This has to happen before June or I have to start over.
Those who know me, know I like Panteras, and know I'm working on a 12 string Spectrum.
I have plans (like blueprints eh) to make newer, cooler versions of the Pantera, but no plans (currently) for any other model. I really don't think anyone here is interested in a "new" Westone guitar.
I'm thinking of bailing on the name since Westone fans are looking for cheap nice guitars. Not new handmade ones.
Ben Chafin bought the Electra name, and I think the same thing - the Electra fans want the old stuff and wouldn't pay for a new one.
Maybe Ill bail on the Westone name and go for the Pantera name instead - I think that would be better
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Hopefully he is at the next Electrafest ( I think he went to the last one) and I can bring a few guitars to get his opinion.
So while I will base an original build or 2 or 3 off of the Pantera, I just don't think I'm one to try to make the Westone name new again. The die hards won't buy them, and the non die hards will say "Westone? that cheap guitar from the 80's?" I'm not calling them cheap, but the majority has that impression which is why I think this group is so tight. They know they are good guitars that didn't cost a lot.
So I will still update threads on the 12 string project (ugh too humid to do the paint at the moment) build and any other westone fixer upper I do - and maybe show ya some of my new stuff.