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Discussion in 'Sevenstring Guitars' started by Scar Symmetry, Apr 21, 2009.

  1. Zado

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    I had a ton of Roccafortes back in the day (2008-ish). Built really well but they never really did it for me because they're stupid loud. Like 5% volume was vibrating things hanging on the walls in my house. I kind of wonder what things would be like today with all the attenuator/load box options.

    Now Wizard is on my list. Actually where did you find that pic? I was asking around on Rig-talk for more pics of that one with the reddish tolex, thinking I imagined it.
     
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    Damn that's the kind of scenario where my wet dreams take place :fawk: very curious to hear one in person, but impossible I fear, not many here in Europe.:shrug:

    I got the pic from here
    https://www.thegearpage.net/board/i...rd-modern-classic-ii-mc50-best-offer.1622603/
     
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    Ah, I think that one was on reverb last month, but described as "brown" tolex so I passed. Same year, same watt.

    I will say that one night playing around with the axe-fx I and the roccaforte jenelle I wound up with this amaaaazing dumble-esque sort of tone, but however I routed the signal was a complete fluke and probably technically incorrect, and I was never able to recreate it. Memorable enough that I'm talking about it ~9 years later! But I sold it to a guy in Tokyo for a pittance... $1700 IIRC.
     
  5. AxiomXIII

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    Currently GASing for a used Schecter Km7 Mkii and a Helix lt.
    Just need to know if the Schecter Is worth the price etc
     
  6. KnightBrolaire

    KnightBrolaire 8 string hoarder

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    I want an eII horizon in reindeer blue. Tried one in GC a couple of days ago and the fit/finish was awesome.
     
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  8. Zado

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    Depends on the other choices you have in your price range. KMs usually have decent electronics that many prefer to change, but the guitar itself it's quite rad
     
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    Ikke A Dream Cartographer

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    Logged on after a long time just to say:

    If you're talking about the faded blue sky Horizon that was in the Rhode Island GC used section. DON'T BUY THE HORIZON. IT'S BUSTED. I know because I inquired about it a year ago. The neck is warped even though they're listing it as excellent condition. Unless you knew that. Then carry on.
     
  10. Crash Dandicoot

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    Well, shit. I haven't finalized the deal yet - your certain this is the same instrument? How did you find out the neck is warped?
     
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    Ikke A Dream Cartographer

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    It took a bit of pestering/nagging. Long story short though, I kept asking them why it was sold. And after a while the dude told me that it had a warped neck. I even manage to talk to the original dude that sold it. I can send you all the proof I have (pics of the guitar, email chain with GC, and/or conversation with original seller) if you like.

    EDIT: And if you get them to tell you the SN of the guitar, I can tell you whether it's the one I was looking at.
     
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    Crash Dandicoot » Supra-ise!

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    Weeeeeell isn't this a development. I'll be discussing this with them and not purchasing it. If you wouldn't mind sending that info I'd appreciate it.

    Sigh... I wish they still made the Original Horizon series in that finish / configuration. No tears, only dreams now...
     
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    Ikke A Dream Cartographer

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    Sure will do! And sorry to be the bearer of bad news. I felt like it'd be bad juju to let a fellow ESP owner get bamboozled
     
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    Nothing to apologize for, Ikke. You saved me from a large disappointment. The search continues!
     
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    I had also been looking for (and still am looking for) that specific Horizon in Faded Blue Sky. It seems to be quite difficult to find though. I see red ones pop up every now and again. If I ever find another FBS Horizon, I'll be sure to let you know!
     
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    Axe palace is saying they'll do a ltd ex run. my body is ready, my wallet is not.
     
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    I always though that shape looked bit off to me, like a bad attempt to a explorer, and yeah I know about the lawsuit. But with this color combo it actually looks pretty sweet. Not fully sold on the reverse headstock tho, but looks far better than the 3+3 one they had used.

    Maybe ESP should start looking into these limited runs to see what people likes, instead of slapping everything in gloss black and white
     
  20. KnightBrolaire

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    for me the reverse headstock is the main thing that makes me want it, though the blackburst top makes my guitar boner go flaccid. If it came in another color *cough* reindeer blue *cough* I would order it in a heartbeat
     

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