Cort Guitars 2018 Lineup

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  1. MatiasTolkki

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    The dude was complaining about Indo Ibanezes and their price points, so I mentioned the 550s. Don't see what is wrong with that.
     
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    Nothing wrong with it, it's just getting a bit tired
     
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    I never said Carvin was bad. I said KIESEL was bad btw. My JB200 destroys my V220.
     
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    I agree. That FF 7 string is pretty hot, though.

    What do Corts usually run? I'm guessing that 500FF would be just south of $1000?
     
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    over here I've seen Corts at ishibashi for pretty cheap. Theyre marketed as kinda starter guitars but I haven't seen many online :/
     
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    It looks like basically the premium topped version of the budget ibanez so probably at or a bit higher then that.

    I feel like with the wave of cheaper Indonesian guitars coming out they need to be priced really really competitively to move at all or have awesome quality.

    The kv257 looks pretty cool but the cheapest jackson 7 string multi scale is only 500 bucks now.
     
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    Is it only me to think that x series would greatly benefit from reversed headstock?
     
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    Jatoba looks more like bland cheap rosewood than bland cheap rosewood. Urgh.
     
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    That's my thought. Budget Cort guitars I've seen going for around $200, but I have seen some more premium stuff for over $1000, and although we might get some pricing from Cort soon, at the moment, there is nothing at all about the FF7. If it ends up being the lowest priced multiscale ever, I'd be pretty excited about that, but I don't think it will be, because Cort's target demographic is probably people who don't know about Rondo Music.

    I actually quite like it, but I still agree with your concept. Also, if too many people were using rosewood and CITES had to step in to get people to chill, but the end result becomes that 100% of the rosewood consumption becomes Jatoba consumption, was the problem even solved? But that's an issue for another discussion, I suppose.
     
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    I'm kinda curious about how Jatoba feels personally as I have never had it on a fingerboard. Keep in mind that I prefer maple just based on looks, but I do have 1 rosewood board guitar.
     
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    They look good to me.
    Is Cort made at the same SK factories as the Ibanez Premiums? There seems to be some common DNA. Same Baby Daddy. We should call Maury.
     
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    Yeah, is there not a more interesting wood than poo brown rosewood and jatoba? I mean, I like rosewood when done well, but this uniform brown stuff is ugly. Do the majority of players WANT uniform brown fretboards? I always figured those woods were used because they were inexpensive, but even expensive guitars have them, so I really don't know.
     
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    Pootey is in the in eye of the poo holder.
     
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    A co worker of mine hates walnut. She calls it "poo-colored wood". Her kitchen, which she loves, is honey-oak with brass handles, though, so...yeah. :p
     
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    Indonesia, not Korea, but yes.

    Cortek is Ibanez's chief manufacturer.
     
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    :lol: Yes, she's unqualified to make any judgments about wood. I HAAAAATE oak! I don't like plain rosewood, but I wouldn't even play guitar if they looked like kitchen cabinets.
     
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    Thanks, and that makes sense.
     
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    But are they beveled?
     
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    Cort's instruments always look like someone left a better design out in the sun and melted it slightly
     
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    Seeing that perfect 15.75 radius piqued my interest. They look like a solid line.
     
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