New Andy James Kiesel Signature Guitar

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  1. AkiraSpectrum

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    Looks like we'll be hearing details at NAMM. According to the description it features Kiesel's new active pickups too. Available in 6 & 7, in 5 different colors (super cool to have so many color options for a new sig model available).

    I <3 Andy James so I'm excited for him on this new sig model.



     
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    I dig the finish. It's like Kiesel gone Daemoness.
     
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    Sick looking Sig! I dig the colors!
     
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    HeHasTheJazzHands greg rulz ok

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    So it was Kiesel-made actives. I wonder if they preamp is in the pickups or in the control cavity?
     
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    I don't hate the idea of the finish, but the execution isn't working IMO. I think a clear coat would have helped a lot—being matte really brings out the rattle-can-at-home feel.
     
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    Now that's an ugly guitar even by Kiesel standards. :D
     
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    MaxOfMetal Likes trem wankery. Super Moderator

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    Looks cool as an artist one-off, but who is going to be ordering this? His LTD wasn't much of a hit.

    What's going to be exclusive to this over a Cresent?

    Sorry, didn't watch the video.
     
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    It's got that big-ass 12th fret inlay everyone's been clamoring for.
     
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    MaxOfMetal Likes trem wankery. Super Moderator

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    Hey, I'm a huge fan of Angelina Jolie as well. Not just because she's a looker, it's her personality.
     
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    I kinda like it, the fret inlay could easily go for me to make it more attractive. LIke most here, I am assuming, I would probably just get a more barebones Kiesel model over a sig.

    Being in Europe A Kiesel isn't really an option though, by the time I get a kiesel here I can get something cool over here.
     
  11. Albake21

    Albake21 "Just get a used Ibanez Prestige."

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    It's so ugly that I for some reason want it.
     
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    It was supposed to be all black but Kiesel's factory got infected with the same fungus that got Michael Keene's guitar.
     
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    HeHasTheJazzHands greg rulz ok

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    Green binding instead of a reverse-burst woulda made it killer as fuck.
     
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    i dig the finish, can't stand the 12th fret inlay. I guess it could be worse, they could have used the sperm inlays instead of dots.
     
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    Out of all of Kiesel’s faults, those inlays may be the hardest to forgive.
     
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    they are without a doubt one of the worst inlay designs out there.
     
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    Albake21 "Just get a used Ibanez Prestige."

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    I said it in the Kiesel thread, it looks like a rip off of the Quake logo. Once seen, it cannot be unseen.

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    Are we really listening to a S-OD into a Boss katana thingy?
     
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    I was thinking that too, but then again Kiesel is primarily built to order so maybe they're not concerned about having the design if they don't have to keep them stocked in stores like ESP did.
     
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    He even said his new contract was “get a few free guitars and no sales quota”.
     
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