Some questions for people who have played guitars that have them:
How would you describe the effects of the resonator on the sound of the grande bouche?
If you were having a grande bouche model built and cost were not a factor, would you have a resonator put in it?
To get things going, I direct you to two statements on the resonator:
David Hodson: http://www.hodsonjazzguitars.com/
Paul Hostetter: http://www.lutherie.net/resonate.html