Anyone have any experience with a decent Kay flat top?
This reminds me of a Gretsch without being Gretsch at all.
Perhaps the finish? I don't know.
I have a similar one, albeit a bit older. Sounds and looks cool! Needs a neck set.
I've got a '59 Kay Jumbo as well.
An older co-worker gave it to me.
He got it as a birthday present and never played it.
Thought I’d add mine in even though its not a jumbo.
The 6175 is about the same size as my J-50
Wildeman here, I've got this one. Its from '59 and called a Calypso model, its got a great big neck and its actually X braced which is rare for a Kay.
Some of these pickguard shapes are entertaining. Slight derail but they reminded me of that funky Sovereign that Ryan Adams plays.
Love Ryan and this tune as well. Somehow it seems perfect with some extra fret buzz.
While it feels smaller than my Gibson J-50, it's the same size, more or less, with just a slightly different shape.
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