Other Guitars

Kay 6175

1

Anyone have any experience with a decent Kay flat top?

2

This reminds me of a Gretsch without being Gretsch at all. Perhaps the finish? I don't know.

3

I have a similar one, albeit a bit older. Sounds and looks cool! Needs a neck set.

4

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.

5

Thought I’d add mine in even though its not a jumbo.

6

The 6175 is about the same size as my J-50

7

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.

8

Some of these pickguard shapes are entertaining. Slight derail but they reminded me of that funky Sovereign that Ryan Adams plays.

9

Love Ryan and this tune as well. Somehow it seems perfect with some extra fret buzz.

10

While it feels smaller than my Gibson J-50, it's the same size, more or less, with just a slightly different shape.

11

Officially gig tested, and passed with flying colors!

Curt installed a K&K mini with a hidden volume control in the sound hole and took care of a small crack in the top.

It sounded good at the shop through one of Curt's amps, but until you're going through a PA system, you just don't know for sure.

Well, now I do. As I was worried that the top end sounded a bit thin, my apprehension was washed away after the first few chords strummed.

Those K&K's really deliver an extremely full bodied sound, without any misrepresentation of what the guitar you're playing actually sounds like.

I'd recommend these to anyone looking to play an acoustic in a band environment. Passive(which for me is a giant advantage) never sounded so good to me, acoustically speaking.

12

That Kay has a unique tone and as usual the K&K captures it. Greg, who’s playing in the attached vid came in and played a couple of his K&K equipped guitars, it’s pretty much all I sell.

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That Kay has a unique tone and as usual the K&K captures it. Greg, who’s playing in the attached vid came in and played a couple of his K&K equipped guitars, it’s pretty much all I sell.

– Curt Wilson

It's amazing.

Ever since you installed the K&K, I play just like that!

Thanks, Curt, you're a smurfing wizard!


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