I have a Mayones problem

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  1. jephjacques

    jephjacques BUTTS LOL

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    I KEEP BUYING THEM

    This time it's a Regius 7 Custom Shop from my trip to Japan. Turns out Mayones are very reasonably priced over there??? Anyway here's the specs:

    25.4" scale
    SS frets
    BKP Juggernauts
    1 vol, 1 tone, 3 way switch with coil tap
    Black limba body, myrtlewood top, standard 7pc maple/etc/etc neck, ebony board
    Black binding
    Hipshot bridge and tuners
    Gloss finish top, satin everywhere else

    OK BORING STUFF DONE HERE ARE SOME PICS

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    I've always thought the black binding looked way better than the white/pearloid one they usually use.
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    Wonderful figuring on the top, not sure if there's some light spalting on the bottom or it's just the figure of the wood but either way it owns
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    I *think* custom shop Mayos all have inlaid Ms on the headstock instead of the raised chrome ones regular Mayos have these days but I'm not sure
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    The back is *almost* prettier than the front
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    This is my first Regius with the newer body profile. It's not super noticeable but it is a little more comfy. I've always found them comfortable anyway but I can see why it would bug some people.

    I've had it for a few weeks now and it's my new favorite standard-scale guitar. Utterly flawless, as you'd expect. This and my Ran are now the two best-built guitars I own. It's a litte darker sounding than my other Juggernaut-equipped guitars, maybe because of the limba body wings. The pickups aren't everyone's cup of tea but I love them, particularly for clean tones oddly enough. The coil tapped sounds are really nice too, you can approach Strat-style chimey cleans on the tapped neck pickup. I feel like solid black pickup covers would've worked better than the battleworn ones but it's not worth swapping them out just for the cosmetics. I've currently got it in drop-A but I might go down to drop-Ab, any lower than that and I start running into tuning issues on my standard-scale guitars, at least with the kind of setup I like.

    ANYWAY GUITARS ARE COOL, BYE
     
  2. Miscreant

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    That's a very nicely dressed up Regius. Neat and proper, this one. You like the Juggs, huh? What other guitars do you have them in? As I said I'm thinking about swapping mine, but I'm still experimenting with dialing out the wheezing I've mentioned in other threads.
     
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    jephjacques BUTTS LOL

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    I've got a Jackson MM 7 and a Regius 8 with them and I dig both, but I definitely get why they're not everybody's cup of tea. I put a set of Nailbombs with a ceramic one in the bridge in my other Regius 7 that has an ash body and maple neck and it sounds incredible, but they seem to be VERY dependant on what guitar you put 'em in- I tried a John Browne signature with the same pickups and hated it- I think the wenge neck didn't play well with them.
     
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    I'm in awe that you've managed to turn a love of butts into such an impressive guitar collection.
     
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    Yeah, I'm not at 'hating' them by any means, but they're very sensitive. I have them in a CU24 and it's a pretty different experience. In my Regius (swamp ash/maple top) they really need some taming.
     
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    cardinal Strat 7 Guy

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    That’s nice!!!

    And yeah, it seems that sometimes it’s cheaper to import a Mayones into the US from Japan than buy one from a US Dealer...
     
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    jephjacques BUTTS LOL

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    oooo I like!
    congrats!
     
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    That is incredible, congrats. Mayones is weirdly not overpriced here. Even more impressive you got BKPs included since a set of BKPs bought separately will easily run you $500 :lol:
     
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    Personally, I prefer Miracle Whip.

    Oh, you didn't mean Mayonnaise. My apologies. Cool guitar dude.
     
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    Great guitar!! HNGD where did you buy it from??? It looks siccccc

    Would any of you care to elaborate?? I want to know more about this difference in prices :D
     
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    Great top, love the specs and the black binding looks great! HNGD

    I'm tossing up between a new mayo and an aristides atm.
     
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    You can't go wrong with either one tbh, they're both insanely good brands
     
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    ^ Yeah I was about to send off an Aristides order, but I need to update my metal band rig. Then I've seen some Duvells at good prices and I'm torn haha.

    I much prefer the hipshot bridge on your Regius to the stock one on mine (ABM?)
     
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    I've got that ABM bridge on my 8 and my other 7 and I honestly don't notice a difference between them and the Hipshot, maybe I'm just not picky.
     
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    I find them harder to intonate for some reason, someone else on the forum had the same issue a few years back. Luckily I should have a NGD with a Schaller hannes bridge soon...
     
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    How much you pay broheim
     

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    First: WOW very very nice guitar. Looks killer.

    And I would second the quote. What is the actual price difference if buying in Japan?
     
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    stratjacket Lost in a loop

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    Man that’s an awesome guitar, grade A Mayones, congrats
     

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