Caparison Guitars New Site

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  1. Church2224

    Church2224 Guitar Whore

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    Caparison Guitars - Official Website

    It might have been out for a while, not sure, but I am really liking it.

    Sitll got some great guitars out there and I would LOVE a Chris Amott Dellinger and a TAT :hbang:

    Good to know they are still around. The more good guitars we have access to the better.
     
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    It's a bit easier to navigate now. Thanks.
     
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    Garrett Blinded By Ibanez

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    Im waiting for engage to come in with his knowledge.
     
  4. yellowv

    yellowv Turd Ferguson Contributor

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    The new site just went back up a few days ago. They have cut the finish options down to almost nothing.
     
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    oremus91 Melodeth-er

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    Now I am more apt to look at things I can't afford. Great!
     
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    vampiregenocide A Chap Called Ross

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    Good to see they're still going, and the site looks cool. I want a 7 string Horus!
     
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    SkullCrusher SS.org Regular

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    Dear santa...
     
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    Rojne Köttbullar är fint..

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    The new site looks sooo much better than the last one!

    *awaiting the release of a Dellinger 8 that never will happen*
     
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    BucketheadRules Fuzz pedal hoarder

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    Oh fuck. Oh fuck.

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    Fixed bridge with 27 frets.

    Brb just going to whore myself for money.

    EDIT: Oh Jesus, don't make me need even more money.

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    UnderTheSign SS.org Regular

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    ^Unless it's a different model, hasn't that Applehorn Jazz been out for a while now? I think I played one all week during Mattias Eklundhs camp. Nice fiddle.
     
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    Rojne Köttbullar är fint..

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    I think that Applehorn model have been out for a while now, I remember playing his first prototype of it a few years ago... damn nice guitar, but holyshit the action was high as hell (as on all of his guitars) !!
     
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    CrushingAnvil \m not jesus land m/

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    Too bad that bag of dicks from Bring Me The Horizon showed up on the front page when I clicked the link :(
     
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    engage757 Banned

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    Hey man, Jona is one cool cat and a hell of a guitar player. It's ok not to like him, but if why bash him because you dislike his music? He isn't ragging on you... Love ya bro, just hate musician bashing for little to no reason. Everyone hates somebody ya know?


    About what man? :D LOVE me some Capas! :shred:
     
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    It is the same model. They haven't released anything new as of yet. There will be some new stuff, and I have heard word of a Joel from KE Sig too!
     
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    The HGS thing - is that just marketing guff?

    It supposedly handles detuning better. I can understand the pickup winding responding better to specific frequencies, but is there anything else to it?
     
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    They just moved the bridge back 3 mm to improve intonation. It makes sense, but personally I have no problem intonating in B-standard with the normal bridge placement.
     
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    It holds string tension better. I like it a lot. Hate playing on floppy strings when de-tuned, and it does the job nicely.
     
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    McBrain SS.org Regular

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    This is simply not correct. The bridge is moved to give more room to intonate when tuning down. It will not affect sting tension whatsoever. Either your strings are set up to intonate properly or they are not. The only thing affecting string tension will be the string gauge you use.
     
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    engage757 Banned

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    You are only partially correct. The further you stretch anything the tighter it will get. Common sense. Also, according to Itaru:


    "The Caparison HGS system is designed for guitarists that utilise a lower tuning than standard. The bridge position is mounted 3mm further down the body and the pickups moved accordingly. The result is that the string tension is correct without the need to alter the neck length and hence force the player to adjust their playing technique."
     
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    McBrain SS.org Regular

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    I'm sorry, but you need to read up on how a guitar works. You cannot just stretch the strings to make them tighter. They need to be intonated so they will be in tune with the scale length. The scale length is 24.75" on both the regular and HGS Horus. The reason for moving the bridge 3mm back is that depending on the tuning, string gauge, scale length and bridge type you sometimes run out of space to intonate when tuning down.

    The fact that you can feel a difference in tightness just proves that the placebo effect is a real thing.

    All the quote says, is that you can use thicker strings and still be able to intonate properly in order to maintain the tighness of the strings when tuning down.
     
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