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Todd Clinesmith


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Post Posted 30 Jul 2018 6:40 am     Reply with quote

I started this pattern back in February, and have been working diligently since, dialing in the details. I have been making shoe pickups for several years now, but this particular new shoe has been in the works for about a year. The shoe is the main reason I built the pan model. I wanted to build a proper "home" for the new shoes. Kinda the cart before the horse...
I have had requests to build a similar model for years , which lead to my Cast Aluminum Clinesmith guitar, which has it's own unique voice. I wanted this to sound like an old pan and it does. It features a long scale of 24.625 inches. String spacing of 2.375 at the nut and 2.75 inches at the bridge. I will be starting a 6 string long scale pattern very soon.
All orders through the forum will be met with a 2.5% donation.




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Bill McCloskey


Post Posted 30 Jul 2018 6:53 am     Reply with quote

fantastic as always Todd. You are a true treasure to the steel community

FYI: you need to edit the title
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Todd Clinesmith


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Post Posted 30 Jul 2018 6:56 am     Reply with quote

Thanks Bill...
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Bill McCloskey


Post Posted 30 Jul 2018 7:03 am     Reply with quote

what is the price on these beauties Todd?
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Todd Clinesmith


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Post Posted 30 Jul 2018 8:31 am     Reply with quote

Bill,
They will be $1800. 2.5 % donations will be paid on all "through the forum" sales. I am going to work on audio/video tomorrow.
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Mike Neer


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NJ
Post Posted 31 Jul 2018 4:30 am     Reply with quote

Todd, so gorgeous, man. Makes me rethink many things, LOL.
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Todd Clinesmith


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Post Posted 3 Aug 2018 8:30 pm     Reply with quote

Thanks Mike, They sound great. Wish we lived closer, I'd throw one in your lap !
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Todd Clinesmith


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Post Posted 8 Aug 2018 7:46 am     Wabash Blues Reply with quote

Youtube link of Wabash Blues recorded on the frypan.

Straight through a 50's Rickenbacker M-11 amplifier.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-cEXlDZqEE
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Allen Hutchison


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Kilcoy, Qld, Australia
Post Posted 10 Aug 2018 2:15 pm     Cheers from Oz Reply with quote

G'day Todd, just thought I'd ask - can you do a lefty version Question
Thanks, Allen.
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Todd Clinesmith


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Post Posted 15 Aug 2018 8:21 am     Reply with quote

Yes, lefties are no problem.

Thanks Allen.
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Jim Newberry


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Seattle, Upper Left America
Post Posted 15 Aug 2018 9:29 am     Reply with quote

As one of the first owners, I'll say the guitar is fantastic. I've got nothin' but love for my new frypan. Great work, Todd!
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Todd Clinesmith


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Post Posted 16 Aug 2018 9:37 am     Reply with quote

Thanks Jim, I hope the thumb is healing up.
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