Blackmachine B6's (No Longer) Available

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  1. mhickman2

    mhickman2 The Abiding Dude

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    I was checking out Blackmachine's website today to see if any B2's or B7's were available. To my usual dismay the answer is no, but Doug has some B6's with schaller hannes bridges available. Seeing as I already have one of these, it's not very useful to me, but it may be to you guys.

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    ROAR oaf tobar

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    Oh cool, right when I dropped money for a Mackie this happens.
    FFFFFFFUUUUUUUUUUUU.

    I hope someone on here get's one so we can all see.
     
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    technomancer Gearus Pimptasticus Super Moderator

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    What is there to see? There have been 4 or 5 of them posted before and the B6s are all the same
     
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    bulb SS.org Regular

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    Haha by that logic, anyone who buys any ibanez, esp, gibson, fender or jackson shouldnt post their guitars as there is nothing to see!
     
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    technomancer Gearus Pimptasticus Super Moderator

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    ^ true, but he made it sound like he couldn't see one because they were new or something and they really are pretty plain guitars :lol:
     
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    I +1 to this.

    EDIT: I just like seeing any guitar. Even it's a Blackmachine that a few people have already posted. Didn't mean to phrase it like I've never seen one.
     
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    bulb SS.org Regular

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    Plain is relative, and the ones with the hannes bridge are new.
     
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    technomancer Gearus Pimptasticus Super Moderator

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    ROAR oaf tobar

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    Sweet, I guess never need to see another Blackmachine again.
    Though I still want to.
     
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    damn i wish i could afford one of these.

    even if i could i doubt i could justify it though : /
     
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    mhickman2 The Abiding Dude

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    I see the one pictured above everyday and I still get excited to see other peoples B6's. To be honest, I'm tempted to snag another one and have a luthier convert it to a B2, but I'm not a cheater. I almost snagged jbcrazy's when he sold his, but I absolutely love the schaller hannes so I talked myself out of it.
     
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    Vicissitude27 I'm always angry.

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    I've played that b6 in the second picture in that house! :lol:
    It was Tokugawas before he sold it to pay for medical bills.
     
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    thats a pretty sweet guitar, but not sweet enough to justify $2700 USD plus shipping costs. Id be game for around 2k....
     
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    technomancer Gearus Pimptasticus Super Moderator

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    As much as I agree with you, the exchange rate makes these really expensive, let's please not get into the price / value debate on these for the 800th time :lol:
     
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    mhickman2 The Abiding Dude

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    Orignally I thought the same way. There are tons of guitars out there that have swamp ash bodies, and maple necks with rosewood fingerboards. The difference between the Blackmachine B6 and similar spec'd is like night and day. For me, aside from the obvious aestheitics, the playability and function is the biggest difference. The transfer of sound from string to body is amazing. It has close to same volume played unplugged as some semi hollows I've played. I believe because of this, tapping for me is much easier as I don't have to hammer on the string nearly as hard to get a long sustaining note. In a short answer, it's a players guitar. It's not flashy by any means, but (pardon my french) you can play the fuck out of it. Another plus is it maintains in value or in my experience, exceeds it's value. I've been offered $3,000 for it on many occasions and even as high as $3,500.

    EDIT: Sorry Techno, I was typing this out before I saw your reply. Delete this post if you feel inclined to.
     
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    I just can't get over the look of natural swamp ash :(
     
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    technomancer Gearus Pimptasticus Super Moderator

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    Nah it's all good, let's jus stop it there though as I don't think we need another thread talking about BM prices :lol:
     
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    After seeing the 7 string Hannes (chop shop job), the 6 string version just looks so small.
     
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    I was gunna order one 3 or 4 years ago for 1049, until I played one.

    They're not really my sorta thing anyway... I too think they (B6's) all look the same :-S

    EDIT: Just saw techno's post, just pointing out they did used to be much less however. I'll edit the post if you want.
     

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