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Offline marcwormjim

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Re: The rebirth of Parker Guitars?
« Reply #60 on: January 24, 2017, 01:32:56 PM »
Tried signing up for the newsletter, only to be informed I've been signed up for...a while, with no news ever having been sent out. How bad is that?
 

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« Reply #61 on: January 24, 2017, 05:17:24 PM »
Tried signing up for the newsletter, only to be informed I've been signed up for...a while, with no news ever having been sent out. How bad is that?

And still the Parker Facebook gets updated (being updated by USM interns is my bet).

Belew did post to the page on January 10.

My skeptical question is.

If he does post to Facebook (and thus offhandedly acknowledges the Parker endorsement) are there possibly  new models in store, or is he still contractually obligated?

Dammit man! I want answers (or guitars).
 A refined refined Fly?
New Mojo Baby?
Custom shoppe?(haute couture a la Parker?)

 2017 is here........Speaking for myself, I hold little hope of ever seeing another Parker product line.
 I want to be proven wrong, I hope I'm proven wrong.

It's five o'clock somewhere.
Cheers!

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Offline DoctorSin

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« Reply #62 on: January 25, 2017, 10:52:34 AM »
I have heard voices that some Canadian company has bought Washburn/Parker ... Godin maybe ? It would be great news  - they make nice instruments .
Hard to beat in quality for the price ... It would be great news ...
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Offline marcwormjim

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Re: The rebirth of Parker Guitars?
« Reply #63 on: January 25, 2017, 04:41:41 PM »
I've always wanted a Godin, but they haven't/hadn't had any 24-fret trem models for years. It'd be terrific if they were somehow involved with keeping the spirit of the Fly alive, but I'm not getting my hopes up.
 

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« Reply #64 on: January 28, 2017, 12:38:05 AM »
Godin would be awesome news indeed. Although right now any official "we're not dead (yet)" would be awesome news. ::)

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« Reply #65 on: January 28, 2017, 11:42:17 AM »
Washburn had stuff at usm at  namm. Don't know if it's new. Probably not sold. But if Parker was sold, likely lots of legal stuff to deal with, so no news yet. I have a good feeling.
Billy

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« Reply #66 on: January 28, 2017, 03:04:21 PM »
Me, too - In the one hand, I have a good feeling. But it appears my other hand will fill up with feces, first :(

PLEASE, CURRENT BRAND OWNERS, SAVE MY STINKY HAND!
 

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« Reply #67 on: February 08, 2017, 11:57:47 PM »
I think the best thing we could all dream for is if Ken Parker somehow came back into the fold. Seems like he's more interested in his other project he has going on though.

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« Reply #68 on: February 09, 2017, 06:22:12 PM »
Although I agree it would be a great thing, KP has made it pretty clear he won't be doing mass production again. The fly is history to him.

He's got a great thing going with his arch tops and seems very happy with his current lifestyle. I would be too!
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Offline TinMachine

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« Reply #69 on: February 10, 2017, 10:02:39 AM »
Agreed Billy.  He ain't coming back.

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« Reply #70 on: February 19, 2017, 10:27:10 AM »
Godin would be awesome news indeed. Although right now any official "we're not dead (yet)" would be awesome news. ::)

Greetings...
Nef

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