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 #86720  by rugger
 Tue Sep 14, 2010 9:34 am
I have an idea in my mind, but what is the price tag on this baby?
$7500? I could be off base, but it seems to me I've seen that number w/ regards to his guitars.

John in San Diego
 #86723  by playingdead
 Tue Sep 14, 2010 9:54 am
Drop Scott a line off his website ... or on Facebook, he responds promptly.

A Walker Special with "anything you want" as far as woods, electronics, chambers, inlays, etc. lists at $4500 or so.
 #86737  by playingdead
 Tue Sep 14, 2010 11:31 am
From the man himself:

"Basically everything is $4750, give or take a bit on woods, and inlays and electronics. The new Ebony Phantom is $6500 because of woods and inlays. "
 #86738  by KCJones
 Tue Sep 14, 2010 12:17 pm
I'd venture to guess that by using Maple and Ebony, the two hardest, densest, non-resonent, woods available, that this is a very trebily guitar with little low and mid response, and sharp high-mids and picky highs. Ebony is not considerd a body tone-wood, but is the choice for fretboards for those seeking a brighter tone. Cool look, probably not a balanced tone. Anyone corroborate my hunch?