JP Tyler – Spade guitar…Can’t put it down!

Greetings & Salutations once more Mr. Wilson,
I wanted to reach out to you & tell you how much I enjoy my Spade guitar. It is quite possibly the best instrument I’ve ever gotten my hands on…& I mean it.
After years of having played every major/name brand guitar in various makes/models (with my eye on someday getting a headless), I very pleased that I chose the Bootlegger Spade model as my first headless. Here are just a few reasons why:
* It is super light. I’ve come to a point in my life where lugging around much less playing a heavier guitar is no fun.
* It’s super resonate! While holding the guitar & striking an open chord, I can FEEL the vibration from the resonance moving from the chord position, down the body & back through the neck. I have NEVER had a guitar do that before. Perhaps it’s the Spade’s construction (neck-thru, maple with ash wings) along with being headless, as I love it.
* For the very first time I have an instrument where I can have my thumb wrapped over the neck or have it on the back of the neck & still get all the way to the 24th fret with the greatest of ease!
* Lastly, ergonomic as all get out. Having the excess of body removed make it not only easier to play, but probably helps with the aforementioned resonance as previously mentioned.
In all, I absolutely love my Bootlegger Spade & as you can imagine, it sounded PHENOMENAL when plugged in!
That is, I assure you I did…once I picked my jaw up from off the floor, as I was so impressed with all that I mentioned. I It is my honest opinion that your design of the Spade with all its features are what made it sound not only good unplugged, but magnificent when it was plugged in.
Thank you so much for making this fantastic instrument & please feel free to use my testimony as needed in any/all future reviews of the Bootlegger Spade. Take care & feel free to reach out to me in the future.
JP Tyler

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