Knightro Guitars 2017

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  1. KnightroExpress

    KnightroExpress Guitar Nerd Vendor

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    Thanks KnightBrolaire! I think I might try a slightly darker tort, the ambery yellow bits on this one are throwing me off.

    Multi 8 neck heel blend is currently going. Looking to have this fully sanded and oiled within the next week or so.

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  2. M3CHK1LLA

    M3CHK1LLA angel sword guardian

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    ^ that axe is coming along nicely

    enjoying the progress
     
  3. KnightroExpress

    KnightroExpress Guitar Nerd Vendor

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    Hey guys, sorry for my relative absence in this thread. I've had the hammer down on a few builds and I'm just about ready to show 'em all.

    First up- this Pioneer MS6. It's my homage to the classic Tele, but done according to my rules.

    25-26" scale
    Alder body
    Maple neck/fretboard
    DiMarzio Red Velvet neck, True Velvet T bridge
    Hipshot open-gear locking tuners w/D07 knobs
    Custom milled aluminum bridge with Graphtech saddles
    Jescar stainless 47095 fretwire

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    This is going to be auctioned off at an event for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's Palm Beach Chapter (@CFFPalmBeach on FB). I'm sad to see this one go, but happy that it'll go to a good home for a great cause.

    I'm going to try to do a little demo video while I can, stay tuned for this and other fun stuff!
     
  4. KnightroExpress

    KnightroExpress Guitar Nerd Vendor

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    It's Tele Tuesday, so here's what I finished today. I'm going to do a real photo shoot tomorrow, I'll post more pics along with a detailed spec set then.

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    Everything - really good! :yesway:
     
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    That mahogany. Gosh darn.
     
  7. feraledge

    feraledge Heard the Good News about Maple Fretboards? Contributor

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    Seeing a bunch of Exploder mock ups. Has anyone pulled the trigger yet?
     
  8. M3CHK1LLA

    M3CHK1LLA angel sword guardian

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    those teles turned out really nice


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    btw, for those that don't know, here is that exploder thread ---> http://www.sevenstring.org/forum/showthread.php?t=319181

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  9. KnightroExpress

    KnightroExpress Guitar Nerd Vendor

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    Oh man, I know! I've got another blank from that slab if you want it ;)

    Nope, but I'm ready for when it happens :yesway:

    Thanks! And thanks for linking some Exploder goodness. I'm looking forward to getting these out there!
     
  10. KnightroExpress

    KnightroExpress Guitar Nerd Vendor

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    On to a new 7 string! This one is sapele with a really interesting maple top. Chrome hardware, DiMarzio Titans, 26.5" scale.

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    Binding will arrive Monday and I already have a neck built for a bolt-on 7, so I can wrap this up before the next big thing. Stay tuned!
     
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    KnightroExpress Guitar Nerd Vendor

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    Over the last couple weeks, my website and ordering process have been reorganized and made much smoother. If you'd like, please take a look!

    Also, I'd like to share a few renders done based on custom quotes from the site. I love the design process- taking people's ideas and making them real (in one way or another) is easily my favorite thing to do. As it turns out, this week has been all about my V-analogue, the Pulsar.

    Pulsar MS6 in white pearl, gold hardware, EVO frets, traditional headstock:
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    Slightly more sedate Pulsar MS6, white with black hardware, modern headstock:
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    Pulsar 8, matte black open-pore mahogany, bridge pickup only:
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  12. KnightBrolaire

    KnightBrolaire 8 string hoarder

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    not generally a fan of white guitars but I'll be damned if that pulsar 6 isn't super classy looking with all the gold. I think a black beauty esque pulsar with gold frets/hardware would be pretty sweet as well.
     
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    I'm not normally a gold kind of dude, but I'll admit that I sort of like that one.
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    Back at the shop....

    Sapele/maple 7 string- now with binding!

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    And of course I can't leave well enough alone....

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    KnightroExpress Guitar Nerd Vendor

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    Sapele/maple 7 string sanded up....
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    And oiled!
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  15. M3CHK1LLA

    M3CHK1LLA angel sword guardian

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    man that looks great.

    the black pulsar looks incredible too. that would look amazing with gold pups and hardware too imho
     
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    Voyager 7 in sapele and maple.

    -Specs-
    26.5" scale
    Sapele body (one piece)
    Figured maple top
    Ivoroid binding
    Maple neck
    East Indian rosewood fretboard
    DiMarzio Titan 7 set with series/split/parallel switch for each pickup
    Hipshot 7 string hardtail and tuners
    Jescar 47095SS frets
    Odie's Oil finish

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    I'll have a demo track and/or a video soon! Just waiting on my stunt guitarist.
     
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    Just a few more days to allow the oil to cure....

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    Love the padauk to wenge contrast on the top.
     
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    jwade Doooooooooom

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    Dude, yes.
     
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  20. KnightBrolaire

    KnightBrolaire 8 string hoarder

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    mmm dat voyager
     
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