Baritone 6 options in 2022?

Lorcan Ward

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I've got GAS for a production baritone 6 for tuning down and recording. Looking at 28"+. The options I can find are:

Agile - 30"
https://www.rondomusic.com/IntrepidPro_630MNEMG_Charcoaldot.html

Chapman - 28"
https://www.chapmanguitars.com/product/ml1-baritone/

PRS - 27.7"
https://prsguitars.com/electrics/model/se_277_2021

Harley Benton - 27"
https://harleybenton.com/product/amarok-bt-bkrd-quilted-burst/

Solar Guitars - 27"
https://www.solar-guitars.com/product/a2-6c-27-baritone-carbon-black-matte/

Anything else I'm missing?
 

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Does schecter still have the 30” whatever it was? Squier still have the bass VI?
 

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RGIB21 is a GREAT one. Buddy has one and it's an awesome instrument. We have it tuned to E1 and it sounds like a bell.
 

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I know it's totally not what you're looking for but Danelectro and Gretsch make a handful of 28" and 30" scale stuff.
 

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I know it's totally not what you're looking for but Danelectro and Gretsch make a handful of 28" and 30" scale stuff.
My Danelectro is 29.75" I think. I played it a lot the first year I had it, and even did some recording with it. But those guitars are cheap. I played around with the tuning on mine, and the neck is now permanently bowed (there's no truss rod adjustment). Maybe if I hadn't tried tuning it in fifths or other ridiculous things, it would have been fine, but IDK. Just beware.
 

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nothing production is as good as getting a warmoth neck and doing yourself

If I have an itch for a baritone 6 again I'm going that route. I had a Chapman ML Baritone that was nice but sold it to buy another 7.

The Rabea baritones are great, I played one that I really wanted to buy when Riff City was around and had a hard time putting it down. It was red though and I seem to have bad luck with red things in my life lol
 

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I'm not really interested in the vintage/rock baritones but they are cool and I've seen people get great results with modern pickups.

Would multi-scales interest you? They're like baritone and standard in one guitar.

I have two 25.5 - 26.25 muiltiscales for tuning to B and Bb standard. I don't like multiscales longer than 1.5 inches and I don't find guitars over 26.5" comfortable to play which rules out a lot of multi scales.

Why a 28" baritone 6? I just want the really tight low end for a few downtuned songs I want to record. I don't like dealing with anything lower than F on the third string, plain strings tonal drop off gets weird after this point so that's why I'm not going for a 7 string, 8s don't overly agree with my playing so just want to stick with a 6 string that will be easy to drop tune.

nothing production is as good as getting a warmoth neck and doing yourself

I have a kilometre of trees and hedges to tidy up next month. I'm not going anywhere near wood in my free time. If I do really like a baritone 6 then I'd go custom if I want something more to my specs.
 

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Jericho Guitars makes some baritone 6 models, would be worth checking out for sure but may be hard to get your hands on one in person
 

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Yeah I know I won’t find the guitar comfortable to play but I’ll deal with it for writing and recording.
 


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