Agile Chirality/Chiral Parallax Headless Models

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  1. bassplayer8

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    Thoughts on the new agile headless guitars? I'm looking to get a 7 string headless and these look amazing. At 499 for the non fan fret and 599 for the fan fret version are these the cheapest offerings on the headless market?

    Website was lacking stats but what I found worth mentioning:

    Double cutaway, light weight, mahogany, body with burl ash top.
    Uniform neck profile and 13.7" (350 mm) neck radius facilitate ultra fast playing
    Cepheus passive 7 string humbucker pickups

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    Nice. Love the last one pictured.
     
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    oooh I may have to grab a fanned one if they ever offer it with something other than shit burl tops
     
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    Besides the heavy skervesen shoggie & swan vibes, 3rd and 4th looks really nice to me.
     
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    Wow. Those look awesome. I really never liked the first headless series they did, but these ones I dig...
     
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    I do wish Agile was leading the pack with their Skunkworks-like stuff from back in the day. These days they’re jumping on the bandwagon after many of us already have instruments like they’re making.
     
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    Looks like typical Agile garbage to me.
     
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    Not bad.

    Ugly headstock nub, ugly burl, ugly bursts, but can't beat the price considering Kurt's level of service.
     
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    Buddy of mine was on the fence between the Chirality and the Legacy Plus both in that purple/blue "galaxy" burst. I talked him into the Legacy. Spent some time playing it yesterday and it honestly is a fantastic guitar for the money. The burl tops are better quality than the Ibanez burl tops on some of their mid-level production guitars. No sharp or un-level frets and the pickups sound pretty damn decent for stocks.
     
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    I quite like (an obscene lot actually) the headless 627 in blue flame... It's talking to me... It's not gonna happen. I must be strong...

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    this+fanned fret and 7 strings would be an instant buy for me :yum:
     
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    Much better shape. Looks Skervy inspired? Since it's the internet, I'll attach my bitch list.

    1. Headstock paddle is too damn big.
    2. Square paddle on the fanned version looks awful.
    3. Paddle end locking pieces are too big, so the strings spread out like fingers and it's off-putting.
    4. Truss rod adjustment should either be a hole out of the end (like a Steiny) or a wheel at the body. Recessed traditional was a bad choice.
    5. Nut+Zero Fret > Zero Fret Only > Nut Only
    6. Body end headless hardware is ugly a cheap looking.
    7. Contrasting bevel shape doesn't match up with overall outline and makes the carves look uneven. Would look a lot better in a solid color.
     
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    I've been dying to get that galaxy burst legacy plus it looks so gorgeous.
     
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    you and me both.
     
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    Agile making a good looking headless? I know what my next guitar is going to be.
     
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    If I wanted a headless fan... Which I do... I'd be getting one of the Padalka one's that have the weird single cut thing going on. For the money though on a need it right now on a skinny budget, these are pretty sick. Better than what Ibanez and Kiesel are putting out appearance wise. HATE the tops though. All that excessive Burl on everything is just too much for me. What about spalt? In my opinion, much prettier. And why put a top on a guitar if it's just cosmetic?
     
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    Fungus-infected wood rather than wood tumors, then?
     
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    Piss fungus right? I think i remember reading somewhere they literally piss on the wood to help the fungus grow
     

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