ESP 2018 Preview is up: lots of new 7 models

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  1. Necky379

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    That makes sense, I’m just hopeful for more reissues. Maybe next year they’ll do another round of Stef reissues. It could become their Les Paul, a signature model that became associated with so many more artists than just the creator. I’m thinking about the other guitar players who have used Stef’s models, Devin Townsend, the guys from Suicide Silence and Lacuna Coil. There’s probably more I’m forgetting about but they’re the first that come to mind. Regardless of Stef’s design intentions (choosing a pickup configuration because it looks cool), his models are the best guitars introduced in my lifetime IMHO. Whether you play Deftones music or any other style there’s a model that will cover it. They’re just perfect guitars, again IMHO. This reissue has me really excited and it’s the first time I’ve been excited about a release since Ibanez reissued the RG550.
     
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    That makes sense, I’m just hopeful for more reissues. Maybe next year they’ll do another round of Stef reissues. It could become their Les Paul, a signature model that became associated with so many more artists than just the creator. I’m thinking about the other guitar players who have used Stef’s models, Devin Townsend, the guys from Suicide Silence and Lacuna Coil. There’s probably more I’m forgetting about but they’re the first that come to mind. Regardless of Stef’s design intentions (choosing a pickup configuration because it looks cool), his models are the best guitars introduced in my lifetime IMHO. Whether you play Deftones music or any other style there’s a model that will cover it. They’re just perfect guitars, again IMHO. This reissue has me really excited and it’s the first time I’ve been excited about a release since Ibanez reissued the RG550.
     
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    I mean, aesthetically, it's like mixing squares and triangles. It's a personal preference with me, but I like HH configurations because it's congruent shapes that can be split down the middle with no variance. Adding the slanted neck single throws that off. I know that, in most cases, tone should supersede aesthetics, but I personally think it's a bit ugly.
     
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    Make this REAL.
     
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    Holy lord....


    I do not normally like SG Style guitars but I will buy that bad boy!
     
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    Holy crap, I would love a 7 string version of that.
     
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    I hear you. Everyone has different tastes. I dig the pickup configuration. I believe it’s very unique and different. IMO, I which they would Re-issue these in ESP with different colors such as the original White and Baby Blue colors. But we all know that that won’t happen anytime in the near future.
     
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  9. HaloHat

    HaloHat 7 string Baritones

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    Me too.
    I like the control layout.
    Lose the inlays would be ok lol.

    off the subject but where are you guys hosting your pix to post here now? I've looked up a few but there seems to one thing or another that turns me off to any particular service so far...
     
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    Is that a custom shop Viper or a signature model?
     
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    It's ESP USA Viper.
     
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    stratjacket Lost in a loop

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    Love the multi sales, may have to give them a try. I like the all black metal series with the exception that I need a neck pickup.
     
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    these into production. Now.
     
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    Single cuts should have a tear-drop burst IMHO.
     
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    I prefer them that way as well, they have done some with tear drop instead of edge bursts.
     
  17. HeHasTheJazzHands

    HeHasTheJazzHands greg rulz ok

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    So true.

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    To me, the M1007MS is really the most wanted multi-scale so far, no extruded fret board, no too slanted frets, custom angled pickups instead of lazy soapbars, no ugly 12th inlay, nothing to be picky aesthetically.Just wait for the price is out, if it is under 1k, I have no excuse.
     
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    Sometimes yes, sometimes no. It only works for me if it's very gradual. Harder-edged bursts (like this one) look like utter ass to me, but softer ones (like here) are neato. Both of those are what Gibson calls "tobacco sunburst", btw.
     
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  20. HeHasTheJazzHands

    HeHasTheJazzHands greg rulz ok

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    I like 'em both. :shrug:

    But I gues that's because I'm a nut for Norlin-esque guitars.
     
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