The imminent launch of the new website means it is time to announce the winners of the Name a Bailey Guitar competition.
Thanks everyone for your patience- this has taken a lot longer than anticipated but we are finally ready to launch the new site on Monday. Scroll down to see if you are a winner…meanwhile here is a sneaky peek…
Names for Guitars – winners
Thanks to everyone who entered and for all the suggestions. Unfortunately some really good ones were already being used by other makers, but we were very impressed with the quality of the entries and picked the ones that we liked and suited the guitars. Some I made up myself. Hope you like them…
Here are all the names for the guitars:
Old name- New name (namer)
B1 – Curve (Marcel B)
S2 – Bandsman (Marcel B)
R1 – Exotica Pro (me)
A1 – Bootlegger (john)
A1-12 – Rumrunner(me)
A2 – Moonshiner (john)
Parlour – Sweet P (me)
Ziricote – Companion (Marcel Besselink)
Ziricote 14 – Camino (Chris Sharp)
J1 – Kithara (lesley-ann)
J2 – Coryphee (me)
FIRST: Marcel- Curve (B1) Bandsman(S2) Companion (Ziricote)
Guitar body blank, neck blank and fretboard, DVD, T shirt, 10 Bailey picks, set of bass strings.
Marcel was the clear winner – he got three and also made the most entries. As he is coming on the course soon we will also contribute some choice pieces of wood towards his build.
SECOND: John- Bootlegger (A1) Moonshiner(A2)
DVD, 2 T-shirts, 10 Bailey Picks, 2 set of acoustic strings, 2 set electric guitar strings
John named two guitars – The Bootlegger is the name I chose for my own guitar- nice one.
THIRD: Chris- Camino (Ziricote 14)
DVD, T-shirt, 10 Bailey picks, set of electric guitar strings
El Camino means ‘the road’ in Spanish which is why I chose this one.
Lesley-Ann- Kithara (J1)
DVD, 2 T-shirts, Bailey Picks, 2 sets of strings
Lesley gets the BONUS PRIZE For naming the FLAGSHIP Bailey archtop. Kithara is ancient greek for stringed instrument….very clever.
RUNNER UP PRIZES:
Kenny- Jessamine, and Taylor Buntain- Jester
DVD, T-shirt, Bailey picks and set of acoustic strings
We loved these too and may use them for future models.