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johannes.maas

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FGN Neo Classic LS 10 lemon drop
« on: December 04, 2012, 02:30:40 PM »
Got my new guitar today....

Its this modell but in lemon drop
 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MGAzTIsNAzQ

I am really amazed by the sound and the playability. It beats my Gibson 50īs tribute gold top by far.

I guess I have to make a video review within the next weeks...



Modell   FGN Neo Classic LS
Built  in   Fujigen Japan
Top   Flame Maple Top
Body   Mahogany
Hals   Mahogany
Long Neck Tenon
Fretboard   Palisander Rosewood
Frets 22 C.F.S.
Finish Lemondrop
Hardware    Nickel Gotoh
Mensur   628 mm
Gotoh StopTailpiece
Gotoh Tune-O-Matic
FGN Zebra AlNiCo8 Humbucker
Elektronik   2 Volume, 2 Tone, 3-way Switch

Here are some pictures...







« Last Edit: December 11, 2012, 10:16:02 AM by johannes.maas »

robert

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Re: FGN Neo Classic LS 10 lemon drop
« Reply #1 on: December 04, 2012, 06:34:34 PM »
SCHWEEEEET!

Yes, you HAVE to make video review...

That thing is just gorgeous.

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Re: FGN Neo Classic LS 10 lemon drop
« Reply #2 on: December 04, 2012, 09:48:46 PM »
Stunning guitar! Congrats!

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Re: FGN Neo Classic LS 10 lemon drop
« Reply #3 on: December 04, 2012, 09:52:34 PM »
Bee uutifil! Congrats again!

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Re: FGN Neo Classic LS 10 lemon drop
« Reply #4 on: December 05, 2012, 02:26:14 PM »
Very beautiful guitar. Congrats ... and enjoy!  8)

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Re: FGN Neo Classic LS 10 lemon drop
« Reply #5 on: December 11, 2012, 10:19:05 AM »
Just noticed that I wrote "Palisander" for fretboard material.

In English this should be rosewood  (at least this is what the online dictionary says (-;  )
Or is whe word "palisander" also commonly used?

Anyways, today I take the guitar to my favourite luthier and let him exchange the standard
nut with a bone nut (Argentinian cattle bone - uncooked) like it was also
done on my Gibson.

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Re: FGN Neo Classic LS 10 lemon drop
« Reply #6 on: December 14, 2012, 09:17:40 PM »
Never heard of the word...

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Re: FGN Neo Classic LS 10 lemon drop
« Reply #7 on: December 15, 2012, 04:43:02 AM »
In Serbia, we use the word in furniture speak. For guitars we addopted rosewood.
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Re: FGN Neo Classic LS 10 lemon drop
« Reply #8 on: December 15, 2012, 06:54:24 AM »
Palissandre (palisander) is the official word in French, though rosewood is commonly used by guitarists...

...by the way, I really, really would like to know why it is called 'Rosewood' as it certainly has nothing to do with roses!

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Re: FGN Neo Classic LS 10 lemon drop
« Reply #9 on: December 15, 2012, 10:14:57 AM »
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rosewood

search term 'etymology rosewood palisander'-the first hit shows us the great useless human pasttime of griping about nothing....

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk:Rosewood

nowhere do i find a discussion of the history of the word; palisades/palisander are closely letter related. in the middle ages, palisades were used to block out walls for fortresses. perhaps??? palisander trees were those primarily used in palisades..due to longevity in the ground or easy working or simply supply???  'rosewood', as a term, likely refers to the reddish hue of the polished wood.  take a guess...appears that everyone else with an opinion online is...:)

more questions than answers...misnomers abound.


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Re: FGN Neo Classic LS 10 lemon drop
« Reply #10 on: December 15, 2012, 12:37:38 PM »
Just did some research...
According to french etymologies, the word 'palissandre' in French appeared during the XVIIIth century and came from Netherlands (dutch 'Palissander' ) who imported it from an aboriginal language of Guyana (where most of this wood came from at that time)

'Rosewood' seems to relate to the (pleasant) odor that these woods can carry through the years...

Just tried my guitar's neck : doesn't smell anything like roses :P

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Re: FGN Neo Classic LS 10 lemon drop
« Reply #11 on: December 16, 2012, 12:01:36 AM »


'Rosewood' seems to relate to the (pleasant) odor that these woods can carry through the years...

Just tried my guitar's neck : doesn't smell anything like roses :P

 ;D now that's funny!