sure to post :).

      Now off to do so practice in anticipation.


      @drewcifer01

      • This reply was modified 3 weeks, 3 days ago by squarewave.
    • #6057
      bert
      Participant

      Andrew, glad you got around to posting here, Aussies are welcome.  We’ll be hangin in with you for the delivery.  best regards, bert

    • #6058
      Hank
      Participant

      Welcome Andrew….. beautiful build coming your way…….feed us more….We can take it !!


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    • #6079
      squarewave
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      thanks gents – will post pics fo sure


      @drewcifer01

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