ESP 2021 New Models

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  1. narad

    narad Progressive metal and politics

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    Well my general advice is that if you have say $5k USD to spend, either look like you have $5k USD to spend, stick to the usual tourist shops, or don't ask to check out anything rare. Getting hands on with an Abasi guitars was my biggest miss, where it was like 50/50 if a shop would let me play one.

    On the flip side, a shop guy in Ochanomizu let me privately demo one of the PRS PS modern eagle Vs that was like $13k, even when I said there was no way I would buy it and I was just curious about the switching system. It's a very YMMV situation, but I feel like I'm just not used to any uncertainty in getting to try out anything in the US that's not like a 50s LP they have around the shop just for advertisement.
     
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    As long as it isn't one of the copyright models.
     
  3. soul_lip_mike

    soul_lip_mike SS.org Regular

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    Now to try to read the .jp esp guitars site!
     
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    KnightBrolaire only the dead have seen the end of GAS

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    cardinal F# Dive Bomber

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    Pretty sure that many years ago I left a Helmet concert with a concussion. Those were the days...(?).
     
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    MaxOfMetal Likes trem wankery. Super Moderator

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    The relic'ing just looks awful.
     
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    Do they realize how fucking badass that guitar would look without the relicing and the holes filled?
     
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    JD27 ESP Cult Member

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    The relic is not great, but I’d still love one. Seems to be a Sammy Duet’ish signature release plan... Probably real limited numbers in a single run. Estimates say 5-6 months, they probably need to secure a minimum number of orders to start the run.
     
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    How do you switch pickups without a switch? Pull pot?
     
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    MaxOfMetal Likes trem wankery. Super Moderator

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    There is only one pickup.
     
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    There's no neck pickup. They screwed in a trem spring because.... because. :lol:
     
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    soul_lip_mike SS.org Regular

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    ahh I missed that. Was watching on my phone.
     
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    Yeah. Plus, not sure what was wrong about the old finish.
    It was actually kinda awesome.
     
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    mbardu SS.org Regular

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    Oh I saw.
    Still though...

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    Spring reverb.
     
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    MaxOfMetal Likes trem wankery. Super Moderator

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    Everyone wants to be Van Halen.

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    They are doing a re-issue of the LTD
    Page Hamilton model in magenta. I’m a huge Helmet fan and loved his guitar, but I’m on the fence in placing an order because the relic finish looks bad to me, and I like relic finishes normally.

    edit, I completely missed this was already mentioned I was two pages off .
     
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