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Re: Klein questions for klein, and guitar players


Sounds like grey business if you ask me! Rosewood sounds different than
maple or a composite. Same with basswood vs. Korina, the sound is very
different. Adding a trem should run the price of the trem plus labor.
Labor should not be any higher that $200 for such a task. $1300 to add a
transtrem is a person jerking your chain, and hoping for a sucker on the

Be Well

Will Brake
Soul Fruit

George Washington wrote:
> Hello Loopers,
> I have some questions that you nice sages might help me tackle
> 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
> tremelo?
> Thanks in advance reply on or off list which ever you feel to be
> appropriate.
> Jeremiah
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