K720/Apex 30 Thread

Discussion in 'Sevenstring Guitars' started by chargrilled, Jan 24, 2020.

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Would you buy a new K7 if it went back into regular production?

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  1. park0496

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    I have one of Rich’s too
     
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    Ok so I told rich id have my tech set mine up and to just ship it to me. Just opened the box! First impression is this is MAJESTIC AF. (I personally have usually always hated gold hw and thought it was gaudy)..... This instrument is the acception. Now the next biggest nail bitter was how is the neck.... I have a built in 2001 OG K7 and its by far my most played and best neck guitar I own. The K720 is slightly chunkier. Im going to assume the 2004-2006 K7s had this neck profile. I dont hate it, but I dont love it either. I was hoping it would match my 2001, knowing it most likely would not considering they have machines set up now as a standard size for neck dimensions. Thats my initial impressions, ive only had it for 30 mins. Now to go play until my hands hurt.
     
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    Also on a side note this isnt too far from a good setup right out of the box.
     
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    Also for thise fans of the apex 200, the K720 has the exact same neck specs as the Apex200 with only one exception. It is .5mm thinner at the first fret than the Apex 200. Other than that on paper its the same neck which would make sense.
     
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    I was just able to secure one this past weekend. Now the wait....:(
     
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    Thats awesome!!!! Congrats! Who had one available? Hope it wasnt too much $$$, as ive seen the price on these hike almost immediately:(...
     
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    Me too! I had to get one from Europe. The wait is going to be awful...
     
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    Did you get an estimated time frame at all?
     
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    Based on other stuff I've lately ordered from Germany and shipped thru regular Deutsche Post it'll probably be at least 2 weeks to get to the US (mainly clearing customs and Covid flight delays).
     
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    Apparently i was 4th in line and it was the only one Rich did not receive yet. I'm starting to wonder if he will.
     
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    If it makes you feel any better, the Apex 30 regular peoduction guitars announced January 2020 are just now hitting the market. I felt the same way personally. I told myself it wont be real until its being shipped and in my hands. Ive heard of and seen places oversell and under deliver, especially on limited runs and special editions. So I get where your coming from. Only thing I can say is Rich is a solid dude and dealer, if he says he is getting four, hes getting four. Hoshino did for some stupid reason send them out randomly instead of at the same time.... maybe yours will be flawless!
     
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    Still waiting on mine as well. It seems like they are trickling into dealers very randomly.
     
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    I just thought I was the only one. LOL. Hope you hear something soon. Sounds like late Feb or March from last told.
     
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    Did you receive yours yet?
     
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    it’s in the queue
     
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    Surprised I haven’t seen any apex30 ngds. Seems like a pretty awesome guitar. Hopefully the build is decent on it ,the specs are right up my alley!

    anyone get one or planning to review one?
     
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    If I still had time to play and enough money I might have bought one. I used to be a huge Korn fan, they got me into 7-strings and that Apex 30 ticks a lot of boxes for me. That said, I'm looking forward to ngd's as well.
     
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    I like it just based on the color. Old K7BG is my fav. It's really just a RGA, not even the standard PAF-7's. If you see the NAMM interview with Munky it seems like Ibanez used him just to put a name on it. I would still get one, solely because I saw them last last year and it was the guitar Munky used for the opening of the set. View from where I was.
     

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