Just ordered...

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  1. mystix

    mystix SS.org Regular

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    Super excited about this... Balaguer Guitars recently did a series run called "Midnight". I was able to snag this the other day. I hope to have it next week. The Thicket is my favorite body shape because it's a modern T offset body shape. Roasted maple neck, stainless steel frets... I'm sold!!!

    Here are some manufacturer specs:

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    From the manufacturer:

    This is the first run of our brand new Limited Edition Midnight Series! This is a Limited Edition Select Series run where all the aesthetics of the guitar are BLACKED OUT and at a killer price! This is your guitar if you’re looking for a workhorse guitar that looks sleek, won’t break the bank, and is packed with premium features!

    – Mahogany Body
    – Roasted Maple Neck, Comfy C Shape (.800″ thickness at 1st fret, .880″ thickness at 12th fret)
    – Ebony Fingerboard (16″ radius), White Pearloid Dot Inlays
    – 22 medium jumbo stainless steel frets
    – 25.5″ Scale
    – White Side Dots
    – Metal Dome Knobs (One Volume, One Tone w/ push pull for coil tap) & 3 way blade switch
    – Balaguer Feral Humbucker Set
    – Locking Tuners – 18:1 ratio, Graphtech Nut (1 11/16″ width)
    – Balaguer Hardtail Bridge

    Can't wait to get this beast!!!
     
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    Dark Aegis Wolves Of Walnutport

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    How much are those going for? Are they the import ones?
    Will be interested in hearing your thoughts!
     
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    These are made in South Korea and sent right to Pennsylvania where Joe and his head tech is it a complete inspection and set up.

    Not made at World Music.
     
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    budda Do not criticize as this Contributor

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    Yep, that's a looker. I hope it exceeds expectations!
     
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    looks wicked!
    I bet you can't wait to get your hands on it.
     
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    JustinRhoads1980 Jackson Elitist

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    tasty man. After my next guitar I am just saving up for semi-customs or custom shop/usa stuff. I plan on getting a semi custom balaguer
     
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    every time I spec out a Balaguer it comes out to like 3500 dollars.

    sigh.
     
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    Gorgeous, I love it!
     
  10. mystix

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    I thought I would share update this with you...

    I just received this midnight Thicket this past week. When I received it, I realized it was the 14th or 15th Balaguer that I’ve owned. Crazy!

    I initially discovered the company a few years ago when I had to sell a handful of super nice Suhr and Music mans to cover some unexpected medical bills(having twins born two months early will do that even with the best insurance). My first BG was supposed to hold me over until I had enough cash to buy replacements for the guitars I had sold.

    Long story short, I never looked back. I’ll be honest… I have purchased Guitars from a few other companies since but I always come back to Balaguer. I’ve been close to playing for 35 years and while I’m no Vai or Govan, I’d like to think I know a great playing guitar when I play one.

    The shop is pumping out some absolutely amazing stuff right now. On top of that, Joe and Company have the best customer service in the industry. Hands-down.

    The playability and craftsmanship is right up there with some high-end USA manufactures the tones are to die for as well.

    It’s such a versatile sounding guitar with amazing value. I can’t imagine anyone being let down with the build.
     
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