Marc Okubo now with Kiesel?

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  1. QuantumCybin

    QuantumCybin Lost In Thought

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    Pretty surprising he left Jackson; he’s been with them for years.
     
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    teqnick The only person that liked the new Faceless album

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    Yeah, just saw this on IG. He played a soloist when i saw them last week, but it'll be interesting to see how this pans out.
     
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    HeHasTheJazzHands greg rulz ok

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    I actually prefer this over his Jackson. :lol:

    I still miss his RGD though. I know it was a stock guitar, but fuck I love the RGD so much.
     
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    feraledge Heard the Good News about Maple Fretboards?

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    couverdure No Gear Day

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    Despite all the customer service horror stories that's worth entire threads, Kiesel seem to have a great track record for artist endorsements, which is why a lot of players have been switching over to them. From what I read in the Andy James thread, an endorser can receive up to five free guitars, then get 40% off on their next build, which sounds like a huge deal to me.
     
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    Randy Sous Chef Super Moderator

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    No hate on Kiesel. I dig the specs on this especially, but their inline headstock looks cheapy to me
     
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    HeHasTheJazzHands greg rulz ok

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    This is true, tho.

    I miss the pointy headstock.
     
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    Xaios Foolish Mortal Contributor

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    It reminds me a lot of the headstock from the Washburn WG series...

    ...which yeah, was also pretty ugly IMO, and personally reinforces the cheap feeling.
     
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    That’s because the reverse inline Jackson HS is one of history’s greatest designs. Right after the Roman arch, and before the iPhone.
     
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    i love guitars that look like they were built by the player. This ticks that box

    So cool. I would rock that.
    Also, what Pickup is he using?
     
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    oracles Australian in Canada

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    Fishman, hard to say which one specifically though. I'd venture a guess at Moderns
     
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    This makes me think of the taste of Peptobismol.
     
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    Didn’t he used to play Floyd equipped guitars? It doesn’t appeal to me but I’m a Jackson fanboy
     
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    This is such a bummer. I'm totally in love with his pink soloist. I was almost gonna custom shop order a pink USA Soloist, would've bought one in a heartbeat if it was a production model. I mean, look at this:


    The Kiesel just looks really cheap compared to that. Well, actually... anything other than a Jackson Soloist would look wrong to my eyes. Not liking this at all, haha.
     
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    blech I hate the raw tone look 99% of the time. never been a fan of kiesel's inline headstock either, always greatly preferred their 3x3 pointy headstocks.
     
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    MaxOfMetal Likes trem wankery. Super Moderator

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    I wonder if this has anything to do with Jackson's CS backlog.
     
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    HeHasTheJazzHands greg rulz ok

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    I actually was thinking of his trans-pink 6-string. It looked really bland to me.

    His solid-colored 7-strings on the other hand... Take it back. Those smoke his Kiesel.

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