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The Chuck Is In The Mail (Pictures)

Posted by Stev187 on Friday, March 14, 2008

It hardly seems fair that all my BHO pals get to see my new banjo before I even get to play it.  Ha!  Come on--have a look!

I've just uploaded Chuck's photos of my custom Lone Star Deluxe.  I am so excited to get this thing... it will arrive on Monday.  This was my 40th birthday present to myself.  I love the way it looks.

Chuck suggested using mesquite wood for the fingerboard and peghead.  He also used mesquite for the tonering.  I think it's gorgeous.

Can't wait to hear how it sounds...  More later.

5 comments on “The Chuck Is In The Mail (Pictures)”

Greg Connor Says:
Friday, March 14, 2008 @1:51:56 PM

You're right!  The Mesquite is absolutely beautiful.  I have never heard of Mesquite being used as a tone wood, but I'll bet it will be good.  I hope you write a review about it. 

mainejohn Says:
Friday, March 14, 2008 @3:15:30 PM

Beautiful! I've never seen a Chuck Lee in person. I like the pun, too! It's almost worth ordering a Prucha, so I could eventually announce "The Czech is in the mail!" :)

clawfootcurt Says:
Friday, March 14, 2008 @5:50:23 PM

Sorry, I didn't mean to drool all over your homepage!

PruchaLegend Says:
Saturday, March 15, 2008 @12:49:18 AM

I've played a "Chuck" at Dusty Strings in Seattle (Clawhammer Weekend 2,3, and 4 May, 2008). I also played a Chuck at The Folk Shop in Tucson, AZ. You will be most happy with your purchase. And, as you can see from my avatar, I also play a "Czech." And, yes, Mainejohn, I was excited when my "Czech was in the mail." I'm sorry, I just couldn't resist the puns. :-)

Banjo Rob Says:
Sunday, March 16, 2008 @10:54:37 AM

The Banjo looks awesome!  Simple and clean!  I agree that the mesquite looks good!  Like PruchaLegend, I've played Chuck Lee banjos before as well, they are sooooooooo nice.  Look forward to your video! 

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