"Celebrity" Launches New Guitar Company. You Guessed It.

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  1. narad

    narad Progressive metal and politics

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    Anyone want a Padalka Neptune?

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    I love how the "add to cart" or "product decals" buttons on the main page are actually "Get me one now!" for the guitar, and "I want a shirt!" for the shirt.

    https://www.frankstalloneguitars.com/
     
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    spudmunkey SS.org Regular

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    Guys! Guys! Guuuuuuuys!

    FrankStalloneGuitars.com has done the unthinkable. They have DOUBLED their product offering.

    Behold: The Tigress:
    https://www.frankstalloneguitars.com/store/product/p_1436421

    Unlike the made-in-China The Tiger, it's made in South Korea, but still to the high standards of their Tiger model, for which they are world-renowned. Behold their own promotional photography:
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    Looks like Kiesel makes their pickups:
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    Hand beveled? As opposed to machine-beveled?


    Huh...it's been a long time since I've seen this on a real/current guitar:
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    laxu SS.org Regular

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    You can instantly spot who does not play guitar because they always hold it like that! Everyone who does play guitar usually just holds it up by the neck (or asks for a strap) instead of this weird "I can maybe strum it with my thumb" pose.

    But seriously, the website for the guitars is a joke and who the hell uses photo flame anymore?
     
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    This dosn't look like Made in Korea to me. At least not now, in the 80s maybe.
     
  6. StevenC

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    I know it's cheap and all, but the flamed top, guard and pickups is a cool look. You know, if it were done by a real company making real guitars.
     
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    Is that headstock veneer in low resolution? wtf lol

    That's what I like to see in flamed maple, big ass pixels.
     
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    Do you think Frank's eyesight is so poor these days that he doesn't notice all the stains on the childrens' clothes and Sylvester's pants in these promotional shots?

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    Surprised that it's missing the OEM inlay

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    Hey, now that I think about it, the Franks have this piece of molded material attached to the headstock for their logo

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    I'd bet money they didn't even get the OEM to remove their original logo and it's sitting right there beneath the Tigress badge, which makes me curious to know if they're *actually* getting these OEM'd or just buying some up on the normal commercial market and placing their own logos on them
     
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    They claim they are being set up with your string gauge, fret dressed, etc, if you request differently or some shit. The whole thing is pretty silly, to be honest.
     
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    That's a sweet BWG HSi!
     
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    The website's gallery is full of people holding the guitars that way. Dunno how I missed this the first time around, but this is gold.
     
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    mlp187 Burrito Master Contributor

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    That’s some dope re-badged ESP exhibition work!!!
     
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    He probably did, but Sly’s hair plugs are on point in this shot, so they decided to run with it.
     
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    Are they hair plugs, or a lace wig system?
     
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