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Unknown westone guitar help!!!

Post by huesmith on Sun Apr 14, 2013 4:10 pm

Hi guys i have this guitar, it has the westone logo on it, have not seen another like it. Was just wondering if someone knows what model it could be or knows anything about it any input would be much appreciated.
thanks guys.


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Post by Sgt. Vimes on Sun Apr 14, 2013 4:26 pm

Cant say I've ever seen one of these before, saw plenty of the non-japanese mockingbird copies and I suspect that to be a direct BC Rich Warlock copy from China.
It's hideous whatever it is Smile
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Post by Westbone on Sun Apr 14, 2013 5:06 pm

A cheap Chinese copy of something.
Nothing to do with Westone, they just 'borrowed' the logo in the hope of ripping people off.
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Post by Iceman on Sun Apr 14, 2013 5:20 pm

Not the f'ugliest axe I've laid eyes on... but I'm not 'zactly wearing my beer goggles at the moment...

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Post by Barry on Sun Apr 14, 2013 7:02 pm

Chinese.
Cr@p. (sorry)
Move along, nothing to see here.

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Post by hoax on Sun Apr 14, 2013 7:24 pm

Not the nicest welcome ever extended to a new comer and not typical of our membership.

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Post by Westbone on Sun Apr 14, 2013 7:30 pm

But honest.
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Post by corsair on Sun Apr 14, 2013 8:36 pm

hoax wrote:Not the nicest welcome ever extended to a new comer and not typical of our membership.

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Gotta agree with this, lads; lighten up a little, eh; a genuine inquiry deserves a little more than "that's crap. move on!"

Now, I know that you're all just being tongue in cheek and aren't being quite as offhand as it would seem, but just because WE know that the Rich knock-offs being marketed as Westone aren't representative of the guitars made by Matsumoku and SLM, doesn't mean everyone else does, now does it?!

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Post by Sodbuster J on Sun Apr 14, 2013 9:09 pm

I'm with Hoax and Corsair on this one...
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Re: Unknown westone guitar help!!!

Post by Iceman on Sun Apr 14, 2013 10:29 pm

My apologies to you huesmith. You have the misfortune of having a guitar with a body style I have never cottoned to... and generally speaking I am a fan of B.C. Rich offerings.

Please do not take offense at my comment. Stick around awhile and you will quickly realize I am somewhat the class clown 'round these pages.

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Post by Sgt. Vimes on Mon Apr 15, 2013 8:59 am

Yeah fair do's. welcome aboard huesmith !
stick around a while and enjoy this remarkable forum, there isnt another like it on the tinterwebz.

Your guitar may not be true Westone, but it may play lovely and you may well like it to bits, and thats wonderful, I myself have a cheap piece of junk plywood strat, and I love it more than any of my other guitars.......yes I know this may be sacrilige to these other guys, but thats life eh!

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Post by Barry on Mon Apr 15, 2013 9:59 am

Yeah, my apologies to you huesmith.
I was trying to be cute and the remarks were directed more towards the membership than you personally. On reflection they were not appropriate.

I extend you a proper welcome, and please hang around and learn about these amazing Mats-made guitars and why we're so potty about them.

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Post by Westbone on Mon Apr 15, 2013 12:43 pm

Whoops! lol!
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Post by grogg on Mon Apr 15, 2013 3:52 pm

Nice sock tho
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Re: Unknown westone guitar help!!!

Post by Brainfertilizer on Mon Apr 15, 2013 6:21 pm

So, what do you, the owner, think of it?

How did you acquire it? For what price?

Is there a good story behind this one?

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Re: Unknown westone guitar help!!!

Post by IanO on Mon Apr 15, 2013 8:03 pm

While you're all in the mode, any apologies for the ill feeling towards my IBANEZ......................thought not!

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Re: Unknown westone guitar help!!!

Post by Iceman on Mon Apr 15, 2013 8:40 pm

I didn't realize I'd insulted your Ibanez, Ian... Don\'t Know

Shoot, I didn't even realize you had one... You OK?
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Post by Brainfertilizer on Mon Apr 15, 2013 8:45 pm

I missed a chance to insult your Ibanez?!?

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Post by IanO on Mon Apr 15, 2013 8:49 pm

It affected me so deeply I've blocked out the exact time/thread but there have been a few.....I may have a smile on my face but inside I'm crying....
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Post by Sgt. Vimes on Tue Apr 16, 2013 7:37 pm

nope, no apologies here...
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