- North West UK
Grafton Sniffing ........ Nahhhhhhhhh. couldn`t afford to let alone drugs
1. Nice to see you back here!this has some of the usual issues but is complete
Thanks Pete - great to see you too !1. Nice to see you back here!
I can understand collectors wanting minters, I wonder how many are out there actually for sale . it`s definitely got a unique look so can undestand wanting to take it live. shame there isn`t a lookalike , even the plastic horn(s?) that exist look nothing like one (Vibrato . Nuovo etc)2. That seems like a sort of decent price except that mostly these are for collectors so the defects say no. I'd play mine live if it wasn't for the fact it would get trashed. Collectors want uncracked Grafton.
I`m not surprised and I remember that (or the review he did) ,
LOL _ I be he can't anymore than me sending him another courier trashed YTS61 to put back into shape .He put on better pads, the originals are horrible to play so maybe is not such a collectible. Except I think I may still have the original pads so somebody could restore it to original, I know Stphen can't wait for me to ask him to do it.
Mid '50s.Weren't these made in the late 40s/early 50s? If my memory of plastics from that time are accurate, I think the thing's probably well on its way to crumbling anyway due to embrittlement. Look at pictures of other plastic artifacts from those days and you'll see what I mean.
I'd sooner take on a dozen mangled Yamahas than even one exceptional Grafton.LOL _ I be he can't anymore than me sending him another courier trashed YTS61 to put back into shape .
Yeah - they`re the total opposite of a Grafton - Tough as Nails, easy to keep running and in monetary terms pretty worthless (compared to a mint Grafton anyway) .. hence why I`ve bought the one at that place and left the Grafton where it is ..A YAS-21 would be more appealing to me... Or YTS-21!
So other than looking cool and Parker playing one, does a Grafton offer anything special or unique in the way of tone??