Mistral project

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Murray Kuun
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Mistral project

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MISTRAL. A thinline, upside-down** electric/acoustic hybrid designed and built for stage performance. It is fully hollow and it sports a Schertler magnetic pickup with a dedicated mic input.
** instead of hiding the more beautiful wood (birdseye) at the back, I use it for the soundboard where it can be most appreciated. More @ http://murraykuun.com/wordpress/
zz mistral body copy.JPG

Bob Francis
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I like that a lot Murray!

Nate Scott
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Nice - I dig the drilled-hole rosette. Bet you'd hate to have the bit wander on you when drilling all those small holes. I wonder how the extra holes affect the resonant frequency of the box or the rigidity in that area?

Gordon Bellerose
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I too, really like the drilled hole rosette. Very unique.
How did you get such equidistant spacing around the circle?
I need your help. I can't possibly make all the mistakes myself!

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Ryan Mazzocco
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Michael Lewis
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Murray, you did it again. What sort of schooling have you done for your approach to design ? You seem to regularly come up with clever and clean designs.

Douglas Ingram
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He used LAZER beams!
I may be crazy...but I'm not insane.

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Hans Bezemer
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I'm a bit late to the party, but I really like your designs Murray!

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Neal Carey
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Murray, as always, such interesting guitar designs and great execution!
"Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted." - John Lennon

Matthew Lau
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Murray strikes again!


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