Mayones Hydra headless guitar

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  1. HeHasTheJazzHands

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    http://mayones.com/guitars/hydra/

    Not a fan of that "headstock". Otherwise I'm a fan. Shape-wise, it seems like the closest thing to a modernized Steinberger M-series.
     
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    I do love most of mayones models, but not this one...
    At least it is "different".
     
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    Yeah this is about what I was expecting, I like it but I don't like the added bits of design around the bridge
     
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    looking at the back of the guitar that design part is held down by screws, so it looks like it can be taken off.... not sure if it affects the bridge or anything
     
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    Saw this on Facebook a few mins ago, and went oh thats a cool Duve....OH .... IT's A HEADLESS.

    Certainly looks interesting, dig the cool bits near the bridge. Surprised it is based off the Duvell that much though, thought the back wood may be different or a different cut or something.
     
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    That "thing" behind the bridge looks awful. :s
     
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    I actually like the stuff behind the bridge but I hate the way the "headstock" looks.
     
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    Like it... a lot... want one... check my bank account... continue crying.
     
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    I see this as the same new headsless model of Kiesel. The body is too big for it. They adapted a full sized body for the headless instead of creating a new one.

    Looks ok I guess, but mostly because I already liked the Duvell shape too much
     
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    So, it's just a Duvell with a cutout on the butt of the guitar and the headstock chopped off? Yawn...
     
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    Almost Carvin-ugly. Jeez Mayo, what are you doing.
     
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    Why does every company think they need a headless now days? Feels completely forced.
     
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    Because Strandberg.
     
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    The post-trem monkey grip is ugly...
     
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    Yeah this surprised me also. From a product perspective thought they would make a new body for a headless (probably a smaller version of the duvell tbf).

    But for ease of shipping them out and 'customization' etc, can see why they've just modified the duvell.
     
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    100%. Lazy design (or complete lack of design) by a company riding on the fumes of a good reputation. This is about the stupidest design they could come up with. It's like a satire of itself. Are you guys sure you didn't see this in The Onion?
     
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    Because Strandberg.

    Every company and their mother is cranking out a headless guitar because they just want to hop on the headless hype-train in hopes of generating some sales.

    I think Mayo may have hopped on too late though. Sure, they will still get some sales just because they are Mayo. But if this came out a mere year or two ago when the headless hype was peaking, it would've probably generated more sales.

    Naw. This was just complete and utter laziness.

    Oh wait, Hollowway beat me to it.

     
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    i kind of like it, but not enough to spend money on it. pretty much how I feel about most headless guitars except the ones from padalka, overload and skervesen.
     
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    Is there really a big enough market for so many headless guitars?
     
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    So you may say, "Hollowway, how do you know they were being lazy in designing this? Maybe they spent a lot of time on it!"

    And I would say this: If they spent a lot of time thinking about this, would they have named it Hydra? Their first headless design is literally named after a creature known for having many heads. Your honor, I rest my case. :lol:
     
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