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by George3rd
Fri May 18, 2018 7:22 am
Forum: Bourgeois Guitars
Topic: Books About Bourgeois Guitars?
Replies: 1
Views: 7

Re: Books About Bourgeois Guitars?

I am not aware of any books, but I do find reading Dana's articles to be interesting and rewarding. I suggest you call James Cook at the factory and ask him about books. If anyone will know it is James...
by George3rd
Tue Feb 06, 2018 2:32 pm
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: WTB Bourgeois 12 fret Slope D
Replies: 3
Views: 524

Re: WTB Bourgeois 12 fret Slope D

Well I was unable to find one, so I wrote up a spec and ordered it exactly like I wanted...
by George3rd
Thu Feb 01, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: Bourgeois Guitars
Topic: Vintage D fretboard 16" radius confirmation
Replies: 4
Views: 733

Re: Vintage D fretboard 16" radius confirmation

Here is the response from the factory with regard to fretboard radius... "Our Fingerboard radius is a compound from 10” to 18” off the sander, and then each board is leveled by hand just prior to fretting. This hand work can sometimes change the radius ever so slightly from one guitar to the ne...
by George3rd
Wed Jan 31, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: Bourgeois Guitars
Topic: Vintage D fretboard 16" radius confirmation
Replies: 4
Views: 733

Re: Vintage D fretboard 16" radius confirmation

I asked a guy I know at the factory to address this...
by George3rd
Mon Jan 29, 2018 6:51 pm
Forum: Bourgeois Guitars
Topic: OM LSH Sound
Replies: 1
Views: 271

Re: OM LSH Sound

I currently have a LSH D vintage on order. Every large soundhole I have ever played was louder, regardless of back/sides wood...
by George3rd
Mon Jan 15, 2018 4:53 pm
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: WTB Bourgeois 12 fret Slope D
Replies: 3
Views: 524

Re: WTB Bourgeois 12 fret Slope D

Yeah, I may have to custom order it. These 12 fret Slope D's with my wants are scarce...
by George3rd
Sat Jan 13, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: WTB Bourgeois 12 fret Slope D
Replies: 3
Views: 524

WTB Bourgeois 12 fret Slope D

I am looking for a Bourgeois Slope D, 12 fret, 25.5 inch scale... torrefied top, vintage finish. Must have 1 23/32 inch nut width. Perfer non-slotted headstock. All wood combinations considered...
by George3rd
Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:47 am
Forum: Bourgeois Guitars
Topic: Pyramid bridge
Replies: 5
Views: 586

Re: Pyramid bridge

I purchased a Larrivee SD-60 that had a pyramid bridge and I liked the appearance, but it did not change the way the guitar played or sounded. I think it is a "vintage" feature that some folks just like. You are correct, you do not see many guitars with them... Now I have found Bourgeois, ...
by George3rd
Wed Jan 10, 2018 7:44 am
Forum: Bourgeois Guitars
Topic: Pyramid bridge
Replies: 5
Views: 586

Re: Pyramid bridge

No idea about standard, but my guess is it was ordered with one. My experience with Belly vs. Pyramid bridge does not indicate any difference in tonal quality nor playability. Sounds like you are already hooked on this brand? Hard not to want more of these, my second one is being built as we speak.....
by George3rd
Sun Nov 19, 2017 9:21 pm
Forum: Bourgeois Guitars
Topic: Neck Profile
Replies: 2
Views: 568

Re: Neck Profile

Maybe? You could always ask, the Bourgeois folks are the nicest people to talk to about their guitars, and very accommodating...

I don't mind the gentle V, but smaller with no V feels a bit better.

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