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Title: Jonah Guitars Gecko Nine String by Dane Nichols
Post by: maplebaby on October 30, 2017, 02:05:29 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJmRUlBev_g&lc=z23nfdmo4zbfu1fuoacdp434oetrivw5bhj3gv0nvsxw03c010c


Title: Re: Jonah Guitars Gecko Nine String by Dane Nichols
Post by: Danny on October 30, 2017, 11:35:20 PM
Cool, thanks for the post. You did a fine job :thumbsup


Title: Re: Jonah Guitars Gecko Nine String by Dane Nichols
Post by: George on October 31, 2017, 01:21:09 AM
I enjoyed that very much Dale.  I used to string an old Yamaha 12 string as a 9 string with heavier gauge lower strings to balance it.  Very fun to play and sounded neat.


Title: Re: Jonah Guitars Gecko Nine String by Dane Nichols
Post by: maplebaby on October 31, 2017, 02:17:39 PM
thanks for checking this out gentlemen..appreciate the kind posts and George that's cool i would have never thought of that!


Title: Re: Jonah Guitars Gecko Nine String by Dane Nichols
Post by: dnic on November 01, 2017, 04:39:52 PM
Hi Folks, I'm dnic or Dane Nichols. If you have any spec questions about this guitar I'll be keeping an eye on this thread and will reply as quick as I can. Thanks again to Dale for doing a great job on the demo of this guitar. :donut :donut :donut2 :coffee :coffee :coffee


Title: Re: Jonah Guitars Gecko Nine String by Dane Nichols
Post by: dnic on November 04, 2017, 04:34:13 PM
Hi Folks, just thought I'd go ahead and post the specs. for the Gecko :nana_guitar

Jonah Guitar, Specs on the “Gecko” nine string

Body shape in the style of Gibson Night Hawk
Body wood, top, Black Walnut carved top
Body wood, back, laminated African Mahogany, Maple and Moradillo (Bolivian Rosewood)
Body finish, Nitrocellulose lacquer, Behlen’s
Neck wood, laminated Spanish Cedar, Lace wood and Moradillo
Fretboard, Moradillo
Fretboard radius, compound from 9.5-16
Asymmetrical neck carve
Truss rod, two-way with spoke wheel adjuster
Neck finish, oiled with Howards orange oil and bees wax
Fret wire, medium jumbo, EVO by Jescar
Inlay, Abalone
Side dots, Brass tube with Ebony fill
Headstock, original design,
Headstock logo, painted gold metal flake
Bone nut, unbleached
Tuners, Gotoh, Schaller style, 16-1
Headstock veneer, Black Walnut finished in lacquer
Pickups, Custom hand wound, Attack bucker+ by John Williams
Bridge, Cut Tele style by Wilkinson with compensated brass saddles
String retainer block, Brass, in house
Electronics, CTS pots, standard 3-way switch, Orange drop cap, mini switches for series/parallel wiring,      end pin type output jack, shielded push back wire, shielded cavity
Strap locks, Grover/Schaller
Case, Custom fit for the Gecko