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Ukulele Eddie
09-22-2018, 03:19 AM
Checking interest.

I have a Blackbird Savoy with Mi-Si and original gigbag that I'd be open to re-homing if somebody is interested. It's in excellent condition. $2,100 shipped CONUS.

This is a really great guitar. I love its tone, comfortable shape and excellent playability. That fact that it is super durable is an added bonus. While I'm pretty sure I'll want to replace it in time, I do want to experience a lot of different guitars as part of my learning journey.

I did a similar thing with ukes. Six years in and I've owned more than 60 ukes so far (and currently have 9). I need to be more disciplined with guitars or I'll end up divorced. As I'm really fond of my wife, that's not so appealing. LOL. So, in order for me to try something else I need to sell what I have.

The Savoy is shown here with my Blackbird Farallon tenor uke:

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/869/41049220404_44f1155218_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/25xnZ6o)

Those of you not familiar with the Blackbird Savoy, its unique body shape makes it feel like a 3/4 size guitar, but it has very full tone and rivals even the best guitars. You'll find that the reviews on it are extremely positive.

Full Specs:
Construction: Ekoa® natural linen composite
Top: Ekoa® natural linen composite
Fretboard Width at 12 Fret: 2.19 in (55.3 mm)
Fretboard Width at Nut: 1.75 in /44.45 mm)
Neck material: Ekoa® natural linen composite
Side Markers: White Dots
Bridge Material: Composite
Neck Shape: Medium and easy playing
Neck Reinforcement: Adjustable truss rod/carbon Profile
Bridge String Spacing: 2.18 in (55.3 mm)
Saddle: Tusq
Nut Material: Tusq
Fretboard Composite: 16" radius + aluminium markers
Tuning Machines: Gotoh
Headstock: Ekoa® Natural linen
Headplate: Ekoa® Natural linen
Strings (which are on it now): John Pearse Lights
Case: Access soft case
Scale Length: 24.5 in (623mm)
Fretwire: Stainless Steel
Finish: Front: Satin, Back: Semi-gloss
Dimensions: 36 x 13.5 x 4.25 in. (91 x 34 x 11cm)
Weight: 3.75 lbs (1.7 Kilos)
Number of Frets Clear: 16
Number of Frets Total: 20

Ukulele Eddie
09-27-2018, 07:35 PM
Kevin of KinnardUkes is quite a guitar player and had this to say about the Savoy:


Ukulele Eddie
10-07-2018, 12:43 PM
This awesome guitar has a loving new home!