Rusty Cooley RC7X (import 7-string) with OFR!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?

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  1. sevenstringj

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    Yep..I heard that they opted for the OFR...Thats cool!
     
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    I still hate the way the neck pickup is cock eyed and the way the lower horn is. Hasn't he heard of the Black Outs yet? LOL
     
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    That right there is mah baby.

    Aside from the volume control knob.

    And possibly the pickups.

    But other than that, its my dream off-the-shelf 7-string.

    Apart from a Universe.

    Ok, its my dream off-the-shelf sub £1k 7-string.

    I'll shut up now.
     
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    i havent seen a dean that isnt hideous
     
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    To be honest I wouldn't buy one.

    But biases aside it's significantly cheaper and doesn't have a graphic on it.
     
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    BlindingLight7 Needs moar Gear.....

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    If this really has an OFR, the Universe is DEAD, and god help the Loomis if they ever decide to make it neckthru (hey a guy can dream, right)...

    Makes sense if you ask me, after all, it's not like Cooley is going to play it...
     
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    Nah, there's always a market for overpriced guitars. ;)

    It'd be interesting to play the RC7 and RC7X side-by-side. If the RC7X feels and plays well and is well-constructed, then as far as I'm concerned the USA one is obsolete.

    OFR + normal finish and less inlays >>>>>>>> LFR + loud graphics and inlays + $2000 extra.
     
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    They're exactly the same spec wise it's just one is handbuilt. Checked it out at NAMM and it's really nice, didn't care for the 6 string one though.
     
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    Dusty201087 Kenyon class of 2014

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    Woah, if this does indeed have an OFR then I may just have to pick one up and swap out those EMG's for some BKP's :hbang:
     
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    How do you pick near the bridge with a OFR though, doesn' it pock you in the palm?

    That lower horn doesn't look bad from afar, it's close up that it looks hideous.
     
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    I played both side by side at namm..Honestly..I like the rc 7 x better.I DO NOT like the 'graphic finish" on the rc7..The necks felt exactly the same..And its like what $12-1500 less??
     
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    "hi my name is rusty cooley, I got dean to make me a signature guitar because ibanez wouldnt. So that is why I was going to use this video to trash them even though they were kind enough to make me custom guitars and everything. So i am pretty much taking all of the features ibanez made for me in my lacs guitars and have somebody else do them for me so I can turn a profit and get free guitars at the same time"

    That is not what he actually said, but it is what he implied by making that video. Seriously why would he do that video in front of a large ibanez poster?
     
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    I'm listening to ASP right now and it just struck me how much Chris sounds like Rusty when I watched that.

    That guitar is a fucking deal. Isn't that cheaper than a Loomis?
     
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    I was waiting to see what the black one looked like. Im going to get one of these. The picture of the white one on dean's website has an LFR on it. I wonder why they changed their minds. For everyone that said they hate the graphics on the RC7, it says on their website they offer it in black, white, red, silver and can do other solid colors upon request.
     
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    It's called a Floyd 1000 series if I'm not mistaken. A notch below the OFR. And that doesn't look like ebony, looks like rosewood to me. Either way its pretty bleh.
     
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    "hi my name is poopyalligator, I'm an Ibbyholic. So that is why I'm hijacking a thread on Rusty Cooley's new Dean sig, blowing an innocent video of him touting the significant improvements in the new design way out of proportion, because I just can't stand that such an amazingly awesome guitarist would abandon my favorite guitar company. How dare he want to make money and provide his fans with his high-performance guitars. It's so much more productive to just drool over his LACS." ;)
     
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    Where are you seeing this cause on the site all it says is

    • [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]Alder Top / Body[/FONT]
    • [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif] 25.5” Scale[/FONT]
    • [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif] Rusty Cooley Spec. Bolt-on Maple Neck[/FONT]
    • [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif] Ebony Fingerboard[/FONT]
    • [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif] Custom Graphic Inlays[/FONT]
    • [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif] Grover Tuners[/FONT]
    • [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif] Black Hardware[/FONT]
    • [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif] Floyd Rose Lic. 7-String Trem. Bridge[/FONT]
    • [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif] EMG 707 Pickups[/FONT]
    • [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif] Hardshell Case Included[/FONT]
    [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]"Finishes:
    Metallic White, Metallic Black"
    RC7X

    [/FONT]
    I know right?? Rusty even commented of all the people out there trying to play his stuff Chris is the only one to really pick up his style. It just blows me away because Chris is so young and only has been playing guitar a few years.
    The Loomis is $999
    That's what Jackson, ESP etc are all using now.. Supposedly the number varies with the color. I'm not sure if it's same/better/worse than the OFR. Some companies/luthiers have stated it's made better than the OFR, and I've even been told the metal is supposedly even harder than on the OFR.
     
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    I really like it!

    Alder body, ebony board, EMG's, OFR and a case for $1,000?

    Love it or hate it, that's still one of the best deals on a production seven going right now.
     

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