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Unread 04-22-2012, 07:02 PM   #1
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Invictus Guitars part ways with Vildhjarta

I have no comment on this. Not enough information to formulate an opinion yet.
It sounds like the guitars maybe weren't what they wanted, and Invictus didn't feel like the changes the band wanted were reasonable.
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Unread 04-22-2012, 07:05 PM   #2
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I wonder what they wanted. Copies of some sort, surely.
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Just think of all the orders they got because of Vildhjarta, only to find that Vildhjarta didn't like them.
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Sometimes its smarter not to say endorsees have left..most companies dont really even declare it
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Doesn't mean Vildhjarta didn't like them, they just wanted spec changes the company didn't want to offer. They very well could be great guitars, or they could blow cock. The point is no one should jump to conclusions.

That said, the endorsement was pretty rushed and that was a mistake.
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maybe theyre trying to go too far too fast.. seems like an awful lot of hype/drama for a company that just started.

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not enough thall?
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Thall of Vildhjarta?
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We'd need to hear from the guitarists themselves since Invictus is unwilling to disclose the issue in further detail.
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We'd need to hear from the guitarists themselves since Invictus is unwilling to disclose the issue in further detail.
Are they on here do you know?
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I recall Bergstrom being a member, but don't quote me on it. I'm merely going by memory.
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Are they on here do you know?
I'm friends with Daniel on Facebook, but I don't feel like asking him, as it just seems unprofessional. They'll tell us if they want us to know.

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Why do you guys care so much?
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Just read there that one of the guitarists has left the band. Maybe that had something to do with it.
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From what I've seen so far, it looks like the guitars were not what they asked for, and that the band will post a full disclosure tomorrow.
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I'm friends with Daniel on Facebook, but I don't feel like asking him, as it just seems unprofessional. They'll tell us if they want us to know.
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Why do you guys care so much?
I was interested in their guitars and I just want to see if it was something to do with the company for the reason they left.
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More builder drama. Awesome.
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I'm in the market for a custom seven string, and I was interested in Invictus guitars. Learning more about the company will help me make a better decision on which brand to commission.
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since when do companies make public announcements like this? pretty embarrassing to read.
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I love how the comments on the Facebook page went from "Man I wounder what happened, and who the guilty party is?" to "ZOMG Invictus is the best, they are just not grateful!!!"

I'm personally interested because after hearing about Mike Sherman, I'd never want to put myself at risk for that kind of issue. With a company that is affordable and gaining popularity to have their biggest endorser drop them is a call for alarm. Could it be a simple issue like unreasonable specs, in all likely hood yes. Could it be the sign of something much worse, unlikely, but I'd rather know now and not later.
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More builder drama. Awesome.
My thoughts exactly. Seems like this pops up in some manner or another every five months or so.

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Maybe they're going to another brand? Basically, it doesn't have to mean that somebody was an asshole, or something messed up. It could mean it just didn't work out and now the band is going another route.
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Maybe they're going to another brand? Basically, it doesn't have to mean that somebody was an asshole, or something messed up. It could mean it just didn't work out and now the band is going another route.
Precisely why I decided not to make any comments. It's too soon to tell. At this point, all we can do is speculate.
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