I sensed a NGD due to my ESP.

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  1. 7 Strings of Hate

    7 Strings of Hate Mid-Level Asshole Contributor

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    Hey guys. I grabbed this cool ESP Mirage Deluxe the other day. Its like 87,88, something like that. They only did the Jackson style headstock on these from 87 to 90 before the law suit apparently.
    Came with a Duncan Distortion in the bridge and a Screamin' Demon in the neck and it sounds thick as fuck. I thought it would be similar to my early 90's dinky but it ends up being more like my Les Paul. Thick neck, very thick bassy sound, and it sounds very clean and clear. I also have never had a non recessed trem, but I'm digging it. This old ass bridge works great and stays in tune. Overall, I'm pretty damn happy with it.

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    feraledge Heard the Good News about Maple Fretboards?

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    That's Mirage is sick as hell. Glad to know it's relatively local in case you decide to sell! Congrats!
     
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    7 Strings of Hate Mid-Level Asshole Contributor

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    :hunter::lol:
     
  4. Unleash The Fury

    Unleash The Fury SS.org Regular

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    Congrats and hngd! Nice playing btw. I feel like everyone and their mother can sweep arpeggios like that nowadays..............................................except me. :dime:
     
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    Zado SS.org Regular

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    Sexy AF. That headstock fits great!
     
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    1b4n3z SS.org Regular

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    Wow very nice and clean !

    Out of three* 80's ESP pointies I have owned, all of them have sounded nothing short of spectacular. Any pickup will work there and hair metal pickups especially shine there :)

    *Mirage DX, Mirage Custom and a Horizon Custom
     
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    Blytheryn Musical Adam West

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    Hell to the yeah!!!
     
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    beerandbeards Majestic Shoveler

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    I think your supposed to lable NSFW when you post wanking videos

    That thing sounds and looks awesome. I love the look of a Humbucker and slanted single. HNGD
     
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    Andromalia Pardon my french

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    That's a classic. :)
     
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    That's a thing of beauty.
     
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    DISTORT6 NJ DEVIL

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    Congrats! :cheers:
    A friend of mine had that same guitar (color, too!) that he bought new. It played and sounded awesome.
     
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    Millul SS.org Regular

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    Looks tits! Congrats!
     
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    Dude, c'mon. You know you don't really want that guitar and that the guitar would be much happier with me. I'll PM you my address.

    No? Didn't work? Dammit!

    Anyways, NGD and enjoy that Jackson killer.
     
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    SHHHH! Dude! My Jackson is like, RIGHT. THERE.

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    Eh, it's aight, but it's not an HS ESP superstrat with a slanted neck single coil.
     
  16. HeHasTheJazzHands

    HeHasTheJazzHands greg rulz ok

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    Always loved how those early Mirages had the offset body. Wish that stuck. :(
     
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    Dawn of the Shred I Still Play Grunge

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    Fucking Epic!!! You win sir.

    Congrats man
     
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    stratjacket Lost in a loop

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    That is a killer ESP, love the Mirage.
     
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    Oh yeah. I always wanted one of those when they came out. "Dumb video"? Dude what are you fucking talking about? I know modestly I get it. But those arpeggios are shredding! Congrats on the guitar!
     
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    :lol: Thanks. By dumb, I ment more me feeling akward on camera.
     

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