Balaguer Guitars - 2017 thread

Discussion in 'Dealers & Group Buys' started by JoeGuitar717, Feb 5, 2017.

  1. feraledge

    feraledge Black Walnut Pounding Bragger Contributor

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    All of it is incredible. I find it fortunate that the Feral hedges out a bit on top IMO.
     
  2. JoeGuitar717

    JoeGuitar717 Balaguer Guitars Vendor

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    Thanks! :hbang:

    You can get the pickups direct mounted instead of pickup rings for no extra cost. When you place the order, just write that in the special notes section.

    Fractal AX8!

    Thanks man. Yeah the Evergreen has a slightly rounder sound, where the Feral has more attack and a tighter bass/low end resonance response.
     
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  3. JoeGuitar717

    JoeGuitar717 Balaguer Guitars Vendor

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    Just finished -

    Semi-Custom Archetype

    - Quilted Maple Top (Nightmare Burst finish)
    - Mahogany Body
    - Roasted Maple Neck
    - Ebony Fingerboard
    - 22 medium jumbo Stainless Steel Frets
    - HSH Setup: Feral Humbucker in the Bridge, Ebb Single Coil in the Middle, Evergreen in the Neck
    - One Volume, One Tone, 5-way switch, mini toggle for phase

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  4. JoeGuitar717

    JoeGuitar717 Balaguer Guitars Vendor

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    Customers have been picking some sweet specs as of late. Check this one out:

    Semi-Custom Thicket:
    - Quilted Maple Top & Headstock cap
    - Reverse Headstock
    - Mahogany Neck
    - Roasted Birdseye Maple Fingerboard
    - Swamp Ash Body
    - Blackburst finish on body and headstock
    - 25.5" Scale, 24 stainless steel frets
    - Balaguer Hardtail Bridge (Black Chrome)
    - Fishman Modern Fluence Pickups (Black Chrome)
    - Balaguer Locking tuners (18:1)

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    JoeGuitar717 Balaguer Guitars Vendor

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    Another Semi-Custom Thicket:
    - Gloss Ice Blue Sparkle finish (body and headstock)
    - Mahogany Body
    - Roasted Maple Neck
    - Roasted Birdseye Maple Fingerboard
    - 25.5" Scale, 22 stainless steel frets
    - Balaguer Hardtail Bridge (Black)
    - Balaguer Feral Humbuckers
    - Balaguer Locking tuners (18:1)
    - Clear pickguard and pickup ring

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  6. KnightBrolaire

    KnightBrolaire tinkerer/aspiring builder/8 string hoarder

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    oh my god that sparkle is awesome.
     
  7. feraledge

    feraledge Black Walnut Pounding Bragger Contributor

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    That new headstock is the final nail. As soon as possible...
     
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  8. JoeGuitar717

    JoeGuitar717 Balaguer Guitars Vendor

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    Thanks guys!

    New build we just finished up:

    Semi-Custom Archetype -

    - Korina body (Gloss Vintageburst finish)
    - Roasted Maple neck/reverse "classic" headstock
    - Roasted Birdseye Maple fingerboard
    - Original Floyd Rose Trem
    - Floyd Rose Deadarm Killswitch Tremolo Arm
    - Fishman Devin Townsend Humbuckers w/ rechargeable battery pack

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  9. JoeGuitar717

    JoeGuitar717 Balaguer Guitars Vendor

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    Our first fretless bass:

    Semi-Custom Goliath 4 string:

    - 34" scale
    - Mahogany Neck
    - Mahogany Body
    - Gloss black
    - 2 volume, 1 tone
    - J & P config
    - Custom black control plate
    - Dunlop Straploks
    - Solid Brass Bridge
    - Balaguer Vintage Bass Tuners
    - Fretless Ebony fingerboard
    - Reverse "Classic" headstock

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  10. Millul

    Millul SS.org Regular

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    Do you guys have any EU distributors/retailers?
     
  11. Hollowway

    Hollowway Extended Ranger

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    You realize that if you did 8s in these I would probably put yours kids through college, right?
     
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    KnightBrolaire tinkerer/aspiring builder/8 string hoarder

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    same
     
  13. JoeGuitar717

    JoeGuitar717 Balaguer Guitars Vendor

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    Not yet, but if you order a Semi-Custom we can ship worldwide for $150 + you'd have to pay for customs fees. Production Series guitars are usually kept in-stock here in the US, but if we have a pre-order up, we may be able to drop-ship to you from our distributor over there. We're working on getting a few dealers in Europe, as well as in the states.

    Which model(s) would you want an 8 in? I've been thinking about it more and more, as I'm getting more requests to do it. We're rolling out a multi-scale option on all models by September.

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    KnightBrolaire tinkerer/aspiring builder/8 string hoarder

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    if you made a 8 string growler I would be so happy.
     
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    Hollowway Extended Ranger

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    Yeah, a growler would be cool, but that Hyperion is definitely my favorite. Though, I’m more partial to your modern headstocks on it. To a certain extent, the more different a guitar is compared to the standard fare, the better, because it’s much easier it is for me to rationalize a new purchase.
     
  16. JoeGuitar717

    JoeGuitar717 Balaguer Guitars Vendor

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    We can do our 6-inline modern or classic headstock shapes on The Hyperion no problem. If its an 8, I'll have to draw something up a little different as an 8-inline might be a bit much, haha.
     
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    JoeGuitar717 Balaguer Guitars Vendor

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    Semi-Custom Baritone Archetype:

    - 27" scale
    - Roasted Maple Neck
    - Regular/Non-Roasted Maple Fingerboard
    - Alder Body
    - Custom Sparkle Finish (Seafoam Green-ish)
    - 1 volume, 1 tone (push pull for fishman voicing)
    - Fishman Modern Fluence Humbuckers
    - Original Floyd Rose Trem
    - Solid Brass Bridge
    - Balaguer Locking Tuners (18:1 ratio)

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    JoeGuitar717 Balaguer Guitars Vendor

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    Here's an ERG for ya!

    Semi-Custom Baritone Growler:

    - 28.5" scale
    - 3-piece Mahogany Neck-Through
    - Ebony Fingerboard
    - Mahogany Body
    - Rustic Black to Satin Black finish
    - 1 volume, 1 tone (push pul)
    - Balaguer Feral Humbuckers
    - Balaguer Brass Hardtail Bridge
    - Balaguer Locking Tuners (18:1 ratio)

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  19. narad

    narad SS.org Regular

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    Man, this body style is fantastic! Reminds me of a dolphin for some reason. I feel like it needs a slightly pointer headstock though to compliment the sharper horn angles though - do you have some alternate headstock shapes?
     
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    Millul SS.org Regular

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    Look a few posts up, narad - they do have it, and I think it much better suits this bodystyle (on which I agree with you on both counts: it looks great, and it needs a pointier HS)
     

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