Baritone 6 for G#

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  1. ryanvegas

    ryanvegas Active Member

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    No scheters, debating on the Jim root tele or the prs mike mushok baritone, tele is 27" scale mushok is 27.7 I believe...

    Going for a sound like sworn in/kublai khan etc so mainly heavy rhythmic strumming.

    https://youtu.be/ns9_4mpig3k

    Any suggestions?
     
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    HeHasTheJazzHands SS.org Regular

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    Why no Schecters?

    And there's the Ibanez Iron Label Baritone. I'd say either that or the Mushok.
     
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    steinmetzify CHUG & SLUDGE

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    Had the Mushok and the Iron Label baritone....sold the Mushok, kept the Ibby. Badass guitars....nice fatter neck than most Ibbys have, 28" scale, sounds like a beast. Put a Warpig in mine, never played a better production bari.
     
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    JR is 25.5".

    Look for a used Ibanez Mushok or give the PRS a try. No experience with the Ibanez IR baritone. LTD has an eclipse baritone as well.
     
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    yeah the Jim Root isnt baritone, but could handle it I suppose. otherwise, +1 for the PRS mushok. solid guitar
     
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    Just picked up an LTD Eclipse baritone, ....'s awesome, plays well in F#, so G# should be no bother
     
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    They also have a Baritone V and Horizon. And if you don't mind used, you can find an older MH Baritone (MHB-200, MHB-400, HB-300) or an old Viper baritone.

    EDIT: And Jericho Guitars has some nice-looking baritones. They have an archtop Tele and PRS-esque model.

    http://www.jerichoguitars.com/
     
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    Michael_Ten blergh yas

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    +1 for the Ibanez Iron Label. It's got one of the longest scale lengths you can find for a baritone, and the lower you tune, the longer you want the scale length. Was heavily considering it... before I got my Schecter :lol:
     
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    Pretty sure that Architects has hit a low G# on 25" or 25.5" guitars for quite awhile.

    Anyway, the Jim Root Tele definitely IS NOT a baritone.

    Don't ask for guitar recommendations. Just get something that feels good to you or that you think YOU will dig based on specs. If it's the PRS SE Mushok, then it's the PRS SE Mushok. If it's something like the LTD SCT-607B, then it's the SCT-607B, etc.

    I do agree with Steiny above and what he did with his RGIR. ^
     
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    What about the fender blacktop tele baritone and swap the humbucker?
     
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    Joe from Within The Ruins used to play G# on a 25.5 inch scale Caparison and I believe the other guitar was using an ESP Eclipse at 24.75, just something to think about
     
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    steinmetzify CHUG & SLUDGE

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    Right?! That's my exact guitar....that's Erockomania from here, and I bought that one from him. Turned it into this:

    [​IMG]RGIB6 Redo by Scott Steinmetz, on Flickr

    Monster guitar...I have others that cost a LOT more, but I play that one the most.:shred:
     
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    DUDDDEEE that is stunning!! Oh my god. This genuinely makes me want to grab the one at my local store and mod it hahaha. But im so poor!! :wallbash::eek:
     
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    Dang man I love that, where did you get that pickguard? That's perfect cause I just need something solid to tune low to and only using the bridge so I could just buy one nazgul and throw it in there and the only annoying this was the asthetic of the stock guitar is so boring and I know it's supposed to be like that just awesome seeing that.
     
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    steinmetzify CHUG & SLUDGE

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    Thanks man, I dig it too.


    Ryan, it's just a blank from GFS. Cost like $15. If I were to do it again though, I'd go Warmoth...the GFS blanks are TINY...very little room for error on that one. The Warmoth blanks are about twice the price but almost double the size.

    I was the same; I pretty much only ever use this for heavy rhythms, and only needed a bridge and volume control. The holes are still under there if I change my mind lol.
     
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    If you can, find yourself an old ibanez mmm1. Neck through, 28", loads of intonation adjustment, neck is a little thicker than standard wizard shapes, really nice to play and very comfortable instrument!
     
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    I've got a low G# on my telemaster at the moment, 25.5" scale, with a 0.63, tension is not too bad!
     

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