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http://titanicguitars.com/

getting an email that starts with "we are proud to announce the launch of Titanic guitars" is the sort of thing that makes my day tbh

PROVEN BY BOOZE SCIENCE, Thursday, 15 December 2011 19:08 (nine years ago) link

the hell

cad, Thursday, 15 December 2011 19:12 (nine years ago) link

"we need some kind of historical tie-in for our new guitar line"

"oh i know how about the most famous sea catastrophe of all time?"

cad, Thursday, 15 December 2011 19:12 (nine years ago) link

Has anything else ever happened in Belfast, is the question.

another suggestbanite (rusty flathead screwdriver), Thursday, 15 December 2011 19:14 (nine years ago) link

built to the same quality and with the same attention to detail as... the titanic

PROVEN BY BOOZE SCIENCE, Thursday, 15 December 2011 19:14 (nine years ago) link

also:

As a celebration of the centenary of the Titanic, a select team of Irish luthiers, have got together to design, develop and commission the manufacture of 8 special limited edition models.

skip a few 'graphs

All guitars are hand-crafted by a small team of highly trained luthiers at our partner factory in China.

cad, Thursday, 15 December 2011 19:16 (nine years ago) link

oh hahaha i didnt see that

PROVEN BY BOOZE SCIENCE, Thursday, 15 December 2011 19:17 (nine years ago) link

In addition, we have crafted 4 electric guitar models:

The ‘Jack of Hearts’ Model
The ‘Rose’ Model
The ‘North Star’ Model
The ‘South Star‘ Model

another suggestbanite (rusty flathead screwdriver), Thursday, 15 December 2011 19:18 (nine years ago) link

nooooooooooooooo

PROVEN BY BOOZE SCIENCE, Thursday, 15 December 2011 19:18 (nine years ago) link

they deserve some mitigation for not using the word artisanal

schalke nult fear (nakhchivan), Thursday, 15 December 2011 19:18 (nine years ago) link

Specification
Back and Sides: Solid Mahogany
Top: Solid Western Cedar
Neck: Mahogany
Fingerboard: Ebony
Headfacing: Rosewood
Bindings: Faux Tortoise Shell
Inlay: Custom Diamond
Rosette: Custom Port Hole
Bridge: Ebony Pyramid
Machine Heads: Der Jung Vintage Open Gear
Finish: High Gloss
Case: Custom Arched
Pick Up: Fishman Matrix VT
Strings: D’Addario EXP

That's a very high degree of specificity!

another suggestbanite (rusty flathead screwdriver), Thursday, 15 December 2011 23:51 (nine years ago) link

how many irish luthiers does it take to rip off 60-year old gibson designs?

cad, Friday, 16 December 2011 00:02 (nine years ago) link

Its not a music company but the last place I worked (wholesale ISP) set up a new retail ISP customer who called themselves "No Downtime".

We gave them 6 months. I think they lasted about four.

Leave town with an orange, and pretend you're laughing at it. (Trayce), Friday, 16 December 2011 03:01 (nine years ago) link

they deserve some mitigation for not using the word artisanal

― schalke nult fear (nakhchivan), Thursday, December 15, 2011 7:18 PM (Yesterday)

in fairness the word luthier is pretty much the muso version of "artisan" much of the time

PROVEN BY BOOZE SCIENCE, Friday, 16 December 2011 03:09 (nine years ago) link


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