KxK 8 string runs spec thread

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  1. Hollowway

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    I pinged Rob again last night on email, just to see if he’s had a chance to look at my build any more. Fingers crossed!
     
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    technomancer Gearus Pimptasticus Super Moderator

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    I believe I have owned 8? KxKs... might have been more and currently have 3 and completely agree, Rob builds excellent guitars.
     
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    I have a couple too, and I would never turn down another opportunity. Great guitars with literally no setup required. I still can’t figure how Rob can make the neck so thin and still fit a truss rod in there. It’s crazy comfortable!
     
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    I’ve had 5 personally and plan to help KxK in any way to continue to pump out excellent work. People need to know about this brand. He’s a wizard!
     
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    went to see if there were any guitars for sale and saw this...


    "Guitars in stock

    KxK guitars is not currently accepting new custom orders.

    We are completing existing orders only.
    There will be a few in stock guitars available here from time to time."
     
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    Yeah, he’s had that up there for 8-9 years now. I hope he one day opens for customs, but at this time it looks like it’s just in-stocks (and the backlog of customs).
     
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    oh...lol
     
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    Muchachos y muchachas! Rob just emailed me - he expects mine to be complete in about a month!
     
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    MetalDaze Repless in Seattle

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    Great! Hopefully, that bodes well for the rest of us.

    My order is so old, I picked a spalted maple top (back when that was still a thing) :lol:
     
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    I hope you get your guitar before spalt becomes acceptable again.
     
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    MetalDaze Repless in Seattle

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    Maybe it will reignite the craze! After all, we are done with burl, right?
     
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    at least it wasn't 5a top that set around so long it became spalted...







    btw...i still dig the look
     
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    technomancer Gearus Pimptasticus Super Moderator

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    Wish I could say the same for my swirl 7 that turned ten recently :rofl:

    That said that guitar was a special circumstance so it's all good, just funny :lol:
     
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    Vyn Not a Sparkly Vampire

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    Well I just dropped a deposit :lol: Very excited to say the least!
     
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    Well, I have to thank you for introducing me to the brand. KxK were one of the handful of luthiers willing to take on ERGs 10 years ago.
     
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    Don’t be coy, what did you order?!

    Edit: is it what we were talking about in the PM? If so, great choice! Let the others know about the pointiness!
     
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    Vyn Not a Sparkly Vampire

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    It is exactly what we talked about :) Exact same specs as Karl's

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    You have no idea how much convincing it took to get Rob to offer this 8 string run... he really was not a fan of the idea :lol:
     
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    I really hope we are done with burl

    PS: I'm just here for the porn
     
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    technomancer Gearus Pimptasticus Super Moderator

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    Some burl looks good, it's the low quality poplar with puke and bukake burst that I am over
     
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