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I'm not sure if I'd find this useful or not--but it is kind of cool, and the GAS in me wants to get one--just for the novelty.

folding guitar

I've seen folding guitars before but the way this one deals with the strings is new to me--the other ones would require more work in that department.

The fact that it's US$3370 will deter me from buying one though.
 

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Cool... looks like a slick implementation of a space-saving concept. Wonder what it does to the tonal qualities of the guitar... I'm thinking resonance has to be taking a hit, but depending on how close the tolerances are it might sound pretty decent.

Alas, when it's in its folded up, storage-ready phase, it just looks kinda sad to me... like a new guitar that's just met with a bizarre accident.
 

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Well it's an interesting concept, but as I have always managed to get a full sized electric in a suitable gig bag into the overhead conmpartments of the planes, the $3k price tag makes it a non starter for me.

I wouldn't even pay that much for a non folding instrument.
 

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+1.

Unless I get rich $1000 is the most I"ll ever pay for an instrument.

On this we agree. The only exception would be a hand made custom. I pay between $500 and $800 for most of my working instruments and often soak a few bucks extra and some sweat equity into them, but there's no way I would pay $2000 ~ $4000 for a production guitar.

I don't care how rich I become. For me it's a matter of common sense.
 

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I have never paid more than $200 for a guitar (thats because I'm cheap and still can't play for crap:eek:), if I am going to spend that much on one it better be able to play itself!!!
 

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Seems more like a novelty instrument... Looks pretty though.

Really no market for big bands and artists using these.
 

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Hmm, now the question is how much would you pay for it?

I'm not sure.
None of my guitars were that expensive.
Maybe $370 or so?
I'd have to be able to try it out first.

So it's not in my future, but that's okay--still it's a cool idea.
 
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