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john widgren

wilton CT USA
Post Posted 1 Sep 2017 7:02 am     Reply with quote

I'd like to extend my thanks to Mr. Mitsuo Fujii of Fuzzy steel guitars in Tokyo, a gentleman, designer and Artist of the highest quality and character.

Mitsuo San was kind enough to provide an excellent rental steel for my use at the FujiRock Festival in Japan. He even changed the set up to my Standard Emmons copedent. The guitar and the set up were perfection.

I am very grateful for his kindness and assistance.

I think everyone on this forum knows about the excellent quality of Fuzzy/Excel guitars, and I believe the instruments reflect the the quality of the builder...totally first rate

Thanks Mitsuo San, and very best wishes...I hope to see you next year!


John Widgren
Wilton CT
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Ray Mangrum

Tennessee, USA
Post Posted 1 Sep 2017 8:00 am     Mitso Reply with quote

second your comments!! I knew Mitso,(Sleepy) early 60's. Bought my first Double neck guitar from him, and although I haven't seen him in quite a while, sound as though he never changed and yes, he designs and builds a GREAT Guitar.
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Chris Templeton

The Green Mountain State
Post Posted 1 Sep 2017 9:15 am     Reply with quote

Fujii-san putting the final touches on my pedal/non-pedal neck at his shop in Tachikawa City (late 80's).

"The most expressive instrument"-Jerry Byrd
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Jim R. Harrison

North Vancouver, B. C., Canada
Post Posted 1 Sep 2017 11:19 am     Reply with quote

Here's a more recent (2014) photo of Mitsuo with his Excel guiatr.

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Damir Besic

Post Posted 1 Sep 2017 4:48 pm     Reply with quote

great guitars, and real gentleman behind them ... 👍👍👍
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Eamonn O\'Regan

Post Posted 7 Nov 2017 10:54 am     Mitsuo and his Excel guitars Reply with quote

Beautifully engineered and great sounding guitars with so smooth pedals and levers and very light ,too. Easy to communicate with the company, too.
Custom Excel SD-10 3+5 with G L's 10-1, Mullen SD-10 4+4, BJS bar, Dunlop picks, Goodrich Steel Driver, Goodrich 120 pedal, Peterson strobe tuner, tc Flashback delay pedal, Nashville 112 (with Eminence EPS-12"), Jan Sandvik pack-a-seat.

2") and Nashville 400 amps
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George Redmon

Post Posted 7 Nov 2017 2:47 pm     Reply with quote

I agree, just a great quality guitar, and a fine gentleman.
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Bill Cunningham

Atlanta, Ga. USA
Post Posted 7 Nov 2017 6:19 pm     Reply with quote

A true gentleman. He opened up his shop to me on a Sunday moring when I was in Japan even though he had to leave after 3 hours for the funeral of a friend.

Bill Cunningham
Atlanta, GA
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