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Discussion in 'Standard Guitars' started by mystix, Dec 17, 2019.

  1. mystix

    mystix SS.org Regular

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    As a child of the 80s/90s, I’ve always wanted to try out a headless guitar. I owned one of those steinbergers sold by musicyo in the 90s but it wasn’t that great so I sold it years back.

    Last year, Dark Matter Instruments(sister company to Balaguer Guitars released a model called the Vega. To my surprise, Joe Balaguer made the prototype in a metallic purple. I told him that I would love to buy it if he ever sold it. When the time came for him to actually sell it, I didn’t have the cash so I missed out.

    A couple of weeks back, I track down the person who currently owned it and asked him if I could buy it. He obliged and I got it the other week. It is absolutely amazing. The DM Fusion humbuckers are pretty hot but are very articulate and are well balanced.

    It has a 20’’ radius that feels super comfy. It’s the fastest neck I’ve ever had on a BG family guitar. The playability is effortless. The tone is super nice too. I love the liquid lead tone I can get with the neck pickup and the aggressive chug I can get with the bridge.

    This is a fantastic instrument at a great price. If you are interested in entering the world of headless guitars and you don’t want to spend $1,500 or more, this is hard to beat.

    Specs:
    -Mahogany Body
    -Roasted Maple Neck, 24 Stainless Steel frets, 25.5" scale
    -Metallic Purple Finish
    -DMI Fusion Humbuckers
    -Hipshot Hardtail Headless Bridge + Headpiece
    -1 Volume + 5-way super switch
    -Roasted Birdseye Maple Fingerboard, 20" Radius

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  2. mlp187

    mlp187 Burrito Master Contributor

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    Happy new guitar day! Love that purple!
     
  3. gunch

    gunch Riff Chugman

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    That's really cool man HNGD

    As an aside I wish DMI sort of took off more than it did because I quite liked the Anomaly shape
     
  4. AkiraSpectrum

    AkiraSpectrum SS.org Regular

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    love me some purple, congrats!
     
  5. mystix

    mystix SS.org Regular

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    Just you wait. The team has some cool stuff planned coming soon
     

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