Ovation to Produce a Glen Campbell Model?

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Re: Ovation to Produce a Glen Campbell Model?

Postby Dee » Fri Feb 24, 2017 11:33 pm

lol....I bet you are wishing the "present" would be one of the new GC guitars!
Which one would you choose? :)
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Re: Ovation to Produce a Glen Campbell Model?

Postby KMFrye54 » Thu Feb 23, 2017 11:40 pm

I think I'll write to them about the spelling misteak... Maybe they'll be nice and send me a present to encourage me to keep it quiet.... lol

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Re: Ovation to Produce a Glen Campbell Model?

Postby Dee » Wed Feb 22, 2017 7:38 pm

NAMM '17 - Ovation USA Glen Campbell Balladeer and Exotic Series Elite Plus Demos

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Re: Ovation to Produce a Glen Campbell Model?

Postby Dee » Sun Feb 12, 2017 9:18 pm

Ovation's booth at NAMM 2017.
:arrow: Check for a clip of the new GC balladeer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mZtc99xIjzk (at around 3:50 min.)

After Ovation's many years of history with Glen, couldn't Ovation have spelled Glen's first name correctly on their NAMM booth signage?
(They did get it right on this signature guitar.)

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Re: Ovation to Produce a Glen Campbell Model?

Postby Dee » Sun Feb 12, 2017 9:01 pm

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Re: Ovation to Produce a Glen Campbell Model?

Postby jay » Sun Feb 05, 2017 10:48 pm

You do understand.
They do not understand the history of Ovation, nor Glen's history with Ovation. But that doesn't stop them from making a Glen Campbell Model that is not the model that he played.

At least they recognized him...because without Glen, they wouldn't have the opportunity to build Ovations
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Re: Ovation to Produce a Glen Campbell Model?

Postby Cowpoke » Tue Jan 31, 2017 3:03 pm

Uhm... Jay, I don't understand. They recreated a guitar that never existed?
I'm a carefree, range ridin', driftin' cowpoke...
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Re: Ovation to Produce a Glen Campbell Model?

Postby jay » Mon Jan 23, 2017 4:48 pm

Here is the presser from Ovation on the "Glen Campbell Signature Guitar" IMO, the signature is the only thing in common with Glen's 1627. The "iconic 1771" is a complete spoof. At least they mentioned him...
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Re: Ovation to Produce a Glen Campbell Model?

Postby jay » Sun Jan 22, 2017 7:36 am

Here is Cal, holding the guitar.
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Re: Ovation to Produce a Glen Campbell Model?

Postby jay » Fri Jan 20, 2017 9:19 am

On of the members posted, on the OFC, a comment, that I concur with.

"I would guess these GC guitars might just be old stock of the LTD with a new label on them. Ovation has made several attempts to reissue the 1627, first as a 40th anniversary model in '06, then the LTD version, then the Vintage lyracord version (which are still being sold as FRG's) and now this one. Plus I'm sure there will be a "tribute" model after he passes. Bottom line is that these were great guitars and groundbreaking in their day. Unfortunately that day was 45 years ago."
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