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Old 12-27-2012, 04:54 AM   #1983
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Originally Posted by GSBS View Post
What brand of guitar do you have there? Here's what I used on a 631-mile canoe trip in May-June of this year - hand-made by my brother, all carbon-fiber.

Blacktop:


On the river (guitar behind me in canoe):


Nicknamed by my brother "Blacktop," this prototype 3-pound guitar was half-filled with rainwater many times in the 45 days of the trip and usually I could pour the water out the hollow neck, set it in the sun a few minutes, and it wouldn't even be out of tune! I now take it whenever I'm camping with the dogs in the sidecar (pic in my sig line).

He's planning to make these (now on his third design - this was the first) as one-off, custom instruments for people wanting a quality instrument that's unaffected by weather.
I 've made several guitars/banjos and wood strip canoes also... NICE !
Does he have any more photos or plans for the guitar - I would love to see them
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