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I am plotting a treat for myself next year, and a Novo is on the list of options. Serus J specifically. Financially not doable without selling lots of stuff, but hey we can cross that bridge etc.

Anyone have experience with them? Anyone own them? Can I have a hoon on one?
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Have a chat with Conway! He sells them and own(s/ed) one.

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MattAnt has one as well

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Make your own???
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I'm pretty sure Slowy has played Conways and gushed about it, thats pretty high praise in my books, they don't do anything for me looks wise but still interested to feel the hype.
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The 2 Conway had when I saw them were very impressive. GAS ignitingly so.

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jimi wrote: Tue Dec 26, 2023 6:43 pm The 2 Conway had when I saw them were very impressive. GAS ignitingly so.
That Stratty thing and another?
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I've played Conway's single pickup Novo, it was very cool but I'm not a single pickup kinda guy..

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robthemac wrote: Tue Dec 26, 2023 6:52 pm
That Stratty thing and another?
Before the stratty thing.

This was one of them.
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And this
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Both superb. Left an impression.

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robthemac wrote: Mon Dec 25, 2023 8:50 pm I am plotting a treat for myself next year, and a Novo is on the list of options. Serus J specifically. Financially not doable without selling lots of stuff, but hey we can cross that bridge etc.

Anyone have experience with them? Anyone own them? Can I have a hoon on one?
I played Conway's. It stopped time. The most wonderful electric guitar I have ever met. I still think about it.
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Thanks team. Anyone got anything bad to say?

I'd probably still want to put my hands on one before laying down $7000+.
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I am with Chaoz, for that money I make my own :wink:

And like Novo I have four letters too in my logo :think:
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robthemac wrote: Wed Dec 27, 2023 8:54 am Thanks team. Anyone got anything bad to say?

I'd probably still want to put my hands on one before laying down $7000+.
I would think long and hard before selling many things to buy one thing, especially when you could buy two similar things for the price of that one thing. You could, for example, go to the Rock Shop and try Fender American Pro II guitars, and buy two of them for the price of one Novo.

I really do not understand how a Novo could justify its price.

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robthemac wrote: Wed Dec 27, 2023 8:54 am Thanks team. Anyone got anything bad to say?
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Litterick wrote: Wed Dec 27, 2023 12:10 pm
robthemac wrote: Wed Dec 27, 2023 8:54 am Thanks team. Anyone got anything bad to say?

I'd probably still want to put my hands on one before laying down $7000+.
I would think long and hard before selling many things to buy one thing, especially when you could buy two similar things for the price of that one thing. You could, for example, go to the Rock Shop and try Fender American Pro II guitars, and buy two of them for the price of one Novo.

I really do not understand how a Novo could justify its price.
I'm quite specifically looking for a statement piece. I'm also at a point of having fewer, nicer things rather than more things.

I am considering Fender American offsets, but would have to factor in the price/effort of a nitro refinish. Not because I think it's "better", I just hate the feel of poly.

I am also considering used Fender CS offsets.
Jops wrote: Sun Sep 18, 2022 7:46 am Spring is the comic sans of reverbs anyway.

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