XEN/OAF HSC8 and OXC8

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  1. XEN

    XEN BEYOND 6UITAR & B4SS Contributor

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    I need to sell my personal XENs to put money back into the company and keep it moving forward.
    These were both built by Tom Drinkwater of the Oakland Axe Factory and were featured at the Kalium booth at winter NAMM 2015. They were very well received and we had great comments from players and manufacturers alike.

    They both have the signs of wear that come form being on display at a show like NAMM, so they are priced accordingly. New, these guitars would sell for $4200 and $4000 respectively.
    International shipping will run about $100-125 depending on location.
    Thanks for taking a look!
    -Eric

    Brief & Accurate Description of gear/guitar:
    XEN HSC8
    Scale: 27-29.66"
    Walnut wings
    Figured walnut top
    7-piece Maple/Walnut/Bubinga neck through
    Walnut bound Macassar Ebony fingerboard
    Lace X-Bar/Deathbar combo
    Graphtech Ghost piezo acoustic system
    ABM headless hardware
    Recessed strap locks
    8+/10 condition
    Modifications (if any): None
    Accessories (hardshell case etc): SKB Military Spec Case
    Location (City,State or City,Country): Millersville, MD, USA
    International OK?: Yes
    Contact Info (No Phone #s): eric.lovett@xenguitars.com
    References (eBay or other forum userid): here or xenstrginedinstruments @eBay
    Price (include currency and if firm/obo): $3000
    Pictures: Below

    Brief & Accurate Description of gear/guitar:
    OXC8 (single cut)
    Scale: 25.5-27"
    Swamp ash body
    Curly redwood (thick) top
    Maple/Ebony bolt-on neck
    Birdseye maple fingerboard
    Lace X-Bar/Deathbar combo
    Graphtech Ghost piezo acoustic system
    ABM headless hardware
    8+/10 condition
    Modifications (if any): None
    Accessories (hardshell case etc): SKB Military Spec Case
    Location (City,State or City,Country): Millersville, MD, USA
    International OK?: Yes
    Contact Info (No Phone #s): eric.lovett@xenguitars.com
    References (eBay or other forum userid): here or xenstrginedinstruments @eBay
    Price (include currency and if firm/obo): $2800
    Pictures: Below

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    OXC
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    Both at the Kalium booth
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  2. MF_Kitten

    MF_Kitten Set up us the bomb

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    I can attest to the quality of both these guitars. Absolutely amazing instruments, and they sound amazing. So resonant and loud! They play really well, and have my favourite 8 string necks. It makes me a little sad that I can't play them more after playing them at NAMM!

    When Eric says they were well received, he is not joking. People came down from their booths from way far up and on the other side of the convention centre to see these, too.
     
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    XEN BEYOND 6UITAR & B4SS Contributor

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    Bump. I hate to sell these, but XEN needs money.
     
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    Devin played it...and it hasn't sold yet?!?
     
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    For those perhaps worried about 8 string necks:

    I have one of the OAF OXC, and it is just unbelievable. Comfortable as hell. I am crazy small bitch hands, and I have no problem shredding on it. It is actually *far* more comfortable than my RG7620 necks.
     
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    XEN BEYOND 6UITAR & B4SS Contributor

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    EDIT: Scale lengths added. Sorry for the omission.
     
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    XEN BEYOND 6UITAR & B4SS Contributor

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    After playing it for a little while as we chatted, Devin was very gracious and complimented me on the design and quality, and wished me great success with the company.
    It was one of those moments you never forget.
     
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    He is such an inspirational artist. I've loved that man's music since Vai's Sex and Religion. I'd consider any attention and confirmation coming from that man to be a complete honor.

    It's a beautiful guitar, btw. I love your take on upper horns, how you round them out a bit more. I really like the void in those too. Very cool.
     
  9. XEN

    XEN BEYOND 6UITAR & B4SS Contributor

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    Bumping. These two need to move.
    I don't want to sell them at all so if someone just wants to send me the cash, I'll hold on to them for you. :)
    Seriously though, this will help XEN move forward.
     
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    XEN BEYOND 6UITAR & B4SS Contributor

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    Still available.
     
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    XEN BEYOND 6UITAR & B4SS Contributor

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    Bumps
     
  12. XEN

    XEN BEYOND 6UITAR & B4SS Contributor

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    Heading to eBay soon.
     
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    giving this a bump! It would be awesome to see someone on the forum get these babbies! These are REALLY nice instruments, as anyone who has laid hands on them will tell you!
     
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    Just look at that smile on Devy's face. That says it all.
     

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