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Farewell Blue Guitar

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Re: Farewell Blue Guitar

Post by KMFrye54 » Sun Oct 22, 2017 7:51 pm

Careful- it's a slippery slope. More guitars, then more stairs, then more guitars, then..



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Re: Farewell Blue Guitar

Post by john » Sun Oct 22, 2017 4:28 pm

The neck and fretboard are maple. The Ovation is their less expensive Celebrity Elete and yes I need more guitars.



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Re: Farewell Blue Guitar

Post by jay » Sun Oct 22, 2017 12:39 pm

Sweet Comanche John! I am envious. To the untrained eye, it would pass as Glens. Maple fretboard? What model is the Ovation? You have more stair casing...you need more guitars! Thanks for sharing.



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Re: Farewell Blue Guitar

Post by john » Sun Oct 22, 2017 10:18 am

My Blue G&L Comanche and Ovation.
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Re: Farewell Blue Guitar

Post by Mlwalshct » Thu Nov 26, 2015 3:42 pm

It is a G&L Comanche. Check them out. It was Leo Fender's last company founded with George Fullerton. Vastly superior to Fender!



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Re: Farewell Blue Guitar

Post by jay » Sat Jul 18, 2015 6:52 pm

Glen started playing the G&L right around 2000. If you take notice to Glens choice of electric guitars outside of Ovation, he seemed to really like the Strat. The G&L could be considered a strat rip off, except Leo (the "L" in G&L) Fender helped design and produce it (again). Someday I will hook up with the right folks to get the story of how Glen got the Comanche and his desire to keep it. I am pretty sure Glen's was a custom build. I haven't ever seen a Comanche in that color.

Most of Glen's straps were custom made. Maybe LM...you never know. He seemed to prefer the wider ones, eh? Maybe a gift?



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Re: Farewell Blue Guitar

Post by Dee » Thu Jul 16, 2015 7:32 pm

Hi, john,

I found one of my pics that shows more of the guitar strap Glen is using at a Goodbye Tour concert.
The strap is magnified in this photo so that you and/or other fans can now identify it.

Good luck with your search for the G&L Comanche and guitar strap! Please keep us posted!
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Re: Farewell Blue guitar

Post by Mike Joyce » Mon Jul 13, 2015 11:07 am

Hi John,
don't know if you missed my post. I was asking if you play the black Ovation much and do you perform at clubs at all.
I bet it sounds real nice.
Mike



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Re: Farewell Blue guitar

Post by john » Sun Jul 12, 2015 8:43 pm

OK out there. Who can tell me what make of strap Glen is using in the photo. I need to know so I can buy one!



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Re: Farewell Blue guitar

Post by Mike Joyce » Fri Jul 10, 2015 3:33 pm

Hi John,
Do you play the Ovation much or perform anywhere? I agree the black one is a great looking guitar. The trouble is, every time I see Glen use a different guitar, I want that one as well. I found a Glen Campbell 6 string acoustic guitar a few years ago, its my pride and joy. I keep it in the living room on a stand and play it most days so that I can improve and learn songs etc. I also bought a new Ovation semi acoustic which is great at the clubs as I can plug in and finger pick with more volume.
I would love a Adamas model of course but that is a bit beyond my budget considering the level I play at. Perhaps if I win the lottery.



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